Quotes: woman

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  • Booth Tarkington
    Booth Tarkington
    American novelist and dramatist 1869-1946
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    An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.
  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan
    American Dancer 1878-1927
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    Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    Every time a woman leaves off something she looks better, but every time a man leaves off something he looks worse.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Everything in woman hath a solution. It is called pregnancy.
  • Casey Stengel
    Casey Stengel
    American basketbal player and manager 1889-1975
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    Going to bed with a woman never hurt a ball player. It's staying up all night looking for them that does you in.
  • Leigh Hunt
    Leigh Hunt
    British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859
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    Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
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    I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same.
  • Edgar W. Howe
    Edgar W. Howe
    American journalist and writer 1853-1937
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    If a woman doesn't chase a man a little, she doesn't love him.
  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    American humorist, writer
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    If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.
  • Yves Saint-Laurent
    Yves Saint-Laurent
    French fashion designer 1936-2008
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    It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic, by fashion.
  • It's true that heroes are inspiring, but mustn't they also do some rescuing if they are to be worthy of their name? Would Wonder Woman matter if she only sent commiserating telegrams to the distressed?
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Man that is of woman born is apt to be as vain has his mother.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Men are run ragged by female sexuality all their lives. From the beginning of his life to the end, no man ever fully commands any woman. It's an illusion. Men are pussy-whipped. And they know it. That's what the strip clubs are about; not woman as victim, not woman as slave, but woman as goddess.
    Source: As quoted in Sexuality and Gender (2002)
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.
  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    She was a handsome woman of forty-five and would remain so for many years.