Quotes: woman

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  • Thomas Wolfe
    Thomas Wolfe
    American writer and journalist 1931-
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    There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you.
  • Enid Bagnold
    Enid Bagnold
    British writer, playwright 1889-1981
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    A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
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    A gentleman doesn't pounce he glides. If a woman sits on a piece of furniture which permits your sitting beside her, you are free to regard this as an invitation, though not an unequivocal one.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry is to a woman.
  • A kiss: To a young girl, faith; to a married woman, hope; and to an old maid, charity.
  • V. P. Skipper
    V. P. Skipper
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    A kiss: To a young girl, faith; to a married woman, hope; to an old maid, charity.
  • Russell Lynes
    Russell Lynes
    American editor, criticus 1910-
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    A lady is nothing very specific. One man's lady is another man's woman; sometimes, one man's lady is another man's wife. Definitions overlap but they almost never coincide.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    A man can go from being a lover to being a stranger in three moves flat but a woman under the guise of friendship will engage in acts of duplicity which come to light very much later. There are different species of self-justification.
  • Mme de Stael
    Mme de Stael
    French-Swiss writer 1766-1817
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    A man must know how to fly in the face of opinion; a woman to submit to it.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    A man will teach his wife what is needed to arouse his desires. And there is no reason for a woman to know any more than what her husband is prepared to teach her. If she gets married knowing far too much about what she wants and doesn't want then she will be ready to find fault with her husband.
  • Marlene Dietrich
    Marlene Dietrich
    German-born American Film Actor 1904-1992
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    A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.