Quotes: woman

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  • 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.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    Shame is the feeling you have when you agree with the woman who loves you that you are the man she thinks you are.
  • 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.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    She's beautiful, and therefore to be wooed; She is a woman, therefore to be won.
  • Samuel Levenson
    Samuel Levenson
    American humorist, writer, teacher, television host, and journalist. 1911-1980
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    Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
  • 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.
  • Ben Johnson
    Ben Johnson
    English playwright and poet 1572-1637
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    Woman, the more careful she is about her face, the more careless about her house.
  • You can be very feminine and be a leader. Christine Lagarde, she's very chic and she dresses very well, and she's a woman. And she has a lot of power.
  • Betty Ford
    Betty Ford
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    ... a woman... told us she was forever getting herself into trouble. But I just keep coming back, she said. I just keep showing up for my life. Showing up for life. Being blessed with the rebirth that recovery brings.
  • Beatrice Webb
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    ... if I had been a man, self-respect, family pressure and the public opinion of my class would have pushed me into a money-making profession; as a mere woman I could carve out a career of disinterested research.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
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    ... no Black woman can become an intellectual without decolonizing her mind.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    ...whoever imagines a woman after this model, which consists in saying little things in big words, will see a pretty girl adorned with mirrors and chains...
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • 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.