Quotes 61 till 75 of 680.
American academic and social critic 1947-+1
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
American journalist and critic 1880-1956+1
No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.
American Poet 1878-1967+1
Shame is the feeling you have when you agree with the woman who loves you that you are the man she thinks you are.
British Writer 1938-+1
She was a handsome woman of forty-five and would remain so for many years.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616+1
She's beautiful, and therefore to be wooed; She is a woman, therefore to be won.
American humorist, writer, teacher, television host, and journalist. 1911-1980+1
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
English writer 1885-1930+1
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
American historian 1838-1918+1
The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
American writer and journalist 1931-+1
There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.
English playwright and poet 1572-1637+1
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.
... 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.
... 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.
... no Black woman can become an intellectual without decolonizing her mind.
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-16620
...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)