Quotes: woman

Quotes 76 till 90 of 497.

  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A nun, at best, is only half a woman, just as a priest is only half a man.
  • Edgar Saltus
    Edgar Saltus
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    A plain woman is one who, however beautiful, neglects to charm.
  • Stendhal
    Stendhal
    French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842
    Stendhal
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    A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    African-American poet and writer 1928-
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    A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    A woman asking ''Am I good? Am I satisfied?'' is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be.
  • A woman finds the natural lay of the land almost unconsciously; and not feeling it incumbent on her to be guide and philosopher to any successor, she takes little pains to mark the route by which she is making her ascent.
  • James Stephens
    James Stephens
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    A woman is a branchy tree and man a singing wind; and from her branches carelessly he takes what he can find.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
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    A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man's advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all.
  • Nancy Reagan
    Nancy Reagan
    American film actress and First Lady 1921-2016
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    A woman is like a teabag - only in hot water do you realize how strong she is.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
  • Irvin S. Cobb
    Irvin S. Cobb
    American author, humorist, editor and columnist 1876-1944
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    A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.
  • Honoré de Balzac
    Honoré de Balzac
    French writer 1799-1850
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    A woman must be a genius to create a good husband.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
    Marcel Proust
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    A woman one loves rarely suffices for all our needs, so we deceive her with another whom we do not love.