Quotes: woman

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  • 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.
  • Beverly Sills
    Beverly Sills
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    A happy woman is one who has no cares at all; a cheerful woman is one who has cares but doesn't let them get her down.
  • A kiss: To a young girl, faith; to a married woman, hope; and 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.
  • 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.
  • Carole Bouquet
    Carole Bouquet
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    A man can't pass on, like a mother could, an awareness of your body, or sensuality, or what it means to be a woman. I was never taught what femininity was. I learnt it - or rather I invented it - on my own. I tended not to talk at all, if people were staring at me.
  • 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.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
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    A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated. A man who invested wisely would be admired, but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
  • 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.
  • Barry Hannah
    Barry Hannah
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    A man's got to do what a man's got to do. A woman must do what he can't.
  • Billy Childish
    Billy Childish
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    A moustache to a man is the same as a fringe is to a woman. When you've got it, you want to grow it out; when you've grown it out, you want to cut it.