Quotes: woman

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  • 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
    Abraham Lincoln
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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.
  • Anna Held
    Anna Held
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    A woman must make her fortune before she is 30; or work after she is 30; or get married.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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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.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    A woman should say: "Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman?" If he does, then it's the wife's fault because she is not trying to make him happy.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    A woman should say: 'Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman?' If he does, then it's the wife's fault because she is not trying to make him happy.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
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    A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover - but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
  • Julie Burchill
    Julie Burchill
    British journalist, writer
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    A woman who looks like a girl and thinks like a man is the best sort, the most enjoyable to be and the most pleasurable to have and to hold.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are looking on.
    Source: The Importance of Being Earnest Act 3
  • A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly.