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Quotes about Women

Women Quotes

Here are some nice quotes about women. A collection of quotes about women for all of you to read.

A woman's strength is the irresistible might of weakness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson


A woman can say more in a sigh than a man can say in a sermon.
Arnold Haultain


A woman, the more careful she is about her face, is commonly the more careless about her house.
Ben Jonson


Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away.
Laurence J. Peter

Women can do everything; men can do the rest.
Russian proverb


From birth to 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35, she needs good looks. From 35 to 55, good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash. I'm saving my money.
Sophie Tucker


The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Margaret Thatcher


But what is woman? Only one of nature's agreeable blunders.
Abraham Cowley


People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
Rebecca West


The great and almost only comfort about being a woman is that one can always pretend to be more stupid than one is and no one is surprised.
Freya Stark


Men say of women what pleases them! women do with men what pleases them.
De Segur


What one beholds of a woman is the least part of her.
Ovid


We don't love a woman for what she says, but we like what she says because we love her.
Andri Maurois


Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman. But an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any force.
Dorothy L. Sayers


Where young boys plan for what they will achieve and attain, young girls plan for whom they will achieve and attain.
Charlotte Perkins


A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. That's a basic spelling that every woman should know.
Mistinguette


A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
Abraham Lincoln


You have to go back to the Children's Crusade in 1212 AD to find as unfortunate and fatuous an attempt at manipulated hysteria as the Women's Liberation Movement.
Helen Lawrenson


The average woman would rather have beauty than brains, because the average man can see better than he can think.
Author Unknown


A beautiful woman who is pleasing to men is good only for frightening fish when she falls into the water.
Zen proverb


Educating a beautiful woman is like pouring honey into a fine Swiss watch: everything stops.
Kurt Vonnegut


Whether women are better than men I cannot say but I can say they are certainly no worse.
Golda Meir


Of my two 'handicaps', being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black.
Shirley Chisholm


A woman is always buying something.
Ovid


You start out happy that you have no hips or boobs. All of a sudden you get them, and it feels sloppy. Then just when you start liking them, they start drooping.
Cindy Crawford


The toughest thing about being a housewife is you have no place to stay home from.
Patricia C. Beudoin


More Quotes about Women

Here are some more beautiful quotes about women

Women are like elephants. They are interesting to look at, but I wouldn't like to own one.
W. C. Fields

I dress for women and I undress for men.

Angle Dickinson


A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.
Oliver Goldsmith


She was not a woman likely to settle for equality when sex gave her an advantage.
Anthony Delano


If you can make a woman laugh you can do anything with her.
Nicol Williamson


No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.
Cesare Pavese


Why should human females become sterile in their forties, while female crocodiles continue to lay eggs into their third century?
Aldous Huxley


The economic dependence of women is perhaps the greatest injustice that has been done to us, and has worked the greatest injury to the race.
Nellie McClung


You don't know a woman until you have had a letter from her.
Ada Levenson


One is not born a woman one becomes one.
Simone de Beauvoir


The more underdeveloped the country, the more overdeveloped the women.
J. K. Galbraith


Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
Charlotte Whitton


Nature says to a woman: 'Be beautiful if you can, wise if you want to, but be respected, that is essential.'
Pierre Beaumarchais


The worst thing about work in the house or home is that whatever you do is destroyed, laid waste or eaten within twenty-four hours.
Lady Kasluck


Woman is at once apple and serpent.
Heinrich Heine


The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men. A woman who is intelligent does not.
Colette


Women are the true maintenance class. Society is built upon their acquiescence and upon their small and necessary labours.
Sally Kempton


Housework is what woman does that nobody notices unless she hasn't done it.
Evan Esar


Most women still need a room of their own and the only way to find it may be outside their own home.
Germaine Greer


It is hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head.
Sally Kempton


A woman past forty should make up her mind to be young not her face.
Billie Burke


There is nothing enduring in life for a woman except what she builds in a man's heart.
Judith Anderson


A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
Baltasar Gracian


Earth's noblest thing, a Woman perfected.
James Russell Lowell


The great fault in women is to desire to be like men.
De Maistre


I know the nature of women; When you want to, they don't want to; And when you don't want to, they desire exceedingly.
Terence


The great question which I have not been able to answer, despite my 30 years of research into the feminine soul, is "what does a woman want"?
Sigmund Freud


Simpson succeeded in proving that there was no harm in giving anaesthetics to men, because God put Adam into a deep sleep when He extracted his rib. But male ecclesiastics remained unconvinced as regards the sufferings of women, at any rate in childbirth.
Bertrand Russell


For the female of the species is more deadly than the male.
Rudyard Kipling


A rag and a bone and a hank of hair.
Rudyard Kipling


There are no ugly women; there are only women who do not know how to look pretty.
Jean de la Bruyere


Boys don't make passes at female smart-asses.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin


As a woman, to be competitive is to be passive.
Marianne Partridge


No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother.
Margaret Sanger


Women are most adorable when they are afraid; that's why they frighten so easily.
Ludwig Borne


I have met with women who I really think would like to be married to a poem, and to be given away by a novel.
John Keats


Each suburban housewife spends her time presiding over a power plant sufficient to have staffed the palace of a Roman emperor with a hundred slaves.
Margaret Mead


Can we today measure devotion to husband and children by our indifference to everything else?
Golda Meir


Women are perfectly well aware that the more they seem to obey the more they rule.
Jules Michelet


Some women blush when they are kissed; some call for the police; some swear; some bite. But the worst are those who laugh.
Anonymous


Nature is in earnest when she makes a woman.
Oliver Wendell Holmes


The only question left to be settled now is, are women persons?
Susan B. Anthony


What will not woman, gentle woman dare When strong affection stirs her spirit up?
Robert Southey


Women keep a special corner of their hearts for sins they have never committed.
Cornelia Otis Skinner


Women do not find it difficult nowadays to behave like men, but they often find it extremely difficult to behave like gentlemen.
Compton Mackenzie


When a woman dressjBS up for an occasion, the man should become the black velvet pillow for the jewel.
John Weitz


Woman's place is in the wrong.
James Thurber


There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.
Helena Rubinstein


A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.
Gloria Steinem


Whether they give or refuse, women are glad to have been asked.
Ovid


One can find women who have never had a love affair, but it is rare indeed to find any who have had only one.
La Rochefoucauld


The mirror is the conscience of women; they never do a thing without first consulting it.
Morltz G. Saphlr


I have seen too much not to know that the impression of a woman may be more valuable than the conclusion of an analytical reasoner.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


I don't know of anything better than a woman if you want to spend money where it will show.
Kin Hubbard


It is the plain women who know about love; the beautiful women are too busy being fascinating.
Ketharine Hepburn


In our civilization men are afraid they will not be men enough, and women are afraid they might be considered only women.
Theodor Reik


It takes all the fun out of a bracelet if you have to buy it yourself.
Peggy Joyce


Even More Women Quotes

Finally, some more quotes about women.


The cleverest woman finds a need for foolish admirers.
Anonymous


Women who set a low value on themselves make life hard for all women.
Nellie McClung


Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.
H. L. Mencken


No man is as anti-feminist as a really feminine woman.
Frank O'Connor


If woman had no existence save in the fiction written by men, one would imagine her a person of the utmost importance; very various; heroic and mean; splendid and sordid; infinitely beautiful and hideous in the extreme; as great as a man, some think even better.
Virginia Woolf


Women are the cowards they are because they have been semi-slaves for so long. The number of women prepared to stand up for what they really think, feel, experience, with a man they are in love with is still very small.
Doris Lessing


Even the most respectable woman has a complete set of clothes in her wardrobe ready for a possible abduction.
Sacha Guitry


Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
William Congreve


If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.
Dave Barry


Women like silent men. They think they're listening.
Marcel Achard


There is no worse evil than a bad woman; and nothing has ever been produced better than a good one.
Euripides


When Eleanor Roosevelt was asked if she had any regrets about her life she replied "Just one. I wish I had been prettier."
Anonymous


Women always have some mental reservation.
Louis Ferdinand Destouches


You see, dear, it is not true that woman was made from man's rib; she was really made from his funny bone.
Sir James Matthew Barrie


In her first passion woman loves her lover; In all the others, all she loves is love.
Lord Byron


The society of women is the foundation of good manners.
Goethe


Women forgive injuries, but never forget slights.
Thomas Haliburton


Man has his will, but woman has her way.
Oliver Wendell Holmes


It is God who makes woman beautiful, it is the devil who makes her pretty.
Victor Hugo


Most men who run down women are running down one woman only.
Remy de Gourmont


A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
Rudyard Kipling


An' I learned about women from 'er.
Rudyard Kipling


The colonel's lady and Judy O'Grady Are sisters under their skins.
Rudyard Kipling


It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
Bible


O wild, dark flower of woman, Deep rose of my desire, An Eastern wizard made you Of earth and stars and fire.
C. G. D. Roberts


It is easier for a woman to defend her virtue against men than her reputation against women.
Rochebrune


Such, Polly, are your sex part truth, part fiction; Some thought, much whim, and all contradiction.
Richard Savage


Honor women! they entwine and weave heavenly roses in our earthly life.
Friedrich von Schiller


O Woman! in our hours of ease, Uncertain coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou!
Walter Scott


Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety.
William Shakespeare


Fraily, thy name is woman!
William Shakespeare


In the beginning, said a Persian poet Allah took a rose, a lily, a dove, a serpent, a little honey, a Dead Sea apple, and a handful of clay. When he looked at the amalgram it was a woman.
William Sharp


Offend her, and she knows not to forgive; Oblige her, and she'll hate you while you live.
Alexander Pope


Woman's at best a contradiction still.
Alexander Pope


The cave-dweller's wife complained that he hadn't dragged her anywhere in months.
Laurence J. Peter


Some men know that a light touch of the tongue, running from a woman's toes to her ears, lingering in the softest way possible in various places in between, given often enough and sincerely enough, would add immeasurably to world peace.
Marianne Williamson, "A Woman's Worth"


A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.
Carrie Snow


There is but an hour a day between a good housewife and a bad one.
English proverb


Women cannot complain about men anymore until they start getting better taste in them.
Bill Maher


The fickleness of the woman I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.
George Bernard Shaw


Woman's dearest delight is to wound Man's self-conceit, though Man's dearest delight is to gratify hers.
George Bernard Shaw


Too fair to worship, too divine to love.
Henry Hart Milman


Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye, In every gesture dignity and love.
John Milton


Next to the wound, what women make best is the bandage.
Barbey d'Aurevilly


Social science affirms that a woman's place in society marks the level of civilization.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton


Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer or sculptor or geneticist if at the same time she manages to be a good wife, good mother, good looking, good tempered, well groomed and unaggressive.
Leslie M. Mclntyre


When thou goest to woman, take thy whip.
Friedrich Nietzsche


It was a woman who drove me to drink and, you know, I never even thanked her.
W. C. Fields


There is no such thing as romance in our day, women have become too brilliant; nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humor in the woman.
Oscar Wilde


Has a woman who knew that she was well dressed ever caught a cold?
Friedrich Nietzsche


She was a Phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely Apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament.
William Wordsworth

 Last updated on February 4, 2010

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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Level 2 Commenter

Excellent Hub. I'd like to print this one out. Women hey! You can't live with them, you can't live without them. I think we make the world a more interesting, happier place though. :)

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Ultimate Hubber 4 years ago Hub Author

Thanx!!!

This comment of yours will make a great women quote. :D

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fayans 4 years ago from hubsphere

I couldn't help but to share this

For all those men who say

"Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free."

Here's an update

Nowadays 80% of women are against marriage. Why?

Because women realize it's not worth buying an entire pig just to get a little sausage....

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Ultimate Hubber 4 years ago Hub Author

Lol... Now that was quite an update... ahem ahem... No hate here!

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tommywong 4 years ago from Malaysia

Is difficult to understand woman than understand yourself, so just relax...what woman's want, just like finding a needle in deep sea.

Tommy

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Ultimate Hubber 4 years ago Hub Author

Universal fact my friend tommywong!

\Brenda Scully 4 years ago

wow there are lots there.

I like the one that says; if you can make a woman laugh you can do anything with her...... how true thanks for the unexpected comment about me getting 200 fans...... this site is my life line at the moment

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ethel smith 4 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

On the whole then women are fab?

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Ultimate Hubber 4 years ago Hub Author

Thanx Brenda, I also like that one.

I didn't say that Ethel. Women are the most beautiful thing that ever existed on Earth.

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dohn121 4 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

You know what? I couldn't help but read every single quote. I can't quite choose my favorite as there are too many to list. I am however bias because of Shakespeare.

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Ultimate Hubber 4 years ago Hub Author

Thanx for this awesome comment Dohn. Your beautiful comment made my day.

DALIA  4 years ago

WOW..these quotes are great i liked them all .thanks

selam 4 years ago

realy nice poems

lora 4 years ago

Men's only weakness is women;that's why they blame women.

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