Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.
— Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

For some men the power to destroy life becomes the equivalent to the female power to create life.
— Myriam Miedzian

The endearing elegance of female friendship.
— Samuel Johnson

In the sex-war thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.
— Cyril Connolly

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