quote by John Wayne

Male menopause is a lot more fun than female menopause. With female menopause you gain weight and get hot flashes. Male menopause ? you get to date young girls and drive motorcycles.

— John Wayne

Mind-blowing Menopause quotations

It's okay to talk about birth, okay - then menstruation.

I first started my advocacy for women's health in the field of reproductive freedom, and the next stage would be bringing menopause out of the closet.


I had a bit of a male menopause. It started at the age of 18 and continued until I was 45.

I did many interviews, and went out and talked to many people and went to rallies. It was the same thing with menopause. I traveled around the country on talk shows and talking to women about.

Rock and menopause do not mix. It is not good, it sucks and every day I fight it to the death, or, at the very least, not let it take me over.

If men went through menopause, we'd know everything about it, but we still don't even know if we should be taking hormones.


Democracy is the menopause of Western society, the Grand Climacteric of the body social. Fascism is its middle-aged lust.

Women know when they've got the menopause but men don't quite know. They know it afterwards.

I certainly hope I'm not still answering child-star questions by the time I reach menopause.

Osteoporosis is a disease that attacks the bones in your body.

It happens to really almost everyone when they get really old. But for women, after menopause, they can lose up to 30 percent of their bone mass.

If menopause is the silent passage, 'male menopause' is the unspeakable passage.

It is fraught with secrecy, shame, and denial. It is much more fundamental than the ending of the fertile period of a woman's life, because it strikes at the core of what it is to be a man.


If you make some comment even obliquely alluding to menstruation or menopause and its effect on my judgment," Murphy interrupted, "I will break your arm in eleven places.

What has gotten into you lately? Save a little craziness for menopause!

I have a friend named Doris who argues, on good authority, that the single biggest cause of global warming is menopause.

According to the Western model, pregnancy is a disease, menopause is a disease, and even getting pregnant is a disease. Dangerous drugs and devices are given to women, but not to men- just for birth control. I've reached the conclusion that to many doctors BEING A WOMAN IS A DISEASE

There is no more creative force in the world than the menopausal woman with zest.


Why must the woman apologize for not having a baby just because she happened to get pregnant? It's as if we think motherhood is the default setting for a woman's life from first period to menopause, and she needs a note from God not to say yes to every zygote that knocks on her door.

A study says owning a dog makes you 10 years younger.

My first thought was to rescue two more, but I don't want to go through menopause again.

There is much to be said for post-menopausal celibacy.

Sex is rough on loners because you have to have somebody else around, but now I don't. No more diets to stay slim and desirable: I've had sex and I've had food, and I'd rather eat.

Scientists have found a way to keep middle-aged female mice from going through menopause. Now they're working on a way to keep middle-aged male mice from buying expensive sports cars.

So, more times than not, but not every time, it can be linked to a medical problem, such as menopause, cancer, chronic pain, it can be linked to anxiety and depression. Those are the more common causes.


Rock and menopause do not mix.

When I was going through menopause, I didn't sleep.

I didn't sleep for two years and ended up blowing out my thyroid, and I became nonfunctional. It's difficult to remain fully present if I'm not getting enough sleep, so I work at getting enough.

It's such a cold night and it's the only time I've actively been grateful for menopause. I've been entirely comfortable.

Women have always been seen as waiting: waited to be asked, waiting for our menses, in fear lest they do or do not come, waiting for men to come home from wars, or from work, waiting for children to grow up, or for the birth of a new child, or for menopause.

Other people get moody in their forties and fifties - men get the male menopause. I missed the whole thing. I was just really happy.


God, middle age is an unending insult.

I'm trying very hard to understand this generation.

They have adjusted the timetable for childbearing so that menopause and teaching a sixteen-year-old how to drive a car will occur in the same week.

Dorothy is the only woman in history who has had her menopause in public and made it pay.

Listen, I had two kids - one when I was 40, one when I was 45.

I breastfed for one year, which means I was breastfeeding four years ago. I'm going to move from giving birth to menopause without really realising.

I think the big news there - most post-menopausal women I know are not celibate.


I remember years ago hearing a gynecologist say, "Women report a great sense of calm and well-being post-menopause." This was way before I was even thinking about it, but I thought, "Hmm, that might be something to look forward to. A sense of well-being!"

Right now I don't call it the menopause, I call it men-on-pause.

I'm post-menopausal. I have nothing but time. Post-menopausal do not sleep. You obviously don't know one. We get about three hours of sleep a night and the rest of the time we have to do something productive with our time.

Thank God I'm over the hill. The only heat I have left comes from hot flashes, my promiscuity is confined to the words "one size fits all," and I buy my white cotton unmentionables at Boadicea's Retreat, not Victoria's Secret. None of the things men do to women could possibly happen to me now unless the U.S. is invaded by one of those new Russian republics whose soldiers aren't fussy.