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You don't love a woman because she is beautiful, but she is beautiful because you love her. Anonymous,
  • love

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves. Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher
  • love

All men and women have an equal need for love. When these needs are not fulfilled it is easy to have our feelings hurt, for which we blame our partner. John Gray, author
  • blame

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. Dorothy Parker, poet
  • women

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer
  • women

Well-behaved women seldom make history. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich,
  • inspirational

Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
  • Men

If Miss means respectably unmarried, and Mrs. respectably married, then Ms. means nudge, nudge, wink, wink. Angela Carter, novelist
  • Women

Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone. Egyptian Proverbs,
  • pride

Once a man is on hand, a woman tends to stop believing in her own beliefs. Colette Dowling,
  • Men

When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different. George Santayana, philosopher
  • Men

I hope she'll be a fool -- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author
  • inspirational

The house does not rest upon the ground, but upon a woman. Mexican proverbs,
  • home

Modern paintings are like women, you'll never enjoy them if you try to understand them. Freddie Mercury, musician
  • art

You women could make someone fall in love even with a lie. Georg Buchner, dramatist
  • women

As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot. John Lennon, musician
  • women

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
  • Men

A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady
  • women

A woman who is convinced that she deserves to accept only the best challenges herself to give the best. Then she is living phenomenally. Maya Angelou, poet
  • Women

It's funny how you never think about the women you've had. It's always the ones who get away that you can't forget. Chuck Palahniuk, novelist
  • forget

I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men. Coco Chanel, designer
  • Men

Men often give love for sex, women often give sex for love. Source Unknown,
  • Men

Men are motivated and empowered when they feel needed. Women are motivated and empowered when they feel cherished. John Gray, author
  • Men

Of all things upon earth that bleed and grow, a herb most bruised is woman. Euripides, poet
  • Women

I am not handsome, but when women hear me play, they come crawling to my feet. Niccolo Paganini, musician
  • come

Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings. Cheris Kramarae,
  • feminism

Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself. Helen Rowland, writer
  • Men

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. Gloria Steinem, activist
  • Men

I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men, now walk ahead. He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war. Robert Mueller, public servant
  • ahead

The girl with a future avoids a man with a past. Evan Esar, writer
  • Women

My mom was a source of strength.She showed me by example that women, regardless of how difficult life may get, can do it all. Gloria Estefan, musician
  • difficult

The problem is, women have stopped setting the bar high. Steve Harvey, actor
  • bar

If the wife sins, the husband is not innocent. Italian Proverbs,
  • Men

Girls we love for what they are; men for what they promise to be. Johann von Goethe, writer
  • Men

I hate women because they always know where things are. Voltaire, writer
  • hate

Women are responsible for their children, they cannot sit back, waste time and see them starve. Wangari Maathai, activist
  • children

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size. Virginia Woolf, author
  • arrogance

I'm a heroine addict. I need to have sex with women who have saved someone's life. Mitch Hedberg, comedian
  • addict

Men act and women appear. Men look at women. Women watch themselves being looked at. John Berger, artist
  • Men

A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover -- but will sooner or later find a tyrant. Lord (George Gordon) Byron, poet
  • Men

Men are just as sensitive, and in some ways more sensitive, than women are. Barbara De Angelis, writer
  • Men

When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom. John Gray, author
  • Men

The cruelest thing a man can do to a woman is to portray her as perfection. D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence, novelist
  • Men

Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle. Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher
  • Women

The pain of childbirth is not remembered. It's the child that's remembered. Freeman Dyson, physicist
  • Men

Men and women should stay apart, till their hearts grow gentle towards one another again. David Herbert Lawrence, writer
  • again

God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met. Farrah Fawcett, actress
  • women

You can get your appetite elsewhere, as long as you eat at home. Anonymous,
  • Men

Women have got to make the world safe for men since men have made it so darned unsafe for women. Nancy Astor, politician
  • Men

Nature makes woman to be won and men to win. George William Curtis, author
  • Men

God created the flirt as soon as he made the fool. Victor Hugo, author
  • Men

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

Men never remember, but women never forget. Source Unknown,
  • Men

Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove that they are worthy of woman's attention. Camille Anna Paglia,
  • Women

I like intelligent women. When you go out, it shouldn't be a staring contest. Frank Sinatra, musician
  • Women

We have done almost everything in pairs since Noah, except govern. And the world has suffered for it. Bella Abzug, lawyer
  • Men

Let us treat the men and women well: treat them as if they were real: perhaps they are. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Men

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. Robert A. Heinlein, writer
  • Men

Even the wisest men make fools of themselves about women, and even the most foolish women are wise about men. Theodor Reik,
  • Men

Man dreams of fame while woman wakes to love. Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet
  • Men

A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
  • Men

A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love. Leonard Cohen, musician
  • Women

Woman is the Nigger of the World. John Lennon, musician
  • Women

There is a growing strength in women, but it's in the forehead, not in the forearm. Beverly Sills, musician
  • Women

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior. Socrates, philosopher
  • Women

Women speak because they wish to speak, whereas a man speaks only when driven to speak by something outside himself like, for instance, he can't find any clean socks. Jean Kerr, playwright
  • clean

That's the nature of women, not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • love

Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling. Louisa May Alcott, novelist
  • women

Men should think twice before making widowhood women's only path to power. Gloria Steinem, activist
  • death

They were written on cheap blue notebooks bought by poor women. I'm interested in folk tales in the way that medicine and magic in women's stories are all kind of combined. Alice Hoffman, author
  • blue

If all men are born free, why is it that all women are born slaves? Mary Astell, writer
  • Men

Just as women are afraid of receiving, men are afraid of giving. John Gray, author
  • Men

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then. Katharine Hepburn, actress
  • Men

The hardest task of a girl's life, nowadays, is to prove to a man that his intentions are serious. Helen Rowland, writer
  • Men

'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel. William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist
  • Men

When women go wrong, men go right after them. Mae West, actress
  • Men

Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves. Brigitte Bardot, actress
  • Women

Just because we're sisters under the skin doesn't mean we've got much in common. Angela Carter, novelist
  • Women

The trouble with some women is they get all excited about nothing, and then they marry him. Cher, musician
  • Women

The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author
  • Women

Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little. Samuel Johnson, author
  • Women

Women are considered deep -- why? Because one can never discover any bottom to them. Women are not even shallow. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
  • Women

A woman is like a teabag -- only in hot water do you realize how strong she is. Nancy Reagan, first lady
  • Women

It requires nothing less than a chivalric feeling to sustain a conversation with a lady. Henry David Thoreau, author
  • Women

Every woman is a rebel, and usually in wild revolt against herself. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
  • Women

Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
  • Women

Women of quality are so civil, you can hardly distinguish love from good breeding. William Wycherley, dramatist
  • Women

I believe every child has the right to a mother and a father. Men and women are not the same. That's not to say they're not entitled to equal rights, but they are not the same. Mark Davis, writer
  • believe

Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot. Groucho Marx, comedian
  • funny

When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. Audre Lorde, poet
  • feminist

Men who do not make advances to women are apt to become victims to women who make advances to them. Walter Bagehot, author
  • Men

Whatever evil a man may think of women, there is no woman but thinks more. Sebastian Roch Nicolas Chamfort,
  • Men

Men and women belong to different species, and communication between them is a science still in its infancy. Bill Cosby, comedian
  • Men

A man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does. Barbara De Angelis, writer
  • Men

Were there no women, men might live like gods. Thomas Dekker, dramatist
  • Men

Women lie about their age; men lie about their income. William Feather, author
  • Men

A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood. John Gray, author
  • Men

For the woman, the man is a means: the end is always the child. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
  • Men

Men are like the earth and we are the moon; we turn always one side to them, and they think there is no other, because they don't see it -- but there is. Olive Schreiner, writer
  • Men

The little rift between the sexes is astonishingly widened by simply teaching one set of catchwords to the girls and another to the boys. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer
  • Men

Either sex alone is half itself. Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet
  • Men

The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency. Margaret Fuller, critic
  • Women

The Woman-Soul leadeth us upward and on! Johann von Goethe, writer
  • Women

The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion. Germaine Greer, activist
  • Women

But if God had wanted us to think just with our wombs, why did He give us a brain? Clare Boothe Luce, dramatist
  • Women

I buy women shoes and they use them to walk away from me. Mickey Rooney, actor
  • Women

God hath given you one face, and you make yourselves another. William Shakespeare, dramatist
  • Women

Most women defend themselves. It is the female of the species -- it is the tigress and lioness in you -- which tends to defend when attacked. Margaret Thatcher, leader
  • Women

The mouth of a cannon is safer that the mouth of a woman scorned. Source Unknown,
  • Women

We are women. We are a subject people who have inherited an alien culture. Kate Millett, activist
  • alien

For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas. Gerald R. Ford, president
  • church

Men and women should own the world as a mutual possession. Pearl S. Buck, novelist
  • women

The unique and supreme voluptuousness of love lies in the certainty of committing evil. And men and women know from birth that in evil is found all sensual delight. Charles Baudelaire, poet
  • birth

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

Some women hold up dresses that are so ugly and they always say the same thing: 'This looks much better on.' On what? On fire? Rita Rudner, comedian
  • dresses

I always play women I would date. Angelina Jolie, actress
  • women

Part of the $10 million I spent on gambling, part on booze and part on women. The rest I spent foolishly. George Raft, actor
  • booze

There will never be a new world order until women are a part of it. Alice Paul, activist
  • world

No woman gets an orgasm from shining the kitchen floor. Betty Friedan, activist
  • feminism

Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women's liberation...none was more alarming than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men. Barbara Ehrenreich, writer
  • feminism

Men spend their whole lives showing that they're strong and silent. They fight for independence the way women struggle to connect. George Weinberg, psychologist
  • connect

Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got. Josh Billings, comedian
  • Men

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

She learned to say things with her eyes that others waste time putting into words Corey Ford,
  • Men

The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, writer
  • Men

Women still remember the first kiss after men have forgotten the last. Remy De Gourmont, novelist
  • Men

Men naturally resent it when women take greater liberties in dress than men are allowed. Michael Korda, novelist
  • Men

To have a man who can flirt is next thing to indispensable to a leader of society. Margaret Oliphant, novelist
  • Men

Let us leave pretty women to men devoid of imagination. Marcel Proust, author
  • Men

There are three things men can do with women: love them, suffer for them, or turn them into literature. Stephen Stills, musician
  • Men

Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known. Source Unknown,
  • Men

If women were humbler, men would be more honest. Sir John Vanbrugh,
  • Men

Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less. Susan B. Anthony, activist
  • Women

These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: Can't live with them, or without them. Aristophanes, poet
  • Women

Just think of all those women on the Titanic who said, No, thank you, to dessert that night. And for what! Erma Bombeck, journalist
  • Women

There are some women who should barely be spoken to; they should only be caressed. Edgar Degas, artist
  • Women

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. Timothy Leary, educator
  • Women

Male supremacy has kept woman down. It has not knocked her out. Clare Boothe Luce, dramatist
  • Women

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning. Aristotle Onassis, businessman
  • Women

To please a woman is to say 'please' to a woman...but at other times not. Michael Wakcher,
  • Women

Therefore if you insist upon fighting to protect me, or Virginia Woolf, author
  • Women

Although women do two-thirds of the world's labor, they own less than one percent of the world's assets. Isabel Allende, writer
  • Men

Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain about what he wants and sets out to get it, no holds barred. Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money. Donald Trump, president
  • power

Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education. Angelina Grimke, activist
  • accused

Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness. Ambrose Bierce, journalist
  • convent

Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women. Gordon B. Hinckley, clergyman
  • beginning

This man is frank and earnest with women. In Fresno, he's Frank and in Chicago he's Ernest. Henny Youngman, comedian
  • women

I wish the world was run by women. Women who have given birth and know the value of their creation. Simin Daneshvar, novelist
  • birth

How can smart women be so stupid about men sometimes? Lack of knowledge. It's what men have kept secret for so long. Steve Harvey, actor
  • kept

Men reach their sexual peak at eighteen. Women reach theirs at thirty-five. Do you get the feeling that God is playing a practical joke? Rita Rudner, comedian
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