Woman Quotes

Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of love.

Honor de Balzac

Where there is woman there is magic.

Ntozake Shange

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.

Isadora Duncan

There are two ways of avoiding the snare of woman; one is to shun all women and the other to love all beings.

Sri Aurobindo

One stupid woman recognizes another one from a distance.

Russian Proverb

A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.

Anna Held

I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.

Benjamin Spock

The duty of literature is to note what counts, and to light up what is suited to the light. If it ceases to choose and to love, it becomes like a woman who gives herself without preference.

Anatole France

Vanity is a natural object of temptation to a woman.

Jonathan Swift

Let him not sleep alone in a deserted dwelling, let him not wake ,a superior who is sleeping, let him not converse with a menstruating woman, nor let him go to a sacrifice, if he is not chosen ,to be officiating priest.

Guru Nanak

In a husband there is only a man; in a married woman there is a man, a father, and mother, and a woman.

Honore de Balzac

A feminist is a woman who does not allow anyone to think in her place.

Michele Le Doeuff

... experience; such are the recurrences of reference to the Cinderella story. Sometimes it is an allusion which has its strength in long association of certain qualities with certain characters in fairydom--like the slyness of Brother Fox, and the cruelty of Brother Wolf. Sometimes the association of ideas lies below the surface, drawing from the hidden wells of poetic illusion which are sunk in childhood. The man or woman whose infancy was nourished exclusively on tales adapted from science-made-easy, or from biographies ...

Sara Cone Bryant

"... me," she replied, looking at him with the coquettish slyness of a woman who is not ...

Honore de Balzac

Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother.

Edward H. Dreschnack
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