Woman Quotes

A woman's dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.

Sophia Loren

Fortune has something of the nature of a woman. If she is too intensely wooed, she commonly goes the further away.

Charles V

When a woman behaves like a man, why doesn't she behave like a nice man?

Edith Evans

I am woman! I am invincible! I am pooped!

Unknown

A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly.

Thomas Hardy

The mystics themselves do not seem to have believed their physical and mental sufferings to be a sign of grace, but it is unfortunate that it is precisely physical manifestations which appeal most to the religiosity of the mob. A woman might spend twenty years nursing lepers without having any notice taken of her, but let her once exhibit the stigmata or live for long periods on nothing but the Host and water, and in no time the crowd will be clamoring for her beatification.

Wystan Hugh Auden

Only by being a man or woman for others does one become fully human.

Pedro Arrupe

To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a "home" might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation

Emily Post

Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth - look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity, and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus could be intended for enjoyment.

Soren Kierkegaard

It puts limits on criminals' rights to destroy unborn children without the permission of the woman.

Lindsey Graham

The public wishes itself to be managed like a woman; one must say nothing to it except what it likes to hear

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a really nice man who wishes she were not.

Mary Catherine Bateson

Many thanks for all of the love and good wishes sent our way from my friends out there in cartoon land... the only place where a nine month pregnant woman can still play a hot goth chick in a belly shirt!

Grey DeLisle

Any woman who wishes to smash into the world of men isn't very feminine.

Ida Lupino

She represents the un-vowed aspiration of the male human being, his potential infidelity - and infidelity of a very special kind, which would lead him to the opposite of his wife, to the "woman of wax" whom he could model at will, make and unmake in any way he wished, even unto death.

Marguerite Duras
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