Woman Quotes

A woman of mystique is fully aware of her flaws and weaknesses, yet she is strong enough to admit them and not be embarrassed by them.

Jean Lush

All novels are, or should be, written for both men and women to read, and I am at loss to conceive how a man should permit himself to write anything that would be really disgraceful to a woman, or why a woman should be censured for writing anything that would be proper and becoming for a man.

Anne Bront

At the moment of childbirth, every woman has the same aura of isolation, as though she were abandoned, alone.

Boris Pasternak

Forgetfulness, the unhistorical, is the atmosphere, in which alone life can come into being. In order to understand it, let us imagine a youth who is seized with a passion for a woman, or a man who is swayed by a passion for his work. In both cases what lies behind them has ceased to exist and yet this state (the most unhistorical that can be imagined) is that in which every action, every great deed is conceived and accomplished.

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

Tell me what gives a man or woman their greatest pleasure and I'll tell you their philosophy of life.

Dale Carnegie

It's hard to defeat a woman in love.

Destin Figuier

If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base

Dave Barry

The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her

Marcelene Cox

Then, there's the modern mother-in-law. In her mid 40s, she is the compact car of her breed: efficient, trim, attractive and in harmony with her times. She's pretty stiff competition for the plain young matron who's overweight and under-financed. If there is going to be friction in this relationship, it could start from envy and resentment in the younger woman. But Father Time is on her side, even if Mother Nature played her a dirty trick

Abigail Van Buren

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

As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot

John Lennon

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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