Women Quotes

Men and women, empires and cities, thrones, principalities, and powers, mountains, rivers, and unfathomed seas, worlds, spaces, and universes, all have their day, and all must go.

H. Rider Haggard

I would prefer to believe that a market in fetal organs would empower women to use their reproductive capabilities to their own economic advantage.

Jacob M. Appel

The first step in providing economic equality for women is to ensure a stable economy in which every person who wants to work can work.

Jimmy Carter

Most women indulge in idle gossip, which is the henchman of rumor and scandal.

Octave Feuillet

Canada is a country so square that even the female impersonators are women.

Richard Benner

As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.

Maya Angelou

All women are basically in competition with each other for a handful of eligible men.

Mignon McLaughlin

The husbands of very beautiful women belong to the criminal classes.

Oscar Wilde

Part of the reason that men seem so much less loving than women is that men's behavior is measured with a feminine ruler.

Francesca M. Cancian

Women are the only exploited group in history to have been idealized into powerlessness.

Erica Jong

Feminism is the radical notion that women are people.

Cheris Kramarae

The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality.

Ashley Montagu

Women suffer more from disappointment than men, because they have more of faith and are naturally more credulous.

Marguerite de Valois

If I were a girl, I'd despair. The supply of good women far exceeds that of the men who deserve them.

Robert Graves

Only a handful of men and women leave an imprint on the conscience of a nation and on the history that they helped shape, ...

Barack Obama

Well behaved women rarely make history.

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Men get laid, but women get screwed.

Quentin Crisp

God knows it did not cross our minds to attack the towers but after the situation became unbearable and we witnessed the injustice and tyranny of the American-Israeli alliance against our people in Palestine and Lebanon, I thought about it. And the events that affected me directly were that of 1982 and the events that followed -- when America allowed the Israelis to invade Lebanon, helped by the U.S. Sixth Fleet. As I watched the destroyed towers in Lebanon, it occurred to me punish the unjust the same way (and) to destroy towers in America so it could taste some of what we are tasting and to stop killing our children and women.

Osama bin Laden

It has been very erotic and provocative for people to wonder about my feelings for women.

Catherine Deneuve

Sculpture is more divine, and more like Nature, That fashions all her works in high relief, And that is Sculpture. This vast ball, the Earth, Was moulded out of clay, and baked in fire; Men, women, and all animals that breathe Are statues, and not paintings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Pregnancy demonstrates the deterministic character of womanís sexuality. Every pregnant woman has body and self taken over by a chthonian force beyond her control. In the welcome pregnancy, this is a happy sacrifice. But in the unwanted one, initated by rape or misadventure, it is a horror. Such unfortunate women look directly into natureís heart of darkness. For a fetus is a benign tumor, a vampire who steals in order to live. The so-called miracle of birth is nature getting her own way

Camille Paglia

I realize why women die in childbirth - it's preferable

Sherry Glaser

There are few good women who do not tire of their role.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Romanticism is not just a mode; it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man

Brookner, Anita
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