Women Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Women

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Women's virtue is man's greatest invention.
~By Cornelia Otis Skinner ~


I'm not a big fan of Women's Liberation, but maybe it will help women stand up for the respect they're due.
~By Loretta Lynn ~


Schools are generally feminine places, institutions where conformity is valued, taught largely by conformist women.
~By Judith M. Bardwick ~


Women, for centuries not having access to pornography and now unable to bear looking at the muck on the supermarket shelves, are astonished. Women do not believe that men believe what pornography says about women. But they do. From the worst to the best of them, they do.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


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.
~By Gerald R. Ford ~


My costumes were made for sex appeal not for women.
~By Brenda Holloway ~


We need women leaders. But we need them to have a vision for something.
~By Charlotte Bunch ~


Editing is a natural extension of the collage making. It's actually one of the few areas that women were able to excel in in the film industry from the beginning.
~By Rachel True ~


Americans like fat books and thin women.
~By Russell Baker ~


Women is fine once you got em pinned down, boss, but when they ain't pinned down they're hell.
~By John Dos Passos ~


I hope that no more groans of wounded men and women will ever go to the ear of the Great Spirit Chief above, and that all people may be one people.
~By Chief Joseph ~


If women want any rights more than they's got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it.
~By Sojourner Truth ~


Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests.
~By Audre Lorde ~


Women in the service put themselves in harms way to protect us and our Nation from threats at home and abroad. The least we can do is ensure they are protected when facing a horrible tragedy.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


Men and women of high professional standing have been reduced to the status of vagrants.
~By Elmer Rice ~


My work caused me to interview hundreds of women about their lives and their problems.
~By Judith Krantz ~


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


I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression.
~By Taslima Nasrin ~


We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit because what was native has been stolen from us, the love of Black women for each other.
~By Audre Lorde ~


The power of the word in Morocco belonged to men and to the authorities. No one asked the point of view of poor people or women.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


Earlier feminists were almost universally pro-choice and have dominated political debate until now. Having access to abortion was viewed as the only way women could have full equality with men, who, until recently, couldn't get pregnant.
~By Kathleen Parker ~


The men are much alarmed by certain speculations about women; and well they may be, for when the horse and ass begin to think and argue, adieu to riding and driving.
~By Adelaide Anne Procter ~


The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness.
~By Victor Hugo ~


I don't want women and their families to be left out and left behind. We can fight for them. We will fight for them. They deserve better and I want to give them better.
~By Barbara Mikulski ~


I think we're socialized out of being women, and then we have to find our way back to it. That's hard to do.
~By Olympia Dukakis ~


I work toward the liberation of women, but I'm not feminist. I'm just a woman.
~By Buchi Emecheta ~


Virtue must be valuable, if men and women of all degrees pretend to have it.
~By Edgar Watson Howe ~


I had very supportive parents that made the way for me, even at a time when there were very few women - no women, really; maybe two or three women - and very few, fewer than that, African-American women heading in this direction, so there were very few people to look up to. You just had to have faith.
~By Leah Ward Sears ~


No, men and women of the Irish race, we shall not fight for England. We shall fight for the destruction of the British Empire and the construction of an Irish republic.
~By James Larkin ~


I think there has been a great deal of valuable revisionism in women's history.
~By Antonia Fraser ~


Any one must see at a glance that if men and women marry those whom they do not love, they must love those whom they do not marry.
~By Harriet Martineau ~


Women, you can have it all - a loving man, devoted husband, loving children, a fabulous career.
~By Jada Pinkett Smith ~


You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how many women you sleep with, some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,' start whispering that you're gay. If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it, but I'm not.
~By Adam Sandler ~


Chandler's the guy everybody thinks will do well with women, but he thinks too much and says the wrong thing.
~By Matthew Perry ~


Women hate everything which strips off the tinsel of sentiment, and they are right, or it would rob them of their weapons.
~By George Byron ~


Proof that they do not understand the republic is that in their fine promises for universal suffrage, they forgot women.
~By Delphine de Girardin ~


I'm always amazed when young women who are having babies want their husbands to watch the babies come out. I would never allow anything like that.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


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.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


I spent money, I slept with women around the league, but I always kept my mind on the game.
~By Dennis Rodman ~


I don't want to be pigeonholed into doing just romantic comedies. But they're fun, and especially for women, it's nice to go to see them and enjoy that breath of fresh air.
~By Kristen Bell ~


Women are reputed never to be disgusted. The sad fact is that they often are, but not with men; following the lead of men, they are most often disgusted with themselves.
~By Germaine Greer ~


Make women rational creatures, and free citizens, and they will quickly become good wives; - that is, if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


The Finland of the 21st century can thrive only if women of learning - in common with their male counterparts - are guaranteed the opportunity to use their creative potential to the full.
~By Tarja Halonen ~


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


Brigham Young had 47 children, and over 50 women as wives.
~By Keith Henson ~


I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as incompetent as some of the men who are already there.
~By Maureen Reagan ~


Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


Although it has been said by men of more wit than wisdom, and perhaps more malice than either, that women are naturally incapable of acting prudently, or that they are necessarily determined to folly, I must by no means grant it.
~By Mary Astell ~


If we became students of Malcolm X, we would not have young black men out there killing each other like they're killing each other now. Young black men would not be impregnating young black women at the rate going on now. We'd not have the drugs we have now, or the alcoholism.
~By Spike Lee ~


With a nation at war against terrorism and our men and women on the front line defending our homeland from abroad, resources need to be prioritized and allocated properly.
~By Jeff Miller ~


Now is the most exciting time in fashion. Women are controlling their destiny now, the consumer is more knowledgeable, and I have to be better every single day.
~By Oscar de la Renta ~


The practice of putting women on pedestals began to die out when it was discovered that they could give orders better from there.
~By Betty Grable ~


America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed.
~By Allen Boyd ~


What I really need is for people to know that I don't just do this, I do this and this and this and this. We all have creativity in us and we all are multi-dimensional and we are all interested in a lot of things and that women are fabulous. We can handle a lot of things.
~By Suzanne Somers ~


What made women's labour particularly attractive to the capitalists was not only its lower price but also the greater submissiveness of women.
~By Clara Zetkin ~


Our main reasons for fearing males having sex with males is that you really had to construct a more powerful social role to keep men in their place than you did to keep women in their place.
~By Warren Farrell ~


Columbia Law School men were being drafted, and suddenly women who had done well in college were considered acceptable candidates for the vacant seats.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


In spring they lie flat at the first warmth, they ruin my summer and in autumn they smell of women.
~By Hugo Claus ~


I think my work shows that I love women. I understand where these types of criticisms are coming from because black people have been so dogged out in the media, they're just extra sensitive.
~By Spike Lee ~


The irony is that the more unapologetically sexist men are in movies, the more women tend to be attracted to them in person.
~By Jon Favreau ~


Men can have a huge turnover of sponsorship and still survive a lot better than the women. But the women's ratings are better, at least at home in the United States than in the men's tennis.
~By Billie Jean King ~


It's because it was at a time when women didn't have any power. It was so unusual for a young woman in her 20s to have power that I seized the power but tried not to flaunt it.
~By Marlo Thomas ~


You can sway an audience if you win the women over. The gentlemen will follow 'cause they can be so foolish like that at times, they are easily led.
~By Johnny Vegas ~


Violence may be a good focus to organize around, but we have to look at women's lives in our entirety.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


The more potent, unasked question is how society at large reacts to eager, voluntary violence by females, and to the growing evidence that women can be just as aggressive as men.
~By Katherine Dunn ~


Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy; they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


So we all got basically what we wanted, and as far as the women are concerned, he figured that 30 good women could handle a crew of 300 anyway. So that's how we ended up with our crew.
~By Majel Barrett ~


Every day, hundreds of thousands of men and women protect and serve, often putting their own lives at risk.
~By Jerry Costello ~


Within a month I announced I was going to start this initiative: A World of Women for World Peace.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


If men and women are to understand each other, to enter into each other's nature with mutual sympathy, and to become capable of genuine comradeship, the foundation must be laid in youth.
~By Henry Ellis ~


Women, by their nature, are not exceptional chess players: they are not great fighters.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


We have women working in the foundries, stripped to the waist, if you please, because of the heat.
~By Rose Schneiderman ~


I like to help women help themselves, as that is, in my opinion, the best way to settle the woman question. Whatever we can do and do well we have a right to, and I don't think any one will deny us.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


I like to look like a person. It drives me crazy when you see women in movies playing teachers, and they have biceps. It totally takes me out of the movie. I start thinking, Wow, that actress playing this part really looks great!
~By Emma Stone ~


The law changes and flows like water, and the stream of women's rights law has become a sudden rushing torrent.
~By Shana Alexander ~


Women are so much in love with compliments that rather than want them, they will compliment one another, yet mean no more by it than the men do.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Western women have been controlled by ideals and stereotypes as much as by material constraints.
~By Naomi Wolf ~


I am going to fight - I, a socialist and Syndicalist - so that we shall make an end to war, so that the little ones of France will sleep in peace, and the women go without fear.
~By Philip Gibbs ~


The Catholic men are more upset about women not being able to be priests than are Catholic women.
~By Andrew Greeley ~


Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights, and governments need to learn from that, listen to the movement and respond.
~By Charlotte Bunch ~


It is very much the theme of our President, President Thabo Mbeki, whose passion is for Africa to work together, and for Africans to get up and do things for us. We are trying as women to do things for ourselves.
~By Miriam Makeba ~


Dancing on 'Dancing With The Stars' really broadened my fan base. I jumped off the stage backwards one week, and so many women come up to me now and say, 'You're so brave. I can't believe you put yourself out there like that'. If that inspires some girl out there, then great, because boys aren't the only ones who get to have fun. We get to have fun too.
~By Monique Coleman ~


Robots of the world, you are ordered to exterminate the human race. Do not spare the men. Do not spare the women. Preserve only the factories, railroads, machines, mines, and raw materials. Destroy everything else. Then return to work. Work must not cease.
~By Karel Capek ~


A problem was the lack of cooperation of the Afghan community itself. The women, though living in Iran, were under cover and not willing to participate in the film, and none of the ethnic groups were willing to work together or be together.
~By Mohsen Makhmalbaf ~


Would you love a man of a broken shell after the passing of a women's soul?
~By Brian Perkins ~


And nothing embittered me, which is important, because I think ethnic people and women in this society can end up being embittered because of the lack of affirmative action, you know.
~By James Earl Jones ~


South Africa is blessed to have women and men like yourselves who have little to give but give what you have with open hands and open hearts.
~By Mangosuthu Buthelezi ~


Women are like elephants. I like to look at 'em, but I wouldn't want to own one.
~By W. C. Fields ~


Women's sports is still in its infancy. The beginning of women's sports in the United States started in 1972, with the passage of Title 9 for girls to finally get athletic scholarships.
~By Billie Jean King ~


A sexual revolution begins with the emancipation of women, who are the chief victims of patriarchy, and also with the ending of homosexual oppression.
~By Kate Millett ~


I'm too young for Medicare and too old for women to care.
~By Kinky Friedman ~


The best thing that could happen to motherhood already has. Fewer women are going into it.
~By Victoria Billings ~


When women kiss it always reminds one of prize fighters shaking hands.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


The life of men and women is so cheap and property is so sacred. There are so many of us for one job it matters little if 146 of us are burned to death.
~By Rose Schneiderman ~


Throughout the years, many Christian women have told me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work, perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or a Nile River Goddess pendants.
~By Carol P. Christ ~


Men haven't changed their behaviour, so women somehow have to be strengthened to be able to ward off the men.
~By Stephen Lewis ~


As to the deceit perpetrated upon women, let it pass, for, when love is in the way, men and women as a general rule dupe each other.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


There isn't a religion on earth that isn't damaging to the human race because every one of them is patriarchal and every one eliminates more than half of the human race - women. They are all oppressors of women.
~By Susan Powter ~


There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women.
~By Muhammad Ali Jinnah ~

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July 29 ,2021
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