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Women Quotes

“Lady, when you are with me, I’m smiling, Give me all your love, Your hands build me up when I’m sinking, Touch me and my troubles all fade.” So go the lyrics to the song ‘Lady’ by the much appreciated and much loved rock band ‘Styx’. The lyrics only help demonstrate the value of a woman in the life of a man. This, however, does not mean that women are just appreciated in the life of a man. Women, have it in them, to be loved by one and all. Read on for famous lady quotations and sayings.

Pamela Anderson

You don't want to have to be the man and the woman in the relationship. I always say you want a man who can fix the toilet.

Halle Berry

I don't see a white woman. I see a black woman, even though my mother is white. Knowing that has made my life easier, I think.

Henry James

People talk about the conscience, but it seems to me one must just bring it up to a certain point and leave it there. You can let your conscience alone if you're nice to the second housemaid.

Soren Kierkegaard

Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.

Margaret Mead

Sisters are probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.

Camille Paglia

When anything goes, it's women who lose.

William Makepeace Thackeray

A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.

Elbert Hubbard

A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.

Jules Renard

Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.

Gene Tierney

I am not the kind of woman who excuses her mistakes while reminding us of what used to be.

Helen Rowland

A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Women like me aren't supposed to run for office.

Keanu Reeves

It's always wonderful to get to know women, with the mystery and the joy and the depth. If you can make a woman laugh, you're seeing the most beautiful thing on God's Earth.

Alexander Hamilton

In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.

Keira Knightley

There were three women standing there with their bums facing me, ... Talk about a surreal moment. You're literally choosing the best bum in the bunch.

Oprah Winfrey

I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.

Steve Martin

I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks.

Virginia Woolf

A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.

Susan B. Anthony

I have encountered riotous mobs and have been hung in effigy, but my motto is: Men's rights are nothing more. Women's rights are nothing less.

Albert Camus

The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.


All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.

Bill Maher

What Democratic congressmen do to their women staffers, Republican congressmen do to the country.

Nora Roberts

Aren't most romance heroes, or heroes in fiction of any kind, generally superior to real men? Same goes for heroines and real women.

Rita Rudner

Men reach their sexual peak at eighteen. Women reach theirs at thirty-five. Do you get the feeling that God is playing a practical joke?

Helen Rowland

A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.

Reese Witherspoon

Being a Southern person and a blonde, it's not a good combination. Immediately, when people meet you, they think of you as not being smart.

Gloria Steinem

For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.

Francis Bacon

A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.

Susan B. Anthony

I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.

Joseph Conrad

As to honor - you know - it's a very fine medieval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs.

Robert Frost

My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane

Joseph Campbell

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.

Elizabeth I

I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too.

Gloria Steinem

No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office.

Venus Williams

It's been a journey. For women of color, for my family. It's one dream coming true after another.

Thomas More

The light, that lies In woman's eyes, Has been my heart's undoing.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart.

Camille Paglia

There is no female Mozart because there is no female Jack the Ripper.

Brian Tracy

Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.

My mother told me two things constantly. One was to be a lady and the other was to be independent, and the law was something most unusual for those times because for most girls growing up in the '40s, the most important degree was not your B.A. but your M.R.S.

Nancy Pelosi

I really want women to know their power, to value their experience. To understand that nothing has been more wholesome in the political process than the increased involvement of women.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

I know a lot of athletes and models are written off as just bodies. I never felt used for my body.

Robin Williams

I like my wine like my women - ready to pass out.

Jimmy Carter

Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom.

Coco Chanel

A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future.

Richard Burton

An actor is something less than a man, while an actress is something more than a woman.

Mae West

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.

Washington Irving

A woman's whole life is a history of the affections.

Camille Paglia

Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove that they are worthy of woman's attention.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A woman is always younger than a man at equal years.

Christopher Morley

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.

Franklin P. Jones

All women should know how to take care of children. Most of them will have a husband some day.

Sean Connery

I like women. I don't understand them, but I like them.

Diana Rigg

I've always been on the side of fully emancipated women with independent minds.

Jimmy Carter

America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America.

Zac Efron

One time I went into a restroom and a girl followed me in. I signed an autograph for her in the sink. It was pretty funny because she was in a guy's restroom and she wasn't embarrassed at all.

Carl Jung

A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.

Virginia Woolf

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.

Bill Maher

Women cannot complain about men anymore until they start getting better taste in them.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.

Washington Irving

A woman never forgets her sex. She would rather talk with a man than an angel, any day.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell.

George Santayana

Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in the conclusions; their reasons are always different.

William Lyon Phelps

If happiness truly consisted in physical ease and freedom from care, then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, an American cow.

Jill Biden

I have always had a great deal of respect and admiration for Eleanor Roosevelt. She was a true humanitarian and champion of Women's Rights and Civil Rights.

Johnny Depp

The only gossip I'm interested in is things from the Weekly World News - 'Woman's bra bursts, 11 injured'. That kind of thing.

Elizabeth I

I have the heart of a man, not a woman, and I am not afraid of anything.

Mother Teresa

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.

Steve Martin

Hosting the Oscars is much like making love to a woman. It's something I only get to do when Billy Crystal is out of town.

Marcel Proust

A woman one loves rarely suffices for all our needs, so we deceive her with another whom we do not love.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up.

Ambrose Bierce

Beauty and the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.

Quentin Crisp

The war between the sexes is the only one in which both sides regularly sleep with the enemy.

Wallace Stevens

A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.

Marvin Olasky

Fifteen years ago, while I was temporarily chairing meetings of pro-life leaders, I pleaded with the angry males to say no to interviews, and instead let beautiful pro-life women become the face for the movement.

Cameron Diaz

Every casting director I've met is a woman.

Jimmy Carter

Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood

Joe Rogan

After this whole acting thing is over and done, you eventually have to be human. Some people are never human. It's very weird.

Lenny Kravitz

I identify with women more than men. I guess I have a strong feminine side.

Friedrich Nietzsche

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.

Steve Martin

Don't have sex man. It leads to kissing and pretty soon you have to start talking to them.

Maya Angelou

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.

Coco Chanel

Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.

Susan B. Anthony

I beg you to speak of Woman as you do of the Negro, speak of her as a human being, as a citizen of the United States, as a half of the people in whose hands lies the destiny of this Nation.

Thomas More

Ask a woman's advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you're sure to be wise.

George Burns

I would go out with women my age, but there are no women my age.

Mae West

I'm a woman of very few words, but lots of action.

Jean Baudrillard

At male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves.

Ambrose Bierce

Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness.

Joseph Addison

A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.

Baltasar Gracian

A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.

Kin Hubbard

No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech.

Helen Rowland

A Bachelor of Arts is one who makes love to a lot of women, and yet has the art to remain a bachelor.

Sean Connery

There are women who take it to the wire. That's what they are looking for, the ultimate confrontation. They want a smack.

Osama bin Laden

We treat them in the same way. Those who kill our women and innocent, we kill their women and innocent, until they refrain.

Susan B. Anthony

I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.

Honoré de Balzac

A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule. A woman's influence ought to be entirely concealed.