Quotations on Woman

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The career of a writer is comparable to that of a woman of easy virtue. You write first for pleasure, later for the pleasure of others and finally for money.
- Marcel Achard
(Keywords: Money, Virtue, Career, First, Pleasure, Woman, Writer)

The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
- Henry B. Adams
(Keywords: Man, Woman, Wrong)

I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Politics, Woman, Word)

No man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong, gentle and good, without the world being better for it, without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
- Alan Alda
(Keywords: Being, Existence, Goodness, Man, Woman, World)

It's so worth-while being a judge, because, if I make good, I can help prove that a woman's place is as much on the bench, in City Council, or in Congress, as in the home.
- Florence E. Allen
(Keywords: Home, Being, Congress, Help, Woman, Worth)

Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- James Allen
(Keywords: Quality, Courage, Honor, Man, Mind, Will, Woman, World)

Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- James Lane Allen
(Keywords: Quality, Courage, Honor, Man, Mind, Will, Woman, World)

Never comment on a woman's rear end. Never use the words "large" or "size" with "rear end." Never. Avoid the area altogether. Trust me.
- Tim Allen
(Keywords: Trust, End, Woman, Words)

I think trying too hard to be sexy is the worst thing in the world a woman can do.
- Christian Bale
(Keywords: Trying, Woman, World)

My daddy died when I was two years old. My mother raised my two older brothers and me. And we couldn't have had a better situation. I mean, she was the - ran the concession stand at the Little League, and she was the first woman president of The Touchdown Club, the booster club for the high school football team. And so, I had a wonderful childhood.
- Haley Barbour
(Keywords: Mother, Brothers, Childhood, First, Football, Old, President, School, Woman, Years)

I wish I had Wonder Woman's magic lasso like her to make people tell the truth.
- Kylie Bax
(Keywords: Truth, People, Magic, Woman, Wonder)

Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Keywords: Sex, Magic, Pleasure, Woman, Words)

Until 45 I can play a woman in love. After 55 I can play grandmothers. But between those ten years, it is difficult for an actress.
- Ingrid Bergman
(Keywords: Love, Play, Woman, Years)

Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Keywords: Beauty, Character, Courage, Discipline, Integrity, Woman, Youth)

I got married about three years ago again to a wonderful German woman. Her name is Monika and she is beautiful. She is one of the biggest women Zappa fans I have ever met in my life.
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Keywords: Life, Women, Fans, Name, Woman, Years)

Ask any woman and she'll tell you: health care for women is more expensive than it is for men. In fact, during their reproductive years, women spend 68% more on health care than men do.
- Rod Blagojevich
(Keywords: Health, Men, Women, Care, Fact, Woman, Years)

I've been a woman for a little over 50 years and have gotten over my initial astonishment. As for conducting an orchestra, that's a job where I don't think sex plays much part.
- Nadia Boulanger
(Keywords: Sex, Job, Woman, Years)

No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
- Phillips Brooks
(Keywords: Being, Existence, Goodness, Man, Woman, World)

A woman is always younger than a man at equal years.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Keywords: Man, Woman, Years)

Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and the world outside needs woman.
- Pearl S. Buck
(Keywords: Home, Education, Man, Needs, Woman, World)

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?
- Buddha
(Keywords: People, Behavior, Man, Woman, World)

The world over, give a guy money and it goes to drinking, gambling, and women. When you give a woman money, it goes to feeding, clothing, helping people.
- Peter Buffett
(Keywords: Money, Women, People, Drinking, Gambling, Woman, World)

They don't know how the world is shaped. And so they give it a shape, and try to make everything fit it. They separate the right from the left, the man from the woman, the plant from the animal, the sun from the moon. They only want to count to two.
- Emma Bull
(Keywords: Man, Moon, Right, Sun, Want, Woman, World)

The left side of my brain is telling me I want to sleep with every woman in the world and the other side of my brain is telling me I met this great girl and if I let that go I'm going to regret it.
- Scott Caan
(Keywords: Regret, Sleep, Want, Woman, World)

Even the handsomest men do not have the same momentary effect on the world as a truly beautiful woman does.
- Jonathan Carroll
(Keywords: Men, Effect, Woman, World)

It's always fun to walk down the street with or behind a really beautiful woman, for no reason other than to see how the world reacts to them.
- Jonathan Carroll
(Keywords: Fun, Reason, Woman, World)

To sleep around is absolutely wrong for a woman; it's degrading and it completely ruins her personality. Sooner or later it will destroy all that is feminine and beautiful and idealistic in her.
- Barbara Cartland
(Keywords: Personality, Sleep, Will, Woman, Wrong)

For things to have value in man's world, they are given the role of commodities. Among man's oldest and most constant commodity is woman.
- Ana Castillo
(Keywords: Man, Value, Woman, World)

The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.
- Chanakya
(Keywords: Beauty, Power, Woman, World, Youth)

The task of an American writer is not to describe the misgivings of a woman taken in adultery as she looks out of a window at the rain but to describe four hundred people under the lights reaching for a foul ball. This is ceremony.
- John Cheever
(Keywords: People, Adultery, American, Ceremony, Rain, Woman, Writer)

Ah, well, do I wish that we lived in a world where gender didn't figure so prominently? Of course. Do I even think about myself as a woman when I go to make art? Of course not.
- Judy Chicago
(Keywords: Art, Gender, Woman, World)

You may be a princess or the richest woman in the world, but you cannot be more than a lady.
- Jennie Churchill
(Keywords: Lady, May, Woman, World)

I'm not interested in being Wonder Woman in the delivery room. Give me drugs.
- Madonna Ciccone
(Keywords: Being, Drugs, Woman, Wonder)

I worked with the world's greatest talents and then went home to the world's greatest woman. It was, and is, a great life.
- Perry Como
(Keywords: Home, Life, Woman, World)

I don't think there is anything particularly wrong in hitting a woman, though I don't recommend you do it the same way that you hit a man.
- Sean Connery
(Keywords: Man, Woman, Wrong)

It is not the intelligent woman v. the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v. the black, the brown, and the red, it is not even the cause of woman v. man. Nay, tis woman's strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice.
- Anna Julia Cooper
(Keywords: Cause, Man, Needs, Voice, Woman, World)

Men won't read any email from a woman that's over 200 words long.
- Doug Coupland
(Keywords: Men, Woman, Words)

I can imagine myself on my death-bed, spent utterly with lust to touch the next world, like a boy asking for his first kiss from a woman.
- Aleister Crowley
(Keywords: Death, Kiss, First, Lust, Woman, World)

The most difficult thing in the world is to start a career known only for your looks, and then to try to become a serious actress. No one will take you seriously once you are known as the pretty woman.
- Penelope Cruz
(Keywords: Career, Pretty, Will, Woman, World)

A woman said to me when she first sat down, You're photographing the wrong side of my face. I said, Oh, is there one?
- Imogen Cunningham
(Keywords: First, Woman, Wrong)

A woman as the leader of the Free World is an impossibility. Muslim countries won't talk to you.
- Geena Davis
(Keywords: Leader, Muslim, Countries, Impossibility, Talk, Woman, World)

To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.
- Marlene Dietrich
(Keywords: Women, Life, Man, Respect, Woman, Wonder)

The intellectual who wants to do her work properly must today go back to the starting point: the woman whom she knows, and first of all to herself. It is at that level, and at no other, that she ought to begin to think about the world situation.
- Jacques Ellul
(Keywords: Work, First, Today, Woman, World)

A woman is more beautiful than the world in which I live; and so I close my eyes.
- Paul Eluard
(Keywords: Eyes, Woman, World)

I'm not obsessed by how I look or with being reed thin, but I do think that as a woman in my 50s, I have 40 years ahead. Looking after yourself goes hand in hand with looking good.
- Linda Evans
(Keywords: Being, Woman, Years)

When I'm writing a woman character, I don't think, 'What would a woman do?' I just think, 'What would this character do in this situation?'
- Ken Follett
(Keywords: Character, Woman, Writing)

The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is "What does a woman want?"
- Sigmund Freud
(Keywords: Soul, Question, Research, Want, Woman, Years)

A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
- Robert Frost
(Keywords: Mother, Fool, Man, Woman, Years)

If a man is truly in love, the most beautiful woman in the world couldn't take him away. Maybe for a few days, but not forever.
- Eva Gabor
(Keywords: Love, Man, Woman, World)

There must be a world revolution which puts an end to all materialistic conditions hindering woman from performing her natural role in life and driving her to carry out man's duties in order to be equal in rights.
- Muammar al Gaddafi
(Keywords: Life, Driving, End, Revolution, Rights, Man, Order, Woman, World)

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