Subject: People » Women

As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.

(1667 – 1745) Irish satirist & essayist

The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on woman.

(1879 – 1964) British politician

Receptionist: How do you write women so well?

Melvin: I think of a man, and I take away reason and accountability.

(1937 – ) American actor

At their core, women fear that men will kill them; at their core, men fear that women will laugh at them.

(1954 – ) security specialist, advisor & author

No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

A woman might as well propose: her husband will claim she did.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

Women are like cars: we all want a Ferrari, sometimes want a pickup truck, and end up with a station wagon.

(1953 – ) comedian & actor

The most efficient water power in the world – women's tears.

(1876 – 1933) screenwriter

On one issue, at least, men and women agree: they both distrust women.

(1880 – 1956) journalist, essayist, editor & satirist

Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

When men reach their sixties and retire they go to pieces; women just go on cooking.

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.

(1920 – 1996) American psychologist & writer & advocate of psychedelic drugs

Man has his will, but woman has her way.

(1809 – 1894) physician, professor, lecturer & author

I’d rather have two girls at seventeen than one at thirty-four.

(1894 – 1956) American radio comedian

In the 1950's only seven percent of American women dyed their hair; today there are parts of Manhattan and Los Angeles where there are no gray-haired women at all.

(1941 – 2012) American novelist, producer, screenwriter & director

Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her, when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her.

(1876 – 1950) journalist & humorist

I like men who have a future and women who have a past.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

A gentleman never strikes a lady with his hat on.

(1894 – 1956) American radio comedian

Women should be obscene and not heard.

(1890 – 1977) comedian, actor & television host

A man can be called ruthless if he bombs a country to oblivion; a woman can be called ruthless if she puts you on hold.

(1934 – ) American feminist, journalist, & social & political activist

Spinster: A lady in waiting.

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