Quotes on Women


"When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues."

Honore de Balzac

“A true woman of virtue is one who will socialize with every man on earth, and doesn’t share her body with any of them.”

Quotes on Woman

"Men can only think. Women have a way of understanding without thinking. The woman was created out of God's own fancy. Man, He had to hammer into shape."

Rabindranath Tagore

A woman's perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.

Christian Dior

"Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping."

Oscar Wilde

"It is quite right what they say: the three most beautiful sights in the world are a ship in full sail, a galloping horse, and a woman dancing."

Honore de Balzac

"The reason that women do not love one another is men."

Jean de la Bruyere

"The reason women don't play football is that 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public."

“A virtuous woman is not moved by big names and flamboyance, but only men of profound wisdom and integrity move her.” 

Wise Woman Quote

"The biggest changes in a women's nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition"

Rabindranath Tagore

"Women will never be as successful as men because they have no wives to advise them."

Dick Van Dyke

The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.

Albert Einstein

"Women are ever the dupes or the victims of their extreme sensitiveness."

Honore de Balzac

Somewhere we turn ourselves into victims instead of being the powerful women we really are meant to be.

Judith Light

A strong woman knows she has enough strength for the journey, but a woman of strength knows it is in the journey where she will become strong. 

Quotes on Woman

"Woman is closer to angels than man because she knows how to mingle an infinite tenderness with the most absolute compassion."

Honore de Balzac

A dress should be tight enough to show you're a woman and loose enough to prove you're a lady. 

Edith Head 

"When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious."

Marianne Williamson

"When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes."   

Victor Hugo

Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.

James Thurber

When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.

Marianne Williamson

A charming woman... doesn't follow the crowd. She is herself.

Young

"Only when women rebel against patriarchal standards does female muscle become more accepted."

Gloria Steinem

"To be a princess is to play in life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with a heart."

Marianne Williamson

When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.

Diane von Furstenberg

"Women who make a house a home make a far greater contribution to society than those who command large armies or stand at the head of impressive corporations."

Gordon B. Hinckley

"Rights are to be taken, not requested; seized, not begged for."

Jose Marti Quotes on women's rights

"There's a light in a woman's eyes that speaks louder than words."

Arthur Conan Doyle

Women are made to be loved, not understood.

Oscar Wilde

A woman's heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.

Max Lucado

"I say women exhibit the most exalted virtue when they depart from the domestic circle and enter on the concerns of their country, of humanity, and of their G-d!"

John Quincy Adams

"The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love."

Jean de la Bruyere

"To-day there is hardly a woman of intelligence in all America who is not definitely and actively concerned in some social interest, who does not recognize some duty besides those incident to her own blood relationship."

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"Until mothers earn their livings, women will not"

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"It is not that women are really smaller-minded, weaker-minded, more timid and vacillating, but that whosoever, man or woman, lives always in a small, dark place, is always guarded, protected, directed and restrained, will become inevitably narrowed and weakened by it."

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"This is the woman's century, the first chance for the mother of the world to rise to her full place and the world waits while she powders her nose."

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"Woman" in the abstract is young, and, we assume, charming. As they get older they pass off the stage, somehow, into private ownership mostly, or out of it altogether."

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"It is the same woman, I know, for she is always creeping, and most women do not creep by daylight."

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"The women who do the most work get the least money, and the women who have the most money do the least work."

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"Not woman, but the condition of woman, has always been a doorway of evil."

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"The fact that women in the home have shut themselves away from the thought and life of the world has done much to retard progress. We fill the world with the children of 20th century A.D. fathers and 20th century B.C. mothers."

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love."

Honore de Balzac

"Woman is a delightful instrument of pleasure, but it is necessary to know its trembling strings, to study the position of them, the timid keyboard, the fingering so changeful and capricious which befits it."

Honore de Balzac

"If a woman is really injured by her marriage, she should sue under the employer liability act. She should claim damages, not alimony."

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"In a sick society, women who have difficulty fitting in are not ill but demonstrating a healthy and positive response."

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"And woman should stand beside man as the comrade of his soul, not the servant of his body."

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"Women are happy to possess a man whom all women covet."

Honore de Balzac

"A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea."

Honore de Balzac

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