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Women are made to be loved not understood.
Oscar Wilde

American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope
to find in their butlers.
William Somerset Maugham

There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Mae West

Women are like teabags: you never know how strong they are until they're put in hot water.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
Marilyn Monroe

Women as a whole, as seen in the parks and in the streets, have better figures and are
better dressed, thanks to the continuous tremendous daily efforts of women to keep their
figure to the great delight of men. But I imagine how it must wear on their nerves.
Lin Yutang

Women and elephants never forget.
Dorothy Parker

The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her
heart, the place where love resides.
Audrey Hepburn

I am all for women's rights - and for their lefts too.
Groucho Marx

Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between
the sexes.
Oscar Wilde

Women are ships and must be manned.
American proverb

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the
way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because
that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.
Sam Levenson

As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
John Lennon

A woman laughs when she can and weeps when she pleases.
French proverb

There are only three things women need in life: Food, water, and compliments.
Chris Rock

There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither works.
Will Rogers

Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
Edmund Burke

I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either
hasn't allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.
Bob Dylan

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

Every woman is a rebel.
Oscar Wilde

If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we
made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
Orson Welles

A woman needs only two tools in life: WD 40 and duct tape. If it doesn't move and it
should, use WD 40. If it moves and shouldn't, use the tape.
Nicola Zweig

I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she happens to have
love in her heart. I guess a loving woman is indestructible.
John Steinbeck

Man has his will, but woman has her way.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Your clothes should be tight enough to show you're a woman but loose enough to show
you're a lady.
Marilyn Monroe

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

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she
were a perfectly normal human being?
Oscar Wilde

Women would rule the world – if only they'd stop bitchin' about each other.
Chris Rock

Every time I read where some woman gave a short talk I wonder how she stopped.
Kin Hubbard

Women are the whips of Satan.
Arabic proverb

God did not make woman from man's head, that she should not rule over him; nor from his
feet, that she should not be his slave; but from his side, that she should be near his heart.
Jewish proverb

A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.
Gloria Steinem

No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there
is a nice man who wishes that she were not.
H. L. Mencken

The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.
Chanakya

Woman would be more charming if one could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.
Ambrose Bierce

How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to
create it herself.
Anais Nin

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