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742 Greatest Quotes About Women


The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn. Gloria Steinem
Only he who is man enough will release the woman in woman. Friedrich Nietzsche
I'm proud to be black and white and look the way I look. I'm proud to not speak down on women or glorify things that are unimportant. Logic
A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him. Mae West
Curve: The loveliest distance between two points. Mae West
Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, but, they also get more notoriety when they crash. Amelia Earhart
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman. Coco Chanel
Republicans may learn they can't appeal to right-wing patriarchs and most women at the same time. Gloria Steinem
Why should men arrogate to themselves the right to regulate female purity? Mahatma Gandhi
I don't know if I'm a feminist, but I just know that I am all for outspoken, powerful women. Mac Miller
The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women. Simone de Beauvoir
There are only two types of women - goddesses and doormats. Pablo Picasso
Trying to be a man is a waste of a woman? Sarah Jessica Parker
I'm no longer accepting the things I cannot change...I'm changing the things I cannot accept. Angela Davis
The emphasis must be not on the right to abortion but on the right to privacy and reproductive control. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything. Friedrich Nietzsche
I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them. Princess Diana
Women - always in trouble with them, but can't live without them. Ayrton Senna
She was sensible and clever, but eager in everything; her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation. Jane Austen
When women go wrong, men go right after them. Mae West
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women. Angela Davis
As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world. Virginia Woolf
If women want any rights more than they's got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it. Sojourner Truth
If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things. Plato
A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty. Rudyard Kipling
People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone. Audrey Hepburn
[On women's role in the home:] Every wife, mother and housekeeper feels at present that there is some screw loose in the household situation. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
You're not gonna tell me who I am. I'm gonna tell you who I am. Nicki Minaj
Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed. Oscar Wilde
I think that women who know who they are are beautiful. Demi Lovato
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness. Oprah Winfrey
All the women in the world would not make me lose an hour. Napoleon Bonaparte
Obviously, there is much similarity among the challenges of transgender people and all women - from health care to harassment to discrimination in the workplace. Gloria Steinem
What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. Jane Goodall
The man who loves other countries as much as his own stands on a level with the man who loves other women as much as he loves his own wife. Theodore Roosevelt
In the '50s, too many women, even though they were very smart, they tried to make the man feel that he was brainier. It was a sad thing. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
For most of my life I let women do the driving and was happy to let them. Christopher Hitchens
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world. Edgar Allan Poe
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
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. Margaret Thatcher
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. Emily Dickinson
I want to be known for what I am, black and white, because I'm proud of both. Logic
I have lived and slept in the same bed with English countesses and Prussian farm women... no woman has excited passions among women more than I have. Florence Nightingale
Woman must not accept; she must challenge. Margaret Sanger
Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him. Groucho Marx
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. Janis Joplin
Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad. Fyodor Dostoevsky