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  Women are ships and must be manned.  
 -  American proverb

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

  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

  The female of the species is more deadly than the male.  
 -  English proverb

  Where the devil has no time to go, he sends a woman.  
 -  Russian proverb

  There is nothing sharper than a woman's tongue.  
 -  Irish proverb

  A woman's sword is her tongue, and she does not let it rust.  
 -  Chinese proverb

  A dog is wiser than a woman, he does not bark at his master.  
 -  Russian proverb

  Who can find a woman of valor? Her price is far above rubies.  
 -  Jewish proverb

  A woman's strength is in her tongue.  
 -  English proverb

  A pair of women's breasts has more pulling power than a pair of oxen.  
 -  Mexican proverb

  Even Satan prays for protection from girls.  
 -  Punjabi proverb

  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

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

  Please know that I am aware of the hazards. I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.  
 -  Amelia Earhart

  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

  Women complain about sex more often than men. Their gripes fall into two major categories: 1. Not enough. 2. Too much.  
 -  Ann Landers

  If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.  
 -  Aristotle Onassis

  Since women are better at producing babies, presumably Nature has given men some talent to compensate. But for the moment I can't think of it.  
 -  Arthur C. Clarke

  Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.  
 -  Arthur Schopenhauer

  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

  Why does a woman work ten years to change a man, then complain he's not the man she married?  
 -  Barbara Streisand

  The manner by which women are treated is a good criterion to judge the true state of society. If we know but this one feature in a character of a nation, we may easily judge the rest, for as society advances, the true character of women is discovered.  
 -  Benjamin Harrison

  When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch.  
 -  Bette Davis

  Sigmund Freud once said, 'What do women want?' The only thing I have learned in 52 years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that.  
 -  Bill Cosby

  Now that women are jockeys, baseball umpires, atomic scientists, and business executives, maybe someday they can master parallel parking.  
 -  Bill Vaughan

  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

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

  A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad. An optimist is a man who hopes they are.  
 -  Chauncey Mitchell Depew

  God made woman beautiful and foolish; beautiful, that man might love her; and foolish, that she might love him.  
 -  Cher

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

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

  There are only two types of women: Those who want to sleep with Chuck Norris, and those who want to sleep with Chuck Norris again.  
 -  Chuck Norris jokes

  I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one of the things that women have is men.  
 -  Coco Chanel

  A girl should be two things: Classy and fabulous.  
 -  Coco Chanel

  Women, shame on you! Don't you ever ask a man in your life again about your weight. You have a scale - get on it!  
 -  Connie Podesta

  To judge from the covers of countless women's magazines, the two topics most interesting to women are 1 - why men are all disgusting pigs and 2 - how to attract men.  
 -  Dave Barry

  A woman knows everything about her children. Ske knows about dental appointments and football games and best friends and favourite foods and romances and secret fears and hopes and dreams. A man is vaguely aware of some short people living in the house.  
 -  Dave Barry

  Women want to be loved, to be listened to, to be desired, to be respected, to be needed, to be trusted, and sometimes, just to be held. Men just want tickets for the cup final.  
 -  Dave Berry

  Women and elephants never forget.  
 -  Dorothy Parker

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

  When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. When men are depressed, they invade another country.  
 -  Elayne Boosler

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

  Well behaved women rarely make history.  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt

  A woman will always have to be better than a man in any job she undertakes.  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt

  Women: You can't live with them, and you can't get them to dress up in a skimpy little Nazi costume and beat you with a warm squash or something...  
 -  Emo Philips

  Show me a woman who doesn't feel guilt and I'll show you a man.  
 -  Erica Jong

  Women are like dog poop. The older they get, the easier they are to pick up.  
 -  Evan Esar

  A well-balanced girl is the one who has an empty head and a full sweater.  
 -  Frank Sinatra

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

  God created woman. And boredom did indeed cease from that moment - but many other things ceased as well! Woman was God's second mistake.  
 -  Friedrich Nietzsche

  If you convey to a woman that something ought to be done, there is always a dreadful danger that she will suddenly do it.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton

  A woman waits motionless until she is wooed. That is how the spider waits for the fly.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw

  There will always be a battle between the sexes because men and women want different things. Men want women and women want men.  
 -  George Burns

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

  A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.  
 -  Gloria Steinem

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

  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

  A woman waits motionless until she is wooed. That is how the spider waits for the fly.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw

  There will always be a battle between the sexes because men and women want different things. Men want women and women want men.  
 -  George Burns

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

  A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.  
 -  Gloria Steinem

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

  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

  Men talk to women so they can sleep with them, and women sleep with men so they can talk to them.  
 -  Jay McInerney

  One of the greatest mysteries to me about women is the fact that they can pour hot wax on their legs, rip the hair out by the roots, and still be afraid of a spider.  
 -  Jerry Seinfeld

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

  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

  Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.  
 -  Joseph Conrad

  No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first pill that comes along.  
 -  Joyce Brothers

  I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex.  
 -  Katharine Hepburn

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

  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

  I always depend on the judgement of a woman rather than that of a man.  
 -  Lin Yutang

  Woman stock is rising in the market. I shall not live to see women vote, but I'll come up and rap at the ballot box.  
 -  Lydia Maria Child

  Smart girls know how to pay tennis, piano and dumb.  
 -  Lynn Redgrave

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

  A woman's intuition has often proved truer than man's arrogant assumption of superior knowledge.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi

  If you are in a country that is progressive, the woman is progressive. If you're in a country that reflects the consciousness toward the importance of education, it's because the woman is aware of the importance of education. But in every backward country you'll find the women are backward, and in every country where education is not stressed its because the women don't have education.  
 -  Malcolm X

  The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.  
 -  Marcel Proust

  In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.  
 -  Margaret Thatcher

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

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

  Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him.  
 -  Marlene Dietrich

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

  Being a woman is hard work.  
 -  Maya Angelou

  I love women. They're the best thing ever created. If they want to be like men and come down to our level, that's fine.  
 -  Mel Gibson

  That's the nature of women... not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not.  
 -  Miguel de Cervantes

  I married beneath me, all women do.  
 -  Nancy Astor

  Easy is an adjective used to describe a woman who has the sexual morals of a man.  
 -  Nancy Linn-Desmond

  A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.  
 -  Nancy Reagan

  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

  Women would rather be right than reasonable.  
 -  Ogden Nash

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

  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

  Women are made to be loved not understood.  
 -  Oscar Wilde

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

  Every woman is a rebel.  
 -  Oscar Wilde

  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

  The history of women is the history of the worst form of tyranny the world has ever known. The tyranny of the weak over the strong. It is the only tyranny that lasts.  
 -  Oscar Wilde

  Women give to men the very gold of their lives. But they invariably want it back in small change.  
 -  Oscar Wilde

  Intuition is the strange instinct that tells a woman she is right, whether she is or not.  
 -  Oscar Wilde

  Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.  
 -  Ovid

  At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.  
 -  P. G. Wodehouse

  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

  O Woman, you are not merely the handiwork of God, but also of men; these are ever endowing you with beauty from their own hearts... You are one-half woman and one-half dream.  
 -  Rabindranath Tagore

  Women need to feel loved and men need to feel needed.  
 -  Rita Mae Brown

  Once a month, some women act like men act all the time.  
 -  Robert A. Heinlein

  Boats and ships are female because they are beautiful, lovable, expensive - and unpredictable.  
 -  Robert A. Heinlein

  If women ran the world, there would not be wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days.  
 -  Robin Williams

  Taking joy in life is a woman's best cosmetic.  
 -  Rosalind Russell

  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

  Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right - instantly.  
 -  Sam Slick

  Women don't want a man to look a certain way. They want a man to make them feel a certain way.  
 -  Sean Stephenson

  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

  When they told me that by the year 2100 women would rule the world, my reply was, 'Still?'  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill

  Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.  
 -  Socrates

  You know that look that women get when they want to have sex? Me neither.  
 -  Steve Martin

  A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy - the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.  
 -  Thomas C. Haliburton

  A beautiful woman uses her lips for Truth, her voice for Kindness, her ears for Compassion, her hands for Charity and her heart for Love. For those who do not like her, she uses Prayer.  
 -  Unknown

  A strong woman is one who is able to smile this morning like she wasn't crying last night.  
 -  Unknown

  I don't get nervous if I'm surrounded by beautiful women. I know they're all too busy hating each other to notice me.  
 -  Unknown

  Smart Man + Smart Woman = Romance. Smart Man + Dumb Woman = Affair. Dumb Man + Smart Woman = Marriage. Dumb Man + Dumb Woman = Pregnancy.  
 -  Unknown

  An English professor wrote the words, 'Woman without her man is nothing' on the blackboard and directed his students to punctuate it correctly. The men wrote: 'Woman, without her man, is nothing.' The women wrote: 'Woman: Without her, man is nothing.'  
 -  Unknown

  A beautiful woman that can go out and then come home alone and lay in bed alone, is a woman with standards and self control.  
 -  Unknown

  For all men who say 'A woman's place is in the kitchen' remember that's where the knives are kept.  
 -  Unknown

  It takes a strong woman, to drop everything, go through her phone, send one final text, delete his number, burn the letters & unwanted memories, and say I WON'T stress, cry, or blame myself anymore, & lets go.  
 -  Unknown

  Don't be a woman that needs a man, be the woman a man needs.  
 -  Unknown

  Behind every great woman, there is a guy looking at her ass.  
 -  Unknown

  Absolutely no one can text faster than a pissed off woman.  
 -  Unknown

  Women are like internet viruses they enter your life, scan your pocket, edit your mind, download their problems, delete your smile...  
 -  Unknown

  Real Women are classy, strong, independent, loyal and loveable and one thing about them is they know they deserve better.  
 -  Unknown

  To some, woman is heresy and diabolical. To me she is just the opposite.  
 -  Vincent van Gogh

  All the reasons of a man cannot outweigh a single feeling of a woman.  
 -  Voltaire

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

  Women like not only to conquer, but to be conquered.  
 -  William Makepeace Thackeray

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

  The most efficient water power in the world - women's tears.  
 -  Wilson Mizner

  Men learn to love the woman they are attracted to. Women learn to become attracted to the man they fall in love with.  
 -  Woody Allen