We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Women Quotes from Marley Dias, Dennis Rodman, Camille Paglia, Sheryl Sandberg, Sharice Davids. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Girls of color and young women need to be seen, heard, and valued. Schools can help make this happen by including our stories in the curriculum.
Wilt Chamberlain lied when he said he had 20,000 women.
Younger women have no problem in reconciling beauty with ambitions as a professional woman.
If more women are in leadership roles, we’ll stop assuming they shouldn’t be.
Our asylum laws were written to protect victims fleeing persecution in their home countries. By limiting the scope of these laws and refusing to acknowledge gang violence or domestic violence as a valid reason to seek asylum, we are turning away women and children in grave danger.
All of our men and women in uniform, including our brave sailors in the U.S. Navy, deserve to have the best tools needed to carry out their mission to support and defend the Constitution of the United States.
I make decisions all day, so it’s nice for a woman like me to go to dinner and have the man take the menu and say, ‘Let me order.’ Other women would be offended by that, but I’m like, ‘Good. Because I can’t make one more decision today.’ I want someone to rub my feet without being asked.
I hate it that there are so many beautiful women in the world, and I can’t have all of them for myself.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
The unique and supreme voluptuousness of love lies in the certainty of committing evil. And men and women know from birth that in evil is found all sensual delight.
I’m thankful for the work that feminists like Gloria Steinem have done. I am a feminist, but the geography for women today is vastly different than it was in the ’60s.
I confess I sometimes sneak a peek at ‘The Big Bang Theory.’ I chuckle at their antics. But I cringe when they portray physicists as clueless nerds who are doormats when it comes to picking up women.
You’re not working with models, you’re working with real women who have, like, anatomy. Models do not have anatomy.
It is little men know of women; their smiles and their tears alike are seldom what they seem.
As long as white people put people of color, African Americans and Latinos, in the same dispensable bag, and look at our children of color as insignificant and treat women of color as not as deserving of protection as white women, we will never achieve true equality.
One of the problems in the biotech world is the lack of women in leadership roles, and I’d like to see that change by walking the walk.
There are so many young women coming up through the ranks. Adele is an amazing singer. Beyonce has great stage presence. She’s just a beautiful woman. I love how everyone has just taken charge of their lives and careers.
Aviation, this young modern giant, exemplifies the possible relationship of women and the creations of science. Although women have not taken full advantage of its use and benefits, air travel is as available to them as to men.
The crowd, still shouting, gives way before us. We plough our way through. Women hold their aprons over their faces and go stumbling away. A roar of fury goes up. A wounded man is being carried off.
There are women who make things better, there are women who change things, there are women who make things happen, who make a difference. I want to be one of those women.
I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free. The freedom of other men, far from negating or limiting my freedom, is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation.
There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.
Women have very little idea of how much men hate them.
Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed.
If women want any rights more than they’s got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it.
I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.
I know what women want. They want to be beautiful.
Cricket is not gender biased. It isn’t that men’s cricket is different and women’s a different one.
The more people we can attract to science and technology – men, women, everybody – the more economic opportunity we have as a nation.
Women may not have it easy, but we are given a fairer chance to reach for the top.
The use of sanitary pads and the dos and don’ts should be discussed with openness so as to make a hygienic and healthy life for the women.
If you want to occupy the C-suite or the top one-tenth of 1% in any organization, you have to be obsessively devoted to your career at the expense of everything else. And women look at that, and they think, ‘No.’
Women are capable of doing so many things these days, physically, emotionally, within relationships and career. There are so many things that women have evolved into and I feel really proud about where women are right now.
One of the things I’ve told men over and over and over and over is if you’re being rejected by all the women that you approach, it’s not the women!
I think one challenge is that having few women in your work environment makes you feel a little isolated and alone. I’m an extrovert; I like talking to people, and I make friends easily, but if your personality is somewhat different, I think you would struggle to connect with people.
I always say God should have given women one extra decade at least, especially if you want a family. You’re trying to pack a lot in.
I want to say a little something that’s long overdue, the disrespect to women has got to be through. To all the mothers and the sisters and the wives and friends, I wanna offer my love and respect till the end.
What does it say about a country that has to force its women into combat?
I’m not interested in dating. I like being with my own best friend, me. Certain women, particularly older women, cannot believe I like going to a social event by myself. But I do.
Women are always told, ‘You’re not going to make it, its too difficult, you can’t do that, don’t enter this competition, you’ll never win it,’ – they need confidence in themselves and people around them to help them to get on.
I have no illusions at all about being a sex symbol. None of my former girlfriends ever thought of me that way, and I don’t have any packs of women chasing me down the street like a Brad Pitt or someone like that.
Women have always been courageous… They are always fearless when protecting their children and in the last century they have been fearless in the fight for their rights.
Powerful women intimidate men. If she’s a really well-known woman, she has a career, she’s famous – in that case, men are really afraid.
A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
God gave me some weird, beautiful scent that makes men and women go crazy. People compare it to Carvel. It is a whale of a smell.
If women feel they are able to go from partner to partner without feeling emotionally invested and ultimately hurt, they should go for it.
The house a woman creates is a Utopia. She can’t help it – can’t help trying to interest her nearest and dearest not in happiness itself but in the search for it.
Don’t get caught up in the ‘look’ thing. Sometimes, we as men and women, the first thing that attracts us to someone is their physical appearance, and that’s not always a good thing because what’s good on the outside is not always good on the inside.
Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they are pretty, or good, or well-bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Obviously, there are moments that you look back at and cringe – things in the past involving violence or disrespect to women or disrespect to other people that are so far away from what I want to put out there now. But it’s actually a privilege to be able to change and be making records that reflect that change.
Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
Women’s liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It’s men who are discriminated against. They can’t bear children. And no one is likely to do anything about that.
It is true that a fellow cannot ignore women – but he can think of them as he ought – as sisters, not as sparring partners.
I never saw music in terms of men and women or black and white. There was just cool and uncool.
The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality.
We didn’t take Charlize Theron seriously until she did ‘Monster’ and became physically ugly. I would love to see women be able to be powerful, complex, smart, opinionated and taken seriously, even if they are beautiful.
Motherhood is more than bearing children, though it is certainly that. It is the essence of who we are as women. It defines our very identity, our divine stature and nature, and the unique traits our Father gave us.
I’ve come to the conclusion that beautiful women in the West aren’t comfortable finding strength in their femininity. They want to do masculine-oriented things to establish their femininity. It’s a contradiction.
A problem shared is a problem halved, but as with so many problems affecting women – periods, menopause, post-natal depression – we often feel embarrassed, as if we’re moaning or just plain wrong to air them.
A lot of women say they love being pregnant, but I wasn’t such a big fan.
Women have this obsession with shoes.
Everyone now knows how to find the meaning of life within himself. But mankind wasn’t always so lucky. Less than a century ago, men and women did not have easy access to the puzzle boxes within them.
I care very much about women and their progress. I didn’t go march in the streets, but when I was in the Arizona Legislature, one of the things that I did was to examine every single statute in the state of Arizona to pick out the ones that discriminated against women and get them changed.
Surrounding myself with beautiful women keeps me young.
Women have to harness their power – its absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
The Native American cultures on this continent, most of them, were matrilineal, and some women were the chiefs. Societies were about balance.
Achieving gender equality requires the engagement of women and men, girls and boys. It is everyone’s responsibility.
Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings.
I think all beautiful women have a clean look. They like things that are simple.
Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
Women are like cars: we all want a Ferrari, sometimes want a pickup truck, and end up with a station wagon.
When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.
We women of America tell you that America is not a democracy. Twenty million women are denied the right to vote.
Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens.
There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians.
I like my whisky old and my women young.
Women don’t realize how powerful they are.
More countries have understood that women’s equality is a prerequisite for development.
All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what’s sexy or cool or tough.
Investing in women’s lives is an investment in sustainable development, in human rights, in future generations – and consequently in our own long-term national interests.
I’m a strong believer in the fact that women are born to multi-task. God has made us like that.
Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
All women’s issues are to some degree men’s issues and all men’s issues are to some degree women’s issues because when either sex wins unilaterally both sexes lose.
How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.
The embattled gates to equal rights indeed opened up for modern women, but I sometimes think to myself; that is not what I meant by freedom, it is only social progress.
Women today have so many opportunities in fields like engineering. The work is new and engineers are making things work, making the impossible possible. I want girls to know about the opportunities out there.
Kindness is the essence of greatness and the fundamental characteristic of the noblest men and women I have known.
I would not send a poor girl into the world, ignorant of the snares that beset her path; nor would I watch and guard her, till, deprived of self-respect and self-reliance, she lost the power or the will to watch and guard herself.
For a long time, men weren’t respecting women. They weren’t understanding Mother Earth, Mother Nature, the Motherland, all the motherly stuff. And now we are.
If women ran the world we wouldn’t have wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days.
It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.
Love is an emotion that is based on an opinion of women that is impossible for those who have had any experience with them.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Ninety percent I’ll spend on good times, women and Irish Whiskey. The other ten percent I’ll probably waste.
In the face of patriarchy, it is a brave act indeed for both men and women to embrace, rather than shame or attempt to eradicate, the feminine.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
I do not like Moscow life. You live here not as you want to live, but as old women want you to.
Everyone is allowed to be vulnerable. I think women and men and dogs and cats and ants and aliens can all express themselves and be vulnerable.
Men and women, women and men. It will never work.
When women are encouraged to be competitive, too many of them become disagreeable.
The Woman’s Party is made up of women of all races, creeds and nationalities who are united on the one program of working to raise the status of women.
If all men are born free, how is it that all women are born slaves?
When I hear the words ‘Women should be barefoot and pregnant and in the kitchen,’ I think, ‘What. A. Dream.’ There are no negative connotations to it.
What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.
The worst enemy women have is in the pulpit.
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.
The higher the better. It’s more about an attitude. High heels empower women in a way.
Strong women only marry weak men.
Most women put off entertaining until the kids are grown.
Women have to be active listeners and interrupters – but when you interrupt, you have to know what you are talking about.
The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of ‘Women’s Rights’. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself.
If women were particular about men’s characters, they would never get married at all.
What counts the most for women is having the confidence to make your own money.
I guess I just don’t have a talent for it, some women just aren’t the marrying kind – or anyway, not the permanent marrying kind, and I’m one of them.
Women’s Lib? Oh, I’m afraid it doesn’t interest me one bit. I’ve been so liberated it hurts.
Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.
Women need space and silence. We too quickly give away our energy. There’s something about holding that richness.
The Myth of Male Power dealt much more with the political issues, the legal issues, sexual harassment, date rape, women who kill, and those issues were very much more interfaced with the agendas of feminism.
There is no such thing as society: there are individual men and women, and there are families.
I like my coffee like I like my women. In a plastic cup.
I definitely love women. They are more attractive to the naked eye.
The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.
I was surrounded by strong women so it had never even occurred to me that women were anything other than equal to men.
Most women don’t like good men. They say they want a good buy, but most women always wind up with the bad boy.
To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic society seems to me the equivalent of closing male eyes to female facts.
Women are considered deep – why? Because one can never discover any bottom to them. Women are not even shallow.
There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
The American women are very pretty and have great simplicity of character, and the extreme neatness of their appearance is truly delightful: cleanliness is everywhere even more studiously attended to here than in England.
Like all women, my path to womanhood is unique. No two paths are the same. Each of us travel with different privileges, challenges, and perspectives – some limiting, others illuminating.
If I had to name one thing that differentiates me from the other women, it’s that I get free stuff at restaurants or get discounts.
I opened Leith’s in Notting Hill in 1969 and it eventually worked its way into being awarded a Michelin star. At the time, there were a few women running small bistros – but I was the first woman to have a ‘serious,’ expensive restaurant.
I don’t know why women want any of the things men have when one of the things that women have is men.
The big divide in this country is not between Democrats and Republicans, or women and men, but between talkers and doers.
I’m so sick of people shaming women for being sensitive or vulnerable. It’s so bizarre to me… I do have those qualities, and I just don’t think there’s anything wrong with them.
There are so many men and women who hold no distinctive positions but whose contribution towards the development of society has been enormous.
Obviously, there is much similarity among the challenges of transgender people and all women – from health care to harassment to discrimination in the workplace.
Women ought to have representatives, instead of being arbitrarily governed without any direct share allowed them in the deliberations of government.
Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one.
My mother made me truly appreciate women.
Being a sex symbol has to do with an attitude, not looks. Most men think it’s looks, most women know otherwise.
In my family, growing up, the women were always the ones who were powerful, and they exuded this charisma of empowerment that I hold onto and always remember. I had some difficult times, but these strong women were always a constant.
Speaking very generally, I find that women are spiritually, emotionally, and often physically stronger than men.
I’ve looked on many women with lust. I’ve committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me.
Being a big guy, you face certain challenges. Over time, though, women found excuses to find me attractive.
They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.
Until Eve arrived, this was a man’s world.
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
High heels empower women in a way.
I made ‘LS4TS2’ for women, my Day 1’s, the trenches, and all those that doubted me.
Feminism is a socialist, anti-family, political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
I want to empower women. I want people to be afraid of the women I dress.
Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men and women not following the same pursuits with all their strengths and with one mind, for thus, the state instead of being whole is reduced to half.
Women who choose to stay home and raise their families make one of the most valuable contributions to society. as far as I am concerned.
The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.
The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion.
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
You women could make someone fall in love even with a lie.
There are only two types of women – goddesses and doormats.
I’ll always prefer to play with women and hang out with women, and I’ll always be a feminist.
Women are blessed with energy – a power which is unique. I have been very fortunate to have played strong women and explored their strengths through my films.
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.
Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk.
I also use women as a sex object; maybe I’m kinky. However, I like to talk to them as well.
Women always excel men in that sort of wisdom which comes from experience. To be a woman is in itself a terrible experience.
Women who stay true to themselves are always more interesting and beautiful to me: women like Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe and Anna Magnani – women who have style, chic, allure and elegance. They didn’t submit to any standard of beauty – they defined it.
Generally speaking, men are held in great esteem in all parts of the world, so why shouldn’t women have their share? Soldiers and war heroes are honored and commemorated, explorers are granted immortal fame, martyrs are revered, but how many people look upon women too as soldiers?
Russian women like to be feminine. Even if it’s minus-10 degrees and snowing, a Russian woman will still be in her stilettos.
We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.
We believe women have rights in Islam that they’ve yet to obtain.
I’ve exercised with women so thin that buzzards followed them to their cars.
Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting.
There might be a lot of difference between Republicans and Democrats on key social issues like women’s rights and health care. But when it comes to taking corporate cash, they’re pretty much the same beast.
I am not handsome, but when women hear me play, they come crawling to my feet.
Americans like fat books and thin women.
Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women.
Protecting the lives of women in childbirth and in their postpartum months should be a common priority.
Mr. President how long must women wait to get their liberty? Let us have the rights we deserve.
It is easier for women to succeed in business, the arts, and politics in America than in Europe.
I don’t hate women – they just sometimes make me mad.
I don’t eat with beautiful women alone.
Being persons, then, women are citizens; and no state has a right to make any new law, or to enforce any old law, that shall abridge their privileges or immunities.
The computer industry is the only industry that is more fashion-driven than women’s fashion.
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit and read it are old women over their tea.
Women are in a position now to voice their opinion… women are getting empowered. The more power they get, the more voice they get to shift certain things around. Now I have a daughter, I understand. When I didn’t have a daughter, I didn’t understand.
Women have to summon up courage to fulfill dormant dreams.
They say a lot of women would like to see me naked, but there’s not a lens long enough for that.
Women are, in my view, natural peacemakers. As givers and nurturers of life, through their focus on human relationships and their engagement with the demanding work of raising children and protecting family life, they develop a deep sense of empathy that cuts through to underlying human realities.
Women live lives of continual apology. They are born and raised to take the blame for other people’s behavior. If they are treated without respect, they tell themselves that they have failed to earn respect. If their husbands do not fancy them, it is because they are unattractive.
If it wasn’t for women, I wouldn’t be here. I’m a mamma’s boy at heart. I love my mom. I have the deepest, utmost respect for women.
The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
It’s a small percentage of people who do the 80-hour-a-week high-powered career thing, and they’re almost all men. Why? Well, men are driven by socio-economic status more than women.
I seem to be getting a lot of things pushed my way that are strong women. It’s like people see Hackers and they send me offers to play tough women with guns, the kind who wear no bra and a little tank top. I’d like to play strong women who are also very feminine.
I think the bottom of the totem pole is African-American women, or women of colour. I think they get the least opportunities in Hollywood.
I know my name will always be linked with women.
Whether we like it or not, men and women are not the same in nature, temperament, emotions and emotional responses.
Women tend to judge other women harshly. We should be kinder to each other, accept that we’re all different and can make different choices. Not go for some kind of stereotypical idea that we’re perfect. Frankly, I’m not perfect.
Marriage, to women as to men, must be a luxury, not a necessity; an incident of life, not all of it.
These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: Can’t live with them, or without them.
My mother told me two things constantly. One was to be a lady and the other was to be independent, and the law was something most unusual for those times because for most girls growing up in the ’40s, the most important degree was not your B.A. but your M.R.S.
The more you win, the brand of women’s cricket will go higher.
In the public eye, girls and women with strong perspectives are hated. If you’re a girl with an opinion, people just hate you. There are still people who are afraid of successful women, and that’s so lame.
Whether it is a tsunami, or whether it is a hurricane, whether it’s an earthquake – when we see these great fatal and natural acts, men and women of every ethnic persuasion come together and they just want to help.
A journey through the Mediterranean is not only inspiring and stimulating, it is also humbling. The men and women who created antique treasures for us to marvel at had to deal with plague, genocide, a world without writing, iron tools, or penicillin – and yet they made something extraordinary of their life and times.
Because you are women, people will force their thinking on you, their boundaries on you. They will tell you how to dress, how to behave, who you can meet and where you can go. Don’t live in the shadows of people’s judgement. Make your own choices in the light of your own wisdom.
I’m a multi-faceted woman and person, like all women are – there’s no black and white. We have shades of grey in the middle. And even many more colours that other people don’t see!
I’m for women choosing whatever they want to do but they have to really know what they are doing.
Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.
Not only is women’s work never done, the definition keeps changing.
Everyone has to learn how to live in an environment that has not made it easy for women to claim their place, so I think it’s all women’s responsibility to step forward.
Women like myself, CEOs, can pave the way for more women to get to the top.
Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today’s world do not have.
Women are the victims of this patriarchal culture, but they are also its carriers. Let us keep in mind that every oppressive man was raised in the confines of his mother’s home.
Women have fought so long and hard for our rights and equality, and now all our attention is put on being a size 0.
A man who pretends to understand women is bad manners. For him to really to understand them is bad morals.
No poll can equal the day-to-day visits of the men and women of the Democratic Party.
As a male writer, women are always what men pursue, and their world is always a mystery. So I always tried to present as many views as possible on women’s worlds.
And most people have a woman in their heart, most men have a woman in their heart and most women have a man in their heart.
A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.
I thought I would try to be gay for a while, but I’m just more sexually attracted to women. But I’m really glad that I found a few gay friends, because it totally saved me from becoming a monk or something.
In politics women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected.
Behind a smoke screen of high-profile female appointees and soothing slogans, George W. Bush is waging war on women.
If you’re gay, that doesn’t mean I want to discriminate against you, belittle or bully you, abuse or offend you. Not at all. I don’t want to go back to the dark days of criminalisation and the imprisonment of gay men and women; of Section 28 and legalised discrimination.
I’m glad I’m not bisexual. I couldn’t stand being rejected by men as well as women.
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.
I believe Native Americans, women, and all of us deserve representation, and that we all need to fight with everything we have to make it so.
You’re not working with models, you’re working with real women who have, like, anatomy. Models do not have anatomy.
Women are hypocrites. Women are opportunists. Women are liars. They are abusers and bullies and manipulators. They are capable of cruelty, callousness, and evil. Just like men.
The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.
When men talk about defense, they always claim to be protecting women and children, but they never ask the women and children what they think.
When it comes to women, there has been a tendency to define women in sports in the context of their relationships – they watch games because their husbands watch. They’re interested because their kids play a sport. They buy tickets to a sporting event because it’s a way to spend time with family.
Indeed, the Muslims have all the social evils of the Hindus and something more. That something more is the compulsory system of purdah for Muslim women. These burka women walking in the streets is one of the most hideous sights one can witness in India.
When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different.
You have to be very careful with women friends.
Women’s tennis is two sets of rubbish that lasts only half an hour.
I have crushes on women all the time. I don’t have intimate relationships with them, but I find women beautiful.
Men and women aren’t the same. And they won’t be the same. That doesn’t mean that they can’t be treated fairly.
There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter, control, or singly cope with.
Men and women have roles – their roles are different, but their rights are equal.
Women are treated differently by society for exactly the same reason that children and the mentally handicapped are treated differently.
My mum fought for feminism in her day so instilled in me the importance of equality. She taught me so much about women.
Gay guys love women who are tough, who are survivors. They always call me a diva. And I am a survivor; I’ve pulled through everything and I’ve not become bitter about it.
Planned Parenthood doesn’t care about women’s health care needs; it cares about abortion.
Youth is impulsive. When our young men grow angry at some real or imaginary wrong, and disfigure their faces with black paint, it denotes that their hearts are black, and that they are often cruel and relentless, and our old men and old women are unable to restrain them. Thus it has ever been.
I think feminism is the worst thing that ever happened to women. Our job used to be no job. We had it so good!
The No. 1 impediment to women succeeding in the workforce is now in the home.
In life, single women are the most vulnerable adults. In movies, they are given imaginary power.
The silent killer of all great men and women of achievement – particularly men, I don’t know why, maybe it’s the testosterone – I think it’s narcissism. Even more than hubris. And for women, too. Narcissism is the killer.
Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. It’s the same way with women… or at least the ones I want to be with.
In 1973, the Roe v. Wade decision concluded that women have a constitutionally protected right to safe and legal abortions. That landmark decision wasn’t the beginning of women having abortions; it was the end of women dying from abortions.
There’s a personality trait known as agreeableness. Agreeable people are compassionate and polite. And agreeable people get paid less than disagreeable people for the same job. Women are more agreeable than men.
God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever met.
I have spent a lifetime trying to share what it has meant to be a woman first in the world of sports so that other young women have a chance to reach their dreams.
We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit because what was native has been stolen from us, the love of Black women for each other.
Women are like elephants. I like to look at ’em, but I wouldn’t want to own one.
Men have as exaggerated an idea of their rights as women have of their wrongs.
Every woman is sexy in her own way. It is up to men to step up and make women feel like they are No. 1 on that list. There is no such thing as perfection.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous.
I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.
I grew up in the Bronx where you would stay up late with your girlfriends, just being silly in our bedrooms, whatever. And I was always the clown.
In my opinion, the battles over birth control and Planned Parenthood are primarily neither political nor religious. This is an issue of equality for women. This is an issue of women’s rights: Planned Parenthood is the most important private provider of reproductive health care for women in the United States.
Women pay attention to how men drive because it’s a good indicator of what kind of character you have. They want someone who’s going to be intelligent and cautious and assertive and confident when you need to be, but not overly aggressive and reckless, and also not timid and overly paranoid.
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.
It is generally recognised that women are better than men at languages, personal relations and multi-tasking, but less good at map-reading and spatial awareness. It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that women might be less good at mathematics and physics.
Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must – at that moment – become the center of the universe.
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.
Women want to attract a ‘high-value’ man. If that’s the man you want to attract you have to be high value yourself.
The sadness of the women’s movement is that they don’t allow the necessity of love. See, I don’t personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
No, I am not interested in women or sex or anything.
I haven’t trusted polls since I read that 62% of women had affairs during their lunch hour. I’ve never met a woman in my life who would give up lunch for sex.
If we do not lift up women and families, everyone will fall short.
Success doesn’t come overnight, especially for women.
I think women are amazing for being able to show what they feel. I admire women who do. I think it’s a mistake when women cover their emotions to look tough. I say let’s own who we are and use it as a strength.
I can promise you that women working together – linked, informed and educated – can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.
You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.
Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don’t have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.
From birth to age 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35 she needs good looks. From 35 to 55 she needs a good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash.
No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men.
Childfree women are actually great assets to the planet. Our carbon footprint is smaller than a mom’s! And we have enough money to write checks to organizations that help kids get vaccinations, vitamins, and educations yet have plenty of free time to advise your daughter that one day she will regret piercing her lip.
People say I’m wearing heels because I’m short. I wear heels because the women like ’em.
I feel women with long hair have a completely different charm – they can attract more attention and if I may say so, they look so Indian!
I truly believe that women should be financially independent from their men. And let’s face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define value. They define what’s sexy. And men define what’s feminine. It’s ridiculous.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Women’s art, political art – those categorisations perpetuate a certain kind of marginality which I’m resistant to. But I absolutely define myself as a feminist.
Women will never be as successful as men because they have no wives to advise them.
Women are women, and hurray for that.
I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men; they are far superior and always have been.
A miracle is really the only way to describe motherhood and giving birth. It’s unbelievable how God has made us women and babies to endure and be able to do so much. A miracle, indeed. Such an incredible blessing.
I think that’s something that all mothers have to deal with, especially single mothers. We work, and we have to leave the kids behind. And I think that’s one of the reasons that we, not only as women but as families, we have to advocate for early childhood education for all of our children.
Write in such a way as that you can be readily understood by both the young and the old, by men as well as women, even by children.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
I come from a long line of strong and confident women out of New Orleans. My grandmother and great-grandmother were women who ran their homes and were leaders in their communities. I was never taught that there was anything that I couldn’t do, and I believed that.
Women today have more of an overview of their lives and how marriage is or is not a part of it.
I’m interested in women’s health because I’m a woman. I’d be a darn fool not to be on my own side.
Too often the great decisions are originated and given form in bodies made up wholly of men, or so completely dominated by them that whatever of special value women have to offer is shunted aside without expression.
I know lots of women who have slim legs but refuse to wear skirts because of unsightly varicose or spider veins. Though heredity plays a role, your genes don’t have to doom you to a life of long pants.
There is a physical relationship with a woman that you don’t have with anybody else, but that’s not about love. Love is a spiritual thing.
Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.
Men’s vows are women’s traitors!
As it stands, motherhood is a sort of wilderness through which each woman hacks her way, part martyr, part pioneer; a turn of events from which some women derive feelings of heroism, while others experience a sense of exile from the world they knew.
I want to be motivational and inspirational for everybody: my big aim is more women on bicycles.
I’m just going to say I’m not gay. I really, really like women. That’s all I can really say about that.
It is hardly surprising that women concentrate on the way they look instead of what is in their minds since not much has been put in their minds to begin with.
Abortion is defended today as a means of ensuring the equality and independence of women, and as a solution to the problems of single parenting, child abuse, and the feminization of poverty.
I can’t date women my own age any more – I hate going to cemeteries.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
I despise women wearing too much makeup. It hides their actual beauty.
Honor your daughters. They are honorable.
Women are better at reading body language everywhere in the world. As a matter of fact, it’s associated with the female hormone estrogen. Women are better at figuring out of tone of voice, reading your face and posture and gesture.
You’ve gotta do things that make you happy. As women, we tend to give away a lot. We take care of a lot of people, and we can’t forget to take care of ourselves.
I’ve always been attracted to women who are assertive and have confidence – qualities older women possess. They’ve been on the Earth a little longer. They’re more seasoned. They don’t play games. They know what they want, and they’re not afraid to tell you.
I like a women who’s got some balls, some strength. As long as I can beat her at arm wrestling, that’s fine.
But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women.
Because women are more than the people who raise our children, they are fantastic leaders in their own rights in our community, and we want to give them the same safe environment, as we would expect.
A gender line… helps to keep women not on a pedestal, but in a cage.
Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.
I think we’re struggling with trying to redefine various positions at this point in history. To allow freedom for women, freedom for men, freedom from those sharply defined gender roles.
There is a great stir about colored men getting their rights, but not a word about the colored women; and if colored men get their rights, and not colored women theirs, you see, the colored men will be masters over the women, and it will be just as bad as it was before.
Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.
The term ‘alpha female’ originated in my field of animal behavior, but has acquired new meaning. It refers to women who are in charge, for example, by flirting and dating on their own terms. It is also used maliciously for a loud-mouthed, controlling woman who has no patience with deviating opinions.
When women reassert their relationship with the wildish nature, they are gifted with a permanent and internal watcher, a knower, a visionary, an oracle, an inspiratrice, an intuitive, a maker, a creator, an inventor, and a listener who guide, suggest, and urge vibrant life in the inner and outer world.
I dress for women and I undress for men.
There’s nothing more superficial to do than to paint a beautiful woman. The most beautiful portraits in art were of ugly women. If you paint Brigitte Bardot, it’s a disaster. Sunsets, you have to stay away from sunsets. You paint a sunset, you are in great danger.
There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men and women in it.
Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth… these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women’s empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.
Consumerism diverts us from thinking about women’s rights, it stops us from thinking about Iraq, it stops us from thinking about what’s going on in Africa – it stops us from thinking in general.
The idea that women were oppressed throughout history is an appalling theory.
I feel there is something unexplored about woman that only a woman can explore.
Women have this obsession with shoes.
You can’t raise the standard of women’s morals by raising their pay envelope. It lies deeper than that.
Women like to sit down with trouble – as if it were knitting.
Most African women are taught to endure abusive marriages. They say endurance means a good wife but most women endure abusive relationship because they are not empowered economically; they depend on their husbands.
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
Women hate everything which strips off the tinsel of sentiment, and they are right, or it would rob them of their weapons.
Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work… a woman is allowed that feeling for a man, but not her work.
Years ago women of my size were considered royalty.
Pro-life feminists believe in women and their ability. Pro-choice feminists only see women as weak and something to be exploited.
Women – always in trouble with them, but can’t live without them.
For those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we are grateful that such men and women were among us. For those who continue to serve, we honor their commitment. For those who return to civilian life, we honor their service.
I like women. I don’t understand them, but I like them.
There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything – millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace.
At the end of the day, women are a distraction. Whether you realize it or not.
Sex hasn’t been the same since women started enjoying it.
Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.
I don’t know why so many people in America hate Hillary Clinton; I found her to be one of the most gracious, intelligent, perceptive, and, yes, classy women I have ever met.
Before our kids start coming home from Iraq in body bags and women and children start dying in Baghdad, I need to know, what did Iraq do to us?
On YouTube, women are not just users; they’re creators. They’re learning about business and technology, and having a voice.
By improving health, empowering women, population growth comes down.
When women go wrong, men go right after them.
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.
Boxing is the most beautiful thing after women.
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
The woman power of this nation can be the power which makes us whole and heals the rotten community, now so shattered by war and poverty and racism. I have great faith in the power of women who will dedicate themselves whole-heartedly to the task of remaking our society.
I want to encourage women to embrace their own uniqueness. Because just like a rose is beautiful, so is a sunflower, so is a peony. I mean, all flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too.
Politics is traditionally a male domain in Russia. Until now, women have only been accessories. Now, female protest groups are emerging – not because men came up with the idea, but through their own efforts. That’s something new for Russia.
You can send women to the Moon or Mars later. First, provide sanitary pads to them.
For women’s tears are but the sweat of eyes.
Strong women, when respected, make the whole society stronger. One must be careful with such rapid changes, though, and make an effort to preserve, at the same time, the positive traditions of Indian culture.
Old women should not seek to be perfumed.
So often public service comes with sacrifice. A sacrifice that our men and women in uniform make each day.
What I am defending is the real rights of women. A woman should have the right to be in the home as a wife and mother.
Men and women are not born inconstant: they are made so by their early amorous experiences.
What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren’t supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown – watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
I want to support other women because of the opportunities I’ve had – and I’ve had a lot of opportunities. What I try as a female director is to do the best job I can and, in the meantime, bring attention to as many other female directors and writers as I can.
I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.
I like women. I love women.
Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.
Whether women are better than men I cannot say – but I can say they are certainly no worse.
Women hear rhythm differently than men.
Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.
So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn’t somebody wake up to the beauty of old women.
Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.
Each year, Labor Day gives us an opportunity to recognize the invaluable contributions that working men and women make to our nation, our economy and our collective prosperity. It gives us a chance to show gratitude for workers’ grit, dedication, ingenuity and strength, which define our nation’s character.
Women, like men, ought to have their youth so glutted with freedom they hate the very idea of freedom.
Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.
Every argument for Negro suffrage is an argument for women’s suffrage.
Women are the only exploited group in history to have been idealized into powerlessness.
I do not want to be the angel of any home: I want for myself what I want for other women, absolute equality. After that is secured, then men and women can take turns being angels.
Young women especially have something invested in being nice people, and it’s only when you have children that you realise you’re not a nice person at all, but generally a selfish bully.
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but they are seldom or ever inventors.
I am so honored to join the company of a roster as celebrated and diverse as Covergirl’s. I can’t wait to share some of my own beauty tips with fans and work alongside Covergirl to continue empowering girls and women to celebrate their individuality.
When men attempt bold gestures, generally it’s considered romantic. When women do it, it’s often considered desperate or psycho.
Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn’t do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.
For a long time, society put obstacles in the way of women who wanted to enter the sciences.
Women’s natural role is to be a pillar of the family.
Now, I have always believed that women are not victims; we are agents of change, we are drivers of progress, we are makers of peace – all we need is a fighting chance.
Sometimes when we think about femininity, we think also fragile. But I think you can be feminine and very strong. I think make-up goes with that femininity. I think it’s a natural gesture for women and one they do more for themselves than for others.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men.
One hair of a woman can draw more than a hundred pair of oxen.
Just as women are afraid of receiving, men are afraid of giving.
Freedom is a right ultimately defended by the sacrifice of America’s servicemen and women.
The only thing that separates women of color from everyone else is opportunity.
I think it’s important for little girls growing up, and young women, to have one in every walk of life. So from that point of view, I’m proud to be a role model!
I’m very open and honest, and I feel like it’s important for women to hear that we’re not perfect; none of us are perfect. And sometimes we aspire to have these ideas in our heads of what perfection is, and I probably would’ve been better off if I’d left myself alone.
The freedom movement transformed the status of women. Women fought along with men as comrades. In the process, the shackles that had bound them fell away.
Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves.
When God created man and woman, he was thinking, ‘Who shall I give the power to, to give birth to the next human being?’ And God chose woman. And this is the big evidence that women are powerful.
By improving health, empowering women, population growth comes down.
My advice to the women of America is to raise more hell and fewer dahlias.
Women, you can have it all – a loving man, devoted husband, loving children, a fabulous career.
I like all types of women. I accept them as they are when they come into my life… But I’m not a romantic. I’m just up-front. I like to be a part of something real, not make-believe. I tell women to tell me the truth, to just lay it out. Let me be the judge and decide if I want you around or not. Let me have my choice.
Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
I’m surrounded by very powerful women and very progressive men.
When anything goes, it’s women who lose.
Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance.
Not a day passes over the earth, but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows.
Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
All together now: Women don’t cause sexual harassment, harassers do.
I guess at the end of the day, all women like to be appreciated and treated with respect and kindness.
We’re getting ready to take over the world. My group of girlfriends – we’re renegades.
Sexual harassment on the job is not a problem for virtuous women.
The whole tone of Church teaching in regard to women is, to the last degree, contemptuous and degrading.
Women think with their whole bodies and they see things as a whole more than men do.
Women encourage men to be childish, then scold them.
Most drag impersonations are a drag. But women can like Geraldine, men can like Geraldine, everyone can like Geraldine.
As the mother of two daughters, I have great respect for women. And I don’t ever want to lose that.
I really like women who get emotional about babies and puppies. I’ve met some incredibly cool women who are tough, but the woman you marry should have a really soft side.
My mom is actually a former prima ballerina, and all the women in my family are associated either with dance or choreography or acting, so I’m very lucky in a way because I grew up in a family of artists. I’ve been dancing since I was a little kid.
Women are nothing but machines for producing children.
People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it’s safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs.
I do believe women have different ways of taking risks, of ruminating a bit more before they jump to conclusions. And I think that as a result, particularly on the, on, you know, on the trading floor, in the financial markets in general, the approach would be different.
I am both humbled and honored to receive the Honda Sports Award for women’s basketball.
The prolonged slavery of women is the darkest page in human history.
You know, there’s nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women. There are a lot of strong women you do not see who are guiding, helping, mothering strong men. They want to remain unseen. It’s kind of nice to be able to play a strong woman who is seen.
Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.
Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives’ mouths.
Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It’s about making life more fair for women everywhere. It’s not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It’s about baking a new pie.
I certainly don’t think of my life as a fairy tale. I think of myself as a modern, contemporary woman who has had to deal with all kinds of problems that many women today have to deal with.
Most fashion photography is done by gay people finding women sexy – which is sort of not sexy at all, at least to a heterosexual man.
I have said this many times, that there seems to be enough room in the world for mediocre men, but not for mediocre women, and we really have to work very, very hard.
It can’t be articulated enough, that feminism means the desire to have equality between men and women. I believe that, and I act on those beliefs by going to marches and making a difference where I can.
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
I do not live in a world where people can walk on water, or still a storm, or take five loaves of bread and feed 5000 men plus women and children. If that is a requirement of my commitment to Jesus, I find it difficult to stretch my mind outside the capacities of my world view.
Everyone has a different beauty and different qualities and I think that women need to learn to love their qualities and be comfortable in the fact that everyone is different.
Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.
Fleabag knows men and women are equal and should be treated as such, but what she’s confused about – and what I was confused about – was the idea that wanting bigger boobs doesn’t mean you don’t want equal rights.
I consider abortion to be a deeply personal and intimate issue for women and I don’t believe male legislators should even vote on the issue.
I’m always interested in relationships between women. I’m always interested in how women relate to each other, whether it’s a family relationship or it’s a friend relationship. That’s such uncharted territory in cinema.
Women’s liberation is the liberation of the feminine in the man and the masculine in the woman.
Yes, it’s a man’s world, but that’s all right because they’re making a total mess of it. We’re chipping away at their control, taking the parts we want. Some women think it’s a difficult task, but it’s not.
Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
In love, women are professionals, men are amateurs.
On Memorial Day, I don’t want to only remember the combatants. There were also those who came out of the trenches as writers and poets, who started preaching peace, men and women who have made this world a kinder place to live.
People say women shouldn’t have long hair over a certain age, but I’ve never done what everyone says.
I think, with never-ending gratitude, that the young women of today do not and can never know at what price their right to free speech and to speak at all in public has been earned.
The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness.
There’s no prerequisites to worthiness. You’re born worthy, and I think that’s a message a lot of women need to hear.
A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: ‘Duh.’
It is true that in France, women put on less things. If they have a necklace, they don’t put on earrings; if they have nail polish, they don’t put on all their rings and all their bracelets.
When I go back to Texas, I travel the state, and I see people all the time who come up to me, men and women across Texas, and they grab me by the shoulder, and they’re afraid. They say, ‘Ted, you know, I just lost my health insurance. I got a child with diabetes. I’m scared. Please stop this from happening.’
My advantage as a woman and a human being has been in having a mother who believed strongly in women’s education. She was an early undergraduate at Oxford, and her own mother was a doctor.
Women and men in the crowd meet and mingle, Yet with itself every soul standeth single.
Money and women. They’re two of the strongest things in the world. The things you do for a woman you wouldn’t do for anything else. Same with money.
I never say ‘nagging.’ I think that ‘nagging’ is a term that men created to get women to pipe down some. But, it’s a trap that we’ve created. We created several terms for women to back you down. Nagging means to stop asking me questions, then we get away with more. I think it’s a term men created.
I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavor to provide employment for hundreds of the women of my race.
The building up of a new, far-reaching system of inspection on the question of equal pay, with power to investigate every business in the United States, administered by a colossal new government agency with vast enforcement powers, would not be helpful to women, as far as I can see.
Femininity is part of the God-given divinity within each of you. It is your incomparable power and influence to do good. You can, through your supernal gifts, bless the lives of children, women, and men. Be proud of your womanhood. Enhance it. Use it to serve others.
Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.
The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.
Curvy women are gorgeous. All women are gorgeous.
We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution.
I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that silence would save us, but it won’t.
A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated. A man who invested wisely would be admired, but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women’s denigration of themselves.
On the whole, I think women wear too much and are to fussy. You can’t see the person for all the clutter.
In real life, too, women love to be that girl who tames the bad boy.
Women should never go without earrings. Passing on them is an opportunity missed.
Women of the working class, especially wage workers, should not have more than two children at most. The average working man can support no more and and the average working woman can take care of no more in decent fashion.
Women who marry early are often overly enamored of the kind of man who looks great in wedding pictures and passes the maid of honor his telephone number.
If we’re discussing women’s empowerment and equal rights, then yes, I support it.
I think French women tend to keep it simple. I’d say try the less-is-more approach, which is not always easy to get right.
You can be a thousand different women. It’s your choice which one you want to be. It’s about freedom and sovereignty. You celebrate who you are. You say, ‘This is my kingdom.’
Most women find a man with good manners sexy.
It’s funny about men and women. Men pay in cash to get them and pay in cash to get rid of them. Women pay emotionally coming and going. Neither has it easy.
The women that inspire me to be honest are the women that struggle.
Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known.
In 1969, I gave up women and alcohol – it was the worst 20 minutes of my life.
Being natural is incredibly empowering for women because it’s just who you are. You’re embracing all the beautiful things about you from your head to your toes. Because when you mask so much of your natural beauty, people don’t get to see that.
No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.
I always open doors for women. It’s just good manners.
A bird cannot fly with one wing only. Human space flight cannot develop any further without the active participation of women.
My ideal man is faithful, honest, and a gentleman who knows how to treat women.
For me, masculinity is about control, and femininity is more of an embrace, the art of listening. It’s very inspiring to explore the shadows of masculinity and femininity, and the tensions between both, and the place of women in the world right now.
There’s three things men always talk about – women, sports, and cars.
Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for the last time.
If there is one thing that the women and men of the late 20th century who have an awareness and enjoyment of history can be sure of, it is that Islam was not sent from Heaven to foster egotism and mediocrity.
Every woman is sexy in her own way. It is up to men to step up and make women feel like they are No. 1 on that list. There is no such thing as perfection.
I come from a family of strong women, who have been positive role models for me.
I do not demand equal pay for any women save those who do equal work in value. Scorn to be coddled by your employers; make them understand that you are in their service as workers, not as women.
They say women and music should never be dated.
I could sooner reconcile all Europe than two women.
Emancipation of women has made them lose their mystery.
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.
If you want to be a woman in power, then empower other women.
Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open.
The machines, the modern mode of production, slowly undermined domestic production and not just for thousands but for millions of women the question arose: Where do we now find our livelihood?
It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation.
I just like short hair on women; I think it’s cool.
Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.
The battle for women’s rights has been largely won.
No men who really think deeply about women retain a high opinion of them; men either despise women or they have never thought seriously about them.
War is big business. It’s a lot of money going to and fro, and unfortunately a lot of angst, and a lot of fear, and a lot of doubt. And eventually a lot of wonderful people, like soldiers, like men and women that are out there trying to do the best they can, they come back being wounded on many levels.
Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time.
I was ecstatic they re-named ‘French Fries’ as ‘Freedom Fries’. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots.
I go out with white women. This makes a lot of people unhappy, mostly black women.
I’ve yet to be on a campus where most women weren’t worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I’ve yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing.
Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
Women don’t try to use me.
The people of the State of Texas consist principally of men, women, and children, with a sprinkling of cowboys. The weather is very good, thermometer rarely rising above 2,500 degrees in the shade and hardly ever below 212.
When you’re wounded and left on Afghanistan’s plains, and the women come out to cut up what remains, jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains and go to your gawd like a soldier.
Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove that they are worthy of woman’s attention.
No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you.
British women can be slightly more reserved; Scottish are a little more crazy and fun, and American are more forthright, which I really enjoy.
Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe.
I am drawn to women who are independent and creative, which is problematic because it’s a struggle, a competition of careers. There’s jealousy.
Virginity is such a personal thing. You can’t judge anyone on it. A lot of young women feel they want to save themselves for the man who they think they’ll love forever.
There will never be a new world order until women are a part of it.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Women like me aren’t supposed to run for office.
We’ve got to get women to sit at the table.
Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
The topic of trust is an important factor in all matters of the heart – and here’s why. Men lie to women. Women lie to men. And most people agree that some lying is even necessary – to avoid petty squabbles and to grease the wheels of a relationship.
All the women want to be with me, all the men want to be like me.
I would like to tell the young men and women before me not to lose hope and courage. Success can only come to you by courageous devotion to the task lying in front of you.
Women… can’t live with ’em… can’t shoot ’em.
I can hear the roar of women’s silence.
Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell.
The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror – and America is honored to be their friend.
I think that, if anything, the pageant is great for people who suffer from body issues. It’s all about being comfortable with what you’re given and what you have and being able to flaunt it without being insecure. It’s about empowering women, not making them feel weak or less.
If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.
Where there is so much racket, there must be something out of kilter. I think that ‘twixt the Negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon.
To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it’s no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.
The lover of life makes the whole world into his family, just as the lover of the fair sex creates his from all the lovely women he has found, from those that could be found, and those who are impossible to find.
The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women.
I think women should start to embrace their age. What’s the alternative to getting older? You die. I can’t change the day I was born. But I can take care of my skin, my body, my mind, and try to live my life and be happy.
Feminism is an entire world view or gestalt, not just a laundry list of women’s issues.
Gaming in general is a male thing. It isn’t that gaming is designed to exclude women. Everybody who’s tried to design a game to interest a large female audience has failed. And I think that has to do with the different thinking processes of men and women.
‘Wonder Woman’ is much more than a cartoon character. She’s fighting for truth and justice and the secret self that exists in all women and girls. There’s a moral fiber and a goodness about her that all women have.
I faced a number of challenges whilst I built Biocon. Initially, I had credibility challenges where I couldn’t get banks to fund me; I couldn’t recruit people to work for a woman boss. Even in the businesses where I had to procure raw materials, they didn’t want to deal with women.
Anything can be used for or against the welfare of women – or the welfare of anyone – depending on who controls it.
I’m like thousands of women in South Africa who lost their men to cities and prisons… I stand defiant, tall and strong.
I’m very proud of being a woman, and as a woman, I don’t even like the word ‘feminism’ because when I hear that word, I associate it with women trying to pretend to be men, and I’m not interested in trying to pretend to be a man. I don’t want to embrace manhood; I want to embrace my womanhood.
I was raised to think women had babies, stayed at home, and men worked. By the time I got ready to do it, I thought I had all the answers. Only somebody had changed the questions.
I wanted pretty pictures of older women – women who are trying too hard but succeeding – pulling off an extreme look. What I didn’t know would creep into the portraits was a vulnerability behind the strong facade that most of them wear.
Women like to watch women fight because it makes them feel sort of empowered physically and mentally. They feel kind of jazzed and excited by it.
Women lie about their age; men lie about their income.
There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal, particularly in women. Chief among these is the Mercedes-Benz 380SL convertible.
The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity.
Everything is a risk in Pakistan: If you defend women, it’s a risk. If you defend non-Muslims it’s a risk. If you discuss religion, it’s a risk. But you can’t really sit there like a vegetable in your own society. And I’m committed to that society… and I feel I need to turn around and speak as I should.
Relationships are made of talk – and talk is for girls and women.
Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him.
I gotta be honest with you. I’m kind of jealous of the way my dad gets to talk to my mom sometimes. Where are all those old-school women you can just take your day out on? When did they stop making those angels?
I think that American women are further along than any other women in the world. But you can’t have peace in a world in which some women or some men or some nations are at different stages of development. There is so much work to be done.
Women’s value has been under-recognized for far too long.
The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.
If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they’d never marry.
The women’s movement had already paved the way, I think, for my coming.
I believe strongly in the rights of women… my mother is a woman, my sister is a woman, my daughter is a woman, my wife is a woman.
It is downright mockery to talk to women of their enjoyment of the blessings of liberty while they are denied the use of the only means of securing them provided by this democratic-republican government: the ballot.
My advice to women in general: Even if you’re doing a nine-to-five job, treat yourself like a boss. Not arrogant, but be sure of what you want – and don’t allow people to run anything for you without your knowledge.
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Listen, ‘real’ women are the reason the fashion industry exists.
The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.
I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day.
Women of all classes are awakening to the necessity of self-support, but few are willing to do the ordinary useful work for which they are fitted.
There are many women who came before me who didn’t really have the same opportunities that I have had. That’s why I always wanted to be a great ambassador – not only today’s generation – but for the women who really didn’t have a voice, but who paved the way for me.
Madam Walker was a master marketer. But her brilliance was in taking it to another level by training women, by traveling, by making very motivational speeches and by providing independent income for women who otherwise would have to be maids and sharecroppers.
Make women rational creatures, and free citizens, and they will quickly become good wives; – that is, if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers.
The men and women who work in our prisons are the unsung heroes of the criminal justice system.
One can find women who have never had one love affair, but it is rare indeed to find any who have had only one.
To terrify children with the image of hell… to consider women an inferior creation. Is that good for the world?
A man is given the choice between loving women and understanding them.
You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.
Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights.
I’ve been misunderstood when it comes to women. I’ve got a big heart and a little brain. But I love women being women; there’s something about their skin. I do love strong, independent women, but they are definitely complicated.
I would love to see women be able to be powerful, complex, smart, opinionated and taken seriously, even if they are beautiful. Even more, I would love to see women held to different standards, other than the superficial ones that we’re held to.
‘Pretty Lady’ is the conversation piece where you just need to compliment your lady. If you are in a club setting, and you just been eyeing a beautiful woman, this song came from me trying to compliment women and them turning their face up at me.
I have beautiful, beautiful clothes, designed by my bachelor boy son, Kenny. Kenny has a big following as it is, and even Lady Gaga has asked Kenny to design dresses for her. But Kenny isn’t very keen on, well, shall we say, extreme women. He likes someone that women all over the world can identify with.
I was raised by strong women, and that DNA is in my daughter and wife.
Feminism is, I hope, a way to a better future for everyone who inhabits this world. Feminism should not be something that needs a seductive marketing campaign. The idea of women moving through the world as freely as men should sell itself.
The Great Depression of the 1930s saw more American unmarried women working from nine to five, mostly in repetitive, boring, subordinate, dead-end jobs. But the number of working women doubled between 1870 and 1940. During World War II it doubled once again.
Women in my focus groups, they say a bald man is trustworthy. He has nothing to hide.
I think women are excellent social critics.
Older women know who they are, and that makes them more beautiful than younger ones. I like to see a face with some character. I want to see lines. I want to see wrinkles.
Women’s Lib? Poor little things. They always look so unhappy. Have you noticed how bitter their faces are?
There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed.
For a male artist, people instantly assume they write their own music, but for women, they assume it’s all manufactured.
The test of civilization is its estimate of women.
Women are women, and hurray for that.
I grew up in a time when women didn’t really do comedy. You had to be homely, overweight, an old maid, all that. You had to play a stereotype, because very attractive women were not supposed to be funny – because it’s powerful; it’s a threat.
Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live.
I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.
Whether women are better than men I cannot say – but I can say they are certainly no worse.
Women are the real architects of society.
Historically, our culture has not made room for the nuances of humanity. People have not been kept safe: women, people of colour, queer people, transgender people.
All the men in my family were bearded, and most of the women.
A lot of people would say ‘sexy’ is about the body. But to me, ‘sexy’ is a woman with confidence. I admire women who have very little fear.
Yes, we become stronger when men and women, young and old, gay and straight, native-born and immigrant fight together to create the kind of country we all know we can become.
Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests.
We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.
I didn’t marry to have children. I married to have a relationship, and I was blessed with one child. I was an only child, too – my mother was smarter than most women today; she just had me.
No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.
There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women.
If men knew all that women think, they would be twenty times more audacious.
When women work together, it’s a bond unlike any other.
Women deeply want men who are competent and powerful. And I don’t mean power in that they can exert tyrannical control over others. That’s not power. That’s just corruption.
The reason women don’t play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public.
It’s important for women to embrace their beauty and sexuality. Females are victimized and made to feel ashamed of their bodies, or they can’t be smart and beautiful, and I try to work against that.
I didn’t want to let women down. One of the stereotypes I see breaking is the idea of aging and older women not being beautiful.
Disguise our bondage as we will, ‘Tis woman, woman, rules us still.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.
Oh, if I could but live another century and see the fruition of all the work for women! There is so much yet to be done.
But, alas! what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have a higher Design than to get her a Husband?
The basic Buddhist stand on the question of equality between the genders is age-old. At the highest tantric levels, at the highest esoteric level, you must respect women: every woman.
Sometimes you have to not just dream about what could be – you get out and push and you pull and you preach. And you create a climate and environment to get those in high places, to get men and women of good will in power to act.
Women would rather be right than reasonable.
When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It’s a whole different way of thinking.
Ninety-nine percent of the men and women of the FBI… are just professionals. I don’t want Americans, if an FBI agent knocks on their door, to have to be worried about well, is he a Democrat or a Republican? He’s an FBI agent.
I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.
The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness.
Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn’t seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
If men are honest, everything they do and everywhere they go is for a chance to see women.
Nigeria’s unity is one for which enough blood has been spilled and many hundreds of thousands of lives have been lost. Many have paid for the unity of this country with their lives, and it will be wrong of us, as men and women of goodwill in this generation, to toy with those sacrifices that have been made.
Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men.
I’m a heroine addict. I need to have sex with women who have saved someone’s life.
Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe that you must become its soul.
All right, then nobody can complain if we ask pregnant women to make parachute jumps.
I don’t hate women – they just sometimes make me mad.
I think today women are very scared to celebrate themselves, because then they just get labeled.
All women have a perception much more developed than men. So all women somehow, being repressed for so many millennia, they ended up by developing this sixth sense and contemplation and love. And this is something that we have a hard time to accept as part of our society.
We need men and women to sit down and talk to each other about sex honestly and openly. That would help us fight Aids so immediately. But our lack of communication is hugely problematic.
I demanded more rights for women because I know what women had to put up with.
The same way that racism is a white person’s problem, violence against women is a men’s problem.
Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
People always think women meet us in the hotel lobby, but it’s the opposite. The majority of the time, you go out to eat with your teammates, then rest for the next day’s game. It’s not a vacation – most guys view the road as a business trip.
I pine for a return to the type of old-school journalism and the tough newspapermen and women of the Thirties.
Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, ‘She doesn’t have what it takes’; They will say, ‘Women don’t have what it takes.’
Women don’t take enough risks. Men are just ‘foot on the gas pedal.’ We’re not going to close the achievement gap until we close the ambition gap.
Children, I grant, should be innocent; but when the epithet is applied to men, or women, it is but a civil term for weakness.
Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.
I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.