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30 Greatest Quotes About Women

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There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature. Henry Miller
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men. Joseph Conrad
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
Women kill me. They really do. I don’t mean I’m oversexed or anything like that — although I am quite sexy. I just like them, I mean. They’re always leaving their goddam bags out in the middle of the aisle. J.D. Salinger
And yet women — good women — frightened me because they eventually wanted your soul, and what was left of mine, I wanted to keep. Charles Bukowski
As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot. John Lennon
Why are women… so much more interesting to men than men are to women? Virginia Woolf
An elegant woman is a woman who despises you and has no hair under her arms. Salvador Dalí
Be not ashamed women, … You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul. Walt Whitman
The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing — and then marry him. Cher
The only way a woman can ever reform a man is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life. Oscar Wilde
I like intelligent women. When you go out, it shouldn’t be a staring contest. Frank Sinatra
Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor. Coco Chanel
I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves. Mary Wollstonecraft
Women think with their whole bodies and they see things as a whole more than men do. Dorothy Day
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies. Arthur Schopenhauer
In love, women are professionals, men are amateurs. Francois Truffaut
Why is it men are permitted to be obsessed about their work, but women are only permitted to be obsessed about men? Barbra Streisand
Women are frightening. If you get to 41 as a man, you’re quite battle-scarred. Hugh Grant
The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time… love lavished on absolute fools. Love’s a charity ward, you know. Lawrence Durrell
Women are made to be loved, not understood. Oscar Wilde
I don’t hate women — they just sometimes make me mad. Eminem
If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning. Aristotle Onassis
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. Michelle Obama
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women. Voltaire
If women ran the world we wouldn’t have wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days. Robin Williams
There are only two types of women — goddesses and doormats. Pablo Picasso
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will. Charlotte Brontë
It is past time for women to take their rightful place, side by side with men, in the rooms where the fates of peoples, where their children’s and grandchildren’s fates, are decided. Hillary Clinton
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. Roseanne Barr TC mark

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