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Why are women... so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
Virginia Woolf

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Old age ain't no place for sissies.
Bette Davis

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For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
Virginia Woolf

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I want to know what the difference between the essence of a man and woman is.
Tina Turner

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She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.
Louisa May Alcott

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The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness, can be trained to do most things.
Jilly Cooper

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Campaign behavior for wives: Always be on time. Do as little talking as humanly possible. Lean back in the parade car so everybody can see the president.
Eleanor Roosevelt

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The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby.
Natalie Wood

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I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman.
Elizabeth I

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A woman is a woman!
Heidi Klum

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Of all the wastes of human ignorance perhaps the most extravagant and costly to human growth has been the waste of the distinctive powers of womanhood after the child-bearing age.
Anna Garlin Spencer

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The phrase "working mother" is redundant.
Jane Sellman

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Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.
Margaret Fuller

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No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.
Susan B. Anthony

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For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
Virginia Woolf

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It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.
Virginia Woolf

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Of all the wastes of human ignorance perhaps the most extravagant and costly to human growth has been the waste of the distinctive powers of womanhood after the child-bearing age.
Anna Garlin Spencer

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A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
Jane Austen

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Once more I can climb about and remind you that a woman in this epoch does the important literary thinking.
Gertrude Stein

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I would not like to be the only woman on the court.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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A woman's health is her capital.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.
Margaret Fuller

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I like being a woman, not a girl.
Sharon Stone

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I am my own woman.
Evita Peron

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We want rights. The flour merchant, the house-builder, and the postman charge us no less on account of our sex; but when we endeavor to earn money to pay all these, then, indeed, we find the interest.
Lucy Stone

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So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why don't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women?
Harriet Beecher Stowe

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I wanted to be the kind of woman who would attract a certain kind of man that I could respect. That was my thinking. It had to do with the kind of couple I would be a part of.
Lisa Kudrow

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The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs.
Marlene Dietrich

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A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn't be in love.
Mae West

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I am happy to know that my husband regards me as a woman and a person.
Katherine Dunham

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Life on the planet is born of woman.
Adrienne Rich

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As a woman, I find it very embarrassing to be in a meeting and realize I'm the only one in the room with balls.
Rita Mae Brown

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The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs.
Marlene Dietrich

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If men can run the world, why can't they stop wearing neckties? How intelligent is it to start the day by tying a noose around your neck?
Linda Ellerbee

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I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
Anais Nin

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No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a really nice man who wishes she were not.
Mary Catherine Bateson

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The higher mental development of woman, the less possible it is for her to meet a congenial male who will see in her, not only sex, but also the human being, the friend, the comrade and strong individuality, who cannot and ought not lose a single trait of her character.
Emma Goldman

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When a woman like that whom I've seen so much, All of a sudden drops out of touch; Is always busy and never can, Spare you a moment, it means a man.
Alice Duer Miller

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I am happy to know that my husband regards me as a woman and a person.
Katherine Dunham

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We want rights. The flour merchant, the house-builder, and the postman charge us no less on account of our sex; but when we endeavor to earn money to pay all these, then, indeed, we find the interest.
Lucy Stone

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One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.
Simone De Beauvoir

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A woman is as young as her knees.
Mary Quant

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We've come a long way. Power dressing now is designed to let the woman inside us come through.
Donna Karan

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The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby.
Natalie Wood

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Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott

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A woman has the age she deserves.
Coco Chanel

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I've always believed that one woman's success can only help another woman's success.
Gloria Vanderbilt

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When people ask me why I am running as a woman, I always answer, "What choice do I have?"
Pat Schroeder

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I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.
Susan B. Anthony

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One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.
Simone De Beauvoir

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I like to help women help themselves, as that is, in my opinion, the best way to settle the woman question. Whatever we can do and do well we have a right to, and I don't think any one will deny us.
Louisa May Alcott

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Let us rise in the moral power of womanhood; and give utterance to the voice of outraged mercy, and insulted justice, and eternal truth, and mighty love and holy freedom.
Maria W. Chapman

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Even if a woman is abused a very long time ago, it comes out in her life in a negative way.
Catherine Deneuve

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Funny business, a woman's career: the things you drop on the way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget you'll need them again when you get back to being a woman. It's one career all females have in common, whether we like it or not: being a woman. Sooner or later, we've got to work at it, no matter how many other careers we've had or wanted.
Eve

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Some men know that a light touch of the tongue, running from a woman's toes to her ears, lingering in the softest way possible in various places in between, given often enough and sincerely enough, would add immeasurably to world peace.
Marianne Williamson

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Because man and woman are the complement of one another, we need woman's thought in national affairs to make a safe and stable government.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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We've come a long way. Power dressing now is designed to let the woman inside us come through.
Donna Karan

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