Quotes and Sayings about Women



"Women like silent men. They think they're listening."
- Marcel Achard
(Related: Women, Listening)

"If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women."
- Abigail Adams
(Related: Women, Heroes)

"The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: Men, Women, Rights, Nothing)

"Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: Men, Women, People, Elections, Vote)

"I certainly think that 10 to 20 years from now, clearly the majority of veterinarians will be women."
- Richard Adams
(Related: Women, Majority, Now, Will, Years)

"In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn't have to ride around with jerks."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Women, Car)

"Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled."
- Jane Addams
(Related: Women, Feet, Old)

"The Rubicons which women must cross, the sex barriers which they must breach, are ultimately those that exist in their own minds."
- Freda Adler
(Related: Women, Sex)

"There is only one situation I can think of in which men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do. It is when they are in love and reading a love letter."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Effort, Reading)

"Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer."
- Spiro T. Agnew
(Related: Women, Fools, May, Oceans, Will)

"Women have a way of contorting things sometimes. We all have our moods, ups and downs."
- Malin Akerman
(Related: Women, Moods)

"I've got cousins galore. Mexicans just spread all their seeds. And the women just pop them out."
- Jessica Alba
(Related: Women)

"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
(Related: Women, Help, Opinion, Question, Right, Will, Woman)

"It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Talent, Genius, People, Difference)

"People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Money, People, Style, World)

"Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Women, Time, Worth)

"The law changes and flows like water, and the stream of women's rights law has become a sudden rushing torrent."
- Shana Alexander
(Related: Women, Rights, Law, Water)

"I confront the European elite's self-image as tolerant 'while under their noses women are living like slaves."
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali
(Related: Women, Living, Noses, Self)

"Nearly one in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. And slightly more than half of female victims of domestic violence live in households with children under age 12."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Age, Experience, Women, Children, Victims, Violence, Will)

"Our men and women in our armed forces are the real heroes in this conflict."
- Wayne Allard
(Related: Men, Women, Conflict, Heroes)

"The radio for these women is like television is for us today, which is really like looking at the radio."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Women, Television, Today)

"You can hardly judge women's effect on politics merely from the action of individual women officeholders."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Politics, Women, Action, Effect)

"The fact that the movement was carried on by women who, for the most part, had no money of their own and were totally inexperienced in organization, and that they won their fight in about two generations, makes a story often dramatic and always worth preserving."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Money, Women, Fact, Fight, Generations, Worth)

"Owing to the fact that leaders in the women's groups made a point of serving on the jury here whenever they were called, we have always had an unusually high type of women represented on the jury."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Women, Fact, Jury, Leaders)

"It will take a long time for women's effect on politics to register so that we may properly appraise it."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Politics, Time, Women, Effect, May, Will)

"We are so appreciative of the men and women in uniform who are protecting us, whether in Afghanistan or Iraq or on ships around the world. For our security, they are taking the offensive to the terrorists overseas."
- George Allen
(Related: Men, Women, Afghanistan, Iraq, Security, Ships, World)

"I think that I do separate myself a fair amount. And I don't feel like I am representing women. That's up to however people interpret it once they sort of see it."
- Joan Allen
(Related: Women, People)

"I love that men like to look at women, that they love sports, that they need to know the inner workings of mechanical objects. I love the whole makeup of men - that they never mature and are always just boys."
- Krista Allen
(Related: Love, Men, Sports, Women, Boys, Makeup)

"Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we've always had: work, or prison."
- Tim Allen
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Children, Choice, Choices, Job, Now, Prison)

"Women are like cars: we all want a Ferrari, sometimes want a pickup truck, and end up with a station wagon."
- Tim Allen
(Related: Women, End, Want)

"Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Women, Marriage, Daughter, Children, Feminism, Labor, Prostitution, Rest, Sisters, Today, Want, World)

"I can promise you that women working together - linked, informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Peace, Women, Promise, Prosperity)

"I've had women who move to the towns I'm living in, just pack up and move there, never even met 'em before, 'cause they heard I lived there."
- GG Allin
(Related: Women, Living)

"I think I would have died if there hadn't been the women's movement."
- Dorothy Allison
(Related: Women)

"In fact, it was the women in our house who were in the saddle. If men are the gods, women are not only the presidents but all the ministers of the government."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Government, Men, Women, Gods, Fact)

"Yes, women are stronger than us. They face more directly the problems that confront them, and for that reason they are much more spectacular to talk about. I don't know why I am more interested in women, because I don't go to any psychiatrists, and I don't want to know why."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Women, Problems, Reason, Talk, Want)

"Cukor is one of my favorite directors. He was a master at directing women."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Women, Favorite)

"Men make clothes for the women they'd like to be with or in most cases the women they'd like to be."
- Robert Altman
(Related: Men, Women, Clothes)

"I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Women, Progress, Community, Measure)

"In America, Jefferson noted with approval, women knew their place."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Women, America, Approval)

"There are three easy ways of losing money - racing is the quickest, women the most pleasant, and farming the most certain."
- Lord Amherst
(Related: Money, Women, Losing, Racing)

"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."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Women, Pretty)

"The violence betwen women is unbelievable. Women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Women, Violence)

"No one told me about boys. I had to figure it out myself. The first thing I learned was that sometimes they grow slower than women mentally."
- Elena Anaya
(Related: Women, Boys, First)

"Women's music is underrepresented."
- Beth Anderson
(Related: Music, Women)

"I think women are excellent social critics."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Women)

"When women smoke, it is hard for them to quit because they are so worried about their weight; it's a vanity issue and a mindset."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Women, Vanity, Weight)

"I don't look so closely at women's fashion, but from the 20th century on, people have had the freedom to express themselves and their individualities, and fashion is one of the most fundamental ways in which they do this, men and women are equally able to express themselves."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Men, Women, People, Fashion, Freedom)

"On the whole, I think women wear too much and are to fussy. You can't see the person for all the clutter."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Women)

"Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Women, Balance, Moments, Self, Solitude)

"Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy; they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Men, Women, Training, Want, Years)

"A man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Time, Women, Feeling, Man, Thinking)

"Men are just as sensitive, and in some ways more sensitive, than women are."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Men, Women)

"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."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Trust, Women, Revolution, Necessity, Sadness)

"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."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Men, Women, Books, Lonely)

"Women should stop going for the bad guys, stop looking so far when the good ones are right there."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Women, Right)

"More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Equality, Women, Development, Countries)

"There is no development strategy more beneficial to society as a whole - women and men alike - than the one which involves women as central players."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Men, Society, Women, Strategy, Development)

"Too often, older women are seen as victims, but I know lots of formidable women who have marvellous jobs as well as a full erotic life, and children and friends and family."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Family, Women, Life, Children, Friends, Jobs, Victims)

"I have yet to see a drama that puts forward women who are successful and have a family. Women are nearly always seen as victims."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Women, Family, Successful, Drama, Victims)

"Thank God we're not like America: everyone wants to look like they're 20. In Europe we admire grown-up women. I think men revere older women."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Men, Women, God, Europe)

"I have loved eight women in my life. I remember every woman's face."
- Adam Ant
(Related: Women, Life, Woman)

"I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Men, Women, Canada, Divorce, Evil)

"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."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Work)

"I have encountered riotous mobs and have been hung in effigy, but my motto is: Men's rights are nothing more. Women's rights are nothing less."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Men, Women, Rights, Nothing)

"Women, we might as well be dogs baying the moon as petitioners without the right to vote!"
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Women, Dogs, Moon, Right)

"Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Men, Women, Cause, Discontent, Revolution, Nation, Rebellion)

"Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Men, Women, Rights, Nothing)

"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."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Women, God, Maxim, Obedience, Old, Tyranny)

"When a baby is in the room with two women, and one is considered more beautiful than the other, the infant's eyes will go to the more beautiful one."
- Susan Anton
(Related: Women, Baby, Eyes, Will)

"The very women who object to the morals of a notoriously beautiful actress, grow big with pride when an admirer suggests their marked resemblance to this stage beauty in physique."
- Minna Antrim
(Related: Beauty, Women, Morals, Pride)

"Intuition is truly a feminine quality, but women should not mistake rash conclusions for this gift."
- Minna Antrim
(Related: Women, Quality, Mistake, Intuition)

"A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward."
- Minna Antrim
(Related: Women)

"Old women should not seek to be perfumed."
- Archilochus
(Related: Women, Old)

"I pick good women, but I haven't had any luck with my men."
- Elizabeth Arden
(Related: Men, Women, Luck)

"Not many people do at the age of 21 or younger even, know how to act nor could be concerned with anything other than fighting, women and money."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Age, Money, Women, People, Act, Fighting)

"These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: Can't live with them, or without them."
- Aristophanes
"They wanted to make her less rural, less of a cartoon. Not that Southern woman are cartoonish - they're the strongest women in this country, but with Val they wanted to take the stereotypical things out."
- Joan Van Ark
(Related: Women, Country, Woman)

"You don't have to be rich and famous. You just have to be an ordinary person, doing extraordinary things. I'd like more people to know that it's there. Women's achievements still aren't recognised enough in many areas."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Women, People, Famous)

"Women hope men will change after marriage but they don't; men hope women won't change but they do."
- Bettina Arndt
(Related: Change, Marriage, Men, Women, Hope, Will)

"Fortunately, we have a lot of really smart women in the business."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Business, Women)

"I do resent that when you're in the most cool, powerful time of your life, which is your 40s, you're put out to pasture. I think women are so much cooler when they're older. So it's a drag that we're not allowed to age."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Age, Time, Women, Life)

"It's not fair that there aren't very many juicy or varied roles for women."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Women)

"I... was not too happy to suddenly take on this public role thrust upon me. They just assumed I was the Joan of Arc of the women's movement. And I wasn't at all. It put a lot of unnecessary pressure on me."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Women, Pressure, Public)

"So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Women)

"No country in Europe has a larger proportion of men and women of immigrant descent, mainly from the African continent and mainly Muslim: an estimated six to seven million of them, or more than 10% of the population."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: Men, Women, African, Country, Europe, Population)

"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."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Love, Men, Power, Women, Education, Laws, Old, Respect)

"Women need not take up with mean things, since (if they are not wanting to themselves) they are capable of the best."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Women)

"Women are not so well united as to form an Insurrection. They are for the most part wise enough to love their Chains, and to discern how becomingly they fit."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Love, Women, United)

"Women are from their very infancy debarred those Advantages with the want of which they are afterwards reproached."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Women, Want)

"Although it has been said by men of more wit than wisdom, and perhaps more malice than either, that women are naturally incapable of acting prudently, or that they are necessarily determined to folly, I must by no means grant it."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Men, Women, Wisdom, Acting, Folly, Malice, Wit)

"None of us whether Men or Women but have so good an Opinion of our own Conduct as to believe we are fit, if not to direct others, at least to govern our selves."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Men, Women, Opinion)

"If God had not intended that Women shou'd use their Reason, He wou'd not have given them any, 'for He does nothing in vain.'"
- Mary Astell
(Related: Women, God, Nothing, Reason)

"If all men are born free, how is it that all women are born slaves?"
- Mary Astell
(Related: Men, Women)

"I married beneath me, all women do."
- Nancy Astor
(Related: Women)

"The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on women."
- Nancy Astor
(Related: Time, Women, Blame, Chance, First)

"Women have got to make the world safe for men since men have made it so darned unsafe for women."
- Nancy Astor
(Related: Men, Women, World)

"You know, men and women are a lot alike in certain situations. Like when they're both on fire - they're exactly alike."
- Dave Attell
(Related: Men, Women, Fire)

"When I was growing up, the men in my life were abusive; women were the ones I ran to for comfort."
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Related: Life, Men, Women, Comfort, Growing up)

"I also have this incredible love for women."
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Related: Love, Women)

"Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Women, Being, Girls, Man, Will)

"Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Women, Argument, Being, Matrimony, Poor)

"There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Men, Women, Fortune, Pretty, World)

"What women have to stand on squarely is not their ability to see the world in the way men see it, but the importance and validity of their seeing it in some other way."
- Mary Austin
(Related: Men, Women, Ability, Importance, Validity, World)

"Pam has always been my glamorous big sister - 13 years older than I. She played on the women's circuit for nine years and came home to tell me stories of France, Japan."
- Tracy Austin
(Related: Home, Sister, Women, France, Years)

"I'll continue to work to ensure that safety and I am honored to have earned the endorsement of the men and women who provide public safety in our city."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Public, Safety)

"Few women care to be laughed at and men not at all, except for large sums of money."
- Alan Ayckbourn
(Related: Men, Money, Women, Care)

"As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform, in military assets, and in esteem and pride, Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Men, Women, America, Military, Pride)

"Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try and give their best qualities to men - bring them softness, teach them how to cry."
- Joan Baez
(Related: Men, Women, Trying)

"Men who do not make advances to women are apt to become victims to women who make advances to them."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Men, Women, Victims)

"Americans like fat books and thin women."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Women, Americans, Books)

"As I see with Lori's testimony, you say what good could come out of all these abortions and all what she's been through? But she has been a part of a new Bible for women, a mentoring Bible."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: Women, Bible)

"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."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Men, Women, Freedom)

"In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better."
- George Balanchine
(Related: Men, Women, God, First, Woman)

"The only defense is offense, which means that you have to kill more women and children more quickly than the enemy if you wish to save yourselves."
- Stanley Baldwin
(Related: Women, Children, Defense, Enemy)

"The bomber will always get through. The only defense is in offense, which means that you have to kill more women and children more quickly that the enemy if you want to save yourselves."
- Stanley Baldwin
(Related: Women, Children, Defense, Enemy, Want, Will)

"Women's Lib? Oh, I'm afraid it doesn't interest me one bit. I've been so liberated it hurts."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Women, Interest)

"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."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Women, Credit, Nothing)

"There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Women, Pregnancy, Smile)

"The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Women)

"Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they cannot exist; esteem is the first demand that they make of love."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Love, Women, First, Respect)

"Corporations are social organizations, the theater in which men and women realize or fail to realize purposeful and productive lives."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Men, Women, Corporations, Theater)

"First of all it's usually women who run these higher primate sanctuaries, rarely men. They are white. They come from privileged backgrounds. They are educated."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Women, First)

"Models now need to promote themselves, think like businesswomen and diversify their careers by doing other things. Chances are very slim that a mere model will become a household name today."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Careers, Name, Now, Today, Will)

"I'm trying to build a strong business. I want to create new stars, new shows and new products for my audience and create a legacy that outlives me. There are so many other ways I want to reach women besides doing a talk show."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Women, Business, Stars, Talk, Trying, Want)

"The runway symbolizes something in society that's very intimidating to women."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Society, Women)

"Black women don't have the same body image problems as white women. They are proud of their bodies. Black men love big butts."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Body, Problems)

"Black women have always been these vixens, these animalistic erotic women. Why can't we just be the sexy American girl next door?"
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Women, American)

"The reason good women like me and flock to my pictures is that there is a little bit of vampire instinct in every woman."
- Theda Bara
(Related: Women, Instinct, Reason, Woman)

"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."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Women, Family, God, Trying, Want)

"In all the horror films that I have done, all of those women were strong women. I don't feel I ever played the victim, although I was always in jeopardy."
- Adrienne Barbeau
(Related: Women, Horror, Jeopardy)

"It is not a woman I want - it is all women."
- Henri Barbusse
(Related: Women, Want, Woman)

"Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Women)

"Films have never shown the kind of relationship that can exist between two women."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Women)

"Schools are generally feminine places, institutions where conformity is valued, taught largely by conformist women."
- Judith M. Bardwick
(Related: Women, Conformity, Schools)

"In junior high, I sang in madrigals, men's' and women's' choir. I played piano too, but then I got out of it."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Men, Women)

"It is little men know of women; their smiles and their tears alike are seldom what they seem."
- Amelia Barr
(Related: Men, Women, Smiles, Tears)

"Women complain about PMS, but I think of it as the only time of the month when I can be myself."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Time, Women)

"Women should try to increase their size rather than decrease it, because I believe the bigger we are, the more space we'll take up, and the more we'll have to be reckoned with."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Women, Space)

"The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Women, Power)

"Once we hit forty, women only have about four taste buds left: one for vodka, one for wine, one for cheese, and one for chocolate."
- Gina Barreca
(Related: Women, Taste, Wine)

"So we all got basically what we wanted, and as far as the women are concerned, he figured that 30 good women could handle a crew of 300 anyway. So that's how we ended up with our crew."
- Majel Barrett
(Related: Women)

"Guys are simple... women are not simple and they always assume that men must be just as complicated as they are, only way more mysterious. The whole point is guys are not thinking much. They are just what they appear to be. Tragically."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Men, Women, Thinking)

"I listen like mad to any conversation taking place next to me just trying to hear why this is funny. Women's restrooms are especially great. I wash my hands twice waiting for people to come in and start talking."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Funny, Women, People, Conversation, Talking, Trying, Waiting)

"The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Life, Time, Women, Trouble)

"Most women outlive their spouses. Divorce remains at record rates. It's important for a woman to be able to control her finances."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Women, Control, Divorce, Woman)

"Some studies show that women can be better money managers than men because they tend to be more conservative and do their homework. Men tend to take more risks without the research."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Men, Money, Women, Conservative, Managers, Research)

"The American flag is an enduring symbol of liberty, democracy, and justice. It is fitting that the House act to protect it as we approach our nation's birthday, and as our men and women in uniform rally behind it in Iraq's battlefields."
- Joe Barton
(Related: Men, Women, Birthday, Act, American, Democracy, Iraq, Justice, Liberty, Nation, Symbol)

"The things women find rewarding about work are, by and large, the same things that men find rewarding and include both the inherent nature of the work and the social relationships."
- Grace Baruch
(Related: Men, Nature, Women, Work, Relationships)

"It's hard for a man to live with a successful woman - they seem to resent you so much. Very few men are generous enough to accept success in their women."
- Shirley Bassey
(Related: Men, Success, Women, Successful, Man, Woman)

"Those men get along best with women who can get along best without them."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Men, Women)

"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."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Life, Women, Family, Sex, World)

"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."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Certainty, Delight, Evil, Lies)

"At male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Women, Dancing, Faces)

"I should point out that I was intimately involved with a group of women here a year and a half ago when there was an effort made by a right wing element in the President's party to get him to turn back the clock."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Women, Effort, Party, President, Right)

"I'm just talking specifically of women's friendships. If two women go to a bar and they are fighting over men, it makes it much easier for the men. If two women are very close and they act as it makes it very difficult for the men to pull one over on anybody."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Men, Women, Act, Fighting, Talking)

"I said, wouldn't it be nice, instead of having these women fight with each other over men, which seems to be more of a cliche, wouldn't it be wonderful if they were the true comrades and it took these men much more time to infiltrate their friendships."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Fight)

"It's only very recently that women have succeeded in entering those professions which, as Muses, they typified for the Greeks."
- Miriam Beard
(Related: Women)

"Women are obviously much more discriminated against than men in many ways."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Men, Women)

"And the success of the union movement, historically, has always been to benefit all working men and women - not just people who belong to the union."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Men, Success, Women, People)

"The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Women)

"No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Women, Man)

"I get a lot of mail from men who really identify with Stuart, you know, Sparrow's boyfriend. I love that. Even though I used to say I wanted men to read the strip even though there weren't any men in it, so they'd be forced to identify with the women."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Boyfriend, Mail)

"Why in almost all societies have married women specialized in bearing and rearing children and in certain agricultural activities, whereas married men have done most of the fighting and market work?"
- Gary Becker
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Children, Fighting)

"My work on human capital began with an effort to calculate both private and social rates of return to men, women, blacks, and other groups from investments in different levels of education."
- Gary Becker
(Related: Education, Work, Men, Women, Effort)

"My dresses are for women of all different shapes and sizes. Actually, the one I tried on yesterday was the one Jennifer wore. And who'd have thought I'd be the same size as Jennifer Lopez!"
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Women, Thought, Yesterday)

"People should realize women aren't just whores or virgins, I want to see women who are real human beings."
- Kate Beckinsale
(Related: Women, People, Want)

"All the arts in America are a gigantic racket run by unscrupulous men for unhealthy women."
- Thomas Beecham
(Related: Men, Women, America)

"I tell women not to believe everything they read about fashion."
- Geoffrey Beene
(Related: Women, Fashion)

"Most women are not as young as they are painted."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Women)

"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."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Food, Men, Society, Women, Beer, Irreverence, Old, Summer, Winter)

"I understand men much better than most women I know."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Men, Women)

"I don't want to be pigeonholed into doing just romantic comedies. But they're fun, and especially for women, it's nice to go to see them and enjoy that breath of fresh air."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Women, Fun, Romantic, Want)

"I loved Veronica right off the bat. She was so strong and I think it is so important because there are so few shows that portray women, especially young women, as being strong and being able to stand up for themselves."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Women, Being, Right)

"I don't want to be pigeonholed into doing just romantic comedies. But they're fun, and especially for women, it's nice to go to see them and enjoy that breath of fresh air."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Women, Fun, Romantic, Want)

"There are so few strong roles for women, especially young women. And Veronica is very serious but also very likable. She's a lone wolf, and it appeals to people that she isn't rich and doesn't have a lot of friends. No posse. She's just like you, like most of us."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Women, People, Friends)

"There are so few strong roles for women, especially young women. And Veronica is very serious but also very likable. She's a lone wolf, and it appeals to people that she isn't rich and doesn't have a lot of friends. No posse. She's just like you, like most of us."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Women, People, Friends)

"I loved Veronica right off the bat. She was so strong and I think it is so important because there are so few shows that portray women, especially young women, as being strong and being able to stand up for themselves."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Women, Being, Right)

"If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Women, Work)

"I long to speak out the intense inspiration that comes to me from the lives of strong women."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: Women, Inspiration)

"The new pope knows that his task is to make the light of Christ shine before men and women of world - not his own light, but that of Christ."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Men, Women, Christ, Light, World)

"The fact that the church is convinced of not having the right to confer priestly ordination on women is now considered by some as irreconcilable with the European Constitution."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Women, Church, Constitution, Fact, Now, Right)

"Yes, I know I've played these women, but I'm not really conniving at all."
- Annette Bening
(Related: Women)

"I feel more comfortable doing films with groups of guys. It's a lot easier for me. There's a difference with women: you can't take them to dinner every night and go crazy."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Difference, Night)

"Man is a question; woman is an answer. The mistake women make today is to offer themselves as answers before being questioned."
- Jose Bergamin
(Related: Women, Mistake, Answers, Being, Man, Question, Today, Woman)

"It's not just in Hollywood that women run the risk of being passed by once they reach 50. It happens in real life, too."
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Women, Life, Being, Hollywood, Risk)

"I got the role I loved the most at a point in my career when most women are being phased out."
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Women, Being, Career)

"Were women meant to do everything - work and have babies?"
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Women, Work, Babies)

"I'd been around women who put me down, made me feel bad, or said things to fuel my insecurity."
- Michael Bergin
(Related: Women, Insecurity)

"I think I've drawn from some of the most feminine women, like Jackie Kennedy. I am totally devastated that she's gone. She had it all."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Women)

"There are so few women in general who aren't completely threatened and confused by other women's success. It's very disappointing."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Women, Success)

"In the X-Men the women are so strong and sexy! We really kick some male butt!"
- Halle Berry
(Related: Women)

"For centuries the leaders of Christian thought spoke of women as a necessary evil, and the greatest saints of the Church are those who despise women the most."
- Annie Besant
(Related: Women, Thought, Christian, Church, Evil, Leaders, Saints)

"Respecting other people's cultures is well and good, but I draw the line at where some branches of Islam, what they do to women. It's indefensible."
- Jello Biafra
(Related: Women, People, Islam)

"Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Women, Idleness, Leisure, Retirement, Sin)

"Women in love are less ashamed than men. They have less to be ashamed of."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Love, Women)

"If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies."
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Related: Change, Movies, Women, Gender)

"There should be more women directing; I think there's just not the awareness that it's really possible."
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Related: Women, Awareness)

"Right now, too many women who reach retirement age find themselves widowed or single, relying on their Social Security check for over half of their income."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Age, Women, Income, Now, Retirement, Right, Security)

"Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Men, Women)

"The best thing that could happen to motherhood already has. Fewer women are going into it."
- Victoria Billings
(Related: Women, Motherhood)

"When a guy can make fun of you, thats attractive. Who knew that teasing could have so much power over women!"
- Rachel Bilson
(Related: Power, Fun)

"Ten-year-old boys move differently than middle-aged women, who move differently than athletic guys, who move differently than government bureaucrats."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Government, Women, Boys)

"I got married about three years ago again to a wonderful German woman. Her name is Monika and she is beautiful. She is one of the biggest women Zappa fans I have ever met in my life."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Life, Women, Fans, Name, Woman, Years)

"I love playing strong women, even if they're nuts."
- Karen Black
(Related: Love, Women)

"We do thank our men and women in uniform. And I thank them. I thank this House today that approved a bill that will allow for a pay raise for our military. We are grateful for that and for the actions of this body."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Men, Women, Actions, Body, Military, Today, Will)

"Wine is the drink of the gods, milk the drink of babes, tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts."
- John Stuart Blackie
(Related: Women, Gods, Tea, Water, Wine)

"The states are not free, under the guise of protecting maternal health or potential life, to intimidate women into continuing pregnancies."
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Related: Health, Women, Life, Potential, states)

"Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions."
- Antoinette Brown Blackwell
(Related: Men, Nature, Women)

"Ask any woman and she'll tell you: health care for women is more expensive than it is for men. In fact, during their reproductive years, women spend 68% more on health care than men do."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Health, Men, Women, Care, Fact, Woman, Years)

"It's an old trick now, God knows, but it works every time. At the very moment women start to expand their place in the world, scientific studies deliver compelling reasons for them to stay home."
- Mary Kay Blakely
(Related: Home, Women, Time, God, Now, Old, World)

"Each individual piece is a calculated attempt to entice women to add to their wardrobe."
- Bill Blass
(Related: Women)

"Something about glamour interested me. All my schoolbooks had drawings of women on terraces with a cocktail and a cigarette."
- Bill Blass
(Related: Women, Glamour)

"Whenever women catfight, men think it's going to turn to sex."
- Yasmine Bleeth
(Related: Men, Women, Sex)

"When you start falling for somebody and you can't stop thinking about when you're going to see them again, I love that. Women are beautiful. They deserve to be cherished and respected."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Women, Thinking)

"I'm quite sensitive to women. I saw how my sister got treated by boyfriends. I read this thing that said when you are in a relationship with a woman, imagine how you would feel if you were her father. That's been my approach, for the most part."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Women, Father, Sister, Woman)

"Studying literature at Harvard is like learning about women at the Mayo clinic."
- Roy Blount, Jr.
(Related: Women, Learning, Literature)

"But what of black women?... I most sincerely doubt if any other race of women could have brought its fineness up through so devilish a fire."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Women, Doubt, Fire, Race)

"I've exercised with women so thin that buzzards followed them to their cars."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Women)

"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."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Life, Women, Sex, Woman)

"Most women put off entertaining until the kids are grown."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Women, Kids)

"Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I'm taking with me when I go."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Women, Home)

"Women are nothing but machines for producing children."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Women, Children, Machines, Nothing)

"Women are clear-headed, they are more creative and for this reason, sometimes, also more fragile."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Women, Reason)

"Women movements would form among the factory workers, a great mobilisation that destroyed the old models."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Women, Old, Workers)

"I am now concerned with women's issues in a different way: women from Afghanistan, from Cambodia."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Women, Afghanistan, Now)

"Lara Croft is such a strong individual, she's very driven, she doesn't need a man, she's speaks her own mind, and that she's in control of her own life. It's a lot of what women want and have."
- Jan de Bont
(Related: Women, Life, Control, Man, Mind, Want)

"When you get married you forget about kissing other women."
- Pat Boone
(Related: Women, Forget, Kissing)

"So although women can do anything that men can't do, they can also do something that men can't do, and that is mother their children."
- Pat Boone
(Related: Men, Women, Mother, Children)

"When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking."
- Elayne Boosler
(Related: Men, Women, Country, Thinking)

"Women will change the corporation more than we expect."
- Anita Borg
(Related: Change, Women, Will)

"None of these devices address that women keep track of many people's lives, not just their own."
- Anita Borg
(Related: Women, People)

"Leaders of the future will have to be visionary and be able to bring people in - real communicators. These are things that women bring to leadership and executive positions, and it's going to be incredibly valuable and incredibly in demand."
- Anita Borg
(Related: Leadership, Women, People, Future, Will)

"I am in a charity out there to stop violence against women."
- Caprice Bourret
(Related: Women, Charity, Violence)

"That is partly why women marry - to keep up the fiction of being in the hub of things."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Women, Being, Fiction)

"Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Women, Beginning, Ending, Talk)

"I play a scientist in a futuristic world in which 99% of the men have been wiped out. As a result, the women are nearly all homosexuals and the children are cloned."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Men, Women, Children, Play, Result, World)

"The Saudi government's denial of basic rights to women is not only wrong, it hurts Saudi Arabia's economic development, modernization and prosperity."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Women, Government, Development, Denial, Rights, Prosperity, Wrong)

"Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Education, Women, Quality, Hearing, Prosperity, Right, Senate, Woman)

"It is in Saudi Arabia's best interest to allow women to fully participate in its society, and this includes the right to vote and run for office."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Women, Society, Interest, Office, Right, Vote)

"More than anything, I think as our country matures, we recognize that women deserve to be treated with respect and dignity."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Women, Country, Dignity, Respect)

"America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Men, Women, Sacrifice, Gratitude, America, Cause, Debt, Fighting, Nation, Soldiers)

"Our government has made a number of promises to the men and women who served in our nation's armed forces. Sadly, these promises of health care, education and other benefits have existed more in rhetoric than in reality."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Education, Government, Health, Men, Women, Benefits, Care, Nation, Promises, Reality, Rhetoric)

"Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Home, Men, Women, Community, Computer, Friends, Gay, Office, Sense)

"Men love it. They have a sense of humor, whereas a lot of women are threatened or just don't get it."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Humor, Sense)

"And I don't believe that women can successfully have it all. I really don't."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Women)

"And I think women have come a very, very long way, but they have a long way to go."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Women)

"Opera? Just what the world needs: more fat women screaming."
- Peter Boyle
(Related: Women, Opera, World)

"I responded to the request because during these times when we are asking so much of our men and women in the armed services it is especially important that we properly honor those who died in the service of their country."
- Robert A. Brady
(Related: Men, Women, Country, Honor, Service)

"My heart goes out to many women that I've met across the country who barely make enough to make a living, and they want to have kids. That's very understandable, but what do you do with the kids?"
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Women, Heart, Country, Kids, Living, Want)

"Who do I like? I am a big fan of French and Saunders - not that that they are particularly stand-up I have to say, but I think they have been great for women and they are of themselves just incredibly funny whether they are male or female."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Funny, Women)

"People have always said, are you gay? I've had a lot of that. But it's just not in me. I really like women a lot; I'm repulsed by men sexually."
- Russell Brand
(Related: Men, Women, People, Gay)

"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."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Men, Women, Fear, Free speech, Injury, Oppression, Witches)

"With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes."
- Marlon Brando
(Related: Women, End)

"New Zealand, by the way, where I was ambassador, has had two women prime ministers - one from either party."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Women, Party)

"The reason that minorities and women don't have a better shot at getting elected to the Senate or to statewide office is because the campaign finance rules are so skewed as to make it very difficult for non-traditional candidates to raise the money necessary to get elected."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Finance, Money, Women, Office, Reason, Rules, Senate)

"I think the legacy of the civil rights movement is that now whites are more open to being represented by people of color or people who are women or, again, non-traditional candidates."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Women, People, Being, Civil rights, Now, Open)

"I don't want my daughter to be educated. I think women should just be decorative."
- Richard Brautigan
(Related: Women, Daughter, Want)

"Most African Americans, especially the men and women from my generation, would accept the nationalist gambit that says only European Americans can be racists, which is an interesting gambit."
- Anthony Braxton
(Related: Men, Women, African, Americans)

"Since Bush has been in office, African-American women have fallen behind in terms of income and wages."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Women, African, Income, Office, Wages)

"Men always fall for frigid women because they put on the best show."
- Fanny Brice
(Related: Men, Women)

"I hope this view of the question may be a mistaken one, because it does not seem to me very unlikely that the suffrage will be granted to women."
- John Bright
(Related: Women, Hope, May, Question, Will)

"So that would be a classic mixed message to young women: you should look a certain way that's going to destroy your reproductive system and your sexual appetite, but at the same time, you should be interested in sex!"
- Susie Bright
(Related: Time, Appetite)

"There are also just as many, if not more, women who are anxious to hold down the status quo."
- Susie Bright
(Related: Women)

"Both men and women are fallible. The difference is, women know it."
- Eleanor Bron
(Related: Men, Women, Difference)

"It will be a pity if women in the more conventional mould are to be phased out, for there will never be anyone to go home to."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Home, Women, Pity, Will)

"Like many rich men, he thought in anecdotes; like many simple women, she thought in terms of biography."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Men, Women, Thought, Anecdotes, Biography)

"Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take the blame for anything."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Women, Being, Blame, Fault)

"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."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Love, Women, Man, Virginity, Want)

"I'm 18 in this album. I'm not losing fans, and I'm not disrepecting women, but you reach the maturity of taking it to the next level with a girl. It was only necessary for me to have at least one song like that."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Women, Fans, Losing, Maturity, Song)

"Two thousand years ago, we lived in a world of Gods and Goddesses. Today, we live in a world solely of Gods. Women in most cultures have been stripped of their spiritual power."
- Dan Brown
(Related: Power, Women, Gods, Spiritual, Today, World, Years)

"America is a land where men govern, but women rule."
- John Mason Brown
(Related: Men, Women, America, Land)

"Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham. Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women. I guess this is because the boys don't think that gender applies to them: that it's a subject for girls."
- Louise Brown
(Related: Women, Boys, Gender, Girls, Sexuality, Students, University)

"The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them - and for my daughters, too."
- Louise Brown
(Related: Women, Optimism, Battle, Daughters, Feminism, Passion, Worry)

"The grandest thing has been the lifting up of the gates and the opening of the doors to the women of America, giving liberty to twenty-seven million women, thus opening to them a new and larger life and a higher ideal."
- Olympia Brown
(Related: Life, Women, America, Giving, Liberty)

"Last but not least among serial killer methodologies, we have women who kill their own children."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Women, Children)

"Women who love women are Lesbians. Men, because they can only think of women in sexual terms, define Lesbian as sex between women."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Love, Women, Sex, Lesbian)

"I became a lesbian because of women, because women are beautiful, strong, and compassionate."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Women, Lesbian)

"For women who turn to welfare, Big Brother becomes Husband."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Women, Brother, Husband, Welfare)

"One of the goals of the Feminist Elite is to reinforce to women the idea that men are obsolete."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Men, Women, Idea, Goals)

"The dual scourge of hunger and malnutrition will be truly vanquished not only when granaries are full, but also when people's basic health needs are met and women are given their rightful role in societies."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Women, People, Hunger, Needs, Will)

"Women's health is one of WHO's highest priorities."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Women, Priorities)

"Although approximately 80% of osteoporosis sufferers are women, as the longevity of the male population increases, the disease will assume increasing importance in men."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Men, Women, Disease, Importance, Longevity, Population, Will)

"Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in women."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Death, Women, Cause, Leading)

"Cancers of all types among women are increasing."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Women)

"Osteoporosis, as the third threat, is particularly attributable to women's physiology."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Women)

"You women could make someone fall in love even with a lie."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Love, Women, Lie)

"How many women does one need to sing the scale of love all the way up and down?"
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Love, Women)

"I think women as well as men are concerned about jobs and the economy and spending and, and other issues. They're concerned that when their kids graduate from college they have an economy and they have a future in this country and they, they have the same opportunity that we've had and our grandparents have had."
- Ken Buck
(Related: Men, Women, Opportunity, College, Country, Economy, Future, Grandparents, Jobs, Kids)

"The basic discovery about any people is the discovery of the relationship between men and women."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Men, Women, People, Discovery)

"Men and women should own the world as a mutual possession."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Men, Women, Possession, World)

"It was critical to finding a way out. I had assumed young women knew the history of feminism and must have felt gratitude to the movement for the opportunities that the work we have done has afforded them."
- Betty Buckley
(Related: History, Women, Work, Gratitude, Feminism)

"I believe that all men and women will be saved."
- Pat Buckley
(Related: Men, Women, Will)

"The world over, give a guy money and it goes to drinking, gambling, and women. When you give a woman money, it goes to feeding, clothing, helping people."
- Peter Buffett
(Related: Money, Women, People, Drinking, Gambling, Woman, World)

"Women are like ovens. We need 5 to 15 minutes to heat up."
- Sandra Bullock
(Related: Women)

"As a human rights issue, the effort to end violence against women becomes a government's obligation, not just a good idea."
- Charlotte Bunch
(Related: Women, Idea, Government, Effort, End, Rights, Human rights, Obligation, Violence)

"Feminism is an entire world view or gestalt, not just a laundry list of women's issues."
- Charlotte Bunch
(Related: Women, Feminism, World)

"Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights, and governments need to learn from that, listen to the movement and respond."
- Charlotte Bunch
(Related: Women, Rights)

"What is being called the UN 'gender architecture' is more like a shack. Women need a bigger global house if equality is ever to become a reality."
- Charlotte Bunch
(Related: Equality, Women, Architecture, Being, Reality)

"We need women leaders. But we need them to have a vision for something."
- Charlotte Bunch
(Related: Women, Vision, Leaders)

"Hundreds and hundreds of the dead were so badly burned in the terrific heat generated by the bomb that it was not even possible to tell whether they were men or women, old or young."
- Wilfred Burchett
(Related: Men, Women, Old)

"The freedom that women were supposed to have found in the Sixties largely boiled down to easy contraception and abortion; things to make life easier for men, in fact."
- Julie Burchill
(Related: Life, Women, Abortion, Fact, Freedom)

"As with most liberal sexual ideas, what makes the world a better place for men invariably makes it a duller and more dangerous place for women."
- Julie Burchill
(Related: Men, Women, Ideas, Liberal, World)

"Show me a frigid women and, nine times out of ten, I'll show you a little man."
- Julie Burchill
(Related: Women, Man)

"Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets."
- Anthony Burgess
(Related: Men, Women, Commerce, Fashion, Novelty, Old)

"The Leadership Training Institute of America trains and equips young men and women to be leaders with high standards of personal morality and integrity."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Leadership, Men, Women, Morality, America, Integrity, Training)

"Our Nation is in great need of young men and women of character to lead in every arena of our society."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Men, Society, Women, Character, Nation)

"A lot of women say that they want to get to feeling about themselves the way I feel, because when I'm on a roll, I'm hot, I'm really good. I try to tell them, I don't have a fix."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Women, Feeling, Want)

"I want to find a way to reach young women emotionally and also to start providing clothing for them so that they can wear the same things their thin friends can wear. I really want to do evening wear and prom dresses for these girls."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Women, Evening, Friends, Girls, Want)

"Today, our brave military men and women, just as those who have gone before them, stand on alert, securing freedom at home and guarding the innocent abroad."
- Conrad Burns
(Related: Home, Men, Women, Freedom, Military, Today)

"I would go out with women my age, but there are no women my age."
- George Burns
(Related: Age, Women)

"I talked to women who lived there, to get their speech patterns and outlook on life - and how narrow that is."
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Life, Women, Speech)

"I'm not a competitive person, and I think women like me because they don't think I'm competitive, just nice."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Women)

"Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Women, People, Parents)

"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."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Men, Women, Friend, Afghanistan, America, Building, Fighting, Nation, Terror)

"America is a friend to the people of Iraq. Our demands are directed only at the regime that enslaves them and threatens us. When these demands are met, the first and greatest benefit will come to Iraqi men, women and children."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Women, People, Friend, America, Children, First, Iraq, Will)

"Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure."
- George W. Bush
(Related: War, Women, Hope, America, American, Justice, Terror, World)

"Well, we've faced very difficult decisions and challenges in our country, every one of us have, as we - since September 11th, as we fought the war on terror, all of those decisions that the President had to make to put young men and women in harm's way."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Men, War, Women, Country, Decisions, Harm, President, Terror)

"When we look around the world today, when we see in Afghanistan that 10 million people have registered to vote in their upcoming elections, including 40 percent of those people are women, that's just unbelievable."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Women, People, Afghanistan, Elections, Today, Vote, World)

"Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society."
- Candace Bushnell
(Related: Money, Power, Society, Women, Ideas)

"South Africa is blessed to have women and men like yourselves who have little to give but give what you have with open hands and open hearts."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Men, Women, Open)

"I like to deal in the reality of life. I'm too old to sing about women and things like that."
- Geezer Butler
(Related: Women, Life, Old, Reality)

"Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Money, Women, Life)

"Women can stand a beating except when it is with their own weapons."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Women, Weapons)

"I think sometimes women who are supposed to be strong are also written as mean and vindictive."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Women)

"I've always played strong women who are doing their own thing."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Women)

"Women have been kicking ass for centuries."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Women)

"The family exists in order to allow women to have children and to have the protection of a male who takes care of them."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Family, Women, Care, Children, Order, Protection)

"Men and women whose early youth was shaped in the ordeal of the Great Depression showed the values formed in that crucible when tyranny threatened a world."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Men, Women, Values, Depression, Tyranny, World, Youth)

"Twenty-five million veterans are living among us today. These men and women selflessly set aside their civilian lives to put on the uniform and serve us."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Men, Women, Living, Today, Veterans)

"The sacrifices ordinary American men and women from communities large and small have been willing to make, often before they were past their teenage years, have secured our nation unprecedented freedoms and made us the world's bulwark of liberty."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Men, Women, American, Liberty, Nation, Past, Teenage, World, Years)

"The men and women of today's VA are dedicated to caring for today's veterans and stand ready to provide for our servicemembers who now defend our freedoms and our way of life."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Life, Men, Women, Caring, Now, Today, Veterans)

"More than 48 million men and women have served America well and faithfully in military uniform."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Men, Women, America, Military)

"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."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Men, Women, Life, Sacrifice, Commitment, Honor, Service)

"Because all of us believe and understand in the fabric of the common bond of why we call ourselves American is to care for the men and women who wear the uniform; and when they take off the uniform, we care for them when they are veterans."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Men, Women, American, Care, Veterans)

"I'm ambitious but I'm not particularly competitive. I'll try to get roles, as I think it's healthy to go for things, but... I think there's too much competition between women already. It's important to have female solidarity and support each other and other actresses."
- Rose Byrne
(Related: Women, Competition, Solidarity, Support)

"Women hate everything which strips off the tinsel of sentiment, and they are right, or it would rob them of their weapons."
- George Byron
(Related: Women, Hate, Right, Sentiment, Weapons)

"I just love women."
- Scott Caan
(Related: Love, Women)

"My father was totally Irish, and so I went to Ireland once. I found it to be very much like New York, for it was a beautiful country, and both the women and men were good-looking."
- James Cagney
(Related: Men, Women, Father, Country, Ireland, Irish)

"Women's Lib? I couldn't stand it."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Women)

"Women are not pals enough with men, so we must make ourselves indispensable. After all, we have the greatest weapon in our hands by just being women."
- Maria Callas
(Related: Women, Being)

"Yet consider now, whether women are not quite past sense and reason, when they want to rule over men."
- John Calvin
(Related: Men, Women, Now, Past, Reason, Sense, Want)

"The men and women cut their hair close round to the ears and eyes. The women, after the manner of the Parthians, cover their heads with a large white veil, folded together in the form of a crown."
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Related: Men, Women, Eyes, Hair)

"To deny women directors, as I suspect is happening in the States, is to deny the feminine vision."
- Jane Campion
(Related: Women, Vision, states)

"Women often postpone their lives, thinking that if they're not with a partner then it doesn't really count. They're still searching for their prince, in a way. And as much as we don't discuss that, because it's too embarrassing and too sad, I think it really does exist."
- Jane Campion
(Related: Women, Thinking)

"Women today are dealing with both their independence and also the fact that their lives are built around finding and satisfying the romantic models we grew up with."
- Jane Campion
(Related: Women, Fact, Independence, Romantic, Today)

"Our men and women in uniform deserve the best intelligence possible to help them protect America."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: Intelligence, Men, Women, America, Help)

"I feel like I'm a very good role model for women."
- Blu Cantrell
(Related: Women)

"I am a role model, definitely and I definitely support women."
- Blu Cantrell
(Related: Women, Support)

"Robots of the world, you are ordered to exterminate the human race. Do not spare the men. Do not spare the women. Preserve only the factories, railroads, machines, mines, and raw materials. Destroy everything else. Then return to work. Work must not cease."
- Karel Capek
(Related: Work, Men, Women, Machines, Race, World)

"Older women are like aging strudels - the crust may not be so lovely, but the filling has come at last into its own."
- Robert Farrar Capon
(Related: Women, May)

"If we are to perpetuate the state, we must not only produce citizens, but good citizens - men and women of sound bodies, clear minds and clean souls."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Men, Women, Sound, State)

"Research clearly shows us that the earlier women think about maintaining their bone mass and take the steps to do so, the better their health will be in the long run."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Health, Women, Research, Will)

"We undress men and women, we don't dress them any more."
- Pierre Cardin
(Related: Men, Women, Dress)

"You know that look women get when they want sex? Me neither."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Women, Sex, Want)

"One I've been passionately committed to, of course, is women's ministry; I believe solidly in it as a Gospel issue and we've found our way through that."
- George Carey
(Related: Women)

"I think in my own country, at the way we've seen through the ordination of women to the priesthood, which I'm delighted about, and that will move on to another level before very long."
- George Carey
(Related: Women, Country, Will)

"The women who don't feel that people think they're sexy are the ones who seem to titillate in that way, because they don't feel like they're getting that kind of approval."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Women, People, Approval)

"Anybody against women, against the ERA, should never be voted into office again."
- Liz Carpenter
(Related: Women, Office)

"The men resent a woman getting any honour in what they consider is essentially their field. Men painters mostly despise women painters. So I have decided to stop squirming, to throw any honour in with Canada and women."
- Emily Carr
(Related: Men, Women, Canada, Woman)

"In Poland, my audience is all women between 18 and 30. At U.S. conventions, you have the fantasy and science fiction crowd. At Harvard you have an entirely different audience. It's so schizophrenic."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Science, Women, Fantasy, Fiction)

"Women are always complaining about men's fascination with breasts. But what if men were absolutely indifferent to breasts? What would women do then with these things that serve one function once or twice in a lifetime, and the rest of the time are just in the way?"
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Complaining, Rest)

"In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Men, Women, Man, Woman)

"We must make it clear that a platform of 'I hate gay men and women' is not a way to become president of the United States."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Men, Women, Gay, Hate, President, states, United)

"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."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Women, God, Heart, Adultery, Lust, Will)

"My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious throughout our society-that women are now providing all types of skills in every profession. The military should be no exception."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Women, Society, Decision, Military, Now, Obvious, Profession)

"You want to see women your own age in films."
- Lynda Carter
(Related: Age, Women, Want)

"My only interest in women's clothes is what's underneath them."
- Lynda Carter
(Related: Women, Clothes, Interest)

"I can be shy when I talk to women. I'm a shy dude."
- Nick Carter
(Related: Women, Talk)

"I have always found women difficult. I don't really understand them. To begin with, few women tell the truth."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Women, Truth)

"A woman asking "Am I good? Am I satisfied?" is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Marriage, Women, Husbands, Talk, Woman)

"Among men, sex sometimes results in intimacy; among women, intimacy sometimes results in sex."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Men, Women, Sex, Intimacy, Results)

"Women and men in the crowd meet and mingle, Yet with itself every soul standeth single."
- Alice Cary
(Related: Men, Women, Soul)

"As to the deceit perpetrated upon women, let it pass, for, when love is in the way, men and women as a general rule dupe each other."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Deceit)

"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."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Equality, Parenting, Women, Abortion, Abuse, Independence, Poverty, Problems, Solution, Today)

"We have had virtually unlimited access to abortion for nearly twenty years. Yet during that same period, more and more women and children have slipped into poverty."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Women, Abortion, Children, Poverty, Years)

"Today, the growing economic and social pressures in our country are putting millions of women, children and families at increased risk of abuse and neglect, especially when families are denied basic support services and economic opportunity."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Women, Opportunity, Abuse, Children, Country, Neglect, Risk, Support, Today)

"The abortion license has not brought freedom and security to women. Rather, it has ushered in a new era of irresponsibility toward women and children, one that now begins before birth."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Women, Abortion, Children, Freedom, Now, Security)

"The advocates of abortion on demand falsely assume two things: that women must suffer if the lives of unborn children are legally protected; and that women can only attain equality by having the legal option of destroying their innocent offspring in the womb."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Equality, Legal, Women, Abortion, Children)

"Women's tennis is two sets of rubbish that lasts only half an hour."
- Pat Cash
(Related: Women, Tennis)

"It is true that they paid much more attention to the trade unions because the trade unions were after all speaking for the rights and conditions of working men and women in their employment."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Men, Women, Attention, Rights, Trade)

"That was not what men and women fought for during the war."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Men, War, Women)

"Sometimes I wonder why God ever trusts talent in the hands of women, they usually make such an infernal mess of it. I think He must do it as a sort of ghastly joke."
- Willa Cather
(Related: God, Women, Talent, Wonder)

"In the adjustment of the new order of things, we women demand an equal voice; we shall accept nothing less."
- Carrie Chapman Catt
(Related: Women, Nothing, Order, Voice)

"I've been playing sexually aware women most of my life. At this point I expected to be playing moms and wives. It's exciting to play a femme fatale."
- Kim Cattrall
(Related: Women, Life, Play, Wives)

"The roles for women in theatre are much better than they are in film."
- Kim Cattrall
(Related: Women, Film, Theatre)

"First, they were bred when I was not capable to observe or before I was born; likewise the breeding of men is of a different manner from that of women."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Men, Women, Breeding, First)

"That's the nature of women, not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Love, Nature, Women)

"And we are grateful to the American young men and women who are risking their lives to give the Iraqi people this chance, this dream of democracy in Iraq now."
- Ahmed Chalabi
(Related: Men, Women, People, Dream, American, Chance, Democracy, Iraq, Now)

"The backbone of our nation's domestic defense against terrorist attacks will continue to be the men and women in local law enforcement and emergency services."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: Men, Women, Defense, Law, Nation, Will)

"Whatever evil a man may think of women, there is no woman but thinks more."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Women, Evil, Man, May, Woman)

"I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Men, Women, Want)

"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."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Time, Women, Fashion)

"A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Women, Future)

"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."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Men, Women, Mother, Longing, World)

"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
(Related: Men, Women, Truth, Opinion)

"The whole story of the comfort women, the system of forced sexual slavery, the medical experiments of Unit 731, is not something that is in the US psyche. That is changing because many books are coming out."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Medical, Women, Books, Comfort, Slavery)

"The worst... was what the Pakistani soldiers did to the Bengali women after their failed rebellion."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Women, Rebellion, Soldiers)

"There is also an epidemic of infertility in this country. There are more women who have put off child-bearing in favor of their professional lives. For them, the only way they are going to have a family is to adopt from China."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Family, Women, Country)

"I think that's the phenomenon of our time is that a lot of women keep themselves in good shape but that there's not a lot of accommodation or people out there to connect with and the technology."
- Stockard Channing
(Related: Technology, Time, Women, People)

"I think women get a little crazier when they run in packs. They want to outdo each other."
- William Chappell
(Related: Women, Want)

"Our duty, as men and women, is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. We are collaborators in creation."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: Men, Women, Ability, Creation, Duty, Limits)

"It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: Men, Women, Duty, Limits)

"I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse."
- King Charles V
(Related: Men, Women, God)

"Julie, Mia and I just met for a couple days, doing some work but really under the guise of having fun. We do events like the Women's Sports Foundation Dinner, where we get to not only do a good thing for the community but we get to hang out with one another again."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Sports, Work, Women, Community, Events, Fun)

"Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed."
- Geoffrey Chaucer
(Related: Women, Wife, Bed, Desire, Husbands, Want)

"Women make us poets, children make us philosophers."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Women, Children, Poets)

"Women eat while they are talking; men talk while they are eating."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Men, Women, Eating, Talk, Talking)

"A women knows how to keep quiet when she is in the right, whereas a man, when he is in the right, will keep on talking."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Women, Man, Quiet, Right, Talking, Will)

"Women are the real architects of society."
- Cher
(Related: Society, Women)

"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."
- Cher
(Related: Women, Control, Man, Right, Want, World)

"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."
- Cher
(Related: Power, Women, First, Learning)

"The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing - and then marry him."
- Cher
(Related: Women, Nothing, Trouble)

"A lot of the women I know, that's what they're complaining about - either the man in their life or the lack of a man in their life."
- Marc Cherry
(Related: Life, Women, Complaining, Man)

"I am always on the women's side."
- Mary Chesnut
(Related: Women)

"Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Men, Women)

"Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Men, Women, Talk)

"Oh yeah, I'm a huge romance fan. And some women like action."
- Morris Chestnut
(Related: Women, Romance, Action)

"A lot of times, women don't get the male perspective in regards to a relationship, what men go through when they're not really dealing well."
- Morris Chestnut
(Related: Men, Women, Perspective)

"It is always the same: women bedeck themselves with jewels and furs, and men with wit and quotations."
- Maurice Chevalier
(Related: Men, Women, Jewels, Quotations, Wit)

"With my early work I got eviscerated by my male professors, and so you learned to disguise your impulses, as many women have done. And that's definitely changed."
- Judy Chicago
(Related: Women, Work, Disguise, Impulses)

"There's no question that many more women artists are showing worldwide now than they were when I was a young woman, and that's really great."
- Judy Chicago
(Related: Women, Artists, Now, Question, Woman)

"So women are at the beginning of building a language, and not all women are conscious of it."
- Judy Chicago
(Related: Women, Beginning, Building, Language)

"That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom."
- Lydia M. Child
(Related: Change, Women, Custom, Majority)

"At present, our country needs women's idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else."
- Shirley Chisholm
(Related: Politics, Women, Determination, Country, Idealism, Needs, Present)

"The women's movement will present a growing threat to patriarchal religion less by attacking it than by simply leaving it behind."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Religion, Women, Present, Will)

"Throughout the years, many Christian women have told me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work, perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or a Nile River Goddess pendants."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Women, Work, Courage, Christian, Bravery, Respect, Years)

"Our great symbol for the Goddess is the moon, whose three aspects reflect the three stages in women's lives and whose cycles of waxing and waning coincide with women's menstrual cycles."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Women, Moon, Symbol)

"Women must be the spokesmen for a new humanity arising out of the reconciliation of spirit and body."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Women, Body, Humanity, Spirit)

"I first became interested in women and religion when I was one of the few women doing graduate work in Religious Studies at Yale University in the late 1960's."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Religion, Women, Work, First, Religious, University)

"After much diligent research, aided by other women, I gradually came to understand that beneath the familiar Goddesses of the patriarchy, there is a much more ancient Goddess."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Women, Research)

"In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Women, Agriculture, Discovery, Europe, Old)

"Whenever we have thanked these men and women for what they have done for us, without exception they have expressed gratitude for having the chance to help - because they grew as they served."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Men, Women, Gratitude, Chance, Help)

"Because we employ no professional preachers, it means that every sermon or lesson in church is given by a regular member - women and men, children and grandparents."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Women, Church, Children, Grandparents)

"I remember becoming aware of women's issues and inequality. It became glaringly clear to me when I was living in America that women are regarded as less intelligent than men."
- Julie Christie
(Related: Men, Women, America, Inequality, Living)

"I did things like Shampoo and Heaven Can Wait. I don't know what those films were about. The women I played in them were not very empowered."
- Julie Christie
(Related: Women, Heaven)

"The divine law indeed has excluded women from this ministry, but they endeavour to thrust themselves into it; and since they can effect nothing of themselves, they do all through the agency of others."
- John Chrysostom
(Related: Women, Effect, Law, Nothing)

"I think men are allowed to be fat and bald and ugly and women aren't. And it's just not - there is no equality there."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Equality, Men, Women, Ugly)

"Women who are inclined to write poetry at all are inspired by being mad at something."
- Amy Clampitt
(Related: Poetry, Women, Being)

"Some very plausible stuff is being written by women in a way that most men are not doing."
- Amy Clampitt
(Related: Men, Women, Being)

"It seems as though women keep growing. Eventually they can have little or nothing in common with the men they chose long ago."
- Eugenie Clark
(Related: Men, Women, Nothing)

"I'm getting a lot of roles as women who are very powerful. I think that's a reflection of me as a person."
- Melinda Clarke
(Related: Women, Reflection)

"Why are comedic parts for women the exception, not the rule?"
- Patricia Clarkson
(Related: Women)

"You know what black hatred women feel toward me as soon as they see me, until I return inside my shell, they use every possible weapon. As soon as a generous man tries to help me out, a woman is here to hold his arm and prevent him from acting."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Women, Acting, Hatred, Help, Man, Woman)

"I sleep completely naked to make me believe you are here, but when I wake up it is not the same thing. Most of all, don't deceive me with other women any more."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Women, Sleep)

"In spring they lie flat at the first warmth, they ruin my summer and in autumn they smell of women."
- Hugo Claus
(Related: Women, Lie, Autumn, First, Ruin, Spring, Summer)

"There was just this amazing individuality. It's just a whole different world of optimism and fearlessness, women taking off their bras and dancing around naked, and a political hopefulness and involvement."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Women, Optimism, Dancing, Individuality, World)

"What bugs me is that movies don't reflect how interesting and vibrant women are. We don't treasure women as they get older."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Movies, Women, Bugs, Treasure)

"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."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Intelligence, Women, Civilization, Man, Vote, Want, Woman)

"I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it."
- Voltairine de Cleyre
(Related: Men, Women, Liberty, Worth)

"You get elected, often, if you're a woman, on the strength of the women's vote; then you get into office, and you have to adapt to an overwhelmingly male environment."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Women, Strength, Environment, Office, Vote, Woman)

"The list of women to potentially be on a major party ticket, in both parties, is embarrassingly short."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Women, Party)

"Politics is so much about serendipity that we've got to have a bigger pool of women, so that when people drop out of the process, you've got others to turn to."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Politics, Women, People)

"Often, the disparities in the ways men and women are treated are subtle; there are not these clear barriers that you have to break down."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Men, Women)

"Looking at female candidates today, other women are the hardest on them, especially older women who were brought up in a different culture."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Women, Culture, Today)

"It's a complicated set of opinions that women bring to the voting booth."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Women, Opinions, Voting)

"Today's young women don't really see inequities until they go out into the real world."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Women, Today, World)

"In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Change, Women, Girls, Globalization, March)

"We don't have enough support for maternal leave and the kinds of things that some of the European countries do. So we still make it hard on women to go into the work force and feel that they can be good at work but then doing the most important job, which is raising your children in a responsible and positive way."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Women, Work, Positive, Children, Countries, Force, Job, Support)

"I'm happy to say that I'm a lesbian in the world. I know there are people who don't want to be called women comedians, but I think it gives a path to the fact that we live in extremely patriarchal times."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Women, People, Comedians, Fact, Lesbian, Want, World)

"They didn't even like Margaret Thatcher but at least there was Margaret Thatcher. There have been women, you know, Sonia Gandhi for heaven's sakes in India."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Women, Heaven)

"Some women can't say the word lesbian... even when their mouth is full of one."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Women, Lesbian, Word)

"Lesbian humor isn't trying to sell anything, it doesn't have to sell out. Coming out as a lesbian onstage is still a very political act; if it weren't, more women would do it."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Humor, Women, Act, Lesbian, Trying)

"Lesbians are likely to be drawn to stand-up, if only because it's cheaper to produce and therefore more accessible for women. But the very form of stand-up is masculine."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Women)

"Run for office? No. I've slept with too many women, I've done too many drugs, and I've been to too many parties."
- George Clooney
(Related: Women, Drugs, Office)

"It's incredibly unfair. You don't see a lot of 60-year-old women with 20-year-old men onscreen."
- George Clooney
(Related: Men, Women)

"We were fortunate enough to have several good books detailing the camps and the women. Some were by the survivors. I also got to talk to some of the women who had been in the camp, survivors."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Women, Books, Talk)

"With the hugely talented women I've worked with or observed, it's not a question about temperament or ego; it's a question about getting it right. If they've got a reputation for being difficult it's usually because they just don't suffer fools."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Women, Being, Ego, Fools, Question, Reputation, Right, Temperament)

"I like my women to be feminine, not sliding into tackles and covered in mud."
- Brian Clough
(Related: Women)

"Women are a sisterhood. They make common cause in behalf of the sex; and, indeed, this is natural enough, when we consider the vast power that the law gives us over them."
- William Cobbett
(Related: Power, Women, Sex, Cause, Law)

"I got a pair of red, synthetic satin women's pants through the post the other day with a phone number on. That was quite strange. I haven't tried the phone number. In times of stress I may."
- Jarvis Cocker
(Related: Women, Day, May, Post, Stress)

"Most men are very attached to the idea of being male, and usually experience a lot of fear and insecurity around the idea of being a man. Most women are very identified with their gender, and also experience a tremendous amount of fear and insecurity."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Experience, Men, Women, Idea, Fear, Being, Gender, Insecurity, Man)

"In my experience, men are not necessarily less sensitive or compassionate than women are, and women are not necessarily any less aggressive or competitive than men are - as a matter of fact, often they are more so!"
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Men, Women, Experience, Fact)

"It is true that women tend to be more identified with their bodies because in this crazy world, both men and women measure women's value as human beings in relationship to their physical appearance."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Men, Women, Appearance, Measure, Value, World)

"Men and women have strengths that complement each other."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Men, Women)

"Men tend to feel threatened; women tend to feel guilty."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Men, Women)

"The myth of black women profiting at the expense of black men is the oldest rap around."
- Johnnetta Betsch Cole
(Related: Men, Women, Myth, Rap)

"I decided blacks should not have to experience the difficulties I had faced, so I decided to open a flying school and teach other black women to fly."
- Bessie Coleman
(Related: Experience, Women, Difficulties, Flying, Open, School)

"Dancing on 'Dancing With The Stars' really broadened my fan base. I jumped off the stage backwards one week, and so many women come up to me now and say, 'You're so brave. I can't believe you put yourself out there like that'. If that inspires some girl out there, then great, because boys aren't the only ones who get to have fun. We get to have fun too."
- Monique Coleman
(Related: Women, Boys, Dancing, Fun, Now, Stars)

"It is incumbent upon us to respond to the unique needs of military women and ensure they receive proper care during the first year following childbirth."
- Susan Collins
(Related: Women, Care, First, Military, Needs)

"I mean, I'm obviously not one of those people who's so beautiful women take their clothes off when I walk into the room. I didn't become a star overnight."
- Robbie Coltrane
(Related: Women, People, Clothes)

"Is it just me, or is the world full of beautiful women?"
- Robbie Coltrane
(Related: Women, World)

"A women's greatest asset is her beauty."
- Alex Comfort
(Related: Beauty, Women)

"Women do two thirds of the world's work. Yet they earn only one tenth of the world's income and own less than one percent of the world's property. They are among the poorest of the world's poor."
- Barber B. Conable, Jr.
(Related: Women, Work, Income, Poor, Property, World)

"When it comes to two of the big social earthquakes in the last fifty years - which are the gay movement and the women's movement - I think there is a direct line from Kinsey to those."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Women, Gay, Years)

"There are women who take it to the wire. That's what they are looking for, the ultimate confrontation. They want a smack."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Women, Want)

"I like women. I don't understand them, but I like them."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Women)

"As to honor - you know - it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Women, Honor, Inheritance)

"For decades, the violence in the Middle East has claimed a multitude of innocent civilian victims: Men, women and children, Arab and Israeli."
- John Conyers
(Related: Women, Children, Violence)

"Gifted women musicians and composers rarely received their due."
- James Cook
(Related: Women, Composers, Musicians)

"Women encourage men to be childish, then scold them."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Men, Women)

"The month of September is Women in Jazz, so I'm doing jazz there in September. I'm in for the duration."
- Rita Coolidge
(Related: Women, Jazz)

"If our vaunted rule of the people does not breed nobler men and women than monarchies have done it must and will inevitably give place to something better."
- Anna Julia Cooper
(Related: Men, Women, People, Will)

"When I was a young man, I had a mentor on women and he said when you meet a woman that you think you like, don't ask her for a drink. Take her out for a bowl of soup. Because a woman who can enjoy a bowl of soup is bound to be more interesting."
- Art Cooper
(Related: Women, Man, Woman)

"When I first started editing GQ, it gave the impression of being, and in fact was, a gay magazine. There were female models in it and there were women on the cover, but the boys were always much, much more beautiful than the girls."
- Art Cooper
(Related: Women, Impression, Being, Boys, Fact, First, Gay, Girls)

"I think it's a question which particularly arises over women writers: whether it's better to have a happy life or a good supply of tragic plots."
- Wendy Cope
(Related: Life, Women, Question)

"Not only is women's work never done, the definition keeps changing."
- Bill Copeland
(Related: Work, Women)

"Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Men, Women)

"Women don't want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think - in a deeper voice."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Women, Voice, Want)

"Women hear rhythm differently than men."
- Elvis Costello
(Related: Men, Women)

"The State of Israel has faced obstacles and challenges to its very survival, with conventional military attacks leading the way to suicide bombers who have killed innocent Israeli men, women, and children."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Men, Women, Survival, Children, Israel, Leading, Military, Obstacles, State, Suicide)

"Every day, hundreds of thousands of men and women protect and serve, often putting their own lives at risk."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Men, Women, Day, Risk)

"I think there are good men and women in all decades. We've grown cynical. And look at what we do to all our heroes: Churchill, FDR, Kennedy, they all had affairs. But heroic things happen every day."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Men, Women, Day)

"Whitesnake more than most rock bands would get a very significant percentage of women in the audience and those were the ones I'd hear the voices because from where I am on stage is a pretty good spot."
- David Coverdale
(Related: Women, Pretty)

"The charms of women were never more powerful never inspired such achievements, as in those immortal periods, when they could neither read nor write."
- Hannah Cowley
(Related: Women)

"Congress has a responsibility to make sure our taxpayer dollars are being spent responsibly and effectively, and at the same time, that our men and women in uniform have everything they need to carry out the War on Terror."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Men, War, Women, Time, Being, Congress, Responsibility, Terror)

"Breast cancer deaths in America have been declining for more than a decade. Much of that success is due to early detection and better treatments for women. I strongly encourage women to get a mammogram."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Success, Women, America, Cancer)

"Women's Lib? Poor little things. They always look so unhappy. Have you noticed how bitter their faces are?"
- Joan Crawford
(Related: Women, Faces, Poor)

"The empowerment of black women constitutes the empowerment of our entire community."
- Kimberly Crenshaw
(Related: Women, Community, Empowerment)

"Men get laid, but women get screwed."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Men, Women)

"I don't know any women who don't think about what they look like, and I don't know any men who don't think about what women look like."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Men, Women)

"I have been around for a long, long time. I didn't make it 'til I was older. I went through the period when women were not getting signed, particularly if you were writing songs that were lyrically propelled."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Women, Time, Songs, Writing)

"I think housework is the reason most women go to the office."
- Heloise Cruse
(Related: Women, Housework, Office, Reason)

"Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place."
- Billy Crystal
(Related: Men, Women, Sex, Reason)

"Women in New York have to work much harder to compete with the supermodels for attention."
- Jessica Culter
(Related: Women, Work, Attention)

"African-American women account for 67 percent of all newly diagnosed female AIDS cases."
- Elijah Cummings
(Related: Women, African)

"I believe women still face a glass ceiling that must be shattered."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Women)

"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."
- Marie Curie
(Related: Family, Life, Women, Career)

"I love Sweden. The entire world should be like Sweden. They all like to drink and get naked, and the women are hot. I can't think of a better nation on the planet."
- Drew Curtis
(Related: Love, Women, Nation, World)

"The test of civilization is its estimate of women."
- George William Curtis
(Related: Women, Civilization)

"The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten."
- George William Curtis
(Related: Men, Women, Mistake)

"I was doing a children's book on self-esteem, and I really felt like I wanted to shed the shame I'd been feeling - and maybe make it easier for women my age who had probably felt bad about themselves."
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Related: Age, Women, Children, Feeling, Self, Shame)

"I play- it's kind of like a slice-of-life, LA women in their forties, playing forty kind of what's their friendship like, and what's their life like and so I just play one of the four friends."
- Joan Cusack
(Related: Friendship, Life, Women, Play)

"It seems to me that one thing people do over and over again is try to figure out how to get married, stay married, fall in love, how to rekindle all this stuff. It seems to me to be a pretty eternal theme so I don't know if you can get typecast from making movies about men relating to women. It seems to be what is going on on the planet a lot."
- John Cusack
(Related: Men, Movies, Love, Women, People, Pretty)

"No poll can equal the day-to-day visits of the men and women of the Democratic Party."
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: Men, Women, Day, Party)

"They really do a disservice because these men and women came out of the Depression, they came out of the war."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Men, War, Women, Depression)

"Women have had the power of naming stolen from us."
- Mary Daly
(Related: Power, Women)

"You know, my hair is very upsetting to people, but it's upsetting on purpose. It is important to look old so that the young will not be afraid of dying. People don't like old women. We don't honor age in our society, and we certainly don't honor it in Hollywood."
- Tyne Daly
(Related: Age, Society, Women, People, Purpose, Dying, Hair, Hollywood, Honor, Old, Will)

"What is a movie star? It is an illusion. It was everything I ever wanted to be, but it became a kind of shell, non? It was what made me famous and got me women. But it wasn't real."
- Jean Claude Van Damme
(Related: Women, Famous, Illusion)

"When there are no women on the tour it can get awful and ugly - constant horrible jokes and gross behaviour. It needs to be leavened with a feminine presence."
- Evan Dando
(Related: Women, Jokes, Needs, Ugly)

"All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That, addressed as free-born, autonomous men and women of God-given dignity, they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Faith, Men, Women, People, God, Americans, Dignity, Enemy, Liberty, Self, Will)

"I try to avoid a specific image. I seek to play as many different women as I can to avoid having a label put on me."
- Blythe Danner
(Related: Women, Play)

"Women love a self-confident bald man."
- Larry David
(Related: Love, Women, Man, Self)

"Even back then, I exuded self-confidence, and that drives women crazy."
- Larry David
(Related: Women, Self)

"To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Men, Society, Women)

"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."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Men, Women)

"Strong women only marry weak men."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Men, Women)

"I've always liked men better than women."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Men, Women)

"I was never very interested in boys - and there were plenty of them - vying with one another to see how many famous women they would get into the hay."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Women, Boys, Famous)

"Men don't know much about women. We do know when they're happy. We know when they're crying, and we know when they're pissed off. We just don't know in what order these are gonna come at us."
- Evan Davis
(Related: Men, Women, Order)

"We're showing kids a world that is very scantily populated with women and female characters. They should see female characters taking up half the planet, which we do."
- Geena Davis
(Related: Women, Kids, World)

"Most women seem to be required to pit themselves against men in dramatic situations, and the men got to pit themselves against ideas or God."
- Judy Davis
(Related: Men, Women, God, Ideas)

"It's not a country of articulate people, sophisticated people. There's too little subtlety. Men and women don't enjoy each other very much in Australia. I don't find very many men sexy in Australia. Of course, I'm married and out of it, but still."
- Judy Davis
(Related: Men, Women, People, Country)

"Personally, I don't think we could do such a show if we didn't get along. The subtext of all this is that we're women in a show so we can't possibly get along. It's not like they write about The Sopranos like that."
- Kristin Davis
(Related: Women)

"Also, it was a cultural moment that wasn't being represented in terms of women who were successful and had choices they didn't have before. They needed a show that they can watch that they felt like represented them."
- Kristin Davis
(Related: Women, Successful, Being, Choices)

"I believe every child has the right to a mother and a father. Men and women are not the same. That's not to say they're not entitled to equal rights, but they are not the same."
- Mark Davis
(Related: Men, Women, Mother, Father, Rights)

"The brave and capable women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have performed admirably."
- Susan Davis
(Related: Women, Afghanistan, Iraq)

"Our championship committee pledged to review entry conditions and to assess how women golfers might compete on equal terms with men for a place in the Open."
- Peter Dawson
(Related: Men, Women, Committee, Open)

"The hesitancy is in the detail, not the principal. There has been no resistance to the principal of women playing in the Open if they are qualified for it. We are not dragging our feet. It's just that we never had cause to think about it before."
- Peter Dawson
(Related: Women, Cause, Detail, Feet, Open)

"I wanted something that had the feel of a complete band and a variety of instrument. Apart from doing the album for musical satisfaction, I felt it was an important statement for other women - showing you don't have to rely on other people to do things for you."
- Danielle Dax
(Related: Women, People, Satisfaction, Variety)

"If it's true that men are such beasts, this must account for the fact that most women are animal lovers."
- Doris Day
(Related: Men, Women, Fact, Lovers)

"Women think with their whole bodies and they see things as a whole more than men do."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Men, Women)

"Mercury emissions will continue to harm the environment and to endanger the health of children and pregnant women, until this Administration puts public health before politics."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Health, Politics, Women, Children, Environment, Harm, Mercury, Public, Will)

"Many soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from serious, long-term, physical and mental health problems, due to their service. It is unconscionable to cut the already limited health care benefits available to these brave men and women."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Health, Men, Women, Afghanistan, Benefits, Care, Iraq, Mental health, Problems, Service, Soldiers)

"Its going to be a squeeze, but we have got to put our men and women in uniform ahead of everything else. We've got to be treating our reservists fairly before we move on to other procurements."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Men, Women)

"The issue is not abortion. The issue is whether women can make up their own mind instead of some right-wing pastor, some right-wing politician telling them what to do."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Women, Abortion, Mind, Right)

"The next generation of women will enter a world in which they are perceived to have more opportunities for creating fulfilling lives than women have ever had before."
- Elizabeth Debold
(Related: Women, Will, World)

"Generation after generation of women have pledged to raise their daughters differently, only to find that their daughters grow up and fervently pledge the same thing."
- Elizabeth Debold
(Related: Women, Daughters)

"There is a lot of lip service paid in this Congress and downtown at the White House about family values and small business. Who better represents family values and small business than the fishermen and women on the Oregon and California coast."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Business, Family, Women, Values, Congress, Fishermen, Service)

"Saddam Hussein was a brutal tyrant. I am glad he is now on trial for crimes against humanity. But, opposition to a dictator is not the measure I use when deciding whether to send our men and women in uniform off to war and possible death."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Death, Men, War, Women, Humanity, Measure, Now, Opposition)

"I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous customs in the world, considering us as a civilized and a Christian country, that we deny the advantages of learning to women."
- Daniel Defoe
(Related: Women, Thought, Christian, Country, Learning, World)

"So when you start touring, women are definitely going to check you out first."
- Gavin DeGraw
(Related: Women, First)

"Women are the first to jump on what is fashionable."
- Gavin DeGraw
(Related: Women, First)

"Were there no women, men might live like gods."
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Men, Women, Gods)

"Women have to air it out, hold on to it, work on it."
- Kim Delaney
(Related: Women, Work)

"Women never have young minds. They were born three thousand years old."
- Shelagh Delaney
(Related: Women, Old, Years)

"We all know that television is better for women as they get into their 40s. You could be more three-dimensional, not just the wife or the mother."
- Dana Delany
(Related: Women, Mother, Wife, Television)

"I tend to like very bitchy women. I find myself most attracted to smart, sarcastic, bitchy women."
- Lea DeLaria
(Related: Women, Sarcastic)

"It's a cosmic joke that I'm a lesbian, because I understand men so well but women are a complete mystery to me."
- Lea DeLaria
(Related: Men, Women, Lesbian, Mystery)

"Those most likely to be raped or sexually assaulted are young women between the ages of 16 and 24, women with their whole lives ahead of them. This one act of violence will alter their lives forever."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Women, Act, Violence, Will)

"Evening the playing field for women workers is a matter of fairness and with women now providing a significant share of their family's income, it is a family issue."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Family, Women, Evening, Income, Now, Workers)

"Expanding eligibility of family planning services to low-income women will maximize cost-savings to both federal and state governments, reduce the disparities in access to family planning services for low-income women, and decrease the incidence of abortion in the U.S."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Family, Women, Abortion, Planning, State, Will)

"President Kennedy understood the importance of equal pay for equal work and signed historic legislation that gave women around the country hope that one day their wages would be on par with that of their male counterparts."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Women, Work, Hope, Country, Day, Importance, Legislation, President, Wages)

"Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won't do that."
- Julie Delpy
(Related: Women, Romance, Being, Identity, Losing)

"We learn best to listen to our own voices if we are listening at the same time to other women - whose stories, for all our differences, turn out, if we listen well, to be our stories also."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Time, Women, Listening)

"After the revolution, let us hope, prisons simply would not exist - if by prisons we mean places that could be experienced by the men and women in them at all as every place that goes by that name now is bound to be experienced."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Men, Women, Hope, Revolution, Name, Now)

"All women who kill or have sexual obsessions or who are prostitutes have trouble with their fathers."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Women, Fathers, Obsessions, Trouble)

"Even if there are a lot women in films, there are few who are lesbians, that people know about."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Women, People)

"It has been very erotic and provocative for people to wonder about my feelings for women."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Women, People, Feelings, Provocative, Wonder)

"I love vampire stories. That's why I did the movie. Women especially were taken with that movie-even more so when it came out on video."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Love, Women)

"I cannot imagine having a physical relationship with a woman. I have not done that. But I really love women."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Love, Women, Woman)

"The promos with all of the beautiful women probably attracted some men, but the mystery story line is pretty cool. It's got that dark edge, and people will watch anything funny."
- James Denton
(Related: Funny, Women, People, Mystery, Pretty, Will)

"It was described as Sex and the Suburbs. It's so not that. Because on Sex and the City, those women told each other everything; on our show, it's much more like the real suburbs - nobody tells anybody anything. Everything's a secret."
- James Denton
(Related: Women, Sex)

"It's still about the women. It's not called Desperate Plumber. People are more interested in cat fights."
- James Denton
(Related: Women, People)

"It slows down grocery shopping, because so many women at the store watch the show. I always end up talking to two or three people every time I go to Ralphs. It's fun."
- James Denton
(Related: Time, Women, People, End, Fun, Talking)

"We've all been around love enough to know how lucky we are. I've never seen anybody have a cross word on the set, and I'm there a lot. All the women just got brand-new trailers, so they're happy."
- James Denton
(Related: Love, Women, Word)

"A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad. An optimist is one who hopes they are."
- Chauncey Depew
(Related: Women, Man)

"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."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Government, Men, Power, Women, Idiots)

"I hope we can be consummate artists as women or revolutionaries, or whatever women want to be, and also have love, not only for ourselves but from a partner."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Women, Love, Hope, Artists, Want)

"I was raised by an actress, and I watched all those women turn 60 and ask, Shouldn't get face work? My mother and Anne Bancroft said, We're not going to fall into that."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Women, Mother, Work)

"Wild at Heart made a few people angry-they thought I was exploiting women by showing that when a woman says no she really means yes."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Women, Thought, People, Heart, Woman)

"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."
- Helene Deutsch
(Related: Women, Progress, Freedom, Rights)

"Women must not shout back when their husbands come home and shout at them for any reason."
- Indra Devi
(Related: Home, Women, Husbands, Reason)

"We women must listen to our inner voice. It is easier for women to do this as they are not afraid to say what they feel."
- Indra Devi
(Related: Women, Voice)

"I got quite bored, serving in the bar. Since I was there, the customers wouldn't talk about women, and with half their subject matter denied them, it was: horses, silence; horses, silence."
- Bernadette Devlin
(Related: Women, Horses, Silence, Talk)

"The road to success is filled with women pushing their husbands along."
- Thomas R. Dewar
(Related: Success, Women, Husbands, Road)

"I've had women come up to me and say I was the reason they went to law school."
- Susan Dey
(Related: Women, Law, Reason, School)

"Until very recently men and women inhabited very separate spheres. There was always interconnection, passion, love. But men and women didn't hang out at the end of the day and chat about what their day was like at the office."
- Anita Diament
(Related: Men, Women, Love, Day, End, Office, Passion)

"What we women need to do, instead of worrying about what we don't have, is just love what we do have."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Love, Women)

"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."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Women, Career, Now, Relationships, Right)

"Without Police Woman I wouldn't have had a career. The show started about the same time the women's movement was taking off. Ours was the first prime-time one-hour show featuring a strong, professional woman. It paved the way for other series to follow."
- Angie Dickinson
(Related: Time, Women, Career, First, Police, Woman)

"I dress for women and I undress for men."
- Angie Dickinson
(Related: Men, Women, Dress)

"People identify with me - everyone does - African American women, Caucasian women, they all identify with me because I'm ethnic."
- Janice Dickinson
(Related: Women, People, African, American)

"The American people are going to judge the majority party here today. If they go out here and vote for this rule that allows this provision to be stricken, they are voting against the men and women in the military of our country."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Men, Women, People, American, Country, Majority, Military, Party, Today, Vote, Voting)

"We make a lot of mistakes for women, and we'll always do it again."
- Casper Van Dien
(Related: Women, Mistakes)

"Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Change, Women, Man)

"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."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Women, Life, Man, Respect, Woman, Wonder)

"Men make angry music and it's called rock-and-roll; women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they're angry and militant."
- Ani DiFranco
(Related: Anger, Men, Music, Women, Vocabulary)

"It's a trip but it hasn't crossed over to the point where women are throwing their panties at me."
- Taye Diggs
(Related: Women)

"The reason women don't play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Women, Football, Play, Public, Reason)

"When I was twenty-two it was a lot harder to get hurt by women. It was easier for me to, you know, cheat on a girlfriend. I can't lie like that anymore."
- Matt Dillon
(Related: Women, Lie, Girlfriend, Hurt)

"I think it will be truly glorious when women become real people and have the whole world open to them."
- Isak Dinesen
(Related: Women, People, Open, Will, World)

"Women are most fascinating between the ages of 35 and 40 after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass 40, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely."
- Christian Dior
(Related: Women)

"My dream is to save women from nature."
- Christian Dior
(Related: Nature, Women, Dream)

"You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Men, Women, Strength, Nation)

"My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership."
- James Dobson
(Related: Leadership, Women, Husbands, Observation, Waiting)

"Sacrifice, sacrifice, sacrifice! That's the condition of the female. Women have been conditioned to sacrifice for centuries."
- Betty Dodson
(Related: Women, Sacrifice)

"I consider the 70s to be the youth of old age. So all you women out there who are afraid of getting older, just keep your orgasms in place, eat a lot of vegetables, take exercise, and you'll be fine."
- Betty Dodson
(Related: Women, Age, Exercise, Old, Youth)

"I find that a lot of women respond to my work in that it doesn't make them feel bad about themselves."
- Heather Donahue
(Related: Women, Work)

"I get really upset seeing my friends who are mums crying because they feel like they're not good enough. Clever, confident, kind young women all going, 'I'm ruining my child's life.'"
- Daisy Donovan
(Related: Women, Life, Friends)

"This year's Veterans Day celebration is especially significant as our country remains committed to fighting the War on Terror and as brave men and women are heroically defending our homeland."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Men, War, Women, Country, Day, Fighting, Terror, Veterans)

"When we ask American men and women in uniform to fight for this country and to defend this country's interest and then to send them overseas, there is no question we have an obligation to protect them and provide for their safety."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Men, Women, American, Country, Fight, Interest, Obligation, Question, Safety)

"Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Existence, Reason)

"I guess I was a bad boy... Yes, yes, I've had lots of women in my life."
- Kirk Douglas
(Related: Life, Women)

"It's a little bit late in the day for men to object that women are getting outside their proper sphere."
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Related: Men, Women, Day)

"It's difficult for me to meet women because my crowd is much older. I know that for some of the young women I do meet, a relationship with me can be envisioned as a benefit to their career."
- Michael Douglas
(Related: Women, Career)

"The one thing that men and women have in common - they both like the company of men."
- Michael Douglas
(Related: Men, Women, Company)

"I was reading through endless junk scripts that were being sent my way. Typically the roles were to play his wife or his girlfriend - leading roles for women were few and far between."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Women, Wife, Girlfriend, Being, Leading, Play, Reading)

"Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Women)

"It is, I think, harder for women. I haven't quite figured it out, and all of my women friends haven't figured it out -how the hell do you do this? How do you work and have families?"
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Women, Work, Friends, Hell)

"I'm particularly fortunate to be in a position where I can bring my child to work and be able to get good child care. Not a lot of women have that."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Women, Work, Care)

"Women's fashion is a subtle form of bondage. It's men's way of binding them. We put them in these tight, high-heeled shoes, we make them wear these tight clothes and we say they look sexy. But they're actually tied up."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Men, Women, Clothes, Fashion)

"It's always good when women win things in fiction because it tends to be more male-dominated, unlike poetry, which is more equal."
- Carol Ann Duffy
(Related: Women, Poetry, Fiction)

"I never expected in a million years that I would have the honor to become an advocate of women's health care and education, and I'd dive on a live grenade to get this message out, so thank you for this forum."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Health, Education, Women, Care, Honor, Years)

"In addition, I'll be attending women's health expos and medical conferences with the goal to promote dialogue between women and their health-care providers."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Health, Medical, Women, Goal)

"I am enormously honored to be one of the spokesmen of the New Age Womens Health Campaign, so you'll be seeing me in public service announcements and public appearances supporting the campaign."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Age, Health, Public, Service)

"When my children were born, I didn't have them baptized because I felt baptism was about erasing Original Sin - something the Church said children got from their mother - and I absolutely refused to believe women carry Original Sin."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Women, Mother, Church, Children, Sin)

"Stories about the ongoing dramas in our lives as we age are not being told because women find it difficult to be honest about what's going on - about, for example, our heightened sexuality as we age or about living in a society that only values youth."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Age, Society, Women, Values, Being, Example, Living, Sexuality, Youth)

"Sometimes I feel as if four thousand years of silencing women, of the fear of women who were burned in oil or eviscerated in front of their daughters, is imprinted deep within me and has altered my DNA."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Women, Fear, Daughters, Deep, Oil, Years)

"So I constantly play women who are damaged and out of touch, who are seeking without knowing, or knowing without the skills to transform their lives. But then, that's really the fate of many women today."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Women, Fate, Play, Today)

"I think we're socialized out of being women, and then we have to find our way back to it. That's hard to do."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Women, Being)

"I talk to women's groups all over the country and see women struggling with this. The fear of not being accepted, of being different, of not having a man, all make it hard for a woman to do what she really believes is right for her."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Women, Fear, Being, Country, Man, Right, Talk, Woman)

"I feel it most in my work, because there aren't roles about women who are spiritually evolving. That anyone would even write something like that, something that's worth doing, would be a miracle!"
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Women, Work, Worth)

"The truth is there are two hundred white women raped in America by a black man for every one black woman raped by whites."
- David Duke
(Related: Women, Truth, America, Man, Woman)

"The Eleanor Roosevelt Award that I received for women's rights activities is one I treasure."
- Patty Duke
(Related: Women, Rights, Treasure)

"The more potent, unasked question is how society at large reacts to eager, voluntary violence by females, and to the growing evidence that women can be just as aggressive as men."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Men, Society, Women, Question, Violence)

"Perhaps the strongest evidence that women have as broad and deep a capacity for physical aggression as men is anecdotal. And as with men, this capacity has expressed itself in acts from the brave to the brutal, the selfless to the senseless."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Men, Women, Aggression, Deep)

"The intense campaigns against domestic violence, rape, sexual harassment, and inequity in the schools all too often depend on an image of women as weak and victimized."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Women, Schools, Violence)

"And while national military forces have historically resisted the full participation of women soldiers, female talent has found plenty of scope in revolutionary and terrorist groups around the planet."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Women, Talent, Military, Participation, Soldiers)

"But the idea that women can't take care of themselves still permeates our culture."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Women, Idea, Care, Culture)

"Asked why they wanted to fight, the young women said they enjoyed it, just as some men and boys do."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Men, Women, Boys, Fight)

"But that's why there are so few women stars today. Pornography has taken away the mystery."
- Irene Dunne
(Related: Women, Mystery, Pornography, Stars, Today)

"Men like women who write. Even though they don't say so. A writer is a foreign country."
- Marguerite Duras
(Related: Men, Women, Country, Writer)

"It's only women who are not really quite women at all, frivolous women who have no idea, who neglect repairs."
- Marguerite Duras
(Related: Women, Idea, Neglect)

"We all join the President in applauding the sacrifices made by our brave men and women in uniform. But we must continue to provide them the tools they need to accomplish the difficult tasks they face."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Men, Women, President, Tools)

"These are men and women who are willing to risk their lives in defense of their country. And the fact that their orientation - sexual orientation's been held against them is a blot on our nation's reputation."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Men, Women, Country, Defense, Fact, Nation, Reputation, Risk)

"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
(Related: Love, Women, Time, Charity, Fools)

"Men are superior to women, for one thing they can urinate from a speeding car."
- Will Durst
(Related: Car, Men, Women)

"No woman needs intercourse; few women escape it."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Women, Needs, Woman)

"You think intercourse is a private act; it's not, it's a social act. Men are sexually predatory in life; and women are sexually manipulative. When two individuals come together and leave their gender outside the bedroom door, then they make love."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Life, Act, Gender)

""Women's fashion" is a euphemism for fashion created by men for women."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Men, Women, Fashion)

"Women, for centuries not having access to pornography and now unable to bear looking at the muck on the supermarket shelves, are astonished. Women do not believe that men believe what pornography says about women. But they do. From the worst to the best of them, they do."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Men, Women, Now, Pornography)

"Women have been taught that, for us, the earth is flat, and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge. Some of us have ventured out nevertheless, and so far we have not fallen off. It is my faith, my feminist faith, that we will not."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Women, Faith, Earth, Will)

"While gossip among women is universally ridiculed as low and trivial, gossip among men, especially if it is about women, is called theory, or idea, or fact."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Women, Idea, Fact, Gossip, Theory)

"The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood; this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Men, Women, Brotherhood, Cooperation, Project)

"Childbearing is glorified in part because women die from it."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Women)

"Men are distinguished from women by their commitment to do violence rather than to be victimized by it."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Men, Women, Commitment, Violence)

"Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Men, Women, Freedom, Justice, Struggle, Support, Violence, Want)

"Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Women, Defense, Expression, Feminism)

"Women will never be as successful as men because they have no wives to advise them."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Men, Women, Successful, Will, Wives)

"Please know that I am aware of the hazards. I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be a challenge to others."
- Amelia Earhart
(Related: Men, Women, Failure, Challenge, Want)

"Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, but, they also get more notoriety when they crash."
- Amelia Earhart
(Related: Men, Women, Glory)

"Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail their failure must be but a challenge to others."
- Amelia Earhart
(Related: Men, Women, Failure, Challenge)

"Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others."
- Amelia Earhart
(Related: Men, Women, Failure, Challenge)

"It has been said that the position of woman is the test of civilization, and that of our women was secure. In them was vested our standard of morals and the purity of our blood."
- Charles Eastman
(Related: Women, Civilization, Blood, Morals, Purity, Woman)

"I am not interested in women just because they're women. I am interested, however, in seeing that they are no longer classed with children and minors."
- Crystal Eastman
(Related: Women, Children)

"It is not so much that women have a different point of view in politics as that they give a different emphasis. And this is vastly important, for politics is so largely a matter of emphasis."
- Crystal Eastman
(Related: Politics, Women)

"Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to get this independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems to me feminism has no roots."
- Crystal Eastman
(Related: Love, Women, Work, Feminism, Independence, Motherhood, Want)

"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."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Home, Women, Mother, Culture, Man, Mind, Victims)

"The condition of women in Islamic societies as a whole is also far from desirable. However, we should acknowledge that there are differences. In certain countries, the conditions are much better and in others much worse."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Women, Countries)

"My parents always knew I was hopeless at everything else, I was fortunate in that I was backed all the way. I came to it late and only because I thought there'd be loads of women and drinking!"
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: Women, Thought, Parents)

"Through all the relationship stuff I've gone through in the past few years, I know there are fundamental differences in how men and women view sex and how they view their futures."
- Aaron Eckhart
(Related: Men, Women, Sex, Past, Years)

"I think women can be as cruel as men, and men as tender as women, and vice versa."
- Aaron Eckhart
(Related: Men, Women, Vice)

"In college, I got interested in news because the world was coming apart. The civil rights movement, the antiwar movement, the women's right movement. That focused my radio ambitions toward news."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Women, Civil rights, College, News, World)

"We have received credible reports that show a clear and consistent pattern: entire villages are looted, burned down and sometimes bombed. Large numbers of civilians have been killed and scores of women and children have been abducted, raped and tortured."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Women, Children, Numbers)

"Like many other women, I could not understand why every man who changed a diaper has felt impelled, in recent years, to write a book about it."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: Women, Man, Years)

"Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women's liberation... none was more alarming, from a feminist point of view, than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: Men, Women)

"Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Age, Women, Fear, Living, Middle age, Reason, Worth, Years, Youth)

"Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Men, Women, America, Blood, Dissent, Doctrine, May, Spirit)

"Women have more to prove than men when it comes to politics."
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Related: Men, Politics, Women)

"Basically, women have to prove they are strong at all times. And then when they go on the attack, they have to not appear mean because those women often get the label of being catty."
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Related: Women, Being)

"I still like being in North of England and I keep a place there. But there are a lot of things about the Continent that are to be preferred. The social institutions work better, women have a better position in society and the food is another thing."
- Andrew Eldritch
(Related: Food, Society, Women, Work, Being, England)

"With Aerobic Strip Tease, you can do it at home - it makes it easier for women that don't want to go to the gym."
- Carmen Electra
(Related: Home, Women, Want)

"There's a power in women being women. There's a role for men, but we don't have to be men, because we're women. I think that representing that on television is a cool thing."
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: Power, Women, Being, Television)

"And as a character, what I found very inspiring about playing Dharma, especially at that time, is that the women on television were more neurotic than they were free. And I thought, this is a rare bird and this is unique on television and I think it's really refreshing."
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: Women, Time, Thought, Character, Inspiring, Television)

"The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history."
- George Eliot
(Related: History, Women, Nations)

"I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out."
- George Eliot
(Related: Home, Women, Bachelors, Husbands)

"I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men."
- George Eliot
(Related: Men, Women, God)

"The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women."
- Elizabeth II
(Related: History, Men, Women, Heart, Nation)

"It is true that a fellow cannot ignore women - but he can think of them as he ought - as sisters, not as sparring partners."
- Jim Elliot
(Related: Women, Sisters)

"There's no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Men, Women, Sexes)

"I had used eclectic therapy and behavior therapy on myself at the age of 19 to get over my fear of public speaking and of approaching young women in public."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Age, Women, Fear, Behavior, Public, Public speaking, Therapy)

"Failing to find in women exactly the same kind of sexual emotions, as they find in themselves, men have concluded that there are none there at all."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Men, Women, Emotions)

"If men and women are to understand each other, to enter into each other's nature with mutual sympathy, and to become capable of genuine comradeship, the foundation must be laid in youth."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Men, Nature, Women, Sympathy, Youth)

"'Charm' - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Power, Work, Women, Strength, Charm, Effect, Force, Man, Woman)

"I'm getting a wider circle of fans now. More women, more middle class people."
- James Ellroy
(Related: Women, People, Class, Fans, Middle class, Now)

"In sum, thought and reflection have been rendered thoroughly pointless by the circumstances in which modern men and women live and act."
- Jacques Ellul
(Related: Men, Women, Thought, Act, Circumstances, Reflection)

"I do not envy the headache you will have when you awake. In the meantime, dream of large women."
- Cary Elwes
(Related: Women, Dream, Envy, Will)

"I work toward the liberation of women, but I'm not feminist. I'm just a woman."
- Buchi Emecheta
(Related: Work, Women, Woman)

"Black women all over the world should re-unite and re-examine the way history has portrayed us."
- Buchi Emecheta
(Related: History, Women, World)

"I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Women, Thought, Civilization, Influence, Measure)

"I don't hate women - they just sometimes make me mad."
- Eminem
(Related: Women, Hate)

"The greatest luck that I've had has been the ability to find men and women who came into my administration who worked with me and brought extraordinary talents that we were able to take full advantage of."
- John Engler
(Related: Men, Women, Ability, Luck)

"The desire to get married, which - I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women - is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge - which is to be single again."
- Nora Ephron
(Related: Women, Desire, Regret)

"I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are."
- Nora Ephron
(Related: Women)

"Women, can't live with them, can't live without them."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Women)

"My mom was a source of strength.She showed me by example that women, regardless of how difficult life may get, can do it all."
- Gloria Estefan
(Related: Life, Mom, Women, Strength, Example, May)

"So many of us had hoped that the civil system might be an alternative for some women, where the burdens were a little bit less, and cases might be easier to prove."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: Women)

"Women are not required in general to be named in rape cases because of the stigmas that go with being a rape complainant, and frankly, special burdens that rape complainants often face."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: Women, Being)

"I'm always suspicious of really beautiful women telling us we shouldn't be worried about beauty."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: Beauty, Women)

"I wanted to be able to go shopping without people looking to see if I really was one of the world's 10 most beautiful women. I longed to be myself."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Women, People, World)

"We knew it was going to be the biggest event scheduled in the history of women's sports, but we didn't ever fathom we would be playing before sold-out stadiums all over the country."
- Lorrie Fair
(Related: History, Sports, Women, Country)

"Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness."
- Susan Faludi
(Related: Happiness, Women, Feminism, Justice, Public)

"As it turns out, social scientists have established only one fact about single women's mental health: employment improves it."
- Susan Faludi
(Related: Women, Fact, Scientists)

"I truly cannot imagine men with men, women with women, doing what they were not physically created to do, without abnormal stress and misbehavior."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Men, Women, Stress)

"Women rule our lives, don't they?"
- Juan Manuel Fangio
(Related: Women)

"Charming women can true converts make, We love the precepts for the teacher's sake."
- George Farquhar
(Related: Love, Women)

"Because wherever I am today, I still owe it to God and I owe it to two men - the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X and of course, two very special women, my mother and my wife."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Men, Women, Mother, Wife, God, Today)

"And with the rape, I was showing why the rape statistics are exaggerated, and saying that date rape was much more complex than the way feminists had portrayed it, as men oppressing women."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Men, Women, Saying, Statistics)

"You could make a case that women addicted men to their sexuality and then withdrew their sexuality until we provided them with a source of income."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Men, Women, Income, Sexuality)

"The only men who aren't in fear of women's reactions are usually men who aren't born or who are dead."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Men, Women, Fear)

"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."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Legal, Power, Women, Feminism, Myth)

"So we've moved from an era when women's biology was women's destiny to today, which is an era in which men's biology is men's destiny."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Men, Women, Destiny, Today)

"Our main reasons for fearing males having sex with males is that you really had to construct a more powerful social role to keep men in their place than you did to keep women in their place."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Men, Women, Sex)

"One can make a case that says that since 85% of children being brought up in single family homes are being brought up by women that about 85% of elementary school teachers should be males to balance out the feminization that the boys and girls receive."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Family, Women, Balance, Being, Boys, Children, Girls, School, Teachers)

"Men are often a lot less vindictive than women are, because we are rejected constantly every day."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Men, Women, Day)

"I don't think there's anything that is a greater area of discrimination against women today than the fact that nowhere in the world is there a female role model in team sports that more than half of a general audience would recognize."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Sports, Women, Discrimination, Fact, Today, World)

"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."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Men, Women, Sex, Sexes)

"When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Men, Women, Fear, Commitment, Independence)

"Men don't oppress women any more than women oppress men."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Men, Women)

"Women in Africa, generally a lot needs to be done for women. Women are not being educated, not only in Angola but my trip to Nigeria, one point I would make over and over again was that women need to be educated too."
- Mia Farrow
(Related: Women, Being, Needs)

"The women all want to dance. I dance all night every night."
- Minnesota Fats
(Related: Women, Dance, Night, Want)

"The irony is that the more unapologetically sexist men are in movies, the more women tend to be attracted to them in person."
- Jon Favreau
(Related: Men, Women, Movies, Irony)

"God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met."
- Farrah Fawcett
(Related: Women, God, Femininity, Intuition, Man)

"God made man stronger but not necessarily more intelligent. He gave women intuition and femininity. And, used properly, that combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met."
- Farrah Fawcett
(Related: Women, God, Femininity, Intuition, Man)

"What is true of Mr. Mill's influence on the women's-suffrage question is true also of the other political movements in which he took an active interest."
- Millicent Fawcett
(Related: Women, Influence, Interest, Question)

"The first organised opposition by women to women's suffrage in England dates from 1889, when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women."
- Millicent Fawcett
(Related: Women, EnglFirst, Ladies, Opposition)

"What he has done for women is final: he gave to their service the best powers of his mind and the best years of his life. His death consecrates the gift: it can never lessen its value."
- Millicent Fawcett
(Related: Death, Women, Life, Mind, Service, Value, Years)

"A large part of the present anxiety to improve the education of girls and women is also due to the conviction that the political disabilities of women will not be maintained."
- Millicent Fawcett
(Related: Education, Women, Anxiety, Conviction, Girls, Present, Will)

"Women lie about their age; men lie about their income."
- William Feather
(Related: Men, Women, Lie, Age, Income)

"Women have begun to see that if I go through that doorway, I take everybody through it."
- Dianne Feinstein
(Related: Women)

"Women do feel like they're in a box. Society, Hollywood, some men-they want to wrap women up in a neat little package."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: Women, Society, Hollywood, Want)

"If American politics are too dirty for women to take part in, there's something wrong with American politics."
- Edna Ferber
(Related: Politics, Women, American, Wrong)

"And the Blue Angels are coming back to scare the local population. I remember seeing old Vietnamese women ducking under the benches in Washington Square; they thought they were back in the war."
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(Related: War, Women, Thought, Angels, Old, Population, Washington)

"Women! I have no idea. I don't know anything about women at all. They're a complete mystery to me."
- Bryan Ferry
(Related: Women, Idea, Mystery)

"An interim government was set up in Afghanistan. It included two women, one of whom was Minister of Women's Affairs. Man, who'd she have to show here ankles to to get that job?"
- Tina Fey
(Related: Government, Women, Afghanistan, Job, Man)

"There aren't more lady songwriters for the same reason that there aren't more lady doctors or lady accountants or lady lawyers; not enough women have the time for careers."
- Dorothy Fields
(Related: Time, Women, Careers, Doctors, Lady, Lawyers, Reason)

"I do not think men have more talent. There are a great many women in the arts; novelists, painters, sculptors, poets-but the proportion is far lower in the field of song writing."
- Dorothy Fields
(Related: Men, Women, Talent, Poets, Song, Writing)

"In a show or a movie, one must work with many people. Many women just don't have the time for it."
- Dorothy Fields
(Related: Time, Women, Work, People)

"The Academy Awards ceremony is designed to be without irony, but Chris Rock supplied it anyway with filmed movie-theater interviews with black men and women who had never heard of the movies nominated for Best Picture."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Men, Movies, Women, Awards, Ceremony, Irony)

"Lebanon is restless, Syria got its walking papers, Egypt is scheduling elections with more than one candidate, and even Saudi Arabia, whose rulers are perhaps more terrified of women than rulers anywhere else in the world, allowed limited municipal elections."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Women, Elections, Walking, World)

"Women can break down barriers to opportunity, and men, many of them reluctantly, have learned to relate to women as their equals in thought and action. But except for an eccentric few, women do not want to become warriors."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Women, Thought, Opportunity, Action, Want)

"A growing number of young women who have the freedom to decide have decided that career can wait, and the delicious early years of their children's lives can't."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Women, Career, Children, Freedom, Years)

"Everybody's looking for the niche to make the difference. Some people think they see the mother lode in the beautiful people, especially the vote of the beautiful women."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Women, Mother, People, Difference, Vote)

"Fully 57 percent of American college students are women. Life insurance companies sell more policies to women than to men. As women continue to draw on experience and education, they're accelerating their numbers in upper management, too."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Experience, Life, Women, Education, Management, American, College, Numbers, Students)

"It's not very hip to consider the plight of single women who yearn for something so old-fashioned as men."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Men, Women, Old)

"Women are like elephants. I like to look at 'em, but I wouldn't want to own one."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Women, Want)

"No doubt exists that all women are crazy; it's only a question of degree."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Women, Doubt, Question)

"All the men in my family were bearded, and most of the women."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Family, Men, Women)

"It is a hidden fear that somehow, if they are only given a chance, women will suddenly do as they have been done by."
- Eva Figes
(Related: Women, Fear, Chance, Will)

"Sometimes the only thing we women want is a dick and no arguments. What could make us happier?"
- Linda Fiorentino
(Related: Women, Arguments, Want)

"I believe sanity and realism can be restored to the teaching of Mathematical Statistics most easily and directly by entrusting such teaching largely to men and women who have had personal experience of research in the Natural Sciences."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: Experience, Men, Women, Realism, Research, Sanity, Statistics, Teaching)

"Certainly Dracula did bring a hell of a lot of joy to a hell of a lot of women. And if this erotic quality hadn't come out we'd have been very disappointed."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Women, Quality, Hell, Joy)

"The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Women, American, Faces, Unhappiness)

"Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Men, Women)

"All the women want to be with me, all the men want to be like me."
- Ric Flair
(Related: Men, Women, Want)

"By jove, no wonder women don't love war nor understand it, nor can operate in it as a rule; it takes a man to suffer what other men have invented."
- Janet Flanner
(Related: Love, Men, War, Women, Man, Wonder)

"One mustn't ask apple trees for oranges, France for sun, women for love, life for happiness."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Happiness, Life, Women, Love, France, Sun, Trees)

"Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for the last time."
- Ian Fleming
(Related: Time, Women, May)

"England is the paradise of women, the purgatory of men, and the hell of horses."
- John Florio
(Related: Men, Women, EnglParadise, Hell, Horses)

"I like my whisky old and my women young."
- Errol Flynn
(Related: Women, Old)

"Women won't let me stay single and I won't let me stay married."
- Errol Flynn
(Related: Women)

"An awful lot of thriller writers write women rather badly. So just doing it OK gets a lot of credit."
- Ken Follett
(Related: Women, Credit, Writers)

"Thrillers have been traditionally very masculine books; the women characters often rather decorative."
- Ken Follett
(Related: Women, Books)

"In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation."
- Ken Follett
(Related: Change, Women, Character, Books, Woman)

"I don't think there's any great mystery to writing female characters, so long as you talk to them. If you lived in a monastery and never met any women, maybe it would be difficult."
- Ken Follett
(Related: Women, Mystery, Talk, Writing)

"Let's face it, there are no plain women on television."
- Anna Ford
(Related: Women, Television)

"The search for human freedom can never be complete without freedom for women."
- Betty Ford
(Related: Women, Freedom)

"For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Men, Women, Soul, Ideas, Church, Mind, School)

"Don't get me wrong, I've seen some very excellent women musicians."
- Lita Ford
(Related: Women, Musicians, Wrong)

"I need that aggressive attitude to play my music and more men have that attitude than women."
- Lita Ford
(Related: Men, Music, Women, Attitude, Play)

"When I started to sing, my mother would have me engaged to perform at the Women's Christian Temperance Union national or annual meetings. I would hate doing this because I wanted to play baseball or go off skiing."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: Women, Mother, Christian, Baseball, Hate, Meetings, Play, Temperance)

"I am so used to seeing the sort of play which deals with one man and two women. They do not leave me with the feeling I have made a full theatrical meal they do not give me the experience of the multiplicity of life."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Experience, Life, Women, Deals, Feeling, Man, Multiplicity, Play)

"Charm, in most men and nearly all women, is a decoration."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Men, Women, Charm)

"First at the outset, let me commend the great men and women of the United States Coast Guard for what they do."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Men, Women, First, states, United)

"I guess I've played a lot of victims, but that's what a lot of the history of women is about."
- Jodie Foster
(Related: History, Women, Victims)

"The country needs the political work of women today as much as it has ever needed woman in any other work at any other time."
- Judith Ellen Foster
(Related: Time, Women, Work, Country, Needs, Today, Woman)

"The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress."
- Charles Fourier
(Related: Women, Progress, Rights)

"That is the great distinction between the sexes. Men see objects, women see the relationships between objects."
- John Fowles
(Related: Men, Women, Relationships, Sexes)

"Men love war because it allows them to look serious. Because it is the one thing that stops women laughing at them."
- John Fowles
(Related: Love, Men, War, Women)

"Male and female gossip also sounds different, as women use more animated tones, more detail and more feedback."
- Kate Fox
(Related: Women, Detail, Gossip)

"Men gossip for just as long and about the same subjects as women, but tend to talk more about themselves."
- Kate Fox
(Related: Men, Women, Gossip, Talk)

"Researchers have found very little difference between men and women in terms of the amount of time spent gossiping."
- Kate Fox
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Difference)

"Women are more skilled than men at making gossip entertaining."
- Kate Fox
(Related: Men, Women, Gossip)

"I think all women in Hollywood are known as sex symbols. That's what our purpose is in this business. You're merchandised, you're a product. You're sold and it's based on sex. But that's okay. I think women should be empowered by that, not degraded."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Women, Business, Sex, Purpose, Hollywood)

"I really enjoy having sex, and that's offensive to some people. Women are the quickest to call other women sluts, which is sad. I haven't met a lot of men who've said, "You like having sex? What a dirty whore you are!". That's because they wish their wives or girlfriends would have more sex with them."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Men, Women, Sex, People, Girlfriends, Wives)

"I've traveled around the world and made love with many satisfied women. So I decided to share my story."
- Rick Fox
(Related: Love, Women, World)

"There's no doubt that Mexican men and women full of dignity, willpower and a capacity for work are doing the work that not even blacks want to do in the United States."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Willpower, Dignity, Doubt, states, United, Want)

"Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear."
- Anatole France
(Related: Men, Women, Clothes)

"Women have not yet realized the cowardice that resides, for if they should decide to do so, they would be able to fight you until death; and to prove that I speak the truth, amongst so many women, I will be the first to act, setting an example for them to follow."
- Veronica Franco
(Related: Women, Truth, Death, Act, Cowardice, Example, Fight, First, Will)

"I sought Ben Affleck because I needed an everyman for this role. Ben appeals to men and women. He gives you a sense of intelligence, the notion of a guy who can think on his feet."
- John Frankenheimer
(Related: Men, Intelligence, Women, Feet, Sense)

"I think there has been a great deal of valuable revisionism in women's history."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: History, Women)

"King Charles II liked women's company and well as making love to them."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Love, Women, Company)

"Lives in previous centuries for women are largely a matter of class. It would have been fun to have been a rich, privileged woman in the 18th century, but no fun at all to be her maid."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Women, Class, Fun, Woman)

"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."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Education, Women, Mother, Being, Woman)

"Whatever they may be in public life, whatever their relations with men, in their relations with women, all men are rapists and that's all they are. They rape us with their eyes, their laws, their codes."
- Marilyn French
(Related: Men, Life, Women, Eyes, Laws, May, Public)

"Men seem unable to feel equal to women: they must be superior or they are inferior."
- Marilyn French
(Related: Men)

"Men's need to dominate women may be based in their own sense of marginality or emptiness; we do not know its root, and men are making no effort to discover it."
- Marilyn French
(Related: Men, Women, Effort, May, Sense)

"Papa always makes it clear that he would like to know me as much more rational and lucid than the girls and women he gets to know during his analytic hours."
- Anna Freud
(Related: Women, Girls)

"Except for a few guitar chords, everything I've learned in my life that is of any value I've learned from women."
- Glenn Frey
(Related: Life, Women, Guitar, Value)

"Because society would rather we always wore a pretty face, women have been trained to cut off anger."
- Nancy Friday
(Related: Anger, Society, Women, Pretty)

"The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive."
- Betty Friedan
(Related: Women, American)

"We need to see men and women as equal partners, but it's hard to think of movies that do that. When I talk to people, they think of movies of forty-five years ago! Hepburn and Tracy!"
- Betty Friedan
(Related: Men, Movies, Women, People, Talk, Years)

"I was at a meeting two years ago in Beijing, and I passed a bunch of women who were marching in a protest. Their signs were probably saying something I wouldn't have agreed with at all. But I was so glad to see women marching. And it's happening all over the world."
- Betty Friedan
(Related: Women, Meeting, Protest, Saying, World, Years)

"Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women's denigration of themselves."
- Betty Friedan
(Related: Men, Women, Enemy, Victims)

"A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really attractive."
- Bruce Jay Friedman
(Related: Women, Wife, Friend, Girlfriend, Goal, Behavior, World)

"I'm too young for Medicare and too old for women to care."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Women, Care, Old)

"The valor and courage of our young women and men in the armed services are a shining example to all of the world, and we owe them and their families our deepest respect."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Men, Women, Courage, Example, Respect, Valor, World)

"There were many women around. We all had a relationship with each other that was very strong. And all of our minds kind of hooked up. We rejected the society. We rejected marriage because we didn't like what our parents had."
- Lynette Fromme
(Related: Marriage, Women, Society, Parents)

"It's rather splendid to think of all those great men and women who appear to have presented symptoms that allow us to describe them as bipolar. Whether it's Hemingway, Van Gogh... Robert Schumann has been mentioned... Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath... some of them with rather grim ends."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Men, Women)

"The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Women, Genius, Spiritual)

"It should be remarked that, as the principle of liberty is better understood, and more nobly interpreted, a broader protest is made in behalf of women. As men become aware that few have had a fair chance, they are inclined to say that no women have had a fair chance."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Men, Women, Chance, Liberty, Protest)

"In the United States women develop MS at approximately twice the rate men do, and no one can explain why women are affected most often from the waist down."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Men, Women, states, United)

"One of my theories is that men love with their eyes; women love with their ears."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Eyes, Theories)

"The women's movement hasn't changed my sex life. It wouldn't dare."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Life, Women, Sex)

"Two women? God, man. Well, I'm still living. So clearly I must've gotten away with it, when I did do it. But I don't think it's time to blow my cover now."
- Peter Gallagher
(Related: Time, God, Women, Living, Man, Now)

"I don't love dolls. I love women. I love their bodies."
- John Galliano
(Related: Love, Women)

"I'm an accomplice to helping women get what they want."
- John Galliano
(Related: Women, Want)

"The problem is with men. I know I shouldn't say this, but they've shrouded and hidden women to hide their incompetence."
- John Galliano
(Related: Women, Incompetence)

"But I'm going to be a real good boy and take it day by day and try to concentrate on what's most important to me, and that's offering women a service."
- John Galliano
(Related: Women, Day, Service)

"Women are women, and hurray for that."
- John Galliano
(Related: Women)

"In their work, then, as in their play, men and women are more and more coming to share with each other as comrades, and really the fun of life seems in no wise diminished as a consequence."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Life, Men, Women, Work, Fun, Play)

"They say a lot of women would like to see me naked, but there's not a lens long enough for that."
- Andy Garcia
(Related: Women)

"You, too, women, cast away all the cowards from your embraces; they will give you only cowards for children, and you who are the daughters of the land of beauty must bear children who are noble and brave."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: Beauty, Women, Children, Cowards, Daughters, Land, Will)

"We were in a great, seething moment in the 1970s. There was a new Labour government and everything seemed full of hope... But, as we got older and we saw how much women's behaviour contributed to what was wrong, we stopped being able to see ourselves purely as."
- Helen Garner
(Related: Government, Women, Hope, Being, Wrong)

"I'm very disturbed by violence against women when it is violence."
- Helen Garner
(Related: Women, Violence)

"But I can't bear it when somebody who some man made a pass at - to call that violence seems to me absurd and insulting to women who've really met violence, who've been raped or bashed."
- Helen Garner
(Related: Women, Man, Violence)

"Seventy-five percent of MS sufferers are women."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Women)

"I love strong women, not only in life but in craft."
- Brad Garrett
(Related: Life, Love, Women)

"I must have women - there is nothing unbends the mind like them."
- John Gay
(Related: Women, Mind, Nothing)

"Women have to show that tummy to stay noticed."
- Crystal Gayle
(Related: Women)

"And whereas women had to fight to find their way into the workforce, men are now fighting to reclaim their place in the family structure."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Family, Men, Women, Fight, Fighting, Now)

"90% of the divorces are initiated by women. That is really odd. Why? What's going on? What's the great discontent at the heart of it?"
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Women, Heart, Discontent)

"I've always been fascinated by Asian culture, and I love that women can play the lead in a horror film."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Love, Women, Culture, Film, Horror, Play)

"In television, women can really run anything. It can be a comedy, it can be a drama, it can be genre, it can be anything. But in films, women are still getting to the top."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Women, Comedy, Drama, Television)

"It used to be only on TV that women could lead, that a show could be based on a woman."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Women, Woman)

"How can women be as thin as we are? We have personal trainers to work us out. We have specially prepared meals."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Women, Work)

"It is alleged that half a million Spanish men, women and children fled to France after the Franco victory."
- Martha Gellhorn
(Related: Women, Victory, Children, France)

"Every company has two organizational structures: The formal one is written on the charts; the other is the everyday relationship of the men and women in the organization."
- Harold S. Geneen
(Related: Men, Women, Company)

"One of the reasons, surely, why women have been credited with less perfect veracity than men is that the burden of conventional falsehood falls chiefly on them."
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould
(Related: Men, Women, Burden, Falsehood)

"Why should I limit myself to only one woman when I can have as many women as I want?"
- George Gershwin
(Related: Women, Want, Woman)

"I'm into women. I've always loved women."
- David Gest
(Related: Women)

"I don't have to announce all the women I've slept with."
- David Gest
(Related: Women)

"I can help a lot of other people who've gone through the same thing by building a center that will help men and women who don't have the funds to take care of themselves and get the medical treatment."
- David Gest
(Related: Medical, Men, Women, People, Building, Care, Help, Treatment, Will)

"Whether we like it or not, men and women are not the same in nature, temperament, emotions and emotional responses."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Men, Women, Nature, Emotions, Temperament)

"I have always enjoyed the company of women and have formed deep and long-lasting friendships with many of them."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Women, Company, Deep)

"Few of us will forget the wail of mingled grief, rage and horror which rose from the camp when the Indians returned to it and recognized their slaughtered warriors, women, and children."
- John Gibbon
(Related: Women, Children, Forget, Grief, Horror, Wail, Will)

"I am going to fight - I, a socialist and Syndicalist - so that we shall make an end to war, so that the little ones of France will sleep in peace, and the women go without fear."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Women, Peace, War, Fear, End, Fight, France, Sleep, Will)

"After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate."
- Mel Gibson
(Related: Women, Marriage, Conversation, Lies, Want, Years)

"This is what sexual liberation chiefly accomplishes - it liberates young women to pursue married men."
- George Gilder
(Related: Men, Women)

"The women's movement is taking a different form right now, and it is because it has been so effective and so successful that there's a huge counter movement to try to stop it, to try to divide women from one another, to try to almost foment divisiveness."
- Carol Gilligan
(Related: Women, Successful, Now, Right)

"Many women have told me they remember where they were when they read the book, and how they felt suddenly that what they really thought or felt about things made sense."
- Carol Gilligan
(Related: Women, Thought, Sense)

"In the different voice of women lies the truth of an ethic of care, the tie between relationship and responsibility, and the origins of aggression in the failure of connection."
- Carol Gilligan
(Related: Women, Truth, Failure, Aggression, Care, Connection, Lies, Responsibility, Voice)

"The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses."
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman
(Related: Men, Women, Society, Wealth, Horses, Labor)

"Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Equality, Men, Women, Responsibility, Will)

"Reproductive choice has to be straightened out. There will never be a woman of means without choice anymore. That just seems to me so obvious. The states that changed their abortion laws before Roe are not going to change back. So we have a policy that only affects poor women, and it can never be otherwise."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Change, Women, Policy, Abortion, Choice, Laws, Obvious, Poor, states, Will, Woman)

"It is not women's liberation, it is women's and men's liberation."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Men, Women)

"Proof that they do not understand the republic is that in their fine promises for universal suffrage, they forgot women."
- Delphine de Girardin
(Related: Women, Promises, Proof)

"Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands."
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: Women, Fidelity, Husbands)

"Men should only believe half of what women say. But which half?"
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: Men, Women)

"Women are one of the Almighty's enigmas to prove to men that He knows more than they do."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Men, Women)

"Women like to sit down with trouble - as if it were knitting."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Women, Trouble)

"I was asked by a group to write a song on the theme of brotherhood. This was before women's liberation, when brotherhood meant men and women both, so I wrote the song. Since I had always been very fond of the Passion Chorale, I wrote words to that great piece."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Men, Women, Brotherhood, Passion, Song, Words)

"I've come to learn that there is a real difference between men and women. It's genetic."
- Sharon Gless
(Related: Men, Women, Difference)

"I think, on the whole, men are much more shallow than women."
- Sharon Gless
(Related: Men, Women)

"Women and minorities have excelled beautifully in comedy, but very few women are the lead in a drama."
- Sharon Gless
(Related: Women, Comedy, Drama)

"There's no praise or acknowledgment paid to women who raise the babies."
- Sharon Gless
(Related: Women, Babies, Praise)

"I'll get up in the morning while they've all got hangovers and run my 5 miles. But the women who do run are usually 10 years younger than me and they're really obsessed about running. That's all they do. They're really boring."
- Trisha Goddard
(Related: Women, Running, Years)

"When I listen to these women, it makes what I thought were my hard knocks feel like little nudges."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Women, Thought)

"Hopes are like hair ornaments. Girls want to wear too many of them. When they become old women they look silly wearing even one."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Women, Girls, Hair, Old, Silly, Want)

"A major difference between witches and psychotherapists is that witches see the mental health of women as having important political consequences."
- Naomi R. Goldenberg
(Related: Health, Women, Consequences, Difference, Mental health, Witches)

"The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman's right to her soul."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: History, Men, Women, Soul, Progress, Blood, Body, Cause, Man, Right, Woman)

"Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Women, Open)

"They say women and music should never be dated."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Music, Women)

"If you cannot work on the marriage or the women is a moron, staying married and cheating makes the most sense because divorce is disruptive to the family life and your bank account."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Family, Life, Marriage, Women, Work, Bank account, Cheating, Divorce, Sense)

"There is a cliche that men want their women to be ladies in public and hookers behind closed doors. I want my woman to be the sharper image robot so that she can be turned off."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Men, Women, Ladies, Public, Want, Woman)

"If everybody in this town connected with politics had to leave town because of chasing women and drinking, you would have no government."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Government, Politics, Women, Drinking)

"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."
- Samuel Gompers
(Related: Time, Men, Women, Act)

"Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter."
- Nadine Gordimer
(Related: Men, Women, Progress)

"Our society's strong emphasis on dieting and self-image can sometimes lead to eating disorders. We know that more than 5 million Americans suffer from eating disorders, most of them young women."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: Women, Society, Americans, Dieting, Eating, Self)

"I like working with actresses, and I like women a lot, not for obvious reasons, but just in that that there's so much about what they bring to the scene that keeps it so interesting. Their instincts are so different, and they never explain them to you."
- Ryan Gosling
(Related: Women, Obvious)

"Women still remember the first kiss after men have forgotten the last."
- Remy de Gourmont
(Related: Men, Women, Kiss, First)

"The practice of putting women on pedestals began to die out when it was discovered that they could give orders better from there."
- Betty Grable
(Related: Women, Practice)

"So few grown women like their lives."
- Katharine Graham
(Related: Women)

"The parts for women, you're either like the quietly suffering wife or the wild girl."
- Lauren Graham
(Related: Women, Wife, Suffering)

"I dare say there may be some men and women in the Armed Forces who are so decent that they would say: Give the Iraqi people money, we do not want to be paid back. That is the strength of our country."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: Men, Women, Money, People, Strength, Country, May, Want)

"Women are frightening. If you get to 41 as a man, you're quite battle-scarred."
- Hugh Grant
(Related: Women, Battle, Man)

"Kirk is a man, and he loves it. He loves women."
- Lee Grant
(Related: Women, Man)

"It's a very good feeling to be around a man who thinks women are juicy."
- Lee Grant
(Related: Women, Feeling, Man)

"If I were a girl, I'd despair. The supply of good women far exceeds that of the men who deserve them."
- Robert Graves
(Related: Men, Women, Despair)

"Yes. I was the first female colonel. I enjoyed being that kind of role model for young women watching the show. A woman can be a colonel! A woman can be in charge! Those were new ideas then."
- Erin Gray
(Related: Women, Ideas, Being, First, Woman)

"All men and women have an equal need for love. When these needs are not fulfilled it is easy to have our feelings hurt, for which we blame our partner."
- John Gray
(Related: Men, Women, Love, Feelings, Blame, Hurt, Needs)

"When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom."
- John Gray
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Chance, Respect)

"Men are motivated and empowered when they feel needed. Women are motivated and empowered when they feel cherished."
- John Gray
(Related: Men, Women)

"A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood."
- John Gray
(Related: Women, Being, Problems, Stress)

"Just as women are afraid of receiving, men are afraid of giving."
- John Gray
(Related: Men, Women, Giving)

"The Catholic men are more upset about women not being able to be priests than are Catholic women."
- Andrew Greeley
(Related: Men, Women, Being)

"In God, the characteristics of men and women that we admire in men and women are combined. That's been a traditional Catholic teaching that God is the combination of opposites."
- Andrew Greeley
(Related: Men, Women, God, Opposites, Teaching)

"Somebody who's really comfortable with who she is and doesn't care what other people think. I like women who are really strong and were brought up to be comfortable with themselves and respect themselves."
- Brian Austin Green
(Related: Women, People, Care, Respect)

"I am thrilled yet overwhelmed. There are so many great women athletes, some incredible performances."
- Nancy Greene
(Related: Women, Athletes)

"No, I am not interested in women or sex or anything."
- Johnny Greenwood
(Related: Women, Sex)

"Women are reputed never to be disgusted. The sad fact is that they often are, but not with men; following the lead of men, they are most often disgusted with themselves."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Women, Fact)

"Women have very little idea of how much men hate them."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Men, Women, Idea, Hate)

"The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Men, Women, Rank, Sight, Talking)

"The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Women, Revolution, Joy, Struggle)

"I didn't fight to get women out from behind vacuum cleaners to get them onto the board of Hoover."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Women, Fight)

"Perhaps women have always been in closer contact with reality than men: it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Women, Being, Idealism, Reality)

"I have always been principally interested in men for sex. I've always thought any sane woman would be a lover of women because loving men is such a mess. I have always wished I'd fall in love with a woman. Damn."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Sex, Thought, Woman)

"All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Death, Society, Women, Man, Will)

"Women are allowed more freedoms and we're fighting for more freedoms, we're experiencing more freedoms won."
- Pam Grier
(Related: Women, Fighting)

"Just as the slave master required the slaves to imitate the image he had of them, so women, who live in a relatively powerless position, politically and economically, feel obliged by a kind of implicit force to live up to culture's image of what is female."
- Susan Griffin
(Related: Women, Culture, Force)

"Give us a chance to show you that those so-called protective laws to aid women - however well intentioned originally - have become in fact restraints, which keep wife, abandoned wife, and widow alike from supporting her family."
- Martha Griffiths
(Related: Family, Women, Wife, Chance, Fact, Laws)

"Before I leave this Earth, I would like to know they have given women the same benefits and promotions as men."
- Martha Griffiths
(Related: Men, Women, Benefits, Earth)

"We in this Congress have a choice. The American people have a right to exercise a choice on this issue, as to whether our men and women will continue to fight and die in a war based on deception and fantasy, or to start bringing the troops home."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Home, Men, War, Women, People, American, Choice, Congress, Deception, Exercise, Fantasy, Fight, Right, Troops, Will)

"The main reason why men and women make different aesthetic judgments is the fact that the latter, generally incapable of abstraction, only admire what meets their complete approval."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Men, Women, Approval, Fact, Reason)

"Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education."
- Angelina Grimke
(Related: Education, Women, Sympathy, Inferiority, Liberal, Man, Wrong)

"We Abolition Women are turning the world upside down."
- Angelina Grimke
(Related: Women, World)

"Can you not see that women could do and would do a hundred times more for the slave, if she were not fettered?"
- Angelina Grimke
(Related: Women)

"Sex hasn't been the same since women started enjoying it."
- Lewis Grizzard
(Related: Women, Sex)

"We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Experience, Women, Change, Truth, Mountains)

"In 1976 I wrote a lot about women trying to claim the right to work."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Women, Work, Right, Trying)

"Cartooning is a wonderful career, and I'd like more women to get to have it. I can't think of any reason why we won't see more syndicated female cartoonists in the future."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Women, Career, Future, Reason)

"Because the majority of my readers are women, I feel that one public service I can provide to them is to spread the message of regular mammograms and early detection within the strip."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Women, Majority, Public, Service)

"Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was pretty revolutionary at the time not only because it starred a female, but also because it was so emotionally honest about all the conflicting feelings many women had in 1976."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Humor, Time, Women, Feelings, First, Pretty, Woman)

"I would gladly admit women are superior to men if only they would stop trying to be the same as us."
- Sacha Guitry
(Related: Men, Women, Trying)

"I stopped playing in Jr. events when I was 12 and played women's."
- Natalie Gulbis
(Related: Women, Events)

"I am very sad for men and women trapped in any relationship where there is cruelty, dominance, inequity. I long for the liberation of all people."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Men, Women, People, Cruelty)

"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."
- Gary Gygax
(Related: Design, Men, Women, Interest, Thinking)

"Most people are interested in seeing 27-year-old women who are in movies somehow connected to sex. It's interesting to everyone. Especially little movies that are having trouble getting made, there's always sex."
- Maggie Gyllenhaal
(Related: Movies, Women, Sex, People, Trouble)

"I feel there is no shortage of real interesting women's roles. But I found them and did all of them just now."
- Maggie Gyllenhaal
(Related: Women, Now)

"I don't think it's by accident that I was first attracted to translating two French women poets."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Women, Accident, First, Poets)

"The woman poet must be either a sexless, reclusive eccentric, with nothing to say specifically to women, or a brilliant, tragic, tortured suicide."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Women, Nothing, Suicide, Woman)

"Growing up in the Philippines, I loved all kinds of movies. We had a very healthy film industry there when I was a child. It's now gotten very limited. They only make action movies and hard-core exploitation movies. Women get raped; men get shot."
- Jessica Hagedorn
(Related: Men, Movies, Women, Action, Exploitation, Film, Growing up, Now)

"I don't work a five-day week as a rule, and I've managed to fill that time up. It hasn't been that hard. I volunteer at school. I'm working because I love it. Yet, I don't not envy women who have a stay-at-home job, because you miss stuff."
- Deidre Hall
(Related: Love, Time, Women, Work, Envy, Job, School)

"A women needs to be a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom."
- Jerry Hall
(Related: Women, Kitchen, Needs)

"I have got one of those faces that change every day: you can dress me up, make me look vampy and then make me look 12 years old. But don't all women do this thing? We all take on these roles."
- Geri Halliwell
(Related: Change, Women, Dress, Faces, Old, Years)

"The Finland of the 21st century can thrive only if women of learning - in common with their male counterparts - are guaranteed the opportunity to use their creative potential to the full."
- Tarja Halonen
(Related: Women, Opportunity, Learning, Potential)

"Under-representation of women and other inequality among researchers is a problem that will not solve itself as women acquire competence."
- Tarja Halonen
(Related: Women, Competence, Inequality, Will)

"There is a growing feeling that perhaps Texas is really another country, a place where the skies, the disasters, the diamonds, the politicians, the women, the fortunes, the football players and the murders are all bigger than anywhere else."
- Pete Hamill
(Related: Women, Country, Disasters, Feeling, Football, Politicians)

"We're all grown women now; if we wanna do something, we can't be stopped!"
- Natasha Hamilton
(Related: Women, Now)

"I like women. I really like women."
- Dashiell Hammett
(Related: Women)

"If I had to give a definition of capitalism I would say: the process whereby American girls turn into American women."
- Christopher Hampton
(Related: Women, American, Capitalism, Girls)

"Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Men, Women, Constitution, Court, Law, Liberty, Lies)

"It lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it. While it lies there, it needs no constitution, no law, no court to save it."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Men, Women, Constitution, Court, Law, Lies, Needs)

"They were using the dolls to project their dreams of their own futures as adult women."
- Ruth Handler
(Related: Dreams, Women, Project)

"If little green men land in your back yard, hide any little green women you've got in the house."
- Mike Harding
(Related: Men, Women, Land)

"When I was in my early 20s, I had my hair permed. Bad idea! It turned into total frizz. My advice to women is, if you have nice hair already, don't get a perm, leave your hair alone!"
- Mariska Hargitay
(Related: Women, Advice, Hair)

"We need spies that look like their targets, CIA officers who speak the dialects terrorists use, and FBI agents who can speak to Muslim women who might be intimidated by men."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Men, Women, Muslim)

"In 1969, when I graduated from Harvard Law School, women and minorities made up a tiny fraction of the first year associates accepted by top law firms."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Women, First, Law, School)

"Men have two ways of righting their wrongs, by force and by the ballot. Both are denied to women, one by nature, the other by man."
- Ida A. Harper
(Related: Men, Nature, Women, Force, Man, Wrongs)

"On the speech day, the production designer, who has a lot of say in things, and sometimes I didn't agree with him but I had to do what I was told, wanted the speech day to be all in neutral colours for the women, which was a good thing."
- Julie Harris
(Related: Women, Day, Production, Speech)

"We're not going to pay attention to the silliness and the petty comments. And quite frankly, women have joined me in this effort, and so it's not about appearances. It's about effectiveness."
- Katherine Harris
(Related: Women, Attention, Effort)

"Marriage is a custom brought about by women who then proceed to live off men and destroy them, completely enveloping the man in a destructive cocoon or eating him away like a poisonous fungus on a tree."
- Richard Harris
(Related: Marriage, Men, Women, Custom, Eating, Man)

"Women's propensity to share confidences is universal. We confirm our reality by sharing."
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
(Related: Women, Reality, Sharing)

"You know what? I'm really attracted to British women, there's something innately proper about them. However badly they behave their accent is so cute that it makes up for everything!"
- Josh Hartnett
(Related: Women, Cute)

"As long as every generation rises to its challenges and stands up in defense of liberty - as Americans have done in the past and as our men and women continue to do today - our nation will remain free and strong."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Men, Women, Americans, Defense, Liberty, Nation, Past, Today, Will)

"The men and women on the front lines of the war on terror continue to risk their lives to save ours - and for that we owe them a debt that we can never truly repay. Thanks to their efforts we have made tremendous progress. Yet, the job is not done."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Men, War, Women, Progress, Debt, Job, Risk, Terror)

"It is truly a privilege to be able to support all women's causes on a global level. It is remarkable that something as simple as television can empower us to create change and awareness in the world."
- Teri Hatcher
(Related: Change, Women, Awareness, Causes, Privilege, Remarkable, Support, Television, World)

"I spent ninety percent of my money on wine, women and song and just wasted the other ten percent."
- Ronnie Hawkins
(Related: Money, Women, Song, Wine)

"No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse. Women have to feel like they are not alone."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Women, Abuse, Woman)

"Some men have a silly theory about beautiful women - that somewhere along the line they'll turn into a monster. That movie gave them a chance to watch it happen."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Men, Women, Chance, Silly, Theory)

"I became obsessed with all these women who die never feeling they did anything extraordinary with their lives."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Women, Feeling)

"I don't see women and think of them as competition or with judgment. Women really move me. I feel connected to all kinds of women. I am angry because I think we've been mistreated throughout history in different countries, including America. I admire women."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: History, Women, America, Competition, Countries, Judgment)

"I think it's nice for women to try to be sexy for their man."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Women, Man)

"And I highly recommend for all the women in the world, even if they're 71, you can never take for granted that he loves you. It's always good to flirt with him. It's a great sport."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Women, World)

"What our men and women in uniform are doing is providing for the Iraqi people and other surrounding nations the opportunity to see, to taste and to experience the democracy that equals freedom and ultimately justice."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Experience, Men, Women, People, Opportunity, Democracy, Freedom, Justice, Nations, Taste)

"Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Life, Men, Women, Day)

"As we look forward to freedom, the shining city on the hill and the best days of America lying ahead, it is the men and women in uniform who protect, defend and make us proud to whom we should look and give thanks every night."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Men, Women, America, Freedom, Lying, Night)

"One of the great joys this year and the year before has been how all of the people in this body, men and women, Republicans and Democrats, have worked together so well with our chairman and the chairman of the full committee to address the issues of housing for our soldiers."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Men, Women, People, Body, Committee, Democrats, Republicans, Soldiers)

"Grace in women has more effect than beauty."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Beauty, Women, Effect, Grace)

"French novels generally treat of the relations of women to the world and to lovers, after marriage; consequently there is a great deal in French novels about adultery, about improper relations between the sexes, about many things which the English public would not allow."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Women, Marriage, Adultery, English, Lovers, Public, Sexes, World)

"Is woman a religion? Well, perhaps you will have the chance of judging for yourselves if you go to America. There you will find men treating women with just the same respect formerly accorded only to religious dignitaries or to great nobles."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Men, Women, Religion, America, Chance, Religious, Respect, Will, Woman)

"Men are very competent in their workplace - and this is going to sound sexist - women are better at running households and juggling lots of things, kids and scheduling and that kind of thing."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Men, Women, Kids, Running, Sound)

"I'm a heroine addict. I need to have sex with women who have saved someone's life."
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: Life, Women, Sex)

"I'm surrounded by very powerful women and very progressive men."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Men, Women)

"I know what the attitudes of the readers are: These are guys who love women and respect women."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Love, Women, Respect)

"But maybe because the dot-com world gives people positions at a younger age, and many women are prominent in this business, it will help change the view about who can run big companies."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Change, Women, Age, Business, People, Help, Will, World)

"Half of my employees are women."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Women, Employees)

"A Negro woman has the same kind of problems as other women, but she can't take the same things for granted."
- Dorothy Height
(Related: Women, Problems, Woman)

"Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it."
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Related: Men, Power, Women)

"To recommend that women become identical to men, would be simple reversal, and would defeat the whole point of androgyny, and for that matter, feminism: in both, the whole point is choice."
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Related: Women, Choice, Defeat)

"I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Women, Character, Day, Will)

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Men, Women, Idea, Cats, Dogs, Relax, Will)

"I mention my age because I find people in this country - women, not men, of course - women are so troubled by their age. There's a culture of youth, and it's a phony culture."
- Teresa Heinz
(Related: Age, Women, People, Country, Culture, Youth)

"Most women are indulgent of themselves. This is a mistake. It should be only the reward of old age."
- Anna Held
(Related: Age, Women, Mistake, Old, Reward)

"Some women flirt more with what they say, and some with what they do."
- Anna Held
(Related: Women)

"How many women have the courage to start properly with a cold, cold bath early in the morning? I jump in, throw the water, cold as ice, and after the first plunge I am happy."
- Anna Held
(Related: Women, Courage, First, Water)

"Women loved that part 'cause K.C. was just sassy."
- Marg Helgenberger
(Related: Women)

"I'm a '70s mom, and my daughter is a '90s mom. I know a lot of women my age who are real computer freaks."
- Florence Henderson
(Related: Age, Women, Mom, Daughter, Computer)

"I have a certain pool of subject matter that I like to write about, things that interest me: politics, religion, ecology, and relationships between men and women. And that's usually what I focus on."
- Don Henley
(Related: Men, Politics, Religion, Women, Ecology, Focus, Interest, Relationships)

"If man knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they'd never marry."
- O. Henry
(Related: Time, Women, Man)

"If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they'd never marry."
- O. Henry
(Related: Men, Time, Women)

"Genetic studies in Iceland have found that many of the women who were the founding stock of Iceland came from England and what is now France. Some were probably captured and carried off in Viking raids only 40 generations ago."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Women, EnglFounding, France, Generations, Now)

"Brigham Young had 47 children, and over 50 women as wives."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Women, Children, Wives)

"Plain women know more about men than beautiful women do."
- Katharine Hepburn
(Related: Men, Women)

"I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex."
- Katharine Hepburn
(Related: Women, Sex)

"Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then."
- Katharine Hepburn
(Related: Men, Women, Now, Visit, Wonder)

"I've sort of dealt with the characters' lives more; particularly the women characters."
- Gilbert Hernandez
(Related: Women)

"I won't say that women belong in the kitchen, but they don't belong in the dugout."
- Keith Hernandez
(Related: Women, Kitchen)

"And, as if nature were protecting man against his own ingenuity, the reproductive processes were affected for a time; men became sterile, women had miscarriages, menstruation stopped."
- John Hersey
(Related: Men, Nature, Women, Time, Man)

"I would go to radio stations and they were supposed to be interviewing me and playing my record and they would say, We're playing too many women right now, we can't play your record."
- Kristin Hersh
(Related: Women, Now, Play, Right)

"Men are allowed to write songs about people and women are allowed to write songs about women."
- Kristin Hersh
(Related: Men, Women, People, Songs)

"It's also very painful, because I feel, and I know, probably all women my age and older feel like we're better and have more to give and are more fun now."
- Barbara Hershey
(Related: Age, Women, Fun, Now)

"Italian men do appreciate beautiful women. They're not afraid of the beauty, which is nice."
- Eva Herzigova
(Related: Men, Beauty, Women)

"Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age."
- Hesiod
(Related: Age, Marriage, Women, Cause, Old)

"I like a women who's got some balls, some strength. As long as I can beat her at arm wrestling, that's fine."
- James Hetfield
(Related: Women, Strength, Wrestling)

"Men and women want to do a good job, and if they are provided the proper environment, they will do so."
- William Reddington Hewlett
(Related: Men, Women, Environment, Job, Want, Will)

"Women priests. Great, great. Now there's priests of both sexes I don't listen to."
- Bill Hicks
(Related: Women, Now, Sexes)

"I think, though, as African-American women, we are always trained to value our community even at the expense of ourselves, and so we attempt to protect the African-American community."
- Anita Hill
(Related: Women, African, Community, Value)

"I am really proud to be a part in whatever way of women becoming active in the political scene. I think it was the first time that people came to terms with the reality of what it meant to have a Senate made up of 98 men and two women."
- Anita Hill
(Related: Men, Time, Women, People, First, Reality, Senate)

"But I think it would be irresponsible for me not to say what I really believe in my heart to be true - that there are some serious inequities that we face as women and that we can work to address these inequities."
- Anita Hill
(Related: Women, Work, Heart)

"Women are extremely important shapers of my own life."
- Tony Hillerman
(Related: Life, Women)

"Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women."
- Gordon B. Hinckley
(Related: Men, Women, Virtue, Beginning, Respect, Self)

"I'm glad you're doing this story on us and not on the WNBA. We're so much prettier than all the other women in sports."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: Sports, Women)

"I think the whole boycott thing was a bit too much. It's because we're accomplished so much in women's tennis in the last two, three years. We deserve something better."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: Women, Tennis, Years)

"America cannot turn its back on the economic future and women-owned businesses are part of that future."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Women, America, Future)

"Closing the gap for women entrepreneurs should be a priority for the federal government - and yet the Small Business Administration has failed in their promise to women business owners."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Business, Government, Women, Entrepreneurs, Promise)

"Men greet each other with a sock on the arm, women with a hug, and the hug wears better in the long run."
- Edward Hoagland
(Related: Men, Women)

"Sometimes I think that the biggest difference between men and women is that more men need to seek out some terrible lurking thing in existence and hurl themselves upon it. Women know where it lives but they can let it alone."
- Russell Hoban
(Related: Men, Women, Difference, Existence)

"The influx of women into paid work and her increased power raise a woman's aspirations and hopes for equal treatment at home. Her lower wage and status at work and the threat of divorce reduce what she presses for and actually expects."
- Arlie Hochschild
(Related: Power, Women, Work, Home, Aspirations, Divorce, Treatment, Wage, Woman)

"Many women cut back what had to be done at home by redefining what the house, the marriage and, sometimes, what the child needs. One woman described a fairly common pattern: I do my half. I do half of his half, and the rest doesn't get done."
- Arlie Hochschild
(Related: Home, Marriage, Women, Needs, Rest, Woman)

"They were written on cheap blue notebooks bought by poor women. I'm interested in folk tales in the way that medicine and magic in women's stories are all kind of combined."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Women, Folk, Magic, Medicine, Poor)

"Among men and women, those in love do not always announce themselves with declarations and vows. But they are the ones who weep when you're gone. Who miss you every single night, especially when the sky is so deep and beautiful, and the ground so very cold."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Deep, Night, Sky)

"Men and women have roles - their roles are different, but their rights are equal."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Men, Women, Rights)

"In Finland we have equal political rights for women and men. We do not regard ourselves according to sex."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Women, Sex, Rights)

"If there is something I would like to do as President of the General Assembly, it is to place more emphasis on the issue of education, which enables a better life for women."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Life, Women, Education, President)

"My costumes were made for sex appeal not for women."
- Brenda Holloway
(Related: Women, Sex, Sex appeal)

"The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Men, Religion, Women, Key, Mothers, World)

"It's amazing to me that, in the 42 years since President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law, women today still receive fewer wages than men for the same work."
- Mike Honda
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Act, Law, President, Today, Wages, Years)

"Equal pay isn't just a women's issue; when women get equal pay, their family incomes rise and the whole family benefits."
- Mike Honda
(Related: Family, Women, Benefits)