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I know the nature of women. When you will, they will not; when you will not, they come of their own accord.

I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.

If a woman likes another woman, she's cordial. If she doesn't like her, she's very cordial.

If woman had no existence save in the fiction written by men, one would imagine her a person of the utmost importance; very various; heroic and mean; splendid and sordid; infinitely beautiful and hideous in the extreme; as great as a man, some think even better.

Impenetrable in their dissimulation, cruel in their vengeance, tenacious in their purposes, unscrupulous as to their methods, animated by profound and hidden hatred for the tyranny of man - it is as though there exists among them an ever-present conspiracy toward domination, a sort of alliance like that subsisting among the priests of every country. See quote detail

In her first passion woman loves her lover; In all the others, all she loves is love.

In our civilization men are afraid they will not be men enough, and women are afraid they might be considered only women.

In the sex-war, thoughtlessness is a weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female. Both are reciprocally generated, but a woman's desire for revenge outlasts all other emotion. Yet when every unkind word about women has been said, we have still to admit, with Byron, that they are nicer than men. They are more devoted, more unselfish and more emotionally sincere. When the long fuse of cruelty, deceit and revenge is set alight, it is male thoughtlessness which has fired it.

It is better to be first with an ugly woman than the hundredth with a beauty. See quote detail

It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

It is God who makes woman beautiful, it is the devil who makes her pretty.

It is hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head.

It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it.

Men know that women are an overmatch for them, and therefore they choose the weakest or the most ignorant. If they did not think so, they never could be afraid of women knowing as much as themselves.

Most men who run down women are running down one woman only.

Most women still need a room of their own and the only way to find it may be outside their own home.

Music and women I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is.

My vigor, vitality and cheek repel me. I am the kind of woman I would run from.

Nature says to a woman: 'Be beautiful if you can, wise if you want to, but be respected, that is essential.'

No man is as anti-feminist as a really feminine woman.


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