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No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother.

No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.

O Woman! in our hours of ease, Uncertain coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou!

Of my two 'handicaps', being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black.

Offend her, and she knows not to forgive; Oblige her, and she'll hate you while you live.

Oh, the shrewdness of their shrewdness when they're shrewd. And the rudeness of their rudeness when they're rude; But the shrewdness of their shrewdness and the rudeness of their rudeness, Are nothing to their goodness when they're good.

One can find women who have never had one love affair, but it is rare indeed to find any who have had only one.

One is not born a woman - one becomes one.

People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.

Regard the society of women as a necessary unpleasantness of social life, and avoid it as much as possible.

She was a Phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely Apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament.

Simpson succeeded in proving that there was no harm in giving anaesthetics to men, because God put Adam into a deep sleep when He extracted his rib. But male ecclesiastics remained unconvinced as regards the sufferings of women, at any rate in childbirth.

Social science affirms that a woman's place in society marks the level of civilization.

Some women blush when they are kissed; some call for the police; some swear; some bite. But the worst are those who laugh.

Such, Polly, are your sex - part truth, part fiction; Some thought, much whim, and all contradiction.

The battle for women's rights has largely been won.

The cave-dweller's wife complained that he hadn't dragged her anywhere in months.

The cleverest woman finds a need for foolish admirers.

The colonel's lady and Judy O'Grady Are sisters under their skins.

The economic dependence of women is perhaps the greatest injustice that has been done to us, and has worked the greatest injury to the race.


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