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The fickleness of the women I love is only equaled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.

The great and almost only comfort about being a woman is that one can always pretend to be more stupid than one is and no one is surprised.

The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is "What does a woman want?"

The ideal woman which is in every man's mind is evoked by a word or phrase or the shape of her wrist, her hand. The most beautiful description of a woman is by understatement. Remember, all Tolstoy ever said to describe Anna Karenina was that she was beautiful and could see in the dark like a cat. Every man has a different idea of what's beautiful, and it's best to take the gesture, the shadow of the branch, and let the mind create the tree.

The more underdeveloped the country, the more overdeveloped the women.

The only question left to be settled now is, are women persons?

The society of women is the element of good manners.

The weakness of their reasoning faculty also explains why women show more sympathy for the unfortunate than men;... and why, on the contrary, they are inferior to men as regards justice, and less honourable and conscientious.

The wisest among us is very lucky never to have met the woman, be she beautiful or ugly, intelligent or stupid, who could drive him crazy enough to be fit to be put into an asylum. See quote detail

The woman was made of a rib out of the side of Adam; not made out of his head to rule over him, nor out of his feet to be trampled upon by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected, and near his heart to be beloved. See quote detail

The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men. A woman who is intelligent does not.

The world is so unjust that a female heart which has been once touched is thought forever blemished.

There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.

There are no ugly women; there are only women who do not know how to look pretty.

There is but an hour a day between a good housewife and a bad one.

There is in every true woman's heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.

There is no such thing as romance in our day, women have become too brilliant; nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humor in the woman.

There is no worse evil than a bad woman; and nothing has ever been produced better than a good one.

There is nothing enduring in life for a woman except what she builds in a man's heart.

Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force.


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