In this post, you will find great Woman Quotes from famous people, such as Mazie Hirono, A’Lelia Bundles, Siddharth Shukla, Evan Esar, H. L. Mencken. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
One of the key things for me about Madame Walker‘s life is that she really does represent this first generation out of slavery when black people were reinventing themselves, and as a woman who was the first child in her family born free, she was trying to figure out a way, and she moved from Delta, Louisiana.
Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.
An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.
‘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.
Being a Hot Mom means being respected as a mom and a woman. And, the key to being a Hot Mom is having a sense of humor about yourself and all the crazy situations that arise.
Money and women. They’re two of the strongest things in the world. The things you do for a woman you wouldn’t do for anything else. Same with money.
Even the handsomest men do not have the same momentary effect on the world as a truly beautiful woman does.
Many photographers feel their client is the subject. My client is a woman in Kansas who reads Vogue. I’m trying to intrigue, stimulate, feed her. My responsibility is to the reader. The severe portrait that is not the greatest joy in the world to the subject may be enormously interesting to the reader.
The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.
If you want to be a woman in power, then empower other women.
You don’t appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older. Little things like being spanked every day by a middle-aged woman: Stuff you pay good money for in later life.
Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior; she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male‘s superiority.
Everybody knows that I’m not the most beautiful woman in the world.
Trump‘s pardon of Arpaio may not get as much attention as Russian influence or Trump’s apparent obstruction of justice in the Mueller investigation. But to me, as a woman of color, it is a clear abuse of power for the U.S. president to pardon a sheriff who targeted people for arrest because of their ethnicity.
My being a black woman is not a deficit. It is a strength. Because I could not be where I am had I not overcome so many other barriers. Which means you know I’m relentless, you know I’m persistent, and you know I’m smart.
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
My mother is an incredibly beautiful woman who has laughed at every single thing my father’s ever said. At a young age, my brother and I understood that if you can make girls laugh, you can punch well above your weight class.
Hair extensions and wigs are not the same thing. Wigs are for old ladies and drag queens. Extensions are for women who want longer hair. To be safe, never bring it up if you think a woman is wearing either. No good comes of it.
I look up to a strong woman; maybe that’s why I fell for Gaga. She works incredibly hard and is very strong and inspirational like Mom, with a great work ethic.
The first commercial judge in Medina was a woman!
I don’t often think of Donald Trump, but his daughter is very smart. She’s a woman working in real estate, which is predominantly men, and she’s both savvy and articulate about her business and her business acumen.
My mom was the strongest woman I know.
A lovely nook of forest scenery, or a grand rock, like a beautiful woman, depends for much of its attractiveness upon the attendance sense of freedom from whatever is low; upon a sense of purity and of romance.
I wouldn’t be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife.
The greatest block today in the way of woman’s emancipation is the church, the canon law, the Bible and the priesthood.
I’m a woman who wants to reach out and take 40 million people in her arms.
I’m literally fighting for the equality of every man, woman and child regardless of race, religion, color, creed, and sexual orientation and here to spread a message of peace, love, and positivity.
This is the story of what a Woman’s patience can endure, and what a Man’s resolution can achieve.
I do believe in teamwork, and I think it’s very important, especially for a woman, because if you don’t have a good team, then you cannot step out if you need to.
A woman’s whole life is a history of the affections.
Occasionally, when I get mad at a woman, I’ll do some great, awful painting about her.
I prefer to look at a natural woman. A woman should be courageous to become older, not desperate to look younger than her age.
I am a seriously independent woman and I want people to know that.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia – to mistake an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Lipstick is the most valuable weapon in a woman’s make-up kit. It has the power to transform the appearance and mood of the person wearing it, and, at the same time, arouses the admiration of everybody else.
I like being a strong, independent woman, and to be honest, I was never afraid to be on my own.
No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her, but many a woman hate a man for being a friend to her.
I am in love – and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life.
If I have to, I can do anything. I am strong, I am invincible, I am Woman.
I could never really imagine myself doing one thing, and I’m pretty sure that I’ll end up doing four or five different things. I want to be a Renaissance woman. I want to paint, and I want to write, and I want to act, and I want to just do everything.
Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That’s their natural and first weapon. She will need her sisterhood.
I burp, I fart. I’m a real woman.
No intelligent black man or black woman in his or her right black mind wants white boys and white girls coming to their homes to marry their black sons and daughters.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
We found nothing grand in the history of the Jews nor in the morals inculcated in the Pentateuch. I know of no other books that so fully teach the subjection and degradation of woman.
You can find all types of men anywhere, but a smart man will always make you feel important and understood. And a woman can always tell when a man does it genuinely and effortlessly.
Deep in every heart slumbers a dream, and the couturier knows it: every woman is a princess.
I think it’s important for every man to find the right woman and every woman to find the right man.
Almost every woman I’ve met has encountered bullying.
I am a woman above everything else.
What a strange thing man is; and what a stranger thing woman.
Some people say I’m not a very pretty woman, but I’m a very beautiful woman inside.
When a woman puts on a heel, she has a different posture, a different attitude. She really stands up and has a consciousness of her body.
Part of our tradition as black women is that we are universalists. Black children, yellow children, red children, brown children, that is the black woman’s normal, day-to-day relationship. In my family alone, we are about four different colors.
A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her clothes.
When an attractive woman shows any interest in me, I’m immediately alerted.
I don’t mind living in a man’s world as long as I can be a woman in it.
The woman who rules her roost is one of two things: she’s illogical, therefore spoiling her children, or she’s an iron-fisted disciplinarian, adopting the attitude that rightfully belongs to the man and losing the precious softness that is her birthright.
The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike… you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it’s true.
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
I always say I was a liberal, but I wasn’t active in politics. I just assumed I was a liberal because I was black and I was a woman. And I know now that sounds really foolish, but I had different priorities.
I look like a woman, but I think like a man.
Nobody was my support. You have to support yourself, and I think that is the beauty of being a woman. You can handle anything and be ten times better than men.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
This is courtship all the world over – the man all tongue; the woman all ears.
There’s no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it’s only a question of comparative badness, brother.
One of the biggest misconceptions that a woman has is that a man has to accept her the way she is. No, we don’t. I don’t know who told you that. We like the bright and shiny. If you stop wearing the makeup, stop putting on nail polish, stop wearing high heels, you’ll lose us.
Give me an authentic woman, and I’m happy.
I opened Leith’s in Notting Hill in 1969 and it eventually worked its way into being awarded a Michelin star. At the time, there were a few women running small bistros – but I was the first woman to have a ‘serious,’ expensive restaurant.
Enhancing a woman’s silhouette and enhancing a woman’s beauty – both contribute to enhancing her confidence, so they’re synonymous, really.
Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.
Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
What is really important for a woman, you know, even more than being beautiful or intelligent, is to be entertaining.
Old age is a woman’s hell.
The fact that a man is open to being with an older woman suggests that he doesn’t give a hang what other people think of him. More likely, he’s confident, open-minded and willing to make his own rules.
To be a real man, I think you have to be supportive of each other and to be a real woman you have to be supportive of your man, and the man has to do the same thing, only then he would be a real man.
You can do without a woman but not a typewriter.
I’m every woman. It takes a village to make me who I am.
There would be more sense in insisting on man’s limitations because he cannot be a mother than on a woman’s because she can be.
The morals of yesterday are no more. They are as dead as the day they were lived. Economic independence has put woman on exactly the same footing as man.
The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
I tell myself that I created the wardrobe of the contemporary woman, that I participated in the transformation of my times.
All a woman needs is a good bath, clean clothes, and for her hair to be combed. These things she can do herself. I very seldom go to the hairdresser, but when I do, I just marvel.
I am a woman of simple tastes.
A good sermon should be like a woman’s skirt: short enough to arouse interest but long enough to cover the essentials.
The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.
Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man.
A woman in love can’t be reasonable – or she probably wouldn’t be in love.
A true woman always loves a real soldier.
A woman has so many facets, and when you create an image, you have to play with all the different moments of your femininity, not just one thing, because everybody can get bored.
There must be a world revolution which puts an end to all materialistic conditions hindering woman from performing her natural role in life and driving her to carry out man’s duties in order to be equal in rights.
You have to persuade yourself that you absolutely don’t care what happens. If you don’t care, you’ve won. I absolutely promise you, in every serious negotiation, the man or woman who doesn’t care is going to win.
We learned to put discipline in the haircuts by using actual geometry, actual architectural shapes and bone structure. The cut had to be perfect and layered beautifully, so that when a woman shook it, it just fell back in.
No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.
I learned a woman is never an old woman.
Callista Gingrich has, I suspect, given Newt’s advisers a giant headache. She’s a constant presence at her husband’s side – and a constant reminder of his acknowledged infidelity. Newt cheated on his second wife with Callista, a woman 23 years his junior.
A woman has many faces as she goes through her life. It’s like we need more than one hair-do. We have many, many changes in the evolution of our lives. We have, we learn, and we grow; we view life differently, and life views us differently.
A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
I’m against abortion. On the other hand, I believe in a woman’s choice.
A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.
The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.
The superiority of one man’s opinion over another’s is never so great as when the opinion is about a woman.
There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature.
I feel there is something unexplored about woman that only a woman can explore.
Wonder Woman is a fighter, better than most, but it’s what she fights for that is important. It’s her vision of a future of peace and acceptance that makes her the right ambassador for everyone.
Ask a woman’s advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you’re sure to be wise.
A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.
It matters more what’s in a woman’s face than what’s on it.
I’ve always said that at the end of the day, on a legal issue, I think a wise old woman and a wise old man are going to reach the same conclusion.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
The American Dream is that any man or woman, despite of his or her background, can change their circumstances and rise as high as they are willing to work.
I believe strongly in the rights of women… my mother is a woman, my sister is a woman, my daughter is a woman, my wife is a woman.
Smile from your heart; nothing is more beautiful than a woman who is happy to be herself.
There’s a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.
Powerful women intimidate men. If she’s a really well-known woman, she has a career, she’s famous – in that case, men are really afraid.
There are quite a lot of YouTube clips of me that have gone viral. One that I think of is of a young woman at a lecture I was giving – she came from Liberty University, which is a ludicrous religious institution. She said, ‘What if you are wrong?’ and I answered that rather briefly, and that’s gone viral.
The great principle of Western society is that competition rules here as it rules in everything else. The best man – that is to say, the strongest and cleverest – is likely to get the best woman, in the sense of the most beautiful person.
I like a man who looks like a bad boy but knows how to treat a woman like a queen.
I am lucky that my in-laws are incredibly special people and I love them dearly. My father-in-law is an extraordinary man and my mom-in-law a beautiful and brave woman.
The fashionable woman wears clothes. The clothes don’t wear her.
Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.
The decision to have an abortion is a deeply personal decision between a woman, her family, her doctor, her God; not her government, and not the public at large.
In the long years liker they must grow; The man be more of woman, she of man.
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.
You know, I’m a curvy woman and I just want to be comfortable with that.
Every man and woman is born into the world to do something unique and something distinctive and if he or she does not do it, it will never be done.
I think that ‘Saving Grace‘ is pretty funny. I think that the show and the woman have a pretty great sense of humor.
It’s fine to have talent, but talent is the last of it. In an acting career, as in an acting performance, you’ve got to have vitality. The secret of successful acting is identical with a woman’s beauty secret: joy in living.
There are three attributes for which I am grateful to Fortune: that I was born, first, human and not animal; second, man and not woman; and third, Greek and not barbarian.
The great city is that which has the greatest man or woman: if it be a few ragged huts, it is still the greatest city in the whole world.
I think there’s something really powerful and refreshing about a woman who is unapologetic.
I am a gorgeous woman. That’s not me being egotistical or narcissistic. It’s just a fact, I’m a knockout.
The only crime I’m guilty of is being a young black woman.
A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness, as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men – and people in general.
Man is jealous because of his amour propre; woman is jealous because of her lack of it.
A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
I have had the fortune of seeing very glamorous and beautiful woman close up and I have seen their fears and insecurity.
Admittedly, a homosexual can be conditioned to react sexually to a woman, or to an old boot for that matter. In fact, both homo – and heterosexual experimental subjects have been conditioned to react sexually to an old boot, and you can save a lot of money that way.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
The state controlling a woman would mean denying her full autonomy and full equality.
It doesn’t matter how long my hair is or what colour my skin is or whether I’m a woman or a man.
The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water.
I can’t think of a more life-changing procedure for a young woman than an abortion.
As a black woman, my politics and political affiliation are bound up with and flow from participation in my people’s struggle for liberation, and with the fight of oppressed people all over the world against American imperialism.
A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.
I do take advantage of, you know, feeling sensual and feeling sexy. And I think that is tremendously empowering and is not diminishing in any way. I fell that any woman who is in control, who is in touch with her femininity and sensuality, is a woman that is empowered.
I always wanted to be a femme fatale. Even when I was a young girl, I never really wanted to be a girl. I wanted to be a woman.
The orthodox Jewish faith practically excludes woman from religious life.
I really admire a woman for her intelligence, her personality. Beauty is not enough.
I’m very physical. It’s an important part of being a woman – feeling good about yourself and really being in tune with your personality.
The more I think on the present condition of woman, the more am I oppressed with the reality of their degradation.
I know how it feels to be a woman because I am a woman. And I won’t be classified as just a man.
A man who correctly guesses a woman’s age may be smart, but he’s not very bright.
As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.
A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love.
Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
All my life, the naysayers have told me that I can’t win because I’m a progressive… because I’m a woman… even because I’m a lesbian.
Our culture has created two almost irreconcilable descriptions of a ‘good woman.’ The first is the individual achiever; the second, the self-sacrificing domestic goddess.
It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son – and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
The cruelest thing a man can do to a woman is to portray her as perfection.
All a writer has to do to get a woman is to say he’s a writer. It’s an aphrodisiac.
A woman who tells her age tells everything, and I won’t tell it.
In abortion, the person who is massacred, physically and morally, is the woman.
Every woman is sexy in her own way. It is up to men to step up and make women feel like they are No. 1 on that list. There is no such thing as perfection.
A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.
Give me a woman who loves beer and I will conquer the world.
I faced a number of challenges whilst I built Biocon. Initially, I had credibility challenges where I couldn’t get banks to fund me; I couldn’t recruit people to work for a woman boss. Even in the businesses where I had to procure raw materials, they didn’t want to deal with women.
I was raised by a woman who was her true and authentic self. So I feel like it’s very important to put on for people who aren’t that confident or people who don’t realize the value in self-love.
If I am to truly become an autonomous woman, then I must take over that role of being my own guardian.
The older you get, the more you start to realize that you can’t win an argument in a relationship. You can’t win a fight with your woman. Because if you lose, you lose. And if you win, you lose.
The body of a beautiful woman is not made for love; it is too exquisite.
‘Pretty Lady’ is the conversation piece where you just need to compliment your lady. If you are in a club setting, and you just been eyeing a beautiful woman, this song came from me trying to compliment women and them turning their face up at me.
I actually feel more of a woman because I feel like I’m being smart about my choices, and I’m putting my family first, and I’m in charge of my life and my health. I think that’s what makes a woman complete.
A woman has the age she deserves.
I’m intrigued by the way in which physical appearance can often direct a person’s life; things happen differently for a beautiful woman than for a plain one.
Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the recollection of his or her life a work of art and an unfaithful record.
My dad was raised Orthodox in Atlanta. He speaks Hebrew. He speaks Yiddish. He married a Jewish woman who is not Orthodox, so I was brought up by two different kinds of Jews.
Being a mother is the best thing that ever happened to me. Before you have your first baby you are a girl and then you become a mother. There is no transition into being a woman; you literally become a mum and being a mum means you always love someone else more than yourself and it is an unexplainable situation.
Pretty woman, I don’t believe you, you’re not the truth. No one could look as good as you, mercy.
What Kirk wanted every evening was to go to bed with a beautiful woman. Our captain now is a man of infinitely more skill. A better man.
However happy people say they are, nobody is satisfied: we always have to be with the prettiest woman, buy a bigger house, change cars, desire what we do not have.
If you’re my woman, you’re somebody I give emotions to that I don’t give to nobody else. You’re my safe space. I don’t want my safe space to be compromised.
I think falling in love with an older woman is not abnormal. It happens a lot in our society, but it’s just that it is not accepted with open arms.
If people see me having dinner with a beautiful woman, they immediately believe that I’m having a love affair with her. Of course that’s rubbish. I’m not a playboy!
What woman doesn’t want to feel comfortable in a swimsuit? It’s incredibly empowering.
You can’t keep your mind on fighting when you’re thinking about a woman. You can’t keep your concentration. You feel like sleeping all the time.
Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, ‘She doesn’t have what it takes’; They will say, ‘Women don’t have what it takes.’
Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.
Translation is like a woman. If it is beautiful, it is not faithful. If it is faithful, it is most certainly not beautiful.
If you’re black in this country, if you’re a woman in this country, if you are any minority in this country at all, what could possibly possess you to vote Republican?
Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he’s in love with her.
I think the fact that I’m so well known to be gay makes it very difficult to have a convincing relationship with a woman on screen. It wouldn’t be at all difficult for me to kiss a woman – I’ll kiss a frog if you like.
I am a woman in process. I’m just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.
I learned a great many years ago that in a fight between husband and wife, a third party should never get between the woman’s skillet and the man’s ax-helve.
A woman simply is, but a man must become.
I don’t start a film with the heroine but with the cinema subject. If there is a woman in the story, she has to be of a particular type. It’s not as if I start with Madhuri Dixit and then think what kind of film.
I am a woman, and I am Jewish; I’m a film-maker, and I’m a writer, so you cannot just put me in one box.
I believe in a man and a woman being equal. I really believe that we can do anything we set our minds to.
In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on a woman.
Men have desired, and justly, that women should learn from their confessions in regard to the conflict between man and woman. But woman, because of the conventional conception of womanly purity, has been intimidated from conceding to men a deep insight into her erotic life experiences.
Every man’s dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands.
After marriage, every woman wants to settle down and have children. I have no regrets. I was occupied in my little world, enjoying each and every experience that came my way.
Women of the working class, especially wage workers, should not have more than two children at most. The average working man can support no more and and the average working woman can take care of no more in decent fashion.
I would say there is no Prada woman. I’m interested in women in general. I don’t have any kind of preference.
To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.
Well, if Fortune be a woman, she’s a good wench for this gear.
I don’t feel the need to defend myself anymore – I am a woman. I feel differently and I think differently than a man. If you’re going to bully me or laugh at me because something makes me emotional – you go right ahead because that’s what makes me a woman, and I don’t want to be anything but that.
I don’t think you should feel about a film. You should feel about a woman, not a movie. You can’t kiss a movie.
I find a pregnant body to be beautiful and an incredible reminder of what a woman’s body is made to do.
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.
Every country is like a particular type of person. America is like a belligerent, adolescent boy; Canada is like an intelligent, 35-year-old woman. Australia is like Jack Nicholson. It comes right up to you and laughs very hard in your face in a highly threatening and engaging manner.
I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with Guess on it. I said, Thyroid problem?
I feel that I’ve got the opportunity to set a great role model for girls to look up to a strong, active, compassionate, loving, positive woman, and I think it’s so important.
When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, ‘Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don’t believe?
If I hadn’t been a woman, I’d be a drag queen for sure. I like all that flair and I’d be dressing up in them high heels and putting on the big hair. I’d be like Ru Paul.
My dearly beloved if I am to die today and never see the sweet face of you I want you to know that I am no great man and am lucky to have such a woman as you.
My shoes are perfect for the very sexy woman who wants to be elegant.
I know how hard it is to be a woman, especially a black woman.
The world’s biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.
To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a ‘home’ might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation.
Maybe the Burberry woman is undefinable! I think it’s less about what she looks like and more about an attitude.
The ideal woman is one that suffers quietly, dictates patriarchy.
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
When I am an old woman, I will stop trying to look beautiful. I will quit wearing makeup and buying uncomfortable clothes because they look good. Maybe I will take up nudism.
The world around me has changed, and I have learned to adapt but not change. But I’m changing into the woman I am meant to be.
In every woman’s wardrobe, there are certain accessories that cannot be separated from their back stories.
We live in an era of globalization and the era of the woman. Never in the history of the world have women been more in control of their destiny.
A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.
The best protection any woman can have… is courage.
I love getting older! I really believe that a woman doesn’t reach her peak until her 40s.
Everybody is responsible for their own actions. It’s easy to point the finger at somebody else, but a real man, a real woman, a real person knows when it’s time to take the blame and when to take responsibility for their own actions.
I am woman, hear me roar.
Every woman is possessive though she may not show it.
The man in our society is the breadwinner; the woman has enough to do as the homemaker, wife and mother.
A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.
I’m a multi-faceted woman and person, like all women are – there’s no black and white. We have shades of grey in the middle. And even many more colours that other people don’t see!
Everything comes out in blues music: joy, pain, struggle. Blues is affirmation with absolute elegance. It’s about a man and a woman. So the pain and the struggle in the blues is that universal pain that comes from having your heart broken. Most blues songs are not about social statements.
A woman can never have enough shoes.
Self-esteem is the greatest sickness known to man or woman because it’s conditional.
You can’t be a feminist in the United States and stand up for the rights of the American woman and then say that you don’t want to stand up for the rights of Palestinian women in Palestine. It’s all connected.
I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as king as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love.
There’s a duality in every man and every woman.
They say behind every successful man is a powerful woman. And there is no more powerful performer I would rather be in the ring with for a conversation than Stephanie McMahon.
A woman needs a man like a fish needs a net.
As a woman of color, I always have to be at 150 percent and better than everybody in the room to be considered competent.
Temptation is a woman’s weapon and man’s excuse.
Don’t tell me about tolerance. Don’t tell me about acceptance. Look at me as the woman that I am and respect that.
Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man.
A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
This idea that being youthful is the only thing that’s beautiful or attractive simply isn’t true. I don’t want to be an ‘ageless beauty.’ I want to be a woman who is the best I can be at my age.
I have a sense of urgency, of time. I am a woman and am always running between work, doctors‘ appointments, school meetings, filling up the fridge, then going back to work. Like everyone who combines professional and family life, I am always doing several things at the same time.
There’s not a single man in this world who has not cheated on his woman at least once!
Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
I’m going to marry a Jewish woman because I like the idea of getting up Sunday morning and going to the deli.
It’s all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all.
Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.
I consider myself to be a very strong, independent woman.
I’m a woman now.
Every single lesbian and transgender woman is a woman.
What I am defending is the real rights of women. A woman should have the right to be in the home as a wife and mother.
Being jealous of a beautiful woman is not going to make you more beautiful.
What I’ve never understood is why some women use plastic surgery to make themselves more attractive to men. The most beautiful woman is someone who’s happy and is always smiling.
I look up to my mom. She’s a beautiful woman.
The strongest reason for giving woman all the opportunities for higher education, for the full development of her faculties, her forces of mind and body… is the solitude and personal responsibility of her own individual life.
A woman’s gifts will make room for her.
I don’t dress up as a woman: I dress up as a caricature of a caricature of a woman.
Madeleine Albright, when you see her, she’s not a beautiful woman and she’s getting older. But you’re saying that woman has gravitas. She knows what she’s talking about.
Being jealous of a beautiful woman is not going to make you beautiful.
My mother’s a… beautiful woman, and I think, in some way, I felt intimidated by that sometimes.
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
A woman’s mind is cleaner than a man’s: She changes it more often.
The woman who appeals to a man’s vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him.
Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.
Growing up with three older brothers and being the youngest and the only girl, my mom always made me tough. She’s taught me over the years how to be a strong, independent woman, how to carry yourself in a positive way and anything that my brothers can do, I can do.
That little man in black there, he says women can’t have as much rights as men ’cause Christ wasn’t a woman! Where did your Christ come from? Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him.
A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
An untempted woman cannot boast of her chastity.
One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I’m a woman. That is the way all females should feel.
I was the first woman to burn my bra – it took the fire department four days to put it out.
The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother.
In Hungary, if homosexuals would like to live together, they can do so under the civil code. But what we call marriage is exclusively for one man and one woman. We are a Christian country. That’s a historical fact.
My first time nude was with a woman director, so I thought it would be easy, but it wasn’t.
Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.
The respect and protection of woman and of maternity should be raised to the position of an inalienable social duty and should become one of the principles of human morality.
Every man, every woman who has to take up the service of government, must ask themselves two questions: ‘Do I love my people in order to serve them better? Am I humble and do I listen to everybody, to diverse opinions in order to choose the best path?’ If you don’t ask those questions, your governance will not be good.
When a woman behaves like a man why doesn’t she behave like a nice man?
I have plowed and planted and gathered into barns, and no man could head me. And aren’t I a woman?
A man’s desire is for the woman, but the woman’s desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.
No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.
Woman is at once apple and serpent.
A business woman needs a successful mix of design and practicality.
I’ve felt like an outsider all my life. It comes from my mother, who always felt like an outsider in my father’s family. She was a powerful woman, and she motivated my father.
It is those who concentrates on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. The great man or woman is the one who never steps outside his or her specialty or foolishly dissipates his or her individuality.
I like a woman that’s capable and at the same time feminine. I admire tomboy qualities but with a feminine touch.
For me, taking care of your health is the first step towards empowerment whether you’re a man or a woman.
To say that gender is performative is a little different because for something to be performative means that it produces a series of effects. We act and walk and speak and talk in ways that consolidate an impression of being a man or being a woman.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
No matter what shape or size you are, you should feel confident in your own skin. You should feel like a beautiful woman, no matter what!
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
I expect that Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man.
Women are the real reason we get up every day. I’m talking about real men. If there were no women, I would not even have to bathe, because why would I care? These are guys I’m hanging with. I wake up for a woman every day of my life to make it happen for her.
I’m prepared to try to talk to a very beautiful girl. I learned a fantastic secret, which is that the most beautiful woman in the room is not being spoken to because she’s too intimidating. They’re not looking for somebody beautiful; they’re looking for somebody to amuse them.
I expect Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man.
A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
What you wear – and it always starts with your shoes – determines what kind of character you are. A woman who wears high heels carries herself very different to a girl who wears sneakers or sandals. It really helps determine how you carry yourself.
The definition of a beautiful woman is one who loves me.
Nothing scares a straight man more than a woman in her full glory.
If a woman doesn’t chase a man a little, she doesn’t love him.
Whether a party can have much success without a woman present I must ask others to decide, but one thing is certain, no party is any fun unless seasoned with folly.
A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction.
You can be an absolute woman and also be smart and tough and not lose your femininity.
No man is offended by another man‘s admiration of the woman he loves; it is the woman only who can make it a torment.
No woman in my time will be prime minister or chancellor or foreign secretary – not the top jobs. Anyway, I wouldn’t want to be prime minister; you have to give yourself 100 percent.
A lot of people would say ‘sexy’ is about the body. But to me, ‘sexy’ is a woman with confidence. I admire women who have very little fear.
I have an uncle I no longer talk to because of a joke I made about my grandmother, who is his mother. He’s an 80-year-old man upset about a woman who died 15 years ago.
I think that the most important thing a woman can have – next to talent, of course – is her hairdresser.
There’s been moments where I’ve felt, as an indigenous woman growing up in Australia, there’s been that kind of rivalry of being indigenous… I’ve had that experience of someone saying, ‘I don’t know if she’s going to go that far.’
There was a time when men thought it was sexy to have a housewife waiting for him to come home from work in her slippers, but in modern society, I think an independent woman is even more sexy.
The good woman, who makes all the sacrifices is always the one with long hair.
I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.
As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has a good right to them.
The dogma of woman’s complete historical subjection to men must be rated as one of the most fantastic myths ever created by the human mind.
Queen Victoria was a woman of peerless common sense; her common sense, which is a rare gift at any time, amounted to genius. She had been brought up by her mother with the utmost simplicity, and she retained it to the end, and conducted her public and private life alike by that infallible guide.
Remember that with her clothes a woman puts off her modesty.
The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her.
A woman has no need to be perfect or even beautiful to wear my dresses. The dress will do all that for her.
I didn’t see myself as a woman doing film but as a radical film-maker who was a woman.
I’ve been in love with the same woman for forty-one years. If my wife finds out, she’ll kill me.
I have an independent streak. You know, it’s kind of hard to tell a independent woman what to do.
A family can develop only with a loving woman as its center.
Man is always looking for someone to boast to; woman is always looking for a shoulder to put her head on.
I do have a vulnerable side. I think a lot of people have a misperception of me. They only see the tough, defensive, aggressive side. But every woman is vulnerable.
My mom is my hero, and I wouldn’t be the woman I am today without her.
The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
Rule number one in negotiating anything with Missy is never try and run me over. Never push me, because I am a very strong woman. I’m nice, but I’m very strong. When it gets down gritty, I can get grittier. Never, ever underestimate me.
Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.
When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility for more truth around her.
Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
War is to man what maternity is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual peace.
Every woman needs one man in her life who is strong and responsible. Given this security, she can proceed to do what she really wants to do-fall in love with men who are weak and irresponsible.
I have terrible handwriting. I now say it’s a learning disability… but a nun who was a very troubled woman hit me over the fingers with a ruler because my writing was so bad.
Men lose more conquests by their own awkwardness than by any virtue in the woman.
Every woman is a queen, and we all have different things to offer.
Life on the planet is born of woman.
It doesn’t surprise me that men in their twenties and thirties are often looking for a much older woman. What is the problem with a man of 30 being with a woman of 50? It is a matter of energy and the soul, not a matter of age of the body.
An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
A woman can never be too rich or too thin, but until very, very recently, she could be too powerful, for which – if she wasn’t smart enough to camouflage herself – she generally paid the price.
It’s a very tricky relationship, the cinematographer and the director as a woman.
I personally am opposed to abortion, but I will not judge anybody else‘s right in that regard because I am not a woman and I could never face the actual reality of it.
You see actors who make family work, but it’s difficult for any woman.
I am my own woman.
It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it.
I re-invented my image so many times that I’m in denial that I was originally an overweight Korean woman.
I’m every woman’s dream and every man’s nightmare.
It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.
I was in a queer mood, thinking myself very old: but now I am a woman again – as I always am when I write.
I don’t know what I am if I’m not a woman.
I think what makes a woman naturally more beautiful is when she starts believing in herself and starts getting more confident because you can have the most expensive makeup, you can get a lot of services done, but if deep inside you’re still not happy and confident, that’s going to show.
I have worshipped woman as the living embodiment of the spirit of service and sacrifice.
When people ask me if I am a feminist film maker, I reply I am a woman and I also make films.
The best way to impress a woman is to be the most honest you can.
I do not believe in abortion at will. I do not believe that if a woman just wants to have an abortion she should… I do believe if you have an abortion you are committing murder.
A woman can be anything the man who loves her would have her be.
At the moment of childbirth, every woman has the same aura of isolation, as though she were abandoned, alone.
Trust me that as I ignore all law to help the slave, so will I ignore it all to protect an enslaved woman.
I am not a Somali representative. I am not a Muslim representative. I am not a millennial representative. I am not a woman representative. I am a representative who happens to have all of these marginalized identities and can understand the intersectionality of all of them in a very unique way.
With all of you men out there who think that having a thousand different ladies is pretty cool, I have learned in my life I’ve found out that having one woman a thousand different times is much more satisfying.
Russian women like to be feminine. Even if it’s minus-10 degrees and snowing, a Russian woman will still be in her stilettos.
For the woman, the man is a means: the end is always the child.
But I don’t see myself as a woman in science. I see myself as a scientist.
Woman is a ray of God. She is not that earthly beloved: she is creative, not created.
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
Behind every successful man you’ll find a woman who has nothing to wear.
I do not know if she was virtuous, but she was ugly, and with a woman that is half the battle.
I always wanted to be a father and thought it would be great, but it just took the right woman and the right time to make it all happen.
Kitty Wells was the first and only Queen of Country Music, no matter what they call the rest of us. She was a great inspiration to me as well as every other female singer in the country music business. In addition to being a wonderful asset to country music, she was a wonderful woman.
I believe in mysticism, with an interior goal, and you are your own temple and your own priest. I don’t believe anymore in religions, because you see today there are religious wars, prejudice, false morals, and the woman is despised. Religion is too old now; it’s from another century, it’s not for today.
Certainly in the next 50 years we shall see a woman president, perhaps sooner than you think. A woman can and should be able to do any political job that a man can do.
At the end of the day, Wonder Woman is a peace seeker. But when fight arrives, she can fight. She’s a warrior, and she enjoys the adrenaline of the fight.
A woman is as young as her knees.
As a very curvy woman, jeans are always a hard find.
I really like women who get emotional about babies and puppies. I’ve met some incredibly cool women who are tough, but the woman you marry should have a really soft side.
I’m married to an Italian woman, and I used to love cooking Italian at home, because it’s one-pot cooking. But my wife does not approve of my Italian cooking.
A man’s only as old as the woman he feels.
I’m a woman of color, but I have so many different cultures inside of me.
It’s really hard for a lot of men to have the woman accomplishing more than them.
I am humble Abraham Lincoln. I have been solicited by my friends to become a candidate for the Legislature. My politics are short and sweet, like the old woman’s dance.
Behind each woman rises the austere, sacred and mysterious face of Aphrodite.
When I see myself as an old woman, I just think about being happy. And hopefully, I’ll still be fly.
A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.
Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who’ll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you’re in the wrong house, that’s what it means.
I’ll never forget the day when a woman came up to me and said, ‘No, you could never be on a magazine cover. Your face features don’t work; your eyes are small, you have a small face but a big nose.’ I was only 14 and I had never noticed any of that stuff, you know?
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.
I love, but I am not entirely sure how to be loved: how to be seen and known for the utterly flawed woman I am. It demands surrender. It demands acknowledging that I am not perfect, but perhaps I deserve affection anyway.
One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love – any love – reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness.
You know, there’s nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women. There are a lot of strong women you do not see who are guiding, helping, mothering strong men. They want to remain unseen. It’s kind of nice to be able to play a strong woman who is seen.
As it stands, motherhood is a sort of wilderness through which each woman hacks her way, part martyr, part pioneer; a turn of events from which some women derive feelings of heroism, while others experience a sense of exile from the world they knew.
Do you know the difference between a beautiful woman and a charming one? A beauty is a woman you notice, a charmer is one who notices you.
A woman should be home with the children, building that home and making sure there’s a secure family atmosphere.
I want history to remember me… not as the first black woman to have made a bid for the presidency of the United States, but as a black woman who lived in the 20th century and who dared to be herself. I want to be remembered as a catalyst for change in America.
Men who think that a woman’s past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.
A woman’s life can really be a succession of lives, each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge, and each marked off by some intense experience.
Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.
No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.