Quotations About / On: WOMAN

  • 1.
    A man who is good with women isn't good with women but a man who is good with one woman is best with women.
    (Life and dating)
  • 2.
    The struggle for women's liberation is not yet over.Many women are still abducted, sold, enslaved.There is no justice without women's rights.
    (women in slavery.)
  • 3.
    Proposing a woman is simpler than convincing a typical rural man that the woman you have seen and loved is the right woman for you
    (Honorable Prince Kedamile-Koti)
  • 4.
    "Stupid as a man," say the women: "cowardly as a woman," say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 671, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). The Wanderer and His Shadow, aphorism 273, "The Unwomanly," (1880).)
  • 5.
    Women had to deal with the men's response when the women wanted more time "out" of the home; men now must deal with the women's response as men want more time "in."
    (Kyle D. Pruett (20th century), professor, child psychiatrist. The Nurturing Father, ch. 1 (1987).)
  • 6.
    Men act and women appear. Men look at women. Women watch themselves being looked at.
    (John Berger (b. 1926), British author, critic. Ways of Seeing, ch. 3 (1972).)
  • 7.
    It's only women who are not really quite women at all, frivolous women who have no idea, who neglect repairs.
    (Marguerite Duras (b. 1914), French author, filmmaker. "House and Home," Practicalities (1987, trans. 1990).)
  • 8.
    A beautiful woman is born Queen of men and women both, as Mary Stuart was born Queen of Scots, whether men or women.
    (Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. Pierre (1852), bk. II, The Writings of Herman Melville, vol. 7, eds. Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, and G. Thomas Tanselle (1971).)
  • 9.
    'Women cannot understand a man's inner fights; men cannot understand a woman's losses.'
  • 10.
    The one woman who never gives herself is your free woman, who is always giving herself.
    (D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. letter, Sept. 2, 1922. The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, vol. 4, eds. James T. Boulton, E. Mansfield, and W. Roberts (1987).)
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