Famous Quotes About Women

Capture the Essence of a Woman With These Famous Quotes About Women

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Reams of paper and reels of films have been dedicated to describe a woman. Women-oriented books promise to reveal 'the secret' underlying womanhood. Biologists have spent their lifetime decoding the mystery of a woman. But the woman continues to be an enigma. Her enigma embodies her beauty. And this beauty is not skin-deep. These famous quotes about women explore the qualities of women.

Famous Quotes About Women

Rebecca West, The Clarion

  • "I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is. I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute."


Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American aviator, Gift From the Sea

  • "By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacation-less class."


Samuel Richardson, Writer

  • "A beautiful woman must expect to be more accountable for her steps, than one less attractive."


Charlotte Bronte, Novelist

  • [in a letter to William Smith Williams] "I am neither a man nor a woman but an author."


Loretta Young, American Actress

  • A charming woman doesn't follow the crowd. She is herself.


Toni Morrison, Author, Sula

  • "I know what every colored woman in this country is doing. Dying. Just like me. But the difference is they are dying like a stump. Me, I'm going down like one of those redwoods. I sure did live in this world."


    William Congreve, English Playwright

    • "Heaven hath no rage like a love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned."


    Rudyard Kipling, Author

    • "A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty."