Humanities › Literature Famous Quotes About Women Capture the Essence of a Woman With These Famous Quotes About Women Share Flipboard Email Print Cultura - Frank van Delft/Riser/Getty Images Literature Quotations Funny Quotes Love Quotes Great Lines from Movies and Television Quotations For Holidays Best Sellers Classic Literature Plays & Drama Poetry Shakespeare Short Stories Children's Books By Simran Khurana Education Expert M.B.A, Human Resource Development and Management, Narsee Monjee Institution of Management Studies B.S., University of Mumbai, Commerce, Accounting, and Finance Simran Khurana is the Editor-in-Chief for ReachIvy, and a teacher and freelance writer and editor, who uses quotations in her pedagogy. our editorial process Simran Khurana Updated April 26, 2017 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."