Proverbs and quotes about women.
‘Stupid as a man,’ say the women: ‘cowardly as a woman,’ say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.
A beautiful woman is like an axe in one’s life.
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
Pride and Prejudice
A silent woman is a gift from God
A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.
A woman and a cherry are painted for their own harm.
A woman and a melon are hard to choose.
A woman is like an artichoke, you must work hard to get to her heart.
Inspector Jacques Clouseau
The Pink Panther, 2006
A woman is like the moon – some nights it is silver others gold.
A woman’s belly is a garden with many kinds of fruit.
Art sometimes is as simple as nothing, and other times as mysterious as nature or a woman.
As changeable is the moon so is the opinion of the woman.
Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.
Cats, flies and women are ever at their toilets.
Folly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing.
I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she happens to have love in her heart. I guess a loving woman is indestructible.
I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures.
I like men who have a future and women who have a past.
I like my coffee strong and my women weak.
If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.
If a woman says "no", you have no clue what she means.
In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making.
Carol P. Christ
In the past, there was active discrimination against women in science. That has now gone, and although there are residual effects, these are not enough to account for the small numbers of women, particularly in mathematics and physics.
It is easier to guard a bushel of fleas than a woman.
It is generally recognized that women are better than men at languages, personal relations and multitasking, but less good at map-reading and spatial awareness. It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that women might be less good at mathematics and physics. It is not politically correct to say such things. … But it cannot be denied that there are differences between men and women. Of course, these are differences between the averages only. There are wide variations about the mean.
Kent, sir — everybody knows Kent — apples, cherries, hops, and women.
Man is the head of the family; woman is the neck that turns the head.
Men and women sleep on the same pillow, but they have different dreams.
Men make houses, women make homes.
Modern paintings are like women, you’ll never enjoy them if you try to understand them.
One tongue is enough for a woman.
Women talk too much.
One who plants grapes by the road side, and one who marries a pretty woman, share the same problem.
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.
People think you can’t be clever if you have breasts.
Six hours for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.
Some women are not beautiful – they only look as though they are.
The dog for the man, the cat for the woman.
The fangs of the green snake and the sting of a wasp don’t really make poison; that is only to be found in a woman’s heart.
The man loves danger and sport. That is why he loves woman, the most dangerous of all sports.
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a clever woman to manage a fool.
The three most difficult to understand; the mind of a woman, the labor of the bees and the ebb and flow of the tide.
There is no question that a Neanderthal could easily beat us up. So, too, presumably could their women, which may be why we are only 2 percent Neanderthal instead of 50 percent. Those bitches were too scary for us.
The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island
There is no woman who sleeps so deeply that the sound of a guitar won’t bring her to the window.
There was never a conflict without a woman.
To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle
When a woman talks to you, smile but do not listen.
While physics and mathematics may tell us how the universe began, they are not much use in predicting human behavior because there are far too many equations to solve. I'm no better than anyone else at understanding what makes people tick, particularly women.
Women are like wasps in their anger.
Women are never kind … though they can sometimes be tender.
After the Funeral
Women sometimes make fools of men, but most guys are the do-it-yourself type
Women spend more time wondering what men are thinking than men spend thinking
Women. They are a complete mystery.
(In reply to the question: What do you think most about during the day?)
You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.
You know that look that women get when they want to have sex? Me neither.