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 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’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.
Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.
Folly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing.
I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures.
I like my coffee strong and my women weak.
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
It is easier to guard a bushel of fleas than a woman.
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 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.
Some women are not beautiful – they only look as though they are.
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 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
Women are like wasps in their anger.
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
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.