Proverbs and quotes about women.

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'Stupid as a man,' say the women: 'cowardly as a woman,' say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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
Jane Austen

A silent woman is a gift from God

French proverb

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.

Helen Rowland

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.

Armenian proverb

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.

Jeet Aulakh

As changeable is the moon so is the opinion of the woman.

French proverb

Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.


Cats, flies and women are ever at their toilets.

French proverb

Folly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing.

Proverbs 9:13

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

William Congreve

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.

John Steinbeck

I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures.

Jane Austen

I like men who have a future and women who have a past.

Oscar Wilde

I like my coffee strong and my women weak.

Alexander Pappas

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.

Dave Barry

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.

Stephen Hawking

It is easier to guard a bushel of fleas than a woman.


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