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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 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’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


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

China


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

Proverbs 9:13
Bible


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

Persuasion
Jane Austen


I like my coffee strong and my women weak.

Alexander Pappas


If a woman says "no", you have no clue what she means.

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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.

German


Kent, sir — everybody knows Kent — apples, cherries, hops, and women.

Charles Dickens


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.

Freddie Mercury


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.

Joseph Joubert


People think you can’t be clever if you have breasts.

Kelly Brook


Some women are not beautiful – they only look as though they are.

Karl Kraus


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.

China


The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a clever woman to manage a fool.

Rudyard Kipling


The three most difficult to understand; the mind of a woman, the labor of the bees and the ebb and flow of the tide.

Unknown source


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
Bill Bryson


There is no woman who sleeps so deeply that the sound of a guitar won’t bring her to the window.

Spanish proverb


There was never a conflict without a woman.

English proverb


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.

English


Women sometimes make fools of men, but most guys are the do-it-yourself type

Unknown


Women spend more time wondering what men are thinking than men spend thinking

Unknown


You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.

Brigham Young


You know that look that women get when they want to have sex? Me neither.

Steve Martin