Every year on 8 March is International Women’s Day. Enjoy these 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 Wilhelm Nietzsche

A beautiful woman is like an axe in one's life.

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Robert Frost

A home without a woman is like a barn without cattle.

A huge part of being a feminist is giving other women the freedom to make choices you might not necessarily make yourself.
Lena Dunham

A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
Jane Austen
Source: Pride and Prejudice

A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.
Helen Rowland

A place where the beer flows like wine, where beautiful women instinctively flock like the salmon of Capistrano. A little place called Aspen.
(unknown author)
Source: Movie: Dumb and Dumber

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.
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.
(unknown author)
Source: The Pink Panther, 2006
Quoted: Inspector Jacques Clouseau

A woman is like the moon - some nights it is silver others gold.

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.
Irina Dunn

A woman would never make a nuclear bomb. They would never make a weapon that kills - no, no. They'd make a weapon that makes you feel bad for a while.
Robin Willams

A woman's belly is a garden with many kinds of fruit.

A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
Jane Austen

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.

As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
John Lennon

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

Cats, flies and women are ever at their toilets.

Feminism is about giving women choice. Feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women with.
Emma Watson

Feminism is not just about women; it’s about letting all people lead fuller lives.
Jane Fonda

Folly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing.
Source: Proverbs 9:13

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

I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me.
(unknown author)

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 believe the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st Century.
Hillary Clinton

I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.
Jane Austen
Source: Persuasion

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

I want a zero tolerance policy on all the patriarchal bullshit.
Caitlin Moran
Source: How to Be a Woman

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.
(unknown author)

If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
Margaret Thatcher

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.

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.
Stephen Hawking

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 and women differ genetically, anatomically, hormonally, neurologically, and behaviorally; it simply does not make sense to isolate the last difference from the other four.
Frans de Waal
Source: Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex among Apes

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.
Freddie Mercury

No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half its citizens.
Michelle Obama

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.

One tongue is enough for a woman.
Women talk too much.

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