53 Quotes About Women

Women are some of the most powerful and extraordinary people in the world. They are strong, independent, and capable of anything. As we move forward into a new era, it is important to remember the power of women and to celebrate their accomplishments. These 53 quotes about women will inspire, make you laugh and empower you to be your best self. Enjoy!

53 Quotes About Women

1. A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. – Eleanor Roosevelt

2. I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot. – Marilyn Monroe

3. Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent. – Friedrich Nietzsche

4. The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

6. Women don’t want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think – in a deeper voice. – Bill Cosby

7. Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives. – William Shakespeare

8. No doubt exists that all women are crazy it’s only a question of degree. – W. C. Fields

9. Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants. – Coco Chanel

10. Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him. – Groucho Marx

11. Clever and attractive women do not want to vote they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men. – George Bernard Shaw

12. After all those years as a woman hearing ‘not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not this enough, not that enough,’ almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought, ‘I’m enough.’ – Anna Quindlen

13. I like intelligent women. When you go out, it shouldn’t be a staring contest. – Frank Sinatra

14. Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness. – Oprah Winfrey

15. If women were particular about men’s characters, they would never get married at all. – George Bernard Shaw

16. A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future. – Coco Chanel

17. When women go wrong, men go right after them. – Mae West

18. Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so. – Robert Frost

19. Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him. – Marlene Dietrich

20. I’m supposed to have a Ph.D. on the subject of women. But the truth is I’ve flunked more often than not. I’m very fond of women I admire them. But, like all men, I don’t understand them. – Frank Sinatra

21. Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy. – Bill Cosby

22. Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. – Timothy Leary

23. Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor. – Coco Chanel

24. I don’t know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men. – Coco Chanel
25. Plain women know more about men than beautiful women do. – Katharine Hepburn26. Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love. – H. L. Mencken

27. I always play women I would date. – Angelina Jolie

28. I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex. – Katharine Hepburn

29. I think God made a woman to be strong and not to be trampled under the feet of men. I’ve always felt this way because my mother was a very strong woman, without a husband. – Little Richard

30. You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy. – Erica Jong

31. The only really happy folk are married women and single men. – H. L. Mencken

32. I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved. – B. R. Ambedkar

33. Women always excel men in that sort of wisdom which comes from experience. To be a woman is in itself a terrible experience. – H. L. Mencken

34. Women cannot complain about men anymore until they start getting better taste in them. – Bill Maher

35. The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time. – John Barrymore

36. You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men. – Benjamin Disraeli

37. Women’s Lib? Oh, I’m afraid it doesn’t interest me one bit. I’ve been so liberated it hurts. – Lucille Ball

38. I’ve yet to be on a campus where most women weren’t worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I’ve yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing. – Gloria Steinem

39. Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away. – Barbara de Angelis

40. I owe nothing to Women’s Lib. – Margaret Thatcher

41. I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that silence would save us, but it won’t. – Audre Lorde

42. There’s no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational. – Albert Ellis

43. All women should know how to take care of children. Most of them will have a husband some day. – Franklin P. Jones

44. Women in love are less ashamed than men. They have less to be ashamed of. – Ambrose Bierce

45. One can find women who have never had one love affair, but it is rare indeed to find any who have had only one. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

46. In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change. – Hillary Clinton

47. I’m not denyin’ the women are foolish. God Almighty made ’em to match the men. – George Eliot

48. God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever met. – Farrah Fawcett

49. In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

50. Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible. – Margaret Mead

51. Men are governed by lines of intellect – women: by curves of emotion. – James Joyce

52. There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

53. The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste. – Honore de Balzac

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