Aphorisms by theme: Women

Women love men for their defects; if men have enough of them, women will forgive them anything, even their gigantic intellects.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Men Wit Women
We justly consider women to be weaker than ourselves, and yet we are governed by them.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Men Relations Women
Common fluency of speech in many men and most women is owing to a scarcity of matter.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Men Psychology Women
A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry is to a woman.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

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By theme : Humor Men Wit Women
It is a woman`s business to get married as soon as possible, and a man`s to keep unmarried as long as he can.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Humor Marriage Men Wit Women
The company of chaste women is the proper atmosphere of good manners.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Behavior Education Relations Women
Every woman knows all about everything.

Rudyard Kipling

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By theme : Wit Women
It is among uneducated women that we may look for the most confirmed gossips. Goethe tells us there is nothing more frightful than bustling ignorance.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Education Wit Women
Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman`s greatest sin, except to be there when he doesn`t want her.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Wit Women
A female friend, amiable, clever and devoted, is a possession more valuable than parks and palaces; and without such a muse, few men can succeed in life, none be contented.

Benjamin Disraeli

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By theme : Friendship Love Women
It would be next to impossible to discover a handsome woman who was not also a vain woman.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Beauty Wit Women
A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Happiness Love Men Women
If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.

Plato

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By theme : Education Men Women
Pretty women without religion are like flowers without perfume.

Heinrich Heine

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By theme : Religion Women
Women are much more alike than men; they have, in truth, but two passions, vanity and love; these are their universal characteristics.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Behavior Men Women
One can find women who have never had a love affair but it is rare indeed to find any who have had only one.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Women
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can`t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can`t sleep with the window open.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Marriage Men Relations Wit Women
As vivacity is the gift of woman, gravity is that of man.

Joseph Addison

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By theme : Behavior Men Women
The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is: What does a woman want?

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Psychology Women
God is for men and religion is for women.

Joseph Conrad

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By theme : Men Religion Women
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