Favorite Quotations ~  Women With Wisdom, 3 Eighty Years & More

"Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory." ~ Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony

I agree today that a man has no business trying to tell women what their characteristics are, which ones are inborn, which are more admirable, which will be best utilized by what occupations. ~ Benjamin Spock

If I were asked ... to what the singular prosperity and growing strength of Americans ought mainly to be attributed, I should reply: To the superiority of their women. ~ Alexis De Tocqueville

Women are always beautiful. ~ Ville Valo

There are only two types of women: goddesses and doormats. ~ Pablo Picasso

Yeah, you know, boys, a nuclear reactor is a lot like a woman. You just have to read the manual and press the right buttons. ~ Homer J. Simpson

Despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, I have not been able to answer... the great question that has never been answered: what does a woman want? ~ Sigmund Freud

One woman is fair, yet I am well; another is wise, yet I am well; another virtuous, yet I am well; but till all graces be in one woman, one woman shall not come in my grace. ~ William Shakespeare

I have a woman inside my soul. ~ Yoko Ono

One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman. ~ Virginia Woolf, Second Sex

Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked. ~ Ovid

The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents. ~ Belva Lockwood

Women are never so strong as after their defeat. ~ Alexandre Dumas

I feel there is something unexplored about woman that only a woman can explore. ~ Georgia O'Keeffe

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