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And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, We will eat our own bread, and wear our own apparel: only let us be called by thy name, to take away our reproach.

Bible Quotes , Source: Isaiah (ch. IV, v. 1)

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I've been a woman for a little over 50 years and have gotten over my initial astonishment. As for conducting an orchestra, that's a job where I don't think sex plays much part.

Nadia Boulanger Quotes , Source: on becoming first woman to conduct the Boston Symphony Orchestra, recalled on her death, see "Intern

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When I say, "I love you," it's not because I want you or because I can't have you. It has nothing to do with me. I love what you are, what you do, how you try. I've seen your kindness and your strength. I've seen the best and the worst of you. And I understand with perfect clarity exactly what you are. You're a hell of a woman.

Joss Whedon Quotes

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I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.

Oprah Winfrey Quotes

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I think Nature hath lost the mould Where she her shape did take; Or else I doubt if Nature could So fair a creature make.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: A Praise of his Lady, in "Tottel's Miscellany"

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Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.

Joseph Conrad Quotes

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How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Woman was taken out of man; not out of his head to top him, nor out of his feet to be trampled underfoot; but out of his side to be equal to him, under his arm to be protected, and near his heart to be loved

Woodrow Wyatt Quotes

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Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses

Madame Marie du Deffand Quotes

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When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking.

Elayne Boosler Quotes

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Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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A woman is like a tea bag, you can not tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water

Nancy Reagan Quotes

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There are easier things in life than trying to find a nice guy...like nailing jelly to a tree for example

Richard J. Needham Quotes

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Men play the game; women know the score

Roger Woddis Quotes

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The woman who appeals to a man's vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him

Helen Rowland Quotes

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I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.

Anais Nin Quotes

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Next to the wound , what women make best is the bandage

Barbey d' Aureuilly Quotes

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Women prefer emotions to reasoning

Marie Henri Beyle (Stendhal) Quotes

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Women made us lose paradise, but how frequently we find it again in their arms

De Finod Quotes

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Where is the man who has the power and skill To stem the torrent of a woman's will? For if she will, she will, you may depend on't; And if she won't, she won't; so there's an end on't.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: from the pillar erected on the Mount in the Dane John Field, Canterbury, in the "Examiner", May 31,

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Man was made when Nature was but an apprentice, but woman when she was a skilful mistress of her art.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: Cupid's Whirligig

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What is lighter than the wind? A feather. What is lighter than a feather? Fire. What lighter than a fire? A woman. What lighter than a woman? Nothing. [Lat., Vente quid levius? fulgur. Quid fulgure? flamma Flamma quid? mulier. Quid mulier? nihil.]

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: Harleian Manuscript (no. 3362, folio 47)

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It is a thing very displeasing to me when the hen speaks and the cock is silent. [Fr., C'est chose qui moult me deplaist, Quand poule parle et coq se taist.]

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: Roman de la Rose, XIV century

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The virtue of her lively looks Excels the precious stone; I wish to have none other books To read or look upon.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: Song and Sonnets

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Loveliest of women! heaven is in thy soul, Beauty and virtue shine forever round thee, Bright'ning each other! thou art all divine!

Joseph Addison Quotes , Source: Cato (act III, sc. 2)

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