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Can you imagine the woman who would let her lover tell her tales for 1001 nights?

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

The only really happy folk are married women and single men.

Henry Louis Mencken

Women when they marry buy a cat in the bag.

Michel de Montaigne

A good woman is a hidden treasure; who discovers her will do well not to boast about it.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

No man can understand why a woman shouldn`t prefer a good reputation to a good time.

Marcel Achard

It is by women that nature writes on the hearts of men.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

In revenge and in love, woman is more barbarous than man.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in the conclusions; their reasons are always different.

George Santayana

I`m not denying the women are foolish: God Almighty made them to match the men.

George Eliot

The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend.

George Santayana

When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn`t a sign that they "don`t understand" one another, but a sign that they have, at last, begun to.

Helen Rowland

To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.

Helen Rowland

Never expect women to be sincere, so long as they are educated to think that their first aim in life is to please.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

A woman`s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.

Christian Dior

After a few years of marriage, a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him.

Helen Rowland

Can man or woman choose duties? No more than they can choose their birthplace, or their father and mother.

George Eliot

When women kiss it always reminds one of prize fighters shaking hands.

Henry Louis Mencken

Delicacy in woman is strength.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth - and endures all the rest.

A woman who doesn`t wear perfume has no future.

Coco Chanel

When I say that I know women, I mean that I know that I don`t know them. Every single woman I ever knew is a puzzle to me, as I have no doubt she is to herself.

William Makepeace Thackeray

The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.

Rudyard Kipling

The majority of women have no principles of their own; they are guided by the heart, and depend for their own conduct, upon that of the men they love.

Jean de La Bruyere

Never expect women to be sincere, so long as they are educated to think that their first aim in life is to please.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are looking on.

Oscar Wilde

No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.

Edgar Watson Howe

It is valueless to a woman to be young unless pretty, or to be pretty unless young.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Every blue-stocking will remain a spinster as long as there are sensible men on the earth.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Men always want to be a woman`s first love - women like to be a man`s last romance.

Oscar Wilde

Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her - when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?

Helen Rowland

Whatever evil a man may think of women, there is no woman but thinks more.

Nicolas de Chamfort

If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.

Philip Chesterfield

Men have broad and large chests, and small narrow hips, and more understanding than women, who have but small and narrow breasts, and broad hips, to the end they should remain at home, sit still, keep house, and bear and bring up children.

Martin Luther

Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.

Coco Chanel

There is only one thing to do for a man who is married to a woman who enjoys spending money, and that is to enjoy earning it.

Edgar Watson Howe

Maids want nothing but husbands, and when they have them, they want everything.

William Shakespeare

A woman isn`t complete without a man. But where do you find a man - a real man - these days?

Mae West

Women equitable, logical, and utterly just! Mercy upon us! If they were, population would cease, the world would be a howling wilderness.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Women prefer emotions to reasoning.

Stendhal

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.

Henry Louis Mencken

In the first woman we love, we love everything. Growing older, we love the woman only.

Honore de Balzac

Women do not like timid men. Cats do not like prudent mice.

Henry Louis Mencken

Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

For the woman, the man is a means: the end is always the child.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it - to that end a slight physical antipathy must probably help.

Friedrich Nietzsche

A wretched woman is more unfortunate than a wretched man.

Victor Hugo

I am very fond of the company of ladies. I like their beauty, I like their delicacy, I like their vivacity, and I like their silence.

Samuel Johnson

There are only two kinds of women, the plain and the coloured.

Oscar Wilde

Women are made to be loved, not understood.

Oscar Wilde

Women have a genius for love; men can only learn the art indifferently.

Joseph de Maistre

A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies; but a handsome fool is irresistible.

William Makepeace Thackeray

One can find women who have never had ? love affair, but it is rare indeed to find any who have had only one.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

In the duel of sex woman fights from a dreadnought and man from an open raft.

Henry Louis Mencken

Don`t give a woman advice; one should never give a woman anything she can`t wear in the evening.

Oscar Wilde

Woman is at once apple and serpent.

Heinrich Heine

All women become like their mothers; that is their tragedy. No man does; that is his.

Oscar Wilde

Men have a much better time of it than women. For one thing, they marry later; for another thing, they die earlier.

Henry Louis Mencken

Men marry because they are tired; women because they are curious. Both are disappointed.

Oscar Wilde

When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her.

Oscar Wilde

When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.

Honore de Balzac

Neither earth nor ocean produces a creature as savage and monstrous as woman.

Euripides

God has placed the genius of women in their hearts, because the works of this genius are always works of love.

Alphonse de Lamartine

A bachelor has to have inspiration for making love to a woman, a married man needs only an excuse.

Helen Rowland

The most efficient water power in the world - women`s tears.

Wilson Mizner

I have always thought that every woman should marry, and no man.

Benjamin Disraeli

When a man makes a woman his wife, it`s the highest compliment he can pay her, and it`s usually the last.

Helen Rowland

He who can govern a woman can govern a nation.

Honore de Balzac

The first kiss is stolen by the man; the last is begged by the woman.

Henry Louis Mencken

Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren`t.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Helen Rowland

All the women in the world would not make me lose an hour.

Napoleon

The hardest task in a girl`s life is to prove to a man that his intentions are serious.

Helen Rowland

The commonest man, who has his ounce of sense and feeling, is conscious of the difference between a lovely, delicate woman and a coarse one. Even a dog feels a difference in her presence.

George Eliot

No one will ever win the battle of the sexes; there`s too much fraternizing with the enemy.

Henry Kissinger

Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.

Stendhal

Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.

Arthur Schopenhauer

No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.

Honore de Balzac

? man can keep another`s secret better than his own. A woman keeps her own better than other`s.

Jean de La Bruyere

Woman is woman`s natural ally.

Euripides

A woman, who cannot make her mistakes charming, is only a female.

Marcel Achard

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

It is because of men that women dislike each other.

Jean de La Bruyere

The bold defiance of a woman is the certain sign of her shame, when she has once ceased to blush, it is because she has too much to blush for.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.

Elbert Hubbard

Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he`s in love with her.

Agatha Christie

Men have more problems than women. In the first place, they have to put up with women.

Francoise Sagan

When a girl marries she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattention of one.

Helen Rowland

Women are most fascinating between the ages of 35 and 40 after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass 40, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely.

Christian Dior

Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.

Henry Louis Mencken

A gentleman is one who never strikes a woman without provocation.

Henry Louis Mencken

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is enmity, passion, worship, love, but no friendship.

Oscar Wilde

Behind all their personal vanity, women themselves always have an impersonal contempt for woman.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.

Henry Louis Mencken

The only thing that men and women have in common is that they both prefer the company of men.

Oscar Wilde

Men are misers, and women prodigal, in affection.

Alphonse de Lamartine

In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.

Margaret Thatcher

A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.

Joseph Addison

That`s the nature of women, not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not.

Miguel de Cervantes

Love, which is only an episode in the life of man, is the entire history of woman`s life.

Germaine de Stael

Nature has given women two painful but heavenly gifts, which distinguish them, and often raise them above human nature, - compassion and enthusiasm. By compassion, they devote themselves; by enthusiasm they exalt themselves.

Alphonse de Lamartine

The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.

Friedrich Nietzsche

In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.

Aristotle

No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.

Henry Louis Mencken

Honest men love women; those who deceive them adore them.

Pierre Auguste Caron de Beaumarchais

Woman inspires us to great things, and prevents us from achieving them.

Alexandre Dumas

I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman`s punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.

Helen Rowland

Woman is a vulgar animal from whom man has created an excessively beautiful ideal.

Gustave Flaubert

The character of a woman rapidly develops after marriage, and sometimes seems to change, when in fact it is only complete.

Benjamin Disraeli

Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn`t they`d be married too.

Henry Louis Mencken

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

Coco Chanel

Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women`s clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear.

Anatole France

That woman speaks eight languages and can`t say "no" in any of them.

Dorothy Parker

Some women can be fooled all of the time, and all women can be fooled some of the time, but the same woman can`t be fooled by the same man in the same way more than half of the time.

Helen Rowland

There is no worse evil than a bad woman; and nothing has ever been produced better than a good one.

Euripides

Do not choose for your wife any woman you would not choose as your friend if she were a man.

Joseph Joubert

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

Coco Chanel

Women would rather be right than reasonable.

Ogden Nash

The great question, which I have not been able to answer, is "What does a woman want?"

Sigmund Freud

I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day.

Heinrich Heine

If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they`d never marry.

O`Henry

Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade, since it consists principally of dealing with men.

Joseph Conrad

A gentleman is any man who wouldn`t hit a woman with his hat on.

Fred Allen

Women like silent men. They think they`re listening.

Marcel Achard

There are two ways to handle a woman, and nobody knows either of them.

Kin Hubbard

A fluent tongue is the only thing a mother don`t like her daughter to resemble her in.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

I never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself.

Helen Rowland

A clever woman often compromises her husband; a stupid woman only compromises herself.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Lovers become biographers.

Irwin Shaw

Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl.

Stephen Leacock

There are very few women in society whose virtue outlasts their beauty.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.

Jean de La Bruyere

 

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