woman quotes

I like a woman who has a vocabulary larger than 'shoes' and 'handbags.' But a nice pair of legs to go in the shoes is always good, too.Kirk Acevedo

I want to be an integrated woman.Tori Amos

What evil is there in seeing a man possess a woman? Why, the beasts would be more free than we!Pietro Aretino

I got last-minute rush seats to Baz Luhrmann's 'Boheme,' and my favorite singer, Ekaterina Solovyeva, was playing Mimi that day. My face got burned off when she sang the aria 'Donde Lieta Usci.' The woman was technically sobbing and singing opera at the same time. I don't know how you do that.Nina Arianda

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

When a woman reaches twenty-six in America, she's on the slide. It's downhill all the way from then on. It doesn't give you a tremendous feeling of confidence and well-being.Lauren Bacall

I don't need to be married to Georgia O'Keeffe or Lillian Hellman, but I like being with a woman I can look up to.Alec Baldwin

I think trying too hard to be sexy is the worst thing in the world a woman can do.Christian Bale

The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.Honore de Balzac

A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule. A woman's influence ought to be entirely concealed.Honore de Balzac

It might sound ordinary for a woman to find out her husband's cheating on her, but not if you're the woman and it's your husband.Melissa Bank

What does it mean, being a woman?Brigitte Bardot

When we started out in '64, um, I was playing Number One, which was a woman second in command of a star ship.Majel Barrett

You can be this super-successful woman who's smart and effective but still feminine. When I worked in finance, I didn't always think that was possible.Ruzwana Bashir

I'm not a stunning woman.Kathy Bates

The dogma of woman's complete historical subjection to men must be rated as one of the most fantastic myths ever created by the human mind.Mary Ritter Beard

Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.Simone de Beauvoir

One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.Simone de Beauvoir

Clothes should look as if a woman was born into them. It is a form of possession, this belonging to one another.Geoffrey Beene

All a writer has to do to get a woman is to say he's a writer. It's an aphrodisiac.Saul Bellow