92 Best Quotes about Women

Women Quote of the Day

Working women wore hats. It was the only way they would take you seriously. - Bella Abzug, American Lawyer

One of the things that always comes up in my writing is the search for freedom, especially in women. I always write about women who are marginalized, who have no means or resources and somehow manage to get out of those situations with incredible strength - and that is more important than anything. - Isabel Allende , Writer

Freedom Quotes, Important Quotes, Strength Quotes

The reason Jennifer Lawrence is allowed to be a body-positive role model to young girls and 'chubby' women is because she is representative of conventional beauty. - Jennifer Armintrout , Author

Beauty Quotes

I love Amy Adams. She is wonderful. Evan Rachel Wood is a blast. I am also really excited about Ari Graynor from 'Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist' and 'American Crime.' I think it is an exciting time for young women in this industry. I am excited to make my own path. - Candice Accola, Actress

Love Quotes, American Quotes, Time Quotes, Wonder Quotes

 

Women are, in general, less shallow visually. If their man gains 10, 20 pounds, they don't care as much. - Hank Azaria, Actor

Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous. - Coco Chanel, Designer

Change Quotes, Important Quotes, Time Quotes

Too often, older women are seen as victims, but I know lots of formidable women who have marvellous jobs as well as a full erotic life, and children and friends and family. - Francesca Annis , Actress

Children Quotes, Life Quotes

Women are, in general, less shallow visually. If their man gains 10, 20 pounds, they don't care as much. But I've been with women over the years when my weight fluctuated, and they're definitely more interested physically when I am in really great shape. - Hank Azaria, Actor

Great Quotes

I'm always telling young designers to take the time to surround themselves with women. - Azzedine Alaia , Tunisian Designer

Time Quotes

I confront the European elite's self-image as tolerant 'while under their noses women are living like slaves. - Ayaan Hirsi Ali , Dutch Politician

These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: Can't live with them, or without them. - Aristophanes , Greek Poet

It is the most sensual men who need to flee women and torment their bodies. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Men Quotes

Women should stop going for the bad guys, stop looking so far when the good ones are right there. - Jennifer Aniston , Actress

Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got. - Josh Billings, Comedian

The media could do a much better job, that's for sure, especially the media that targets women... Human rights? They couldn't care less! - Isabel Allende , Writer

Human Rights Quotes

We women in Somalia are trying to be leaders in our community. - Hawa Abdi, Activist

Community Quotes

It's important to make women feel confident, because I think they are more important than men. - Azzedine Alaia , Tunisian Designer

Important Quotes

Women can build stability. We can make peace. - Hawa Abdi, Activist

Ability Quotes

If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women. - Abigail Adams, American First Lady

The poorest and most backward societies are always those that put women down. - Isabel Allende , Writer

I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men. - Coco Chanel, Designer

Men Quotes

Wise Words is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in Wise Words than in prostitution. - Bertrand Russell

Wise Words Quotes, Great Quotes, Desire Quotes

I'm 18 in this album. I'm not losing fans, and I'm not disrepecting women, but you reach the maturity of taking it to the next level with a girl. It was only necessary for me to have at least one song like that. - Chris Brown

Maturity Quotes

My obsession is to make women beautiful. When you create with that in mind, things can't go out of fashion. - Azzedine Alaia , Tunisian Designer

Mind Quotes

So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside. - Mary Kay Ash , Businesswoman

Great Quotes

The danger is we're losing sight of what women really want to wear. - Azzedine Alaia , Tunisian Designer

Anger Quotes

Today's girls are tomorrow's women - and leaders. - Isabel Allende , Writer

As Indian women, we are always balancing work, life, home, etc. It's important to know that while juggling rubber balls and glass balls, the former may bounce back when you miss, but the glass balls will crack if you let them fall. So prioritise, prioritise, prioritise. - Nita Ambani, Businesswoman

Life Quotes, Important Quotes, Work Quotes

Georgian England was very radical; there were all these new revolutionary ideas, and I think women had more freedom than they did later on. - Marion Bailey, Actress

Freedom Quotes, Ideas Quotes, Revolution Quotes

People ask why there are so few female artists who succeed. It's because women are not ready to sacrifice as much as men. Women want a man, they want a family, they want to have children, they want to be loved, and to be an artist. And they can't; it's impossible. - Marina Abramovic, Artist

Children Quotes, Love Quotes, Sacrifice Quotes, Men Quotes

The problem isn't that Silicon Valley is keeping women down or not doing enough to encourage female entrepreneurs. The opposite is true. No, the problem is that not enough women want to become entrepreneurs. - Michael Arrington , Businessman

Courage Quotes

Comedy can be, especially in a writer's room, really aggressive, kind of a very male-dominated room, and it would be hard for women. It's not a nurturing place. It's not like a lot of women are going to say, I can't wait to live that lifestyle and be in a writer's room until 2 or 3 a.m. - Ellen DeGeneres

Life Quotes, Writers Quotes

It's more acceptable for guys to get old and craggy and become wonderful character actors as they get older, but women aren't allowed to get old and craggy in the same way. - Marion Bailey, Actress

Character Quotes, Wonder Quotes

We have to start encouraging women to get into math and science early on in life... But to just say TechCrunch is perpetuating the problem because there aren't enough women speakers at our events is just a way to get attention and not solve the problem. So do we want to solve the problem, or do we want to just pick on me? - Michael Arrington , Businessman

Life Quotes, Attention Quotes, Science Quotes

There was a woman in Tunisia called Madame Pinot. She was a midwife and had helped in the birth of my siblings and me. I assisted her. I helped women give birth to a lot of babies when I was very young. - Azzedine Alaia , Tunisian Designer

Birth Quotes

To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit and read it are old women over their tea. - Henry David Thoreau

Gossip Quotes

Women in my world are respected as much as men. - Michael Arrington , Businessman

Respect Quotes

Women have always been courageous... They are always fearless when protecting their children and in the last century they have been fearless in the fight for their rights. - Isabel Allende , Writer

Children Quotes, Courage Quotes, Fear Quotes

In Holland I have seen well-meaning, principled people blinded by multiculturalism, overwhelmed by the imperative to be sensitive and respectful of immigrant culture, while ignoring criminal abuse of women and girls. - Ayaan Hirsi Ali , Dutch Politician

Respect Quotes

It is little men know of women; their smiles and their tears alike are seldom what they seem. - Amelia Barr, American Novelist

Smile Quotes, Men Quotes

I do feel visceral revulsion at the burka because for me it is a symbol of the oppression of women. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Let us recognize that we can no longer tolerate violent oppression of women in the name of religion and culture any more than we would tolerate violent oppression espoused by any other bully in the name of a twisted rationale. - Ayaan Hirsi Ali , Dutch Politician

Religion Quotes

I was traumatised in the medieval Afghan society at Sarana village by the local boys of Omar's Taliban who forced my in-laws to subjugate me for trying to be different. There can be Omars in other religions, too, who oppress women. - Sushmita Banerjee, Activist

Religion Quotes

Women must know themselves better than anyone. If you have ugly legs, wear long dresses. If you have long, great legs, show them. - Azzedine Alaia , Tunisian Designer

Great Quotes

They wanted to make her less rural, less of a cartoon. Not that Southern woman are cartoonish - they're the strongest women in this country, but with Val they wanted to take the stereotypical things out. - Joan Van Ark , Actress

You know Sarkozy offered me the Legion d'honneur medal? I refused. People said I refused because I don't like Sarkozy, but that's ridiculous. I refused because I don't like decorations - except on women. - Azzedine Alaia , Tunisian Designer

No country in Europe has a larger proportion of men and women of immigrant descent, mainly from the African continent and mainly Muslim: an estimated six to seven million of them, or more than 10% of the population. - Timothy Garton Ash , Author

Men Quotes

I'm flattered that women think that I'm sexy. - Laz Alonso, Actor

Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants. - Coco Chanel, Designer

Men Quotes

I certainly think that 10 to 20 years from now, clearly the majority of veterinarians will be women. - Richard Adams, Clergyman

Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him. - Groucho Marx

Life Quotes, Control Quotes, Fate Quotes

5 Top quotes about Women by Tori Amos

There is a phenomenal amount of pressure on women in this industry: they are considered vintage by the time they hit their mid-30s. - Tori Amos, Musician

Time Quotes

There are older men with younger women but you don't see a lot of older women with younger men. There are some women who have been able to do it but not often. - Tori Amos, Musician

Men Quotes

I don't mind a dirty girl. But what I find tragic is when we, as women, become not the subject of our own story but someone else's object. - Tori Amos, Musician

Mind Quotes

My father has a pragmatic mind. He marched with Dr. King in the '60s, and he's very much for women's rights. - Tori Amos, Musician

Mind Quotes

The violence betwen women is unbelievable. Women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding. - Tori Amos, Musician

Violence Quotes

4 Famous quotes about Women by Tim Allen

I think women like Ferraris. A Ferrari is everybody's car. - Tim Allen , Comedian

Women are like cars: we all want a Ferrari, sometimes want a pickup truck, and end up with a station wagon. - Tim Allen , Comedian

Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we've always had: work, or prison. - Tim Allen , Comedian

Children Quotes, Work Quotes, Choice Quotes, Men Quotes

In the last three years of racing I've met as many women fans as men fans, and in NASCAR it's the same thing. My wife loves cars, but the difference is she doesn't have 20 years of understanding the background of them. She basically drives them and uses her gut feelings as to which is best. - Tim Allen , Comedian

Love Quotes, Understanding Quotes, Feeling Quotes, Men Quotes

11 Popular quotes about Women by Susan B. Anthony

Oh, if I could but live another century and see the fruition of all the work for women! There is so much yet to be done. - Susan B. Anthony , Activist

Work Quotes

I have encountered riotous mobs and have been hung in effigy, but my motto is: Men's rights are nothing more. Women's rights are nothing less. - Susan B. Anthony , Activist

Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less. - Susan B. Anthony , Activist

The worst enemy women have is in the pulpit. - Susan B. Anthony , Activist

Women, we might as well be dogs baying the moon as petitioners without the right to vote! - Susan B. Anthony , Activist

Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776. - Susan B. Anthony , Activist

Great Quotes, Men Quotes, Rebellion Quotes, Revolution Quotes

I do not demand equal pay for any women save those who do equal work in value. Scorn to be coddled by your employers; make them understand that you are in their service as workers, not as women. - Susan B. Anthony , Activist

Work Quotes, Vice Quotes

You would better educate ten women into the practice of liberal principles than to organize a thousand on a platform of intolerance and bigotry. - Susan B. Anthony , Activist

Practice Quotes, Tolerance Quotes, Organize Quotes

I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God. - Susan B. Anthony , Activist

Recognition Quotes, Revolution Quotes

There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers. - Susan B. Anthony , Activist

Help Quotes, Equality Quotes

I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters. - Susan B. Anthony , Activist

Evil Quotes, Men Quotes

9 Amazing quotes about Women by Samina Baig

My most cherished desire is to help our women come out of their routine chores and infuse in them the indefatigable spirit of adventure. - Samina Baig, Athlete

Help Quotes, Desire Quotes

I hope that the families will understand that the contribution of women is important and can be more powerful for building a greater country. - Samina Baig, Athlete

Great Quotes, Important Quotes, Hope Quotes, Power Quotes

Mountain climbing is my passion, and to empower women through my expeditions is the reason. - Samina Baig, Athlete

Passion Quotes, Power Quotes

Mountain climbing is my passion, and to empower women through my expeditions is the reason. I am doing the mountain climbing to empower women. - Samina Baig, Athlete

Passion Quotes, Power Quotes

Women need opportunity and encouragement. If a girl can climb mountains, she can do anything positive within her field of work. - Samina Baig, Athlete

Opportunity Quotes, Work Quotes, Encouragement Quotes

I want to tell women in developing countries that they are as powerful as their male counterparts, and they can play an equal role in their respective societies. - Samina Baig, Athlete

Respect Quotes, Power Quotes

In my community, women are as important as males, and they are playing an equal role in the society. - Samina Baig, Athlete

Important Quotes, Community Quotes

I am doing the mountain climbing to empower women. - Samina Baig, Athlete

Power Quotes

I was thinking about the women of Pakistan, those who are not allowed to get education, those who are not allowed to do whatever they want to do in their life. I hope that the families will understand that the contribution of women is important and can be more powerful for building a greater country. - Samina Baig, Athlete

Education Quotes, Life Quotes, Great Quotes, Important Quotes, Hope Quotes, Power Quotes, Thinking Quotes

5 Awesome quotes about Women by Reem Acra

I always said that I want to write a book about success and my story and my brand and everything that goes with it, as a woman, as a leader, as someone who has stepped up to the plate and who opens the door for the rest of the women from the Middle East. - Reem Acra, Designer

Success Quotes

I hope that the women who wear my perfume will have men all over them. - Reem Acra, Designer

Hope Quotes, Men Quotes

As you know, all women at all ages do not feel their ages anymore. The young girl feels older, and the older woman feels younger. - Reem Acra, Designer

I've seen petite brides carry a ballgown, and I have also seen plus-size women carry a ballgown, though you wouldn't think so. - Reem Acra, Designer

I advise women to live their life to their fullest, invest in who you want to be and live it well. - Reem Acra, Designer

Life Quotes

8 Best quotes about Women by Oscar Wilde

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

Love Quotes

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. - Oscar Wilde

Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed. - Oscar Wilde

Women are made to be loved, not understood. - Oscar Wilde

Love Quotes

Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects. - Oscar Wilde

Love Quotes

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

Men Quotes

I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything. - Oscar Wilde

Love Quotes, Men Quotes

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

Love Quotes, Passion Quotes, Men Quotes, Worship Quotes