My Favorite Quotations About Women: Part 2

Posted on: January 29th, 2013 by bobmorris

Bush, Barbarao Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow in my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the President’s spouse. I wish him well! — Barbara Bush

o “Any fool knows men and women think differently at times, but the biggest difference is this. Men forget, but never forgive; women forgive, but never forget.” ― Robert Jordan

o “Yes, we praise women over 40 for a multitude of reasons. Unfortunately, it’s not reciprocal. For every stunning, smart, well-coiffed, hot woman over 40, there is a bald, paunchy relic in yellow pants making a fool of himself with some 22-year old waitress. Ladies, I apologize. For all those men who say, “Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?”, here’s an update for you. Nowadays 80%of women are against marriage. Why? Because women realize it’s not worth buying an entire pig just to get a little sausage!” ― Andy Rooney

o “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” — Diane Ackerman

o “One is not born a woman, one becomes one.” — Simone de Beauvoir

o “Feminism’s agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to ‘choose’ between public justice and private happiness.” — Susan Faludi

o “I decided it is better to scream. . . . Silence is the real crime against humanity.” — Nadezhda Mandelstam

o “I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is. I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.” — Rebecca West

o “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.”
― Coco Chanel

o “Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.”
― Timothy Leary

To check out the quotations in Part 1, please click here.

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