My Favorite Quotations About Women: Part 2

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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