There is a hidden fear that somehow, if they are only given a chance, women will suddenly do as they have been done by.
Sheri L. Dew
We are here to influence the world rather than to be influenced by the world.
Nancy E. Turner
The best thing a girl can be is a good wife and mother. It is a girl's highest calling. I hope I am ready.
Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.
To be married to a good woman is to live with tender surprise.
I'm hostile to men, I'm hostile to women, I'm hostile to cats, to poor cockroaches, I'm afraid of horses.
I didn't want to let women down. One of the stereotypes I see breaking is the idea of aging and older women not being beautiful.
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
Woman is quick to revere genius, but in her secret soul she seldom loves it.
It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.
Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.
I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas.
It is past time for women to take their rightful place, side by side with men, in the rooms where the fates of peoples, where their children's and grandchildren's fates, are decided.
when you stumble, keep faith. And when you're knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can't or shouldn't go on.
You may not agree with a woman, but to criticize her appearance — as opposed to her ideas or actions — isn't doing anyone any favors, least of all you. Insulting a woman's looks when they have nothing to do with the issue at hand implies a lack of comprehension on your part, an inability to engage in high-level thinking. You may think she's ugly, but everyone else thinks you're an idiot.
when women progress, all of society benefits.
I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas, but what I decided to do was to fulfill my profession, which I entered before my husband was in public life
Harry," Bob drawled, his eye lights flickering smugly, "what you know about women, I could juggle.
I'd made the vampire cry. Great. I felt like a real superhero. Harry Dresden, breaker of monsters' hearts.
Put some clothes on, you weird, yellow-eyed, table-dancing, werewolf-training, cryptic, stare-me-right-in-the-eyes-and-don't-even-blink wench.
You have to imagine it possible before you can see something. You can have the evidence right in front of you, but if you can't imagine something that has never existed before, it's impossible.
The problem with life is, by the time you can read women like a book, your library card has expired.
At eighty-two, I feel like a twenty-year-old, but, unfortunately, there's never one around.
Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn.
It takes a thoroughly good woman to do a thoroughly stupid thing
There are only two kinds of women, the plain and the coloured.
Every woman is wrong until she cries.
Women are a decorative sex. They never have anything to say, but they say it charmingly
Sphinxes without secrets.