Being A Woman Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old being a woman quotes, being a woman sayings, and being a woman proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I like being a woman, even in a man's world. After all, men can't wear dresses, but we can wear the pants. Whitney Houston
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men. Joseph Conrad
I feel there is something unexplored about woman that only a woman can explore. Georgia O'Keeffe
The reason women don't play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public. Phyllis Diller
Being a lady is an attitude. Chuck Woolery
The chief excitement in a woman's life is spotting women who are fatter than she is. Helen Rowland
And verily, a woman need know but one man well, in order to understand all men; whereas a man may know all women and understand not one of them. Helen Rowland
One is not born a woman, one becomes one. Simone De Beauvoir
A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman is as bad as she dares. Elbert Hubbard
Being a woman is hard work. Maya Angelou
Being a woman has only bothered me in climbing trees. Frances Perkins
The great and almost only comfort about being a woman is that one can always pretend to be more stupid than one is and no one is surprised. Freya Stark
Being a grown-up woman doesn't mean you can't look beautiful, individual and different. Twiggy
A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often. Oliver Herford
Every woman is a queen, and we all have different things to offer. Queen Latifah
The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her. Marcelene Cox
If you ask men about their body image, they will tell you they look better than they do. And if you ask a woman, she'll tell you she looks worse. Gloria Steinem
It's simple. Women only nag when they feel unappreciated. Louis de Bernieres
I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same. Iris Murdoch
When she stopped conforming to the conventional picture of femininity she finally began to enjoy being a woman. Betty Friedan
There is pain in being a woman, yes, but there is pride in it, too. Mary pauline Lowry
To rebel against being born a woman seemed as foolish to her as to take pride in it. Milan Kundera
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age. Voltaire
If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base. Dave Barry
The three words women most want to hear from a man are, "You lost weight". Lori Gottlieb
A woman who has no way of expressing herself and of realizing herself as a full human being has nothing else to turn to but the owning of material things. Enriqueta Longauex-Vasquez
Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right, instantly. Thomas C. Haliburton
A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears. Woodrow Wyatt
Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends up blocking his retreat. Oscar Wilde
The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back. Dale Carnegie
I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull. Oprah Winfrey
It is hard to be a woman. You must think like a man, act like a lady, look like a young girl, and work like a horse. unknown
Behind every successful woman...... is a basket of dirty laundry. Sally Forth
A woman is like a tea bag. She only knows her strength when put in hot water. Nancy Reagan
When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. Elayne Boosler
No woman should ever perceive herself as inferior to a man, because there is absolutely nothing inferior about child bearing and upbringing. Edmond Mbiaka
Women are always being tested ... but ultimately, each of us has to define who we are individually and then do the very best job we can to grow into it. Hillary Rodham Clinton
Women are like tricks by sleight of hand, which, to admire, we should not understand. William Congreve
Two women can't share a house comfortably, no matter how fond they might be of each other. It's got to be one woman's kitchen. Nora Roberts
A woman is rarely up to date on the subject of her age. ROBERT ELLIOTT GONZALES
Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they are pretty, or good, or well-bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves. Henri Frederic Amiel
Women are strange and incomprehensible, a device invented by Providence to keep the wit of man well sharpened by constant employment. Arnold Bennett
Woman is the salvation or destruction of the family. She carries its destinies in the folds of her mantle. Henri Frederic Amiel
Women are beautiful when they're young, and not after. Men can still preserve their sex appeal well into old age.... Some men can maintain, if they embrace it ... cragginess, weary masculinity. Women just get old and fat and wrinkly. Tracy Letts
If a woman is sufficiently ambitious, determined and gifted - there is practically nothing she can't do.
Most women bestow their favors upon men, not from Passion, but from Compassion. Abraham Miller
There is in every true woman's heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. Washington Irving
All is possible to woman, for woman alone may make herself impossible. Charles Edward Jerningham
Women don't want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think - in a deeper voice. Bill Cosby
A woman can say more in a sigh than a man can say in a sermon. Arnold Haultain
When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist. Akhenaton
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before. Albert Einstein
I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story, I will. Amy Schumer
A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet. Anna Held
A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears. Anne Roiphe
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and a pretty soul. Anonymous
Behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back. Anonymous
he most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence. Beyonce
Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult. Charlotte Whitton
Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings. Cheris Kramarae
It matters more what's in a woman's face than what's on it. Claudette Colbert
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. Coco Chanel
Keep your heels, head, and standards high. Coco Chanel
A woman is like a tea bag you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt
The best protection any woman can have, is courage. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
I'm excited about the ageing process. I'm more interested in women who aren't perfect. They're more compelling. Emma Watson
Girls should never be afraid to be smart. Emma Watson
God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met. Farrah Fawcett
A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink. Gina Carey
The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights. Gloria Steinem
A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets. Gloria Stuart
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful. Jacqueline Bisset
Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for. Jennifer Lopez
Better to be strong than pretty and useless. Lilith Saintcrow
There is a special place in hell for women who do not help other women. Madeleine Albright
A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done. Marge Piercy
You are more powerful than you know, you are beautiful just as you are. Melissa Etheridge
A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul. Minna Antrim
No matter what a woman looks like, if she's confident, she's sexy. Paris Hilton
Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic. Rosalind Russell
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. Rosalynn Carter
The thing women have yet to learn is that nobody gives you power. You just take it. Roseanne Barr
I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand. Susan B. Anthony
I can hear the roar of women’s silence. Thomas Sankara
Confidence is 10 percent hard work and 90 percent delusion. Tina Fey
Translation is like a woman. If it is beautiful, it is not faithful. If it is faithful, it is most certainly not beautiful. Yevgeny Yevtushenko