Women Sayings and Quotes

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

I got a twenty dollar piece says / There ain’t nothin’ I can’t do. / I can make a dress out of a feed bag 'an I can make a man out of you. / ’Cause I’m a woman / W-O-M-A-N / I’ll say it again. Jerry Leiber
Woman was God’s second blunder. Friedrich Nietzsche
A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle. Irina Dunn
We women do talk too much, but then we don’t tell half we know. Nancy Astor
Women are like elephants to me; I like to look at them, but I wouldn’t want to own one. W. C. Fields
The more underdeveloped the country, the more overdeveloped the women. J. K. Galbraith
I believe a woman's place is in the home or anyway in some cosy nightclub. Lucille Ball
Nothing is ever so wrong in this world that a sensible woman can’t set it right in the course of an afternoon. Jean Giraudoux
Women do not find it difficult nowadays to behave like men, but they often find it extremely difficult to behave like gentlemen. Compton Mackenzie
Women are brighter than men. That’s true, but it should be kept very quiet or it ruins the whole racket. Anita Loos
Woman lives but in her lord; / Count to ten, and man is bored. / With this the gist and sum of it, / What earthly good can come of it? Dorothy Parker
If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman. Margaret Thatcher
Was not the world a vast prison, and women born slaves? Mary Wollstonecraft
It’s in the reach of my arms, / The span of my hips, / The stride of my step, / The curl of my lips. / I’m a woman / Phenomenally. / Phenomenal woman, / That's me. Maya Angelou
AlI talk of women’s rights is moonshine. Women have every right. They have only to exercise them. Victoria Claffin Woodhull
A woman is a foreign land, / Of which, though there he settle young, / A man will ne’er quite understand / The customs, politics, and tongue. Coventry Patmore
Women are like dreams—they are never the way you would like lo have them. Luigi Pirandello
Women are like tricks by sleight of hand. / Which, to admire, we should not understand. William Congreve
Melons and women are difficult to judge. Spanish Proverb
What a woman wills, God wills. French Proverb
Woman is a torment, but let no home be without torment. Persian Proverb
Women: can't live with them, can't live without them. American Proverb
Women should talk to each other more openly and more often. We should share our experiences and comfort each other. We shouldn't be affected by men's silly need for prestige and secrecy. Karin
Women are women. We all have the same bodily equipment, more or less perfect. Karin
Statistics show that there are more women in the world than anything else. Except insects. Johnny Farrell
Women! Women! Since our men clearly can't handle the situation, we will! Cornelia de Witte
Women don't eat at all. They just look at food then jump on the treadmill. Lorelai
I'm a woman, hear me out / Never claiming to be something I'm not / Don't want what's yours, just want what's mine / Not tryna take over, I just want my spots Davion Farris; Mary Blige; Eric Dawkins; Brandon Alexander Hodge
I am woman, hear me roar / In numbers too big to ignore / And I know too much to go back an' pretend / 'Cause I've heard it all before / And I've been down there on the floor / No one's ever gonna keep me down again Helen Reddy; Ray Burton
I am woman watch me grow / See me standing toe to toe / As I spread my lovin' arms across the land / But I'm still an embryo / With a long, long way to go / Until I make my brother understand Helen Reddy; Ray Burton