Quotes about women

“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”

Robert A. Heinlein
women 

“I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”

Virginia Woolf
women 

“A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”

Jane Austen
women 

“Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists principally of dealings with men.”

Joseph Conrad
women 

“Well-behaved women seldom make history.”

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
women 

“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.”

Virginia Woolf
women 

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”

Charlotte Brontë
women 

“I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.”

Anaïs Nin
women 

“I would always rather be happy than dignified.”

Charlotte Brontë
women 

“I hope she'll be a fool -- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald
women