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The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.

Author: Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918)

Profession: American Historian

As vivacity is the gift of women, gravity is that of men.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

Men are just as sensitive, and in some ways more sensitive, than women are.

Author: Barbara De Angelis

Profession: American Expert on Relationships, Author

A man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does.

Author: Barbara De Angelis

Profession: American Expert on Relationships, Author

The white American man makes the white American woman maybe not superfluous but just a little kind of decoration. Not really important to turning around the wheels of the state. Well the black American woman has never been able to feel that way. No black American man at any time in our history in the United States has been able to feel that he didn't need that black woman right against him, shoulder to shoulder -- in that cotton field, on the auction block, in the ghetto, wherever.

Author: Maya Angelou (1928)

Profession: African-American poet, Writer, Performer

When a woman is very, very bad, she is awful, but when a man is correspondingly good, he is weird.

Author: Minna Antrim (1861)

Profession: American Epigrammist

Man forgives women anything save the wit to outwit him.

Author: Minna Antrim (1861)

Profession: American Epigrammist

Women like silent men. They think they're listening.

Author: Marcel Archard


So it is naturally with the male and the female; the one is superior, the other inferior; the one governs, the other is governed; and the same rule must necessarily hold good with respect to all mankind.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

If all men are born free, why is it that all women are born slaves?

Author: Mary Astell (1666-1731)

Profession: British Writer

Women have got to make the world safe for men since men have made it so darned unsafe for women.

Author: Lady Nancy Astor (1897-1964)

Profession: British Politician

She even had a kind of special position among men: she was an exception, she fitted none of the categories they commonly used when talking about girls; she wasn't a cock-teaser, a cold fish, an easy lay or a sneaky bitch; she was an honorary person. She had grown to share their contempt for most women.

Author: Margaret Atwood (1939)

Profession: Canadian Novelist, Poet, Critic

With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please, every feature works.

Author: Jane Austen (1775-1817)

Profession: British Novelist

There are certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world as there are of pretty woman to deserve them.

Author: Jane Austen (1775-1817)

Profession: British Novelist

Men who do not make advances to women are apt to become victims to women who make advances to them.

Author: Walter Bagehot (1826-1877)

Profession: British Economist, Critic