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Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.

Tags: Become, Longer  ✍ Author: Jane Addams

I've never wanted to look like models on the cover of magazines. I represent the majority of women and I'm very proud of that.

Tags: Proud, Wanted  ✍ Author: Adele

Perhaps it is time to debate culture. The common story is that in 'real' African culture, before it was tainted by the West, gender roles were rigid and women were contentedly oppressed.

Tags: Real, Time  ✍ Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I find that women... deal with immigration differently. And I'm interested in that.

Tags: Deal, Interested  ✍ Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I am a bit of a fundamentalist when it comes to black women's hair. Hair is hair - yet also about larger questions: self-acceptance, insecurity and what the world tells you is beautiful. For many black women, the idea of wearing their hair naturally is unbearable.

Tags: Beautiful, Insecurity  ✍ Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Rubicons which women must cross, the sex barriers which they must breach, are ultimately those that exist in their own minds.

Tags: Minds, Sex  ✍ Author: Felix Adler

There is only one situation I can think of in which men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do. It is when they are in love and reading a love letter.

Tags: Love, Men  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.

Tags: Difficult, May  ✍ Author: Spiro T. Agnew

I definitely love women. They are more attractive to the naked eye.

Tags: Eye, Love  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

Growing up with the childhood that I had, I learned to never let a man make me feel helpless, and it also embedded a deep need in me to always stick up for women.

Tags: Deep, Learned  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

I think all of us as women have this super-human quality. We create life, we give life, we are the sources of life for our children - we're all pretty bionic.

Tags: Children, Life  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.

Tags: Give, Real  ✍ Author: Woody Allen

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

Tags: Feeling, Time  ✍ Author: Woody Allen

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

Tags: Men, Sensitive  ✍ Author: Woody Allen

Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy; they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate.

Tags: Crazy, Men  ✍ Author: Woody Allen

As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.

Tags: Lonely, Men  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.

Tags: Love, Trust  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.

Tags: Great, Inside  ✍ Author: Mary Kay Ash

Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being.

Tags: Sensible, Used  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.

Tags: Single, Strong  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

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

Tags: Men, Pretty  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time.

Tags: Men, Time  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.

Tags: Battle, Rights  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Too often the great decisions are originated and given form in bodies made up wholly of men, or so completely dominated by them that whatever of special value women have to offer is shunted aside without expression.

Tags: Great, Men  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.

Tags: Strong, Woman  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water!

Tags: Strength, True  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

I'm always rather nervous about how you talk about women who are active in politics, whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians.

Tags: Politics, Talk  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

A man has a tendency to accept you the way you are, while most women immediately start to pick flaws and want to change you.

Tags: Change, Start  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

When it comes to gossip, I have to readily admit men are as guilty as women.

Tags: Gossip, Men  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.

Tags: Ambition, Men  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

I have always had a talent for irritating women since I was fourteen.

Tags: Since, Talent  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

Black men don't like to be called 'boys,' but women accept being called 'girls.'

Tags: Black, Men  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

I have noticed... that men usually leave married women alone and are inclined to treat all wives with respect. This is no great credit to married women.

Tags: Great, Men  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.

Tags: High, Him  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.

Tags: Become, Mothers  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed.

Tags: Men, Tired  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.

Tags: Love, Men  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.

Tags: Between, Men  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

Tags: Friendship, Love  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Women are made to be loved, not understood.

Tags: Loved, Understood  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.

Tags: Love, Men  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.

Tags: Love, Men  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have.

Tags: Courage, Men  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

Women may fall when there's no strength in men.

Tags: Men, Strength  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives.

Tags: May, Men  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

Men's vows are women's traitors!

Tags: Men, Traitors  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.

Tags: Men, Time  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform, in military assets, and in esteem and pride, Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America.

Tags: America, Men  ✍ Author: Joe Baca

Women work as much as men now, if not more. There's a resurgence of dads in the home and moms working.

Tags: Men, Work  ✍ Author: Morena Baccarin

As a major economic force worldwide, India and Indian companies have the opportunity to set the standards in Asia in terms of women's right to decent work.

Tags: Economic, Work  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

As a vibrant force in civil society, women continue to press for their rights, equal participation in decision-making, and the upholding of the principles of the revolution by the highest levels of leadership in Egypt.

Tags: Leadership, Society  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

As more and more women, men and young people raise their voices and become active in local government, and more local leaders take action for the safety of women and girls, change happens.

Tags: Change, Men  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

As women politicians, we talk about the most difficult themes of state security, foreign relations and development models, then ask, 'How do you make it work with your husband?' The interesting thing is that these women - most of them - don't lose the perspective that the focus is not the position but the job at hand.

Tags: Husband, Work  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

By including women in decision-making, city governments will be in a better position to fulfill their responsibility to ensure the safety of their residents, especially women and girls.

Tags: City, Position  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

During my lifetime, I realized that discrimination was not accidental, that there were structural roots and causes to it. So if we wanted to change women's lives, we need to deal with those root causes.

Tags: Change, Wanted  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Educational equality doesn't guarantee equality on the labor market. Even the most developed countries are not gender-equal. There are still glass ceilings and 'leaky pipelines' that prevent women from getting ahead in the workplace.

Tags: Equality, Getting  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Having more women in company boards, in senior management, supervisory positions and workers in the formal sector is not only the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do. It's good for the bottom line.

Tags: Good, Smart  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

My father respected and admired my mother and was a person who was always standing by my side, encouraging me to do more and believed in my capacity. So in that sense, my own experience was very good in becoming an empowered woman. From early on, I carried that strong message: 'You can do it.' So I never had any doubt that women can do a lot.

Tags: Experience, Good  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

People see I am a mother and head of a household. Today in Chile, one-third of households are run by women. They wake up, take the children to school, go to work. To them I am hope.

Tags: Hope, Work  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

There has been a cultural shift. It is difficult to measure all that right now, but Chilean women have seen my presidency as a source of pride. Women are performing in jobs in Chile now that 20 or 30 years ago nobody would have dared to imagine.

Tags: Difficult, Pride  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

There is no city or country in the world where women and girls live free of the fear of violence. No leader can claim: 'this is not happening in my backyard.'

Tags: Country, Fear  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

There's full consensus in the military that women shouldn't be in person-to-person combat. I don't know if we have enough experience to know whether this is the right approach. But women can be elsewhere. We have mandatory military service in Chile. I pushed for women in all areas.

Tags: Enough, Experience  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

U.N. Women was created due to the acknowledgement that gender equality and women's empowerment was still, despite progress, far from what it should be. Transforming political will and decisions, such as the Member States creating U.N. Women, into concrete steps towards gender equality and women's empowerment, I think is one of the main challenges.

Tags: Equality, Political  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

We simply can no longer afford to deny the full potential of one half of the population. The world needs to tap into the talent and wisdom of women. Whether the issue is food security, economic recovery, health, or peace and security, the participation of women is needed now more than ever.

Tags: Health, Peace  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Women's strength, women's industry, women's wisdom are humankind's greatest untapped resource. The challenge then for U.N. Women is to show our diverse constituencies how this resource can be effectively tapped in ways that benefit us all.

Tags: Strength, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

My message to women is: Women: We can do it. We are capable of doing almost anything, but we must learn we cannot do it all at once, we need to prioritize.

Tags: Cannot, Learn  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

One of the factors a country's economy depends on is human capital. If you don't provide women with adequate access to healthcare, education and employment, you lose at least half of your potential. So, gender equality and women's empowerment bring huge economic benefits.

Tags: Education, Equality  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

For me, a better democracy is a democracy where women do not only have the right to vote and to elect but to be elected.

Tags: Democracy, Vote  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Gender equality will only be reached if we are able to empower women.

Tags: Able, Equality  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

I don't like stereotypes - no kind of stereotypes.

Tags: Today, Working  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

In artillery exercises, women always win because they're more accurate.

Tags: Accurate, Win  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

In some places women have all the rights they deserve and in others there are big restrictions - in some countries they even mutilate women.

Tags: Big, Others  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

My top priority for 2012 will be to make a renewed push for women's economic empowerment and political participation.

Tags: Economic, Political  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Violence against women in all its forms is a human rights violation. It's not something that any culture, religion or tradition propagates.

Tags: Human, Religion  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

We have had scarce investment in women... One of my tasks is that everyone spends much more on women.

Tags: Everyone, Investment  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

We have to make sure that women's issues are an essential element on the agendas of all heads of state, all governments.

Tags: State, Sure  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Women say that my election represents a cultural break with the past - a past of sexism, of misogyny.

Tags: Election, Past  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.

Tags: Age, Men  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

I grew up with all mothers, all women. I come from a long line of matriarchs, very strong women.

Tags: Mothers, Strong  ✍ Author: Erykah Badu

Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try and give their best qualities to men - bring them softness, teach them how to cry.

Tags: Best, Men  ✍ Author: Joan Baez

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

Tags: Become, Men  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

I had a terrible time with feminists in the Seventies. They hated me, those women. I think they hated everything.

Tags: Terrible, Time  ✍ Author: David Bailey

I sort of fall in love with them when I'm photographing them - men and women.

Tags: Love, Men  ✍ Author: David Bailey

I've been used by women all my life, fortunately.

Tags: Life, Used  ✍ Author: David Bailey

I was surrounded by strong women so it had never even occurred to me that women were anything other than equal to men.

Tags: Men, Strong  ✍ Author: David Bailey

I never did drugs and I can't really drink because I have zero tolerance for alcohol, so my vice became women. I was never faithful to most of them.

Tags: Alcohol, Tolerance  ✍ Author: Scott Baio

I regret losing certain women, but it was always my fault.

Tags: Losing, Regret  ✍ Author: Scott Baio

Like all young reporters - brilliant or hopelessly incompetent - I dreamed of the glamorous life of the foreign correspondent: prowling Vienna in a Burberry trench coat, speaking a dozen languages to dangerous women, narrowly escaping Sardinian bandits - the usual stuff that newspaper dreams are made of.

Tags: Dreams, Life  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

Americans like fat books and thin women.

Tags: Books, Fat  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

As I see with Lori's testimony, you say what good could come out of all these abortions and all what she's been through? But she has been a part of a new Bible for women, a mentoring Bible.

Tags: Good, She  ✍ Author: Jim Bakker

I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free. The freedom of other men, far from negating or limiting my freedom, is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation.

Tags: Freedom, Men  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.

Tags: God, Men  ✍ Author: George Balanchine

The only defense is offense, which means that you have to kill more women and children more quickly than the enemy if you wish to save yourselves.

Tags: Children, Enemy  ✍ Author: Stanley Baldwin

The bomber will always get through. The only defense is in offense, which means that you have to kill more women and children more quickly that the enemy if you want to save yourselves.

Tags: Children, Enemy  ✍ Author: Stanley Baldwin

We live in a patriarchal culture. It's okay for women to be objectified but not for men.

Tags: Culture, Men  ✍ Author: Alan Ball

The more things you do, the more you can do.

Tags: Afraid, Hurts  ✍ Author: Lucille Ball

I think the most important thing people can do to save our planet and the human race is to empower women!

Tags: Human, Race  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard

The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.

Tags: Virtuous, Within  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.

Tags: Smile, Whose  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they cannot exist; esteem is the first demand that they make of love.

Tags: Love, Respect  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac