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A child-like man

A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
Aldous Huxley

A superior man
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Confucius

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

As a woman
As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.
Virginia Woolf

Bother to read what's inside
Boys think girls are like books, If the cover doesn't catch their eye they won't bother to read what's inside.
Marilyn Monroe

Credit
Give credit where credit is due.
Author unknown

Dicovering
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
Plato

Early to bed
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
Author unknown

For most of history
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
Virginia Woolf

Friendliness with women
If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?
Virginia Woolf

Glass houses
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
Author unknown

God enjoins you
God enjoins you to treat women well, for they are your mothers, daughters, aunts.
Prophet Muhammad

Grace in women
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
William Hazlitt

Hatered
Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don't know each other; they don't know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am a woman
I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.
Marilyn Monroe

I like women
The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity.
Virginia Woolf

Indestructible
I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she happens to have love in her heart. I guess a loving woman is indestructible.
John Steinbeck

Living her life
A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.
D. H. Lawrence

Living in a man's world
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Marilyn Monroe

Making a woman laugh
If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.
Marilyn Monroe

Martyrdom
Martyrdom... is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
George Bernard Shaw

Mickey Mouse
I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.
Walt Disney

Not defeated
A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Ernest Hemingway

Silence
Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence; and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant.
Author unknown

Social progress
Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.
Karl Marx

The aim of a joke
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.
George Orwell

The emancipation
The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.
Virginia Woolf

The poet's heart
Who shall measure the hat and violence of the poet's heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body?
Virginia Woolf

The right mental attitude
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
W.W. Ziege

The true measure
The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of comfort and convenience but how he stands at times of controversy and challenges.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The universe and stupidity
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Albert Einstein

To be a man or a woman?
It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.
Virginia Woolf

To write fiction
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
Virginia Woolf

Twice its natural size
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
Virginia Woolf

Twin halves
Women are the twin halves of men.
Prophet Muhammad

Unsatisfied and loved woman
A woman unsatisfied must have luxuries. But a woman who loves a man would sleep on a board
D. H. Lawrence

What men are capable of!
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.
Alexander Pope

Why?
Why are women... so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
Virginia Woolf

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