„We would not think of allowing a man to determine a woman’s life merely because a fetus he helped create was in her womb; then why would we allow a woman to determine a man’s life merely because a fetus he helped create is in her womb?“
— Warren Farrell author, spokesperson, expert witness, political candidate 1943
Father and Child Reunion (2001), p. 137.
— Virginia Woolf English writer 1882 - 1941
Granite and Rainbow (1958), Context: The extraordinary woman depends on the ordinary woman. It is only when we know what were the conditions of the average woman's life … it is only when we can measure the way of life and the experience of life made possible to the ordinary woman that we can account for the success or failure of the extraordinary woman as a writer. "Women and Fiction"
„A woman without a man cannot meet a man, any man, of any age, without thinking, even if it's for a half-second, 'Perhaps this is THE man.“
— Doris Lessing British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer 1919 - 2013
„Can a woman not keep her lover without she study to always please him with pleasure? Pew! then let her give up the game. Or shall my lover think with pleasing of me to win me indeed? Faugh! he payeth me then; doth he think I am for hire?“
— Eric Rücker Eddison, libro Mistress of Mistresses
Mistress of Mistresses (1935), Fiorinda, in Chapter 7, "A Night-Piece on Ambremerine"
— George Meredith British novelist and poet of the Victorian era 1828 - 1909
Diana of the Crossways http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4470/4470.txt (1885), Ch. 1.
„Before sex, a man isn't thinking clearly and a woman is thinking clearly. After sex, it reverses. The man is thinking clearly and a woman isn't.“
— Sherry Argov, Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl—A Woman's Guide to Holding Her Own in a Relationship
„Two things of opposite natures seem to depend
On one another, as a man depends
On a woman, day on night, the imagined“
— Wallace Stevens American poet 1879 - 1955
Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction (1942), It Must Change, Context: p>Two things of opposite natures seem to depend On one another, as a man depends On a woman, day on night, the imaginedOn the real. This is the origin of change. Winter and spring, cold copulars, embrace And forth the particulars of rapture come.</p
— François de La Rochefoucauld, libro Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims
Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims (1665–1678), Qui vit sans folie n'est pas si sage qu'il croit. Maxim 209.
„I think that the most important thing a woman can have - next to talent, of course - is her hairdresser.“
— Joan Crawford American actress 1904 - 1977
Interview, Hollywood Reporter (1942)