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Men and Women

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tiny.ag/vw1afyvg  ·   Fair (819 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Reginald Williams

If you have been involved with or enjoyed the company of a female for 6 months to a year, then you can say that you know a woman. If you have been involved with or enjoyed the company of a female for 1 to 4 years, then you can say that you understand a woman. If you have been involved with or enjoyed the company of a female for 4 or more years, then you can say that you have learned from a woman.

Reginald Williams, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/tbfksj3l  ·   Fair (284 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You come out of a woman and you spend the rest of your life trying to get back inside.

Heathcote Williams, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/vfmz7cvr  ·   Fair (388 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you want a high performance woman, I can go from zero to bitch in less than 2.1 seconds.

Krystal Ann Kraus, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/nxwvhtlg  ·   Fair (507 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.

Timothy Leary, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/v6ukdwhs  ·   Fair (874 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A woman, especially if she has the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.

Jane Austen, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/xkpw5kax  ·   Fair (843 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If there is anything disagreeable going on, men are always sure to get out of it.

Jane Austen, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/1nyf2coi  ·   Fair (908 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

While farmers generally allow one rooster for ten hens, ten men are scarcely sufficient to service one woman.

Giovanni Boccaccio, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/4gnwlaf8  ·   Fair (836 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Woman inspires us to great things, and prevents us from achieving them.

Alexandre Dumas, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/gzoelgpa  ·   Fair (313 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Men mistake friendship, but not sex, for love; women mistake sex, but not friendship, for love.

Peter Wastholm, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/pbh6yw1v  ·   Fair (285 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Give a man free hands and you'll know where to find them.

Mae West, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/fwbjg1wu  ·   Fair (1008 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

The only thing that men and women have in common, is that they both prefer the company of men.

Oscar Wilde, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/hbnpkm8x  ·   Fair (293 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When God created two sexes, he may have been overdoing it.

Charles Merrill Smith, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/of4kcoqn  ·   Fair (316 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are really not many jobs that actually require a penis or a vagina, and all other occupations should be open to everyone.

Gloria Steinem, in Men and Women and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/1txkpoby  ·   Fair (1213 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Were there no women, men might live like gods.

Thomas Dekker, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/3mx96pc7  ·   Fair (914 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Walt Disney, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/pn9z1dol  ·   Fair (837 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Marcel Archard, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/osjwdfeg  ·   Fair (948 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Beauty: That power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Life and Death and Men and Women

tiny.ag/r1iq7coe  ·   Fair (265 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself.

Helen Rowland, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

tiny.ag/5upxjjc2  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A bachelor is a selfish, undeserving guy who has cheated some woman out of a divorce.

Don Quinn, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

tiny.ag/sfggj03u  ·   Fair (367 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.

Friedrich Nietzsche, in Men and Women