Found 211 quotes starting with WO:


Women should be obscene and not heard.
– Groucho Marx
Women should be permitted to volunteer for non-combat service, they should not be accepted, voluntarily or through the draft, as combat soldiers. We know of no comparable ways of training women and girls, and we have no real way of knowing whether the kinds of training that teach men both courage and restraint would be adaptable to women or effective in a crisis. But the evidence of history and comparative studies of other species suggest that women as a fighting body might be far less amenable to the rules that prevent warfare from becoming a massacre and, with the use of modern weapons, that protect the survival of all humanity. This is what I meant by saying that women in combat might be too fierce.
– Margaret Mead
Women still remember the first kiss after men have forgotten the last.
– Remy de Gourmont
Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.
– Anthony Burgess
Women upset everything. When you let them into your life, you find that the woman is driving at one thing and you're driving at another.
– George Bernard Shaw
Women want medicore men. and men are working hard to become as medicore as possible.
– Margaret Mead
Women want mediocre men, and men are working hard to become as mediocre as possible.
– Margaret Mead
Women want mediocre men, and men are working to become as mediocre as possible.
– Margaret Mead
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
– Timothy Leary
Women with body image or eating disorders are not a special category, just more extreme in their response to a culture that emphasizes thinness and impossible standards of appearance for women instead of individuality and health.
– Gloria Steinem
Women with pasts interest men... they hope history will repeat itself.
– Mae West
Women's Liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's the men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one's likely to do anything about that.
– Golda Meir
Women?s wealth is beauty, learning, that of men.
– Burmese Proverb
Wonder is from surprise, and surprise stops with experience.
– Robert South
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
– Greek Proverb
Wonder is what sets us apart from other life forms. No other species wonders about the meaning of existence or the complexity of the universe or themselves.
– Herbert W. Boyer
Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.
– Abraham Joshua Heschel
Wooderson That's what I like about these high school girls, I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
– Dazed and Confused
Wooderson The older you get the more rules they are going to try and get you to follow. You just gotta keep on livin man. L-I-V-I-N.
– Dazed and Confused
Woodrow Wilson says that if you want to make enemies, try to change something! Well, I think there is an easier way to make enemies: Tell the truths!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Woody Allen once said that ‘I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.’ This is certainly a very wise wish! Whoever grasped the triviality of anything besides the existence is a wise man indeed! There is no substitute for life!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Word is a shadow of a deed.
– Democritus
Words -- so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne
Words are a heavy thing...they weigh you down. If birds talked, they couldn't fly.
– Christian Williams
Words are all we have.
– Samuel Beckett

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