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Men and Women

If women were as fastidious as men, morally or physically, there would be an end of the race.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.

The great renewal of the world will perhaps consist in this, that man and maid, freed of all false feelings and reluctances, will seek each other not as opposites, but as brother and sister, as neighbors, and will come together as human beings.

Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) Austro-German poet.

The cruelest thing a man can do to a woman is to portray her as perfection.

D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930) English writer.

What a strange thing man is; and what a stranger thing woman.

Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.

So it is naturally with the male and the female; the one is superior, the other inferior; the one governs, the other is governed; and the same rule must necessarily hold good with respect to all mankind.

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.


But there certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world as there are of pretty woman to deserve them.

Jane Austen (1775-1817) English novelist.

Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.

Josh Billings (1815-1885) American humorist and lecturer.

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

Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) Italian poet and scholar, best remembered as the a

A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry is to a woman.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873) British politician, poet and critic.

There is something to me very softening in the presence of a woman, some strange influence, even if one is not in love with them, which I cannot at all account for, having no very high opinion of the sex. But yet, I always feel in better humor with myself and every thing else, if there is a woman within ken.

Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.