Being A Woman Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old being a woman quotes, being a woman sayings, and being a woman proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


I like being a woman, even in a man's world. After all, men can't wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.

Whitney Houston

Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.     

Joseph Conrad

I feel there is something unexplored about woman that only a woman can explore.

Georgia O'Keeffe

The reason women don't play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public.

Phyllis Diller

Being a lady is an attitude.     

Chuck Woolery

The chief excitement in a woman's life is spotting women who are fatter than she is.     

Helen Rowland

And verily, a woman need know but one man well, in order to understand all men; whereas a man may know all women and understand not one of them.     

Helen Rowland

One is not born a woman, one becomes one.

Simone De Beauvoir

A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman is as bad as she dares.

Elbert Hubbard

Being a woman is hard work.

Maya Angelou

Being a woman has only bothered me in climbing trees.

Frances Perkins

The great and almost only comfort about being a woman is that one can always pretend to be more stupid than one is and no one is surprised.     

Freya Stark

Being a grown-up woman doesn't mean you can't look beautiful, individual and different.     

Twiggy

A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often.

Oliver Herford

Every woman is a queen, and we all have different things to offer.

Queen Latifah

The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her.

Marcelene Cox

If you ask men about their body image, they will tell you they look better than they do. And if you ask a woman, she'll tell you she looks worse.

Gloria Steinem

It's simple. Women only nag when they feel unappreciated.     

Louis de Bernieres

I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same.

Iris Murdoch

When she stopped conforming to the conventional picture of femininity she finally began to enjoy being a woman.     

Betty Friedan

There is pain in being a woman, yes, but there is pride in it, too.

Mary pauline Lowry

To rebel against being born a woman seemed as foolish to her as to take pride in it.     

Milan Kundera

A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age.

Voltaire

If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.     

Dave Barry

The three words women most want to hear from a man are, "You lost weight".

Lori Gottlieb

A woman who has no way of expressing herself and of realizing herself as a full human being has nothing else to turn to but the owning of material things.

Enriqueta Longauex-Vasquez

Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right, instantly.     

Thomas C. Haliburton

A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears.

Woodrow Wyatt

Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends up blocking his retreat.

Oscar Wilde

The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back.     

Dale Carnegie