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Men and Women

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tiny.ag/hf3tbwd4  ·   Fair (2985 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My notion of a wife at forty is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two twenties.

Douglas Jerrold, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/vsuzg5uw  ·   Fair (542 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Being kissed by a man who didn't wax his moustache was like eating an egg without salt.

Rudyard Kipling, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/pxnbu4ey  ·   Fair (820 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.

Rudyard Kipling, in Men and Women and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/d6nssfxi  ·   Fair (277 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women.

Lord Kelvin, in Men and Women and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/byi02vnc  ·   Fair (881 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.

John Erskine, 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/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/dccyeyhv  ·   Fair (347 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Elbert Hubbard, in Men and Women and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/xxgha1bk  ·   Fair (948 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Men like to pursue an elusive woman like a cake of wet soap -- even men who hate baths.

Gelett Burgess, 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/axmzaeli  ·   Fair (313 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man needs a mistress, just to break the monogamy.

Unknown, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

tiny.ag/uakf86jl  ·   Fair (270 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A woman has to be twice as good as a man, to be regarded as half that clever.

Unknown, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/ahwnboyz  ·   Fair (254 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A woman never forgets the men she could have had; a man, the women he couldn't.

Unknown, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/7j6zgqod  ·   Fair (359 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A diplomat is a man who can convince his wife she'd look stout in a fur coat.

Unknown, in Law and Politics and 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/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/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/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