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Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (313 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (285 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Mae West, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (293 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Charles Merrill Smith, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (213 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.

Aristotle Onassis, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (817 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Anatomy is destiny.

Sigmund Freud, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (980 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

The great question -- which I have not been able to answer -- is, "What does a woman want?"

Sigmund Freud, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (1242 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never her age.

Robert Frost, in Law and Politics and Men and Women

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (948 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Comment#  ·   Fair (1213 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Were there no women, men might live like gods.

Thomas Dekker, in Men and Women

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