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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (874 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A woman, especially if she has the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.

Jane Austen, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (843 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If there is anything disagreeable going on, men are always sure to get out of it.

Jane Austen, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (837 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Women like silent men. They think they're listening.

Marcel Archard, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (271 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When a man's wife learns to understand him, she usually stops listening to him.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (298 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Women first want to find out what is in your wallet, and second what is in your pants.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1021 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Falcon

Men don't need women -- they just need certain parts of their anatomy.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (269 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Men who cherish for women the highest respect are seldom popular with them.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (278 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My wife says I never listen to her. At least I think that's what she says.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (307 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (259 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Sex is what women have and men want.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (265 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The more I know men, the more I love my dog.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (296 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When a female has tears in her eyes the one who cannot see is the male.

Unknown, 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 (267 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I've had one child. My husband wants to have another. I'd like to watch him have another.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (291 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If the effort that went in research on the female bosom had gone into our space program, we would now be running hot dog stands on the moon.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (292 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Charles Merrill Smith, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (314 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

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