A woman either loves or hates; she knows no medium. Publius Syrus
A woman filled with faith in the one she loves is the creation of a novelist's imagination. Balzac
A woman has an eye more than a man.
A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy - the smile that accepts a lover afore words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first-born baby. Haliburton
A woman hath nine lives like a cat. John Heywood, (1497??1580?), Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. iv.
A woman impudent and mannish grown Is not more loath'd than an effiminate man. Shakespeare
A woman in a single state may be happy and may be miserable; but most happy, most miserable, - these are epithets belonging to a wife. Coleridge
A woman in love is a very poor judge of character. J. G. Holland
A woman is always changeable and capricious. Virgil
A woman is easily governed, if a man takes her in hand. La Bruyère
A woman is flax, a man is fire, the devil comes and blows the bellows.
A woman is like a tea bag; you'll never know how strong she is until she's in hot water.
A woman is more considerate in affairs of love than a man; because love is more the study and business of her life. Washington Irving
A woman is more influenced by what she divines than by what she is told. Ninon de Lenclos
A woman is seldom merciful to the man who is timid. Bulwer-Lytton
A woman is seldom roused to great and courageous exertion but when something most dear to hear is in immediate danger. Joanna Baillie
A woman is sometimes fugitive, irrational, indeterminable, illogical and contradictory. A great deal of forbearance ought to be shown her, and a good deal of prudence exercised with regard to her, for she may bring about innumerable evils without knowing it. Capable of all kinds of devotion, and of all kinds of treason, 'monster incomprehensible,' raised to the second power, she is at once the delight and the terror of man. Amiel
A woman is the most inconsistent compound of obstinacy and self-sacrifice that I am acquainted with. Richter
A woman is the weaker vessel.
A woman is to be from her house three times; when she is christened, married, and buried.
A woman jumps at conclusions where a man limps towards them.
A woman like a goat, a woman of rushing visits.
A woman like a goose, a sharp pecking woman.
A woman like a lamb, a quiet friendly woman.
A woman like a pig, a sleepy-headed woman.
A woman like a sheep, an affable friendly woman.
A woman like a sickle, a strong stubborn woman.
A woman may live without a lover, but a lover once admitted, she never goes through life with only one. She is deserted, and cannot bear her anguish and solitude, and hence fills up the void with a second idol. Bulwer-Lytton
A woman mixed of such fine elements That were all virtue and religion dead She'd make them newly, being what she was. George Eliot
A woman mov'd is like a fountain troubled, Muddy, ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty. Shakespeare
A woman moved is like a fountain troubled, muddy, ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty. Shakespeare
A woman must be a genius to create a good husband. Balzac
A woman must be truly refined to incite chivalry in the heart of a man. Madame Necker
A woman must have her way.
A woman needs a stronger head than her own for counsel - she should marry. Calderon
A woman of honor should not suspect another of things she would not do herself. Marguerite de Valois
A woman scorn'd is pitiless as fate, For then the dread of shame adds stings to hate. William Gifford
A woman should not paint sentiment till she has ceased to inspire it. Lady Blessington
A woman that is wilful is a plague of the worst; as well live in hell as with a wit that is curst.
A woman that loves to be at the window, is like a bunch of grapes on the highway.
A woman that paints, puts up a bill to let.
A woman that spins in vice, has her smock full of lice.
A woman that wishes to retain her suitor must keep him in the trenches. Colton
A woman too often reasons from her heart; hence two-thirds of her mistakes and her troubles. Bulwer-Lytton
A woman who gives birth to a daughter grows old quickly.
A woman who wants a charitable heart wants a pure mind. Haliburton
A woman who writes, commits two sins: she increases the number of books, and decreases the number of women. Alphonse Karr
A woman whom we truly love is a religion. Madame de Girardin