Female quotes

  • People are gonna look up to me because I'm young, black, and female.
    -- Aaliyah

    #People #Black #Female

  • The requirements of health, and the style of female attire which custom enjoins, are in direct antagonism to each other.
    -- Abba Louisa Goold Woolson

    #Health #Style #Female

  • Female performers have been doing this for years - pushing the envelope about sexuality - and the minute a man does it, everybody freaks out.
    -- Adam Lambert

    #Men #Years #Female

  • When you get a little older, you'll see how easy it is to become lured by the female of the species.
    -- Adam West

    #Female #Littles #Easy

  • The goal of female education must invariably be the future mother.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Mother #Goal #Female

  • Wiles and deceit are female qualities.
    -- Aeschylus

    #Quality #Female #Deceit

  • In the pregnancy process I have come to realize how much of the burden is on the female partner. She's got a construction zone going on in her belly.
    -- Al Roker

    #Pregnancy #Female #Realizing

  • Why should human females become sterile in their forties, while female crocodiles continue to lay eggs into their third century?
    -- Aldous Huxley

    #Women #Eggs #Female

  • Many of my books are written from a female perspective. I rather enjoy the take that women have on the world, and certainly I enjoy the conversations that women have.
    -- Alexander McCall Smith

    #Book #Perspective #Female

  • The range of variation in the female far exceeds the range of variation in the male.
    -- Alfred Kinsey

    #Males #Female #Variation

  • Cheese crumbs spread before a pair of copulating rats will distract the female but not the male.
    -- Alfred Kinsey

    #Males #Female #Rats

  • People that haven't seen us yet are shocked because they think that Alice Cooper must be a female folksinger. They don't expect the whole thing.
    -- Alice Cooper

    #Thinking #People #Female

  • With surgical insight, Inside Madeline delves into the most complex female territory imaginable and dissects until every honest bone is revealed. Bomer's prose doesn't flinch, doesn't filter-the bravery of these stories left me breathless.
    -- Alissa Nutting

    #Bravery #Female #Filters

  • It is worth it to me to know I have succeeded based on my abilities and not on my looks or any 'connections.' I've tried not to embody destructive female images in my work.
    -- Ally Sheedy

    #Connections #Female #Looks

  • Exquisite beauty resides rather in the female form than face, where it is also more lasting.
    -- Alphonse de Lamartine

    #Beauty #Female #Faces

  • LAP, n. One of the most important organs of the female system - an admirable provision of nature for the repose of infancy, but chiefly useful in rural festivities to support plates of cold chicken and heads of adult males.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Support #Important #Female

  • FEMALE, n. One of the opposing, or unfair, sex.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Sex #Female #Unfair

  • A comely female inhabiting the Mohammedan Paradise to make things cheery for the good Mussulman, whose belief in her existence marks a noble discontent with his earthly spouse, whom he denies a soul.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Soul #Atheism #Female

  • The creator and arbiter of beauty is the heart; to the male rattlesnake the female rattlesnake is the loveliest thing in nature.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Beauty #Heart #Female

  • I have been carrying on a dialogue between the landscape and the female body (based on my own silhouette) I am overwhelmed by the feeling of having been cast from the womb (nature). Through my earth/body sculptures I become one with the earth I become an extension of nature and nature becomes an extension of my body
    -- Ana Mendieta

    #Feelings #Female #Sculpture

  • Now, my oral illustration be like clitoral stimulation to the female gender Ain't nothin' better Let me know when it's wet enough to enter
    -- Andre Benjamin

    #Illustration #Hip Hop #Female

  • The will to domination is a ravenous beast. There are never enough warm bodies to satiate its monstrous hunger. Once alive, this beast grows and grows, feeding on all the life around it, scouring the earth to find new sources of nourishment. This beast lives in each man who battens on female servitude.
    -- Andrea Dworkin

    #War #Men #Female

  • Most female models don't have any muscle mass.
    -- Andrej Pejic

    #Female #Muscles #Mass

  • Satan delights in homosexual perversion because it not only exists outside of marriage, but it also defiles God' very image reflected as male and female.
    -- Andrew Comiskey

    #Gay #Males #Female

  • The image of God, then, involves gender identity and complementarity. God created gender in duality as male and female.
    -- Andrew Comiskey

    #Identity #Males #Female

  • There can be no spirituality, no sanctity, no truth without the female sex.
    -- Andrew Schneider

    #Sex #Female #Spirituality

  • Can you believe that? A female linesman. Women don't know the offside rule.
    -- Andy Gray

    #Believe #Female

  • I put everyone in my school on to Nicki Minaj before she blew up. I was obsessed with her and I was like, 'If she's the best female rapper then I've got to be better than her.
    -- Angel Haze

    #School #Rapper #Female

  • The notion of a universality of human experience is a confidence trick and the notion of a universality of female experience is a clever confidence trick.
    -- Angela Carter

    #Clever #Female #Tricks

  • Guns are our friends because in a country without guns, I'm what's known as "prey." All females are.
    -- Ann Coulter

    #Country #Gun #Female

  • You know, right now, they say - I don't know who says this, but somebody told me - there's three male roles to every female role. And I guess I'd work on evening that up. Making great roles for women. It's just such a huge challenge
    -- Anna Faris

    #Challenges #Males #Female

  • Hollywood studio executives don't recognize the value of female performers as much as male performers.
    -- Anna Faris

    #Males #Hollywood #Female

  • I get really excited every time there's a female character who is really strong because a lot of females in film are really soft.
    -- Anna Kendrick

    #Strong #Character #Female

  • We've made hyper motherhood a measure of female success.
    -- Anna Quindlen

    #Motherhood #Female #Made

  • I am obnoxious to each carping tongue/ Who says my hand a needle better fits./ A poet's pen all scorn I should thus wrong/ For such despite they cast on female wits;/ If what I do prove well, it won't advance,/ They'll say it's stolen, or else, it was by chance.
    -- Anne Bradstreet

    #Hands #Female #Tongue

  • Madness and witchery as well as ***** are conditions commonly associated with the use of the female voice in public.
    -- Anne Carson

    #Voice #Female #Use

  • I am still fully committed to male-female equality.
    -- Anne-Marie Slaughter

    #Males #Female #Committed

  • Ron Sirak, a golf writer and friend, was quoted as saying, "Annika is no longer a female golfer. She's a golfer." That's truly all I ever aspired to be.
    -- Annika Sorenstam

    #Golf #Female #Golfers

  • Hollywood is a very strong machine that needs, and in... especially with female actors, fresh flesh. It's that cruel. But that's the way it is.
    -- Antonio Banderas

    #Strong #Hollywood #Female

  • A proper wife should be as obedient as a slave... The female is a female by virtue of a certain lack of qualities - a natural defectiveness.
    -- Aristotle

    #Wife #Quality #Female

  • In the tradition of great female artists, Karla Bonoff, Bonnie Raitt, Christine McVie, Shawn Colvin, Sarah McLachlan....now enter Maia Sharp.
    -- Art Garfunkel

    #Artist #Female #Tradition

  • If you cross a pickle with a female deer...You get a dill-doe!
    -- Ashley Purdy

    #Female #Doe #Deer

  • In the old days, one married a wife; now one forms a company with a female partner, or moves in to live with a friend. And then one seduces the partner, or defiles the friend.
    -- August Strindberg

    #Moving #Wife #Female

  • I thing for female filmmakers a big issue is making their second and third films. You see the statistics, and the dropoff on the second and third [films] , are dire.
    -- Ava DuVernay

    #Issues #Female #Statistics

  • The Holy Koran tells us, 'O mankind! We have created you male and a female; and we have made you into nations and tribes so that you may know one another.'
    -- Barack Obama

    #Islam #Males #Female

  • I do not scruple to employ mendacity and a fictitious appearance of female incompetence when the occasion demands it.
    -- Barbara Mertz

    #Demand #Female #Appearance

  • ..he continues to cling to the forlorn hope that I will turn into one of those swooning females...and fling myself squeeling at him whenever anything happens. Like all men, he clings to his illusions.
    -- Barbara Mertz

    #Men #Swooning #Female

  • My only problem is finding a way to play my fortieth fallen female in a different way from my thirty-ninth.
    -- Barbara Stanwyck

    #Play #Female #Different

  • I was always this guy who appreciated and loved women and supported them and all those little things that were female-skewed, strong women parts.
    -- Barry Bostwick

    #Strong Women #Guy #Female

  • as females in a patriarchal culture, we were not slaves of love; most of us were and are slaves of longing-- yearning for a master who will set us free and claim us because we cannot claim ourselves
    -- Bell Hooks

    #Female #Culture #Longing

  • The one person who will never leave us, whom we will never lose, is ourself. Learning to love our female selves is where our search for love must begin.
    -- Bell Hooks

    #Self #Female #Searching For Love

  • Your highest female grace is silence.
    -- Ben Jonson

    #Silence #Grace #Female

  • Goat curry and a female librarian, that's what I'm in the mood for.
    -- Ben Katchor

    #Female #Goats #Mood

  • Female friendships are of rapid growth.
    -- Benjamin Disraeli

    #Friendship #Growth #Female

  • We used to have a main female vocalist. But she had a baby. Now we do the singing ourselves.
    -- Bernie Worrell

    #Baby #Singing #Female

  • Sacrifice, sacrifice, sacrifice! That's the condition of the female. Women have been conditioned to sacrifice for centuries.
    -- Betty Dodson

    #Sacrifice #Female #Century

  • I'm just a Westside lover, I leave females in my sheets and all my feelings in a rubber.
    -- Big Sean

    #Feelings #Female #Rubber

  • I didn't know how serious it is to a female that you lift the lid.
    -- Bill Cosby

    #Female #Serious

  • It's incredible how nature sets females up to take care of people, and yet it is tricky for them to take care of themselves.
    -- Bjork

    #People #Female #Care

  • I have not been more robust towards female rather than male assembly members and I do not believe I have been remotely sexist.
    -- Boris Johnson

    #Believe #Males #Female

  • Male female slave or free; peaceful or disorderly; maybe you and he will not agree; but you need him to show you new ways to see.
    -- Bruce Cockburn

    #Peaceful #Males #Female

  • Since there are thousands of fairy tales, one may safely guess that there are probably equal numbers where the courage and determination of females rescue males, and vice versa.
    -- Bruno Bettelheim

    #Determination #Numbers #Female

  • I'll pit my God against your god any day, I say to the Calvinists. It's not their god I'm praying to.... The God I'm praying to is neither male nor female. My God is the one who exists apart from all of men's agendas, the God who takes you away when there is no possible place you can go.
    -- Brunonia Barry

    #Men #Males #Female

  • Make the most of what you have and enjoy being female; enjoy being YOU.
    -- Bunny Yeager

    #Female #Enjoy

  • To really love Joan Didion—to have been blown over by things like the smell of jasmine and the packing list she kept by her suitcase—you have to be female.
    -- Caitlin Flanagan

    #Smell #Female #Suitcases

  • Female adolescence is - universally - an emotionally and psychologically intense period.
    -- Caitlin Flanagan

    #Female #Intense #Periods

  • The kind of classic pose of a female model is to look kind of sexy and a bit annoyed.
    -- Caitlin Moran

    #Sexy #Annoyed #Female

  • Women are not in control of their bodies; nature is. Ancient mythology, with its sinister archetypes of vampire and Gorgon, is more accurate than feminism about the power and terror of female sexuality.
    -- Camille Paglia

    #Vampire #Feminism #Female

  • Men who shrink from penetration of the female body are paralyzed by justifiable apprehension, since they are returning to our uncanny site of origin.
    -- Camille Paglia

    #Men #Female #Body

  • Every man harbors an inner female territory ruled by his mother, from whom he can never entirely break free.
    -- Camille Paglia

    #Mother #Men #Female

  • If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts.
    -- Camille Paglia

    #Hands #Civilization #Female

  • I wouldn't mind being the female MJ. I want to have major crossover appeal.
    -- Candace Parker

    #Mind #Female #Want

  • If we do not mean that God is male when we use masculine pronouns and imagery, then why should there be any objections to using female imagery and pronouns as well?
    -- Carol P. Christ

    #Mean #Males #Female

  • The simplest and most basic meaning of the symbol of the Goddess is the acknowledgment of the legitimacy of female power as a beneficent and independent power.
    -- Carol P. Christ

    #Independent #Female #Goddess

  • How you look has become ridiculously disproportionate to what you do. Critics are more harsh on female presenters.
    -- Carol Vorderman

    #Female #Looks #Harsh

  • I do like to look at female drummers, because I am one.
    -- Caroline Corr

    #Female #Looks #Drummer

  • Anorexia is a response to cultural images of the female body - waiflike, angular - that both capitulates to the ideal and also mocks it, strips away all the ancillary signs of sexuality, strips away breasts and hips and butt and leaves in their place a garish caricature, a cruel cartoon of flesh and bone.
    -- Caroline Knapp

    #Anorexia #Cartoon #Female

  • I definitely acknowledge that 'The Matrix' and Trinity had an influence on female action-oriented characters in television and in film. I think it's awesome.
    -- Carrie-Anne Moss

    #Character #Thinking #Female

  • And perhaps, those of us in the industry who are still foolishly clinging to the idea that female films, with women at the center are niche experience, they are not. Audiences want to see them and, in fact, they earn money. The world is round, people.
    -- Cate Blanchett

    #Ideas #People #Female

  • If all females were not only well educated themselves but were prepared to communicate in an easy manner their stores of knowledge to others; if they not only knew how to regulate their own minds, tempers, and habits but how to effect improvements in those around them, the face of society would be speedily changed.
    -- Catharine Beecher

    #Mind #Female #Would Be

  • Cartooning is a wonderful career, and I'd like more women to get to have it. I can't think of any reason why we won't see more syndicated female cartoonists in the future.
    -- Cathy Guisewite

    #Thinking #Careers #Female

  • Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was pretty revolutionary at the time not only because it starred a female, but also because it was so emotionally honest about all the conflicting feelings many women had in 1976.
    -- Cathy Guisewite

    #Humor #Feelings #Female

  • I'd love to see more equal representation of female and male cartoonists on the comics page.
    -- Cathy Guisewite

    #Glowing #Males #Female

  • We applaud Congress for extending equitable abortion coverage to female Peace Corps volunteers.
    -- Cecile Richards

    #Volunteer #Abortion #Female

  • Channing does a very good impersonation of men at female strip joints.
    -- Channing Tatum

    #Men #Female #Doe

  • In the indications of female poverty there can be no disguise. No woman dresses below herself from caprice.
    -- Charles Lamb

    #Dresses #Female #Poverty

  • The nationalism I seek is one that decolonizes the brown and female body as it decolonizes the brown and female earth
    -- Cherrie Moraga

    #Female #Body #Earth

  • The word “future” and females is a dangerous combination.
    -- Chetan Bhagat

    #Female #Combination #Dangerous

  • We teach girls shame; close your legs, cover yourself, we make them feel as though by being born female they're already guilty of something.
    -- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    #Girl #Female #Legs

  • Strong female leads are important.
    -- Chris Hemsworth

    #Strong #Important #Female

  • A female piano player is always pretty cool to me.
    -- Chrisette Michele

    #Player #Piano #Female

  • A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture, designed to enhance the proportions of the female body.
    -- Christian Dior

    #Dresses #Female #Pieces

  • I wanted to be considered a good craftsman. I wanted my dresses to be constructed like buildings, molded to the curves of the female form, stylizing its shape.
    -- Christian Dior

    #Curves #Female #Shapes

  • My weakness ... is architecture. I think of my work as ephemeral architecture, dedicated to the beauty of the female body.
    -- Christian Dior

    #Thinking #Weakness #Female

  • Perfume is a mark of female identity and the final touch of her style
    -- Christian Dior

    #Style #Identity #Female

  • I’ve spent the first half of my life studying and footnoting everything that can go wrong with the female body—and figuring out how to fix it. I’m dedicating the second half of my life to illuminating everything that can go right with the female body, including teaching women how to truly flourish.
    -- Christiane Northrup

    #Teaching #Female #Half

  • Great minds think alike-especially when they are female.
    -- Christina Dodd

    #Thinking #Mind #Female

  • I considered myself most unfortunate because God had made me inhabit a female body in this world
    -- Christine de Pizan

    #Female #World #Body

  • Given the fact that many thousands of female workers are active in history, it is vital for the trade unions to incorporate them into their movement.
    -- Clara Zetkin

    #Female #Movement #Unions

  • In individual industries where female labour pays an important role, any movement advocating better wages, shorter working hours, etc., would not be doomed from the start because of the attitude of those women workers who are not organized.
    -- Clara Zetkin

    #Attitude #Important #Female