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Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

Women make love for love, men make love for lust.
Men mistake friendship, but not sex, for love; women mistake sex, but not friendship, for love.
Men often give love for sex, women often give sex for love.
A woman is like a teabag. You can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Every woman is a rebel, and usually in wild revolt against herself.
Men are motivated and empowered when they feel needed. Women are motivated and empowered when they feel cherished.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even out virtues.
There is only one real tragedy in a woman's life. The fact that her past is always her lover, and her future invariably her husband.
Men act and women appear. Men look at women. Women watch themselves being looked at.
The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is What does a woman want?
The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can be analyzed, women merely adored.
Women have got to make the world safe for men since men have made it so darned unsafe for women.
Man loves little and often. Woman much and rarely.
In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
Woman is not born: she is made. In the making, her humanity is destroyed. She becomes symbol of this, symbol of that: mother of the earth, slut of the universe; but she never becomes herself because it is forbidden for her to do so.
A women knows how to keep quiet when she is in the right, whereas a man, when he is in the right, will keep on talking.
Women still remember the first kiss after men have forgotten the last.
When you educate a man you educate an individual; when you educate a woman you educate a whole family.
Even the wisest men make fools of themselves about women, and even the most foolish women are wise about men.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.
The trouble with some women is they get all excited about nothing, and then they marry him.
To be successful, a woman has to be better at her job than a man.
Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove that they are worthy of woman's attention.
Man forgives women anything save the wit to outwit him.
If all men are born free, why is it that all women are born slaves?
Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.
It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son -- and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
Man is the one who desires, woman the one who is desired. This is woman's entire but decisive advantage. Through man's passions, nature has given man into woman's hands, and the woman who does not know how to make him her subject, her slave, her toy, and how to betray him with a smile in the end is not wise.
These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: Can't live with them, or without them.
I have always found women difficult. I don't really understand them. To begin with, few women tell the truth.
The girl with a future avoids a man with a past.
Women are natural guerrillas. Scheming, we nestle into the enemy's bed, avoiding open warfare, watching the options, playing the odds.
Women are considered deep -- why? Because one can never discover any bottom to them. Women are not even shallow.
A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover -- but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men.
Every theory of love, from Plato down teaches that each individual loves in the other sex what he lacks in himself.
Whether women are better than men I cannot say, but I can say they are certainly no worse.

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