Women

Famous quotes containing the word women:

    American feminists have generally stressed the ways in which men and women should be equal and have therefore tried to put aside differences.... Social feminists [in Europe] ... believe that men and society at large should provide systematic support to women in recognition of their dual role as mothers and workers.
    Sylvia Ann Hewitt (20th century)

    Pike speaks: in women revenge takes the form of religion.
    William Gass (b. 1924)

    There is a sort of veteran women of condition, who, having lived always in the grand mode, and having possibly had some gallantries, together with the experience of five and twenty or thirty years, form a young fellow better than all the rules that can be given him.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)