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International Women’s Day Quotes

International Women’s Day Quotes

International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women for their economic, political and social achievements. Here below we have collected some popular quotations or sayings by some famous personalities…

  • Woman has the most unique character like salt – Her presence is never remembered but Her absence makes all the things tasteless. ~ Anonymous
  • Well-behaved women seldom make history. ~ Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
  • As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot. ~ John Lennon
  • Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. ~ Nora Ephron
  • You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. ~ Brigham Young
  • Why are women… so much more interesting to men than men are to women? ~ Virginia Woolf
  • Women may fall when there’s no strength in men. ~ William Shakespeare
  • The world’s biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman. ~ Chanakya
  • Women are the real architects of society. ~ Cher
  • Men’s vows are women’s traitors! ~ William Shakespeare
  • Women are made to be loved, not understood. ~ Oscar Wilde
  • Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes. ~ Oscar Wilde
  • Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship. ~ Oscar Wilde
  • All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his. ~ Oscar Wilde
  • Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance. ~ Oscar Wilde
  • I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything. ~ Oscar Wilde
  • I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  • As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them. ~ Maya Angelou
  • A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future. ~ Coco Chanel
  • I don’t know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men. ~ Coco Chanel
  • I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water! ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men, the other 999 follow women ~ Groucho Marx
  • Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife. ~ Groucho Marx
  • Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him. ~ Groucho Marx
  • There are only two types of women – goddesses and doormats. ~ Pablo Picasso
  • Women are like elephants. I like to look at ‘em, but I wouldn’t want to own one. ~ W. C. Fields
  • No doubt exists that all women are crazy; it’s only a question of degree. ~ W. C. Fields
  • Women don’t want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think – in a deeper voice. ~ Bill Cosby
  • Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy. ~ Bill Cosby
  • I’ve exercised with women so thin that buzzards followed them to their cars. ~ Erma Bombeck
  • Most women put off entertaining until the kids are grown. ~ Erma Bombeck
  • Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men. ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • Never was it given to mortal man – To lie so boldly as we women can. ~ Alexander Pope
  • Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. ~ Robert A. Heinlein
  • Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn’t they’d be married too. ~ H. L. Mencken
  • The only really happy folk are married women and single men. ~ H. L. Mencken
  • On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women. ~ James Russell Lowell
  • This man is frank and earnest with women. In Fresno, he’s Frank and in Chicago he’s Ernest. ~ Henny Youngman
  • There is one thing women can never take away from men. We die sooner. ~ P. J. O’Rourke
  • I would go out with women my age, but there are no women my age. ~ George Burns
  • You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to find a woman who has had just one. ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • Silence is an ornament for women. ~ Sophocles
  • Women are one of the Almighty’s enigmas to prove to men that He knows more than they do. ~ Ellen Glasgow
  • Strong women only marry weak men. ~ Bette Davis
  • Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little. ~ Samuel Johnson
  • There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments. ~ Chris Rock
  • A fact of modern life is that it takes women longer to get ready than men. ~ Jessica Savitch
  • One of my theories is that men love with their eyes; women love with their ears. ~ Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more. ~ James Thurber
  • I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved. ~ B. R. Ambedkar
  • Women lie about their age; men lie about their income. ~ William Feather
  • Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. ~ Timothy Leary
  • I’d much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they’re the first to be rescued off sinking ships. ~ Gilda Radner
  • Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer. ~ Spiro T. Agnew
  • If there hadn’t been women we’d still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends. ~ Orson Welles
  • Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both. ~ Samuel Butler
  • Women, can’t live with them, can’t live without them. ~ Desiderius Erasmus
  • Grace in women has more effect than beauty. ~ William Hazlitt
  • More countries have understood that women’s equality is a prerequisite for development. ~ Kofi Annan
  • Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain’t got. ~ Josh Billings
  • For women’s tears are but the sweat of eyes. ~ Juvenal
  • That’s the nature of women, not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not. ~ Miguel de Cervantes
  • Most women are not as young as they are painted. ~ Max Beerbohm
  • Americans like fat books and thin women. ~ Russell Baker
  • There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women. ~ Muhammad Ali Jinnah
  • No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you. ~ Muhammad Ali Jinnah
  • Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place. ~ Billy Crystal
  • Men think about women. Women think about what men think about them. ~ Peter Ustinov
  • In life, single women are the most vulnerable adults. In movies, they are given imaginary power. ~ Elizabeth Wurtzel
  • Men are allowed to get older and women are not. ~ Shirley Knight
  • Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women. ~ Natalie Portman
  • Woman is woman’s worst enemy. ~ Anonymous

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