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Comment#  ·   Fair (291 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If the effort that went in research on the female bosom had gone into our space program, we would now be running hot dog stands on the moon.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (1021 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Falcon

Men don't need women -- they just need certain parts of their anatomy.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (269 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Men who cherish for women the highest respect are seldom popular with them.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (278 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My wife says I never listen to her. At least I think that's what she says.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (307 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (1461 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999  · 

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.

Robert A. Heinlein, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (1121 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

It is the ordinary women that know something about love. The gorgeous ones are too busy being gorgeous.

Katharine Hepburn, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (506 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Girls are like pianos. When they're not upright, they're grand.

Benny Hill, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (347 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman is as bad as she dares.

Elbert Hubbard, in Men and Women and Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·   Fair (267 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I've had one child. My husband wants to have another. I'd like to watch him have another.

Unknown, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (817 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Anatomy is destiny.

Sigmund Freud, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (980 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

The great question -- which I have not been able to answer -- is, "What does a woman want?"

Sigmund Freud, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (1242 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never her age.

Robert Frost, in Law and Politics and Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (1410 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Women make love for love, men make love for lust.

Derrick Harge, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (817 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A beautiful woman is the hell of the soul, the purgatory of the purse, and the paradise of the eyes.

Fontenelle, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (948 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Beauty: That power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Life and Death and Men and Women

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Comment#  ·   Fair (881 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.

John Erskine, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (359 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A diplomat is a man who can convince his wife she'd look stout in a fur coat.

Unknown, in Law and Politics and Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (313 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man needs a mistress, just to break the monogamy.

Unknown, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (270 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

A woman has to be twice as good as a man, to be regarded as half that clever.

Unknown, in Men and Women

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