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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.
Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
I definitely think some of my older female peer group are deeply beautiful women. They have this thing that radiates from them.
The logic was, there weren't too many female comedians, so I thought I might as well try a field that had fewer competitors than the field I was in, which was acting, singing and dancing.
I prefer to call the most obnoxious feminists what they really are: feminazis. Tom Hazlett, a good friend who is an esteemed and highly regarded professor of economics at the University of California at Davis, coined the term to describe any female who is intolerant of any point of view that challenges militant feminism.
I did six Broadway shows, and I noticed there weren't many female comedians. When I went to a dancing audition, there were 1,000 girls. And there were three jobs. So I said I'll just try comedy. And I loved it.
I found out I had a real love for comedy and comedy writing. The logic was, there weren't too many female comedians, so I thought I might as well try a field that had fewer competitors than the field I was in, which was acting, singing and dancing.
I think a lot of writers, male and female, write as if their parents were killed in a car accident when they were 2, and they have no one to hold accountable. And unfortunately, I don't have that. I have parents who I care about what they think.
Sometimes writing a novel is not unlike having a baby. You'd have to ask a female novelist to compare the pain.
The clearest explanation for the failure of any marriage is that the two people are incompatible; that is, that one is male and the other female.
A lot of women read male magazines. Of course, a lot of guys read female magazines, but they've got another issue to deal with. But a lot of women read men's magazines and think, 'Oh, this is what these guys are thinking? Studying up on the enemy here.'
I want to turn my attention to movies about love relationships. Exploring the female psyche - there ought to be some interesting discoveries there. Love stories. If you do it right, people want to hear romantic dialog.
If you're in a heterosexual relationship and you're a female, you win.
I was taught from a young age that many people would treat me as a second-class citizen because I was African-American and because I was female.
It is time to effect a revolution in female manners - time to restore to them their lost dignity. It is time to separate unchangeable morals from local manners.
I don't think a female running a house is a problem, a broken family. It's perceived as one because of the notion that a head is a man.
I never felt oppressed because of my gender. When I'm writing a poem or drawing, I'm not a female; I'm an artist.
Girls get competitive, as though there's only one spot in the world for everything _ but that's not true. We need to stick together and see there's more to life than pleasing men. It's important not to cut yourself off from female friendships. I think sometimes girls get scared of other girls, but you need each other.
What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine.
I want to see 10 female rappers getting regular rotation. It can't be all about a man's opinion.
I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.
The jargon of sculptors is beyond me. I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female, apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.
In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.
I was not supposed to be in any way a liberated person. I was a female born in the '40s in a patriarchal family; I was supposed to marry and make everyone around me happy.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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