Thursday, March 22, 2007

My 13th Thursday Thirteen!

Thirteen Quotes About Women!

1. "No man knows more about women than I do, and I know nothing." -Seymour Hicks

2. "Despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, I have not yet been able to answer the great question that has never been answered: What does a woman want?" -Sigmund Freud

3. "Men are superior to women. For one thing, men can urinate from a speeding car." -Will Durst

4. "What would men be without women? Scarce, sir, mighty scarce."-Mark Twain

5. "A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's - That's because she changes it more often." -Oliver Hereford

6. "Women complain about PMS, but I think of it as the only time of the month when I can be myself." -Roseanne Barr

7. "Most women are not as young as they are painted." -Max Beerbohm

8. "When women kiss it always reminds me of prize fighters shaking hands." -HL Mencken

9. "As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied." -Oscar Wilde

10. "Women should have labels on their foreheads saying, 'Government Health Warning: women can seriously damage your brains, genitals, current account, confidence, razor blades, and good standing among your friends'." -Jeffrey Bernard

11. "When I have one foot in the grave, I will tell the whole truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me and say, 'Do what you like now'." -Leo Tolstoy

12. "Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good? Luckily, this is not difficult." -Charlotte Whitton

...and last, but certainly not least, I didn't want to leave out the man of the hour, Napolean! Whadda guy. I bet the ladies were knocking down his door!!!
13. "Women are nothing but machines for producing children." -Napolean Bonaparte
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19 comments, add yours here:

Becky L said...

i like #6. So true, so true. it IS nice to have an "excuse" for acting like... well, like 'yourself'

Vancouver mermaid/Montreal photographer said...

I've heard number 12 before. I liked it then, and i like it now.

Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

wow that was a great post, very original~

smiles, bee

FRIDAY'S CHILD said...

Your quotes came from great poets but I don't seem to agree on other lists about women.
My T13 is up too.

Mom of three said...

These are great! Thanks for making me laugh! Happy TT!

East of Oregon said...

Can someone please tell me where Skittles is and why she has disappeared? I miss her and want her back.

whenn said...

Wonderful list! nr 13 cracked me up! If he said that in this day and age, he'd be burrried dead or alive!

Robin said...

I knew there was a reason I didn't like Napoleon! I mean, aside from the tyrannical dictator thing...

Happy TT!

palmtreefanatic said...

I like #6! happy TT!

Jamie said...

Thank you for starting my morning with a laugh

Bernadette Gardner and Jennifer Colgan said...

Great list. I think Tolstoy had the right idea. LOL.

GreenEyedGirl said...

I couldn't stop laughing! thanks

Mags said...

Napolean didn't live very long, did he? ;) Now I know the true reason of his death.

Morgen said...

Those are some great quotes!
I knew there was a reason Napoleon was not on my top ten list of favorite dead people!

Abigail S said...

2) What DO women want? I'm a woman, and sometimes I don't even know! Poor guys!

11) Love it!

13) I wonder if he really felt that way, or only said it for effect?

Good quotes!

Peg said...

#4--that's too funny! Fun list!

Carrie said...

#5 is funny - although i won't admit to my husband that i change my mind all the time.

L^2 said...

LOL! I love quote lists and you've got some great ones here. I like #12. Happy TT! :-)

Neila said...

Great quotes! And many of them are so true. :-)