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And one false step entirely damns her fame.
  In vain with tears the loss she may deplore,
    In vain look back on what she was before;
      She sets like stars that fall, to rise no more.
      - Nicholas Rowe, Jane Shore (act I)

Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin, except to be there when he doesn't want her.
      - Helen Rowland

Just corporeal enough to attest humanity, yet sufficiently transparent to let the celestial origin shine through.
      - Giovanni Ruffini

There is on earth no greater treasure or more desirable possession for man, than a woman who truly loves him.
      - Charles Sainte-Foi

The Christian religion alone contemplates the conjugal union in the order of nature; it is the only religion which presents woman to man as a companion; every other abandons her to him as a slave. To religion alone do European women owe their liberty.
      - Bernadin de St. Pierre

Men who flatter women do not know them; men who abuse them know them still less.
      - Constance Pipelet de Salm

He ploughs the waves, sows the sand, and hopes to gather the wind in a net, who places his hopes on the heart of a woman.
  [It., Ne l'onde solca, e ne l'arena semina,
    E'l vago vento spera in rete acogliere
      Chi sue speranze fonda in cor di femina.]
      - Jacopo Sannazaro (Sannazarius),
        Ecloga Octava

Such, Polly, are your sex--part truth, part fiction;
  Some thought, much whim, and all a contradiction.
      - Richard Savage, To a Young Lady

Women have more strength in their looks than we have in our laws, and more power by their tears, than we have by our arguments.
      - John Faucit Saville

Honor to women! they twine and weave the roses of heaven into the life of man; it is they that unite us in the fascinating bonds of love; and, concealed in the modest veil of the graces, they cherish carefully the external fire of delicate feeling with holy hands.
      - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

How the best state to know?--it is found out
  Like the best woman;--that least talked about.
      - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Oh, pearl of all things, woman! Adored be the artist who created thee!
      - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

With soft, persuasive prayers woman wields the sceptre of the life which she charmeth; she lulls the discord which roars and glows,--teaches the fierce powers which hate each other like fiends to embrace in the bonds of love, and draws together what are forever flying asunder.
      - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Honor Women! they entwine and weave heavenly roses in our earthly life.
  [Ger., Ehret die Frauen! sie flechten und weben
    Himmlische Rosen in's irdische Leben.]
      - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller,
        Wurde der Frauen

The weakness of their reasoning faculty also explains why women show more sympathy for the unfortunate than men; . . . and why, on the contrary, they are inferior to men as regards justice, and less honourable and conscientious.
      - Arthur Schopenhauer, On Women

Widowed wife and wedded maid.
      - C.P. Scott, The Betrothed (last chapter)

O Woman! in our hours of ease,
  Uncertain, coy, and hard to please,
    And variable as the shade
      By the light quivering aspen made;
        When pain and anguish wring the brow,
          A ministering angel thou!
      - Sir Walter Scott, Marmion
         (canto VI, st. 30)

Woman's faith, and woman's trust,
  Write the characters in dust.
      - Sir Walter Scott, The Betrothed (ch. XX),
        part of the Tales of the Crusaders

Woman is superlative; the best leader in life, the best guide in happy days, the best consoler in sorrow.
      - Johann Gottfried Seume

A maid
  That paragons description and wild fame;
    One that excels the quirks of blazoning pens,
      And in the essential vesture of creation
        Does tire the ingener.
      - William Shakespeare

A woman impudent and mannish grown
  Is not more loath'd than an effeminate man.
      - William Shakespeare

Ah me, how weak a thing
  The heart of woman is!
      - William Shakespeare

Fear and niceness, the handmaids of all women, or more truly, woman its pretty self.
      - William Shakespeare

He bears an honorable mind,
  And will not use a woman lawlessly.
      - William Shakespeare

Her passions are made of nothing but the finest part of pure love. We cannot call her winds and waters, sighs and tears; they are greater storms and tempests than almanacs can report. This cannot be cunning in her. If it be, she makes a shower of rain as well as Jove.
      - William Shakespeare


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