The same passions in man and woman nonetheless differ in tempo; hence man and woman do not cease misunderstanding one another
Woman was God's second mistake.
Let man fear woman when she loves: then she makes any sacrifice, and everything else seems without value to her
Without knowing it, women act as if they were taking away the stones from the path of the wandering mineralogist in order that he might not strike his foot against them - when he has gone out for the very purpose of striking against them
Women are considered deep - why? Because one can never discover any bottom to them. Women are not even shallow.
Women are quite able to make friends with a man; but to preserve such a friendship - that no doubt requires the assistance of a slight physical antipathy
When a woman turns to scholarship there is usually something wrong with her sexual opportunities
The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
Stupid as a man, say the women: cowardly as a woman, say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.
It is the most sensual men who need to flee women and torment their bodies.
Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
Behind all their personal vanity, women themselves always have an impersonal contempt for woman.
Genteel women suppose that those things do not really exist about which it is impossible to talk in polite company.
Women are considered profound. Why? Because we never fathom their depths. But women aren't even shallow.