Women Related Quotes
Notable American Women gives us, with great panache and in eerie detail, a world that is cruelly reasonable within the near-religious limitations of its weird laws and customs. It is a book as unique as it is wonderfully strange.
“On women, infants, men of disordered mind, the poor and the sick, the king shall inflict punishment with a whip, a cane, or a rope and the like.”
“It's only very recently that women have succeeded in entering those professions which, as Muses, they typified for the Greeks”
“Surely those who accuse chaste believing women, unaware (of the evil), are cursed in this world and the hereafter, and they shall have a grievous chastisement.”
Like many rich men, he thought in anecdotes; like many simple women, she thought in terms of biography.
“I think that the different styles of prom dresses goes along with the strength, confidence and maturity of young women today. They realize that they don't have to wear a ball gown. ... they can wear something that better reflects their lives.”