'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry is to a woman.
A lady is smarter than a gentleman, maybe, she can sew a fine seam, she can have a baby, she can use her intuition instead of her brain, but she can't fold a paper in a crowded train.
A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humors and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.
A man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does.
A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.
A man's women folk, whatever their outward show of respect for his merit and authority, always regard him secretly as an ass, and with something akin to pity. His most gaudy sayings and doings seldom deceive them; they see the actual man within, and know him for a shallow and pathetic fellow. In this fact, perhaps, lies one of the best proofs of feminine intelligence, or, as the common phrase makes it, feminine intuition.
A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.
A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
A woman is a branchy tree and man a singing wind; and from her branches carelessly he takes what he can find.
A woman should say: ''Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman?'' If he does, then it's the wife's fault because she is not trying to make him happy.
A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover — but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
A woman who looks like a girl and thinks like a man is the best sort, the most enjoyable to be and the most pleasurable to have and to hold.
A woman who takes things from a man is called a girlfriend, a man who takes things from a woman is called a gigolo.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.
A women knows how to keep quiet when she is in the right, whereas a man, when he is in the right, will keep on talking.
A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood.
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.
As vivacity is the gift of women, gravity is that of men.