Forbes India 15th Anniversary Special

Thoughts on men and women

Published: Mar 4, 2018 09:06:55 AM IST
Updated: Mar 5, 2018 09:37:06 AM IST

Thoughts on men and womenWhatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
—Charlotte Whitton

Men and women are like right and left hands; it doesn’t make sense not to use both.
—Jeannette Rankin

Thoughts on men and womenA weapon men use against women is the refusal to take them seriously.
—David Mitchell

It is amazing what a woman can do if only she ignores what men tell her she can’t.
—Carol K Carr

Thoughts on men and womenSometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
—Katharine Hepburn

Can you imagine a world without men? There’d be no crime, and lots of fat happy women.
—Nicole Hollander

Thoughts on men and womenMen are from Earth, women are from Earth. Deal with it.
—George Carlin

Women lie about their age; men lie about their income.
—William Feather

Thoughts on men and womenWhat would men be without women? Scarce, sir, mighty scarce.
—Mark Twain

Woman’s virtue is man’s greatest invention.
—Cornelia  Otis Skinner

Thoughts on men and women
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
—Timothy Leary

Thoughts on men and womenNobody will ever win the battle of the sexes. There’s too much fraternising with the enemy.
—Henry Kissinger

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(This story appears in the 16 March, 2018 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)