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A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
by Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
An intelligent woman gives up.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Related topics: Equality

Be happy.
It's one way of being wise.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

In the matter of furnishing, I find a certain absence
of ugliness far worse than ugliness.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

 

January, month of empty pockets!
let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer's forehead.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

What a wonderful life I've had!
I only wish I'd realized it sooner.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The true traveler is he who goes on foot,
and even then, he sits down a lot of the time.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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You do not notice changes in what is always before you.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion,
a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror
of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Writing only leads to more writing.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

To a poet, silence is an acceptable response,
even a flattering one.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

If I can't have too many truffles, I'll do without truffles.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations
than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to
the mechanism of friendship.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in
which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished.
To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I love my past, I love my present.
I am not ashamed of what I have had,
and I am not sad because I no longer have it.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Never touch a butterfly's wing with your finger.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men.
A woman who is intelligent does not.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

There is no need to waste pity on young girls who are
having their moments of disillusionment,
for in another moment they will recover their illusion.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally,
and politely, put parents in their place.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I am going away with him to an unknown country where
I shall have no past and no name,
and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Sincerity is not a spontaneous flower nor is modesty either.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down,
at first sight.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness
in their lives every time they light a cigarette.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Look for a long time at what pleases you,
and a longer time at what pains you.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

On this narrow planet, we have only the choice between two unknown worlds.
One of them tempts us - ah!
what a dream, to live in that!
- the other stifles us at the first breath.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

As for an authentic villain, the real thing,
the absolute, the artist, one rarely meets him even once in a lifetime.
The ordinary bad hat is always in part a decent fellow.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Sit down and put down everything that comes into your
head and then you're a writer.
But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth,
without pity, and destroy most of it.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom,
others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others
when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman
in the midst of this world,
where each person is clinging to his piece of debris?
What's the proper salutation between people
as they pass each other in this flood?
- The Buddha

A man never knows how to say goodbye;
a woman never knows when to say it.
- Helen Rowland

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I concentrate on exercises from the waist down,
since that is the laziest part of a woman's body.
- Tina Louise

What motivated me? My mother.
My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman,
struggled all her life, worked in the garment center.
- Al Lewis

There is a woman at the begining of all great things.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
- Golda Meir

Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find
a woman I don't like and give her a house.
- Lewis Grizzard

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take
the first pill that comes along.
- Joyce Brothers

A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is
glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.
- Anne Roiphe

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
- Honore de Balzac

I don't think you should feel about a film.
You should feel about a woman, not a movie.
You can't kiss a movie.
- Jean-Luc Godard

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
- Christopher Morley

A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
- Wallace Stevens

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have.
The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
- Agatha Christie

It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human.
I am a woman first of all.
- Anais Nin

No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and
dissected at least one woman.
- Honore de Balzac

A family can develop only with a loving woman as its center.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

A woman in love can't be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

A woman can take care of the family.
It takes a man to provide structure,
to provide stability.
- Tom DeLay

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A woman's best protection is a little money of her own.
- Clare Boothe Luce

Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman,
but no angel.
- Doris Lessing

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid
pregnancy by a resort to mathematics,
though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
- H. L. Mencken

A married woman has the same right to control her own
body as does an unmarried woman.
- Sol Wachtler

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,
nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
- William Congreve

The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

A woman has to be intelligent, have charm,
a sense of humor, and be kind.
It's the same qualities I require from a man.
- Catherine Deneuve


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