Quotes of Femininity - somelinesforyou

“ A woman may develop wrinkles and cellulite, lose her waistline, her bustline, her ability to bear a child, even her sense of humor, but none of that implies a loss of her sexuality, her femininity. ”

- Barbara Gordon

“ After centuries of conditioning of the female into the condition of perpetual girlishness called femininity, we cannot remember what femaleness is. ”

- Germaine Greer

“ Women still have an uneasy relationship with power and the traits necessary to be a leader. There is this internalized fear that if we are really powerful, we are going to be considered ruthless or pushy or strident — al those epithets that strike right at our femininity… ”

- Arianna Huffington

“ I view the tea-drinking as a destroyer of health, an enfeebler of the frome, an engender of effeminacy and laziness, a debaucher of youth and maker of misery for old age. ”

- William Cobbett

“ God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met. ”

- Farrah Fawcett

“ Man has his will - but woman has her way. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ You know who must be very secure in their masculinity? Male ladybugs. ”

- Jay Leno

“ A little girl without a doll is almost as unfortunate and quite as impossible as a woman without children. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ Womanliness means only motherhood;All love begins and ends there. ”

- Robert Browning

“ God made man stronger but not necessarily more intelligent. He gave women intuition and femininity. And, used properly, that combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met. ”

- Farrah Fawcett

“ When she stopped conforming to the conventional picture of femininity she finally began to enjoy being a woman. ”

- Betty Friedan

“ Rage and bitterness do not foster femininity. They harden the heart and make the body sick. ”

- Marion Woodman

“ Only when manhood is dead — and it will perish when ravaged femininity no longer sustains it — only then will we know what it is to be free. ”

- Andrea Dworkin

“ Older women can afford to agree that femininity is a charade, a matter of colored hair, ecru lace and whalebones, the kind of slap and tat that transvestites are in love with, and no more. ”

- Germaine Greer

“ I've always been independent, and I don't see how it conflicts with femininity. ”

- Sylvia Porter

“ It is not possible for a man to be elegant without a touch of femininity. ”

- Vivienne Westwood

“ Femininity appears to be one of those pivotal qualities that is so important no one can define it. ”

- Caroline Bird

“ What all the ads and all the whoreoscopes seemed to imply was that if only you were narcissistic enough, if only you took proper care of your smells, your hair, your boobs, your eyelashes, your armpits, your crotch, your stars, your scars, and your choice of Scotch in bars — you would meet a beautiful, powerful, potent, and rich man who would satisfy every longing, fill every hole, make your heart skip a beat (or stand still), make you misty, and fly you to the moon (preferably on gossamer wings), where you would live totally satisfied forever. ”

- Erica Jong

“ There's this idea that if you take your clothes off, somehow you must have loose morals. There's still a negative attitude in our society towards women who use a strength that's inherent - their femininity - in any way that might be considered seductive. ”

- Demi Moore

“ There's nothing masculine about being competitive. There's nothing masculine about trying to be the best at everything you do, nor is there anything wrong with it. I don't know why a female athlete has to defend her femininity just because she chooses to play sports. ”

- Rebecca Lobo
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