Quotes of the Day for 8 March 2007 – Women
Today is International Women's Day, celebrated in many countries since the end of the first world war. It was first scheduled for the last Sunday in February in Russia, but Russia was still on the Julian calendar. In 1917 when other countries started to join in, the date was 8 March in most of the world, and that's the day that has been observed ever since. It became a UN observation when the UN was chartered in 1945. Here are a few admiring comments about Women from men who've loved them.
To lose the touch of flowers and women's hands is the supreme separation.
- Albert Camus, 1913 - 1960
If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
- Aristotle Onassis, 1906 - 1975
The allurement that women hold out to men is precisely the allurement that Cape Hatteras holds out to sailors: They are enormously dangerous and hence enormously fascinating.
- Henry Lewis Mencken, 1880 - 1956
The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women - and so little time.
- John Barrymore, 1882 - 1942
Men's minds are raised to the level of the women with whom they associate.
- Alexandre Dumas, père, 1802 - 1870
If I were a girl, I'd despair. The supply of good women far exceeds that of the men who deserve them.
- Robert Graves
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