“A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.”

“Women keep a special corner of their hearts for sins they have never committed”

“When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking”

“After all, what is your host’s purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were their sole purpose, they’d have simply sent champagne and women over to your place by taxi.”

“Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.”

“There are women who do not like to cause suffering to many men at a time, and who prefer to concentrate on one man: These are the faithful women.”

“The supply of good women far exceeds that of the men who deserve them.”

“There are three things men can do with women: love them, suffer for them, or turn them into literature.”

“Women are like dogs really. They love like dogs, a little insistently. And they like to fetch and carry and come back wistfully after hard words, and learn rather easily to carry a basket.”