"You know how it is with a woman. When they like someone, right away she's gotta be a nuisance."
"A woman loves to be needed, Jimmy."
“What’s so masculine about a conversation that a woman can’t enter into it?”
“I can’t just be a guest in my husband’s house.”
"A cultivated woman, a woman of breeding and intelligence, can enrich a man's life immeasurably. I have those things to offer and time doesn't take them away. Physical beauty is a passing transitory possession but beauty of the mind, richness of the spirit, tenderness of the heart, I have all those things."
“Women always figure every man who comes along wants something.”
“Funny business, a woman's career, the things you drop on the way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget you'll need them again when you get back to being a woman.”
“That cynicism you refer to I acquired when I realized I was different than little boys.”
“In the last analysis, nothing’s any good unless you can look up just before dinner or turn around in bed and there he is. Without that, you’re not a woman. You’re something with a French provincial offices or a book full of clippings but you’re not a woman.”
“Frailty, thy name is woman.”