Men And Women Roles Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 52 Quotes About Men And Women Roles

#1. Even the notion that women should have children at all is based on the idea that a woman's inherent and most important role is that of mother. Shockingly, men's 'innate' roles are a lot more fun than the ones bestowed on women. - Author: Jessica Valenti
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#2. It's often women who are writing leading roles for women. Most of the stuff that comes my way is not actually about women. I'm just asked to be a supporting player in a story about a man, and I, frankly, was not interested in doing that. - Author: Carrie Coon
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#3. The same magazines which not long before advertised products which would quickly allow women to return to their war work now extolled elaborate recipes which women could attempt if they stayed home and vacated jobs for men. - Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
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#4. Gender is not an easy conversation to have. It makes people uncomfortable, sometimes even irritable. Both men and women are resistant to talk about gender, or are quick to dismiss the problems of gender. Because thinking of changing the status quo is always uncomfortable. - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#5. Traditionally, women have a lot of different roles in society. It is very difficult to balance all these roles and at the same time to compete with men. A leading, successful woman has to put in much bigger efforts to be more competent and faster, more dynamic and organized, than a successful man. - Author: Dalia Grybauskaite
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#6. The Screen Actors Guild numbers are frightening: Something like 90 percent of the roles are for men, 5 percent are for livestock and 5 percent are for women. - Author: Melanie Mayron
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#7. Someday hopefully it won't be necessary to allocate a special evening to celebrate where we are and how far we've come ... someday women writers, producers and crew members will be so commonplace, and roles and salaries for actresses will outstrip those for men, and pigs will fly. - Author: Sigourney Weaver
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#8. Within the various acts of the ecodrama should be included scenes in which men's and women's roles come to center stage and scenes in which Nature 'herself' is an actress. - Author: Carolyn Merchant
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#9. If you look at men's roles for the last thousand years, the desire is fundamental. We want to take care of, provide for, and be of service to ... women. - Author: Matthew Fox
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#10. I think a lot of the time in films, men get roles where they create their own destiny and women are just tools, supporters for that. - Author: Ellen Page
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#11. Stud males might be emotional, temperamental, and developmentally stunted, at the mercy of their androgens, but that didn't make them incapable of generosity, friendship, cleverness, or creativity. - Author: Elizabeth Bear
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#12. [W]omen under phallocratic rule are confined to the role of vessels/carriers, directed and controlled by men. Since that role is the basic base reversal of the very be-ing of Voyaging/Spiraling women, when we direct our own Crafts/Vessels we become reversers of that deadly reversal. - Author: Mary Daly
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#13. Women's roles are diminished for obvious reasons. It's the men whose names are on the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, and who were generals and soldiers. - Author: Cokie Roberts
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#14. I think there's a lack of quality roles for women in comedies. Most actresses get cast as the "eye-roller" or "the serious one," while men in comedies get to do all the fun, silly stuff and muck around. Sometimes you just have to search hard for a role or create one for yourself. - Author: Isla Fisher
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#15. Survival - of the species of the culture of the faith - has a biological dimension. What would have befallen our Hominid ancestors had they implemented gender parity in their hunter-gatherer societies - sometimes the women hunt while the men forage and mind the kids, and vice versa? - Author: Ilana Mercer
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#16. Our society and institutions are built to push men and women into different roles. We need to change that. - Author: Caroline Criado-Perez
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#17. It was true. Men could be with whomever they pleased. But women had to date better, kinder, richer, and bright, bright, bright, or else people got embarrassed. - Author: Lorrie Moore
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#18. In Alien, Sigourney Weaver's role was written for a man. In Salt, Angelina Jolie's role was written for Tom Cruise. These things, when reversed, do prove to be just as exciting and entertaining with women in leading roles. - Author: Olivia Wilde
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#19. Perhaps we could push beyond these legalistic gender roles if we spent less time worrying about "acting like men" and "acting like women," and more time acting like Jesus. - Author: Rachel Held Evans
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#20. Julita was being spinned like a top by a drop-dead-gorgeous Dominicano. Later she told us that he'd asked for her number and she had given him the wrong one.
"Why did you do that?" I asked her.
"He smelled married," she said. - Author: Isabel Lopez
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#21. In a lot of roles, strong women feel like they need to apologize. But men don't need to apologize for being ruthless and women somehow do? - Author: Rodrigo Santoro
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#22. As women are altering their traditional role expressions, men are developing new responses to the transformed women. Old patterns are no longer acceptable, and new sets of expectations and roles are now required of them. - Author: Demetra George
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#23. The responsibilities, roles, and divinely endowed gifts of men and women differ in nature but not in quality, significance, or degree of importance, impact, or influence. Latter-day Saint doctrine places women equal to, and yet distinct and different from, men. - Author: Sheri Dew
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#24. It is not the rights of women to occupy "official" ministerial roles, nor their equality to men in those roles, that set the terms of their service to God and their neighbors. It is their obligations that do so - obligations that derive from their human abilities empowered by divine gifting. - Author: Alan F. Johnson
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#25. South Korea first allowed women into the military in 1950 during the Korean War. Back then, female soldiers mainly held administrative and support positions. Women began to take on combat roles in the 1990s when the three military academies, exclusive to men, began accepting women. - Author: Kim Young-ha
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#26. Feminism is an attack on social practices and habits of thought that keep women and men boxed into gender roles that are harmful. - Author: Robert Webb
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#27. We've made so much headway with storytelling - mostly on cable, let's be honest - but also on the networks and, you know, I think it's about time that the leads are women. I'm not a woman, so I'm a bit biased - I wouldn't mind if a few roles were left over for men. - Author: Dylan Walsh
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#28. Men are not from Mars and women are not from Venus instead we are all people. Deal with it. - Author: Shahla Khan
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#29. I feel like part of the inequality is that there are few great roles written for older women, and I think part of that is, basically, people want to look at young women, whereas men are still considered attractive - or more attractive - when they get older. - Author: Erin Davie
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#30. College women are typically given to declaring for one or the other (in my day, for marriage; now, generally, for careers), and only later finding to their surprise that they must cope with both
while their men may be trying to figure out how to get out of doing both. - Author: Judith Martin
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#31. Despite all of the social advances in women's rights and the push for gender equality in the workplace, it seems like modern men still want a woman that they can take care of at home. - Author: Shannon Mullen
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#32. Men have sacrificed and crippled themselves physically and emotionally to feed, house, and protect women and children. None of their pain or achievement is registered in feminist rhetoric, which portrays men as oppressive and callous exploiters. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#33. For Archie was an expert in dividing the affairs of life into men's business and women's business. An empty cupboard and a full plate were the man's business, a full cupboard and an empty plate the concern of the woman. - Author: Annie Proulx
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#34. Men and women have roles - their roles are different, but their rights are equal. - Author: Harri Holkeri
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#35. She had done the usual trick-been nice. She would never know him. He would never know her. Human relations were all like that, she thought, and the worst were between men and women. Inevitably these were extremely insincere. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#36. Power relations between men and women must change profoundly, men must be partners in the pursuit of gender equality, in their decision-making roles, as heads of state, CEOs, religious and cultural leaders, and as partners and parents. - Author: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
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#37. It sometimes looks as though woman would not be woman unless man insisted upon it, since she tends so markedly to be just a human being when away from men, and only on their approach does she begin to play her required role. - Author: Florida Scott-Maxwell
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#38. Men are boys for such a long time and really don't start getting the great roles until they're in their mid-thirties. But then they've got a long time to do them, whereas for women, it's all about playing younger and younger and younger. - Author: Cate Blanchett
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#39. When you're asking about roles for men and women, men certainly have a longer shelf life. Men can play the sexy lead for 20 years longer than we can. - Author: Jennifer Lawrence
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#40. What's universal is the texture of our relationships. It's evolving. Times are changing with the women's movement. Men's roles are being redefined and, in some ways, they're confused. - Author: Terry McMillan
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#41. If this society ascribes roles to Black men which they are not allowed to fulfill, is it Black women who must bend and alter our lives to compensate, or is it society that needs changing? - Author: Audre Lorde
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#42. And the first commandment of feminism is: I am woman; thou shalt not tolerate strange gods who assert that women have capabilities or often choose roles that are different from men's. - Author: Phyllis Schlafly
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#43. There's a lot of good roles for men, always, and for very young girls. But for women, not so many. - Author: Emmanuelle Seigner
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#44. You can be any sex you like provided you act male. There's no men and women in the Watch, just a bunch of lads. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#45. Women will one day rule the world, and when they do, their brains will be so finely tuned from all the years of quiet that I anticipate they will be far superior rulers to men. - Author: Samantha Hunt
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#46. Men and women have defined roles, and it's the responsibility of a parent to make sure they know which way to go; otherwise, a child would feed themselves with their feet without the correct guidance. - Author: Monica Johnson
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#47. The roles that I am attracted to are women who try to do something about their lives, and not a woman who waits for some circumstance or man to come rescue her. I have no interest in that. - Author: Kathleen Turner
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#48. Federal drug forfeiture laws are one reason, Blumenson and Nilsen note, why state and federal prisons now confine large numbers of men and women who had relatively minor roles in drug distribution networks, but few of their bosses. - Author: Michelle Alexander
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#49. In the 1960s, you had this booming economy, and you didn't really have enough men around to fill all the jobs. So there was this sudden demand that women come back and perform a lot of the white-collar and pink-collar roles that men had done before or that hadn't existed before. - Author: Gail Collins
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#50. I do criticise the narrative that excludes women and continually put men in the forefront. - Author: Malebo Sephodi
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#51. Men have jobs, while women have Roles: Mother, Wife, Goddess, Temptress, etc. That's probably why it's so hard for women to rewrite the rules. You're not just changing a job description, but an ancient myth. You're revising the Bible, Poetry, Legend and Psychoanalytic Scripture. - Author: Caryl Rivers
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#52. Women have taken on traditionally masculine roles and professions, and there is no real equivalent for men. Men are still extremely reluctant, as we all are reluctant to see them, take on traditionally feminine roles or professions. That is just not something that they do easily. - Author: Hanna Rosin
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