74+ Best Good Woman Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Profoundly inspirational good woman quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Good Woman Quotes

You cannot become great women if you are not also good women. Great women respond generously to their instincts to do good. — James E. Faust

Greetings, O Great Gazoo. How nice of you to join us here on planet Earth again. (Cael) Thanks, Barney. How’s Betty and Bam Bam doing? (Acheron) Great, if I could only get them away from Wilma and Pebbles. Those women are nothing but trouble. (Cael) Nah, they’re good women. It’s the ones in red who are always the downfall of good men. (Acheron) — Sherrilyn Kenyon

That was what stuck in the craws of all the good women of Deptford: Mrs Dempster had not been raped, as a decent woman would have been-no, she had yielded because a man wanted her. The subject was not one that could be freely discussed even among intimates, but it was understood without saying that if women began to yield for such reasons as that, marriage and society would not last long. Any man who spoke up for Mrs Dempster probably believed in Free Love. Certainly he associated sex with pleasure, and that put him in a class with filthy thinkers like Cece Athelstan. — Robertson Davies

Don’t wait for the good woman. She doesn’t exist. There are women who can make you feel more with their bodies and their souls but these are the exact women who will turn the knife into you right in front of the crowd. — Charles Bukowski

We frequently find that the influence of good women is underrated. It is an influence that is often subtle but yet has tremendous consequences. One woman can make a great difference for a whole nation. — James E. Faust

The reason good women like me and flock to my pictures is that there is a little bit of vampire instinct in every woman. — Theda Bara

Man is at his best when complimented by the influence of a good woman. — Ezra Taft Benson

What is better than wisdom? Woman. And what is better than a good woman? Nothing. — Geoffrey Chaucer

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being. — Oscar Wilde

What is the good life? What is the good man? The good woman? What is the good society and what is my relation to it? What are my obligations to society? What is best for my children? What is justice? Truth? Virtue? What is my relation to nature, to death, to aging, to pain, to illness? How can I live a zestful, enjoyable, meaningful life? What is my responsibility to my brothers? Who are my brothers? What shall I be loyal to? What must I be ready to die for? — Abraham Maslow

Marry a good woman, and be happy the rest of your life. Or, marry a bad, and become a good philosopher — Socrates

A good woman must constantly resist alluring and deceptive messages from many sources telling her that she is entitled to more time away from her responsibilities and that she deserves a life of greater ease and independence. But with personal revelation, she can prioritize correctly and navigate this life confidently. — Julie B. Beck

What is civilization? I answer, the power of good women. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

A good woman’s arms round a man’s neck is a lifebelt thrown out to him from heaven. — Jerome K. Jerome

I’ve always been clever enough to surround myself with the best in whatever field I’m working in… Good people make you look good. — Maggie Tabberer

The charity of good women is such that their ‘love makes no parade’; they are not glad ‘when others go wrong’; they are too busy serving to sit statusfully about, waiting to be offended. — Neal A. Maxwell

And yet women-good women–frightened me because they eventually wanted your soul, and what was left of mine, I wanted to keep. — Charles Bukowski

Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take the blame for anything. — Anita Brookner

A yet women -good women- frightened me because they eventually wanted your soul, and what was left of mine, I wanted to keep. Basically I craved prostitutes, base women, because they were deadly and hard and made no personal demands. Nothing was lost when they left. Yet at the same time I yearned for a gentle, good woman, despite the overwhelming price. — Charles Bukowski

I am every day more convinced that we women, if we are to be good women, feminine and amiable and domestic, are not fitted to reign; at least it is they that drive themselves to the work which it entails. — Queen Victoria

Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman – or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle. — George Burns

Happiness is a dry martini and a good woman … or a bad woman. — George Burns

A man looks pretty small at a wedding, George. All those good women standing shoulder to shoulder, making sure that the knot’s tied in a mighty public way. — Thornton Wilder

Man seems not so much wicked as frail, unable to face pain, trouble and growing old. A good woman knows that nature is her enemy. Look at what it does to her. — Fay Weldon

Good women are rare too, none of them have come close — Drake

A good woman is the loveliest flower that blooms under heaven; and we look with love and wonder upon its silent grace, its pure fragrance, its delicate bloom of beauty. — William Makepeace Thackeray

If I were a girl, I’d despair. The supply of good women far exceeds that of the men who deserve them. — Robert Graves

I am a good woman. I know it. — Arthur Miller

A good woman is a hidden treasure; who discovers her will do well not to boast about it. — Francois de La Rochefoucauld

How sweetly sounds the voice of a good woman! It is so seldom heard that, when it speaks,it ravishes all senses. — Philip Massinger

God’s rarest blessing is, after all, a good woman! — George Meredith

A good woman comes in all shapes and colors. When you find her, adore her. — Delano Johnson

It’s really hard to meet good women in Hollywood. — Lyndsy Fonseca

Behind every good woman lies a trail of men. — Tracy Bonham

If I had a bucket list, I’d say raising my four girls to be strong, good women would be No. 1. — Matt Damon

Only love of a good woman will make a man question every choice, every action. Only love makes a warrior hesitate for fear that his lady will find him cruel. Only love makes a man both the best he will ever be, and the weakest. Sometimes all in the same moment. -Wicked — Laurell K. Hamilton

He believed in it, as certain good women believe in the leviathan-by faith, not by reason. — Jules Verne

A man has to find a good woman, and when he finds her he has to win her love. then he has to earn her respect. then he has to cherish her trust. and then he has to, like, go on doing that for as long as they live. Until they both die. That’s what it’s all about. That’s the most important thing in the world. That’s what a man is, Yaar. A man is truly a man when he wins the love of a good woman, earns her respect, and keeps her trust. Until you do that, you’re not a man. — Gregory David Roberts

I love peace and quiet, I hate politics and turmoil. We women are not made for governing, and if we are good women, we must dislike these masculine occupations. — Queen Victoria

Don’t miss out on the love of a good women,son. No matter what that old man of yours tells you,love is real.I’d have never had the success in my life without the women right there.She’s been my backbone.She’s been my reason for everything I’ve ever done.One day your drive to make a name for yourself will begin to drift away. It won’t be that important anymore.But when you’re doing it for someone else, someone you would move heaven and earth for then you never lose the desire to succeed.I can’t imagine this world without her in it.I don’t ever want to. — Abbi Glines

A good woman is one who loves passionately, has guts, seriousness and passionate convictions, takes responsibility, and shapes society. — Betty Friedan

There was a saying that the strength of a man’s steel was only known under the hammer of circumstance. If anyone had asked me a few hours ago, I would have said that nearly five years of boyhood had hammered me into constant fear and excessive caution. But now I realised it had done the opposite. It had shaped me into someone who stepped forwards and reached for what she wanted. It was too late for me to tuck my hands behind my back and wait like a good woman. — Alison Goodman

Polite Conversation Why, everyone one as they like; as the good woman said when she kissed her cow. — Jonathan Swift

Fulfillment in life is loving a good woman and killing a bad man. — Robert A. Heinlein

Cheating on a good woman is like choosing trash over treasure. — Audrey Hepburn

I am old enough to know that victory is often a thing deferred, and rarely at the summit of courage… What is at the summit of courage, I think, is freedom… the freedom that comes with the knowledge that no earthly thing can break you. — Paula Giddings

Of all blessings, no gift equals the gentle, trusting love and companionship of a good woman. — Elbert Hubbard

Your woman knows your weaknesses better than anybody. She knows where you will falter and give up. She knows the degree of mediocrity you will settle for. And, she knows your true capacity as a full man, a man of free consciousness and love. Her gift, if she is a good woman, is to test you with her darkest moods, over and over and over, until your consciousness is unperturbed by feminine challenge, and you are able to pervade her with your love, just as you are here to pervade the world. In response to your fearless consciousness, she will drench your world in love and light. — David Deida

I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

I pick good women, but I haven’t had any luck with my men. — Elizabeth Arden

To be married to a good woman is to live with tender surprise. — Norman Mailer

A man gains no possession better than a good woman, nothing more horrible than a bad one. — Simonides of Ceos

An Italian proverb says, In men every mortal sin is venial; in woman every venial sin is mortal. And a German axiom, that There are only two good women in the world: one of them is dead, and the other is not to be found. — George Augustus Henry Sala

Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult. — Charlotte Whitton

I’ll tell you one thing, though. It’s a terrible thing to be a disappointment to a good woman. — Richard Russo

A good woman inspires a man, a brilliant woman interests him, a beautiful woman fascinates him, but a sympathetic woman gets him. — Helen Rowland

Best thing that can happen to a man is a good woman. — Dean Koontz

Good women are rarely clever and clever women are rarely good. — Adah Isaacs Menken

Good women tell all their lives, and by day and by hour and by minute, such things that angels can read. — Bram Stoker

A bad man is the sort who weeps every time he speaks of a good woman. — H. L. Mencken

Most good women are hidden treasures who are only safe because nobody looks for them. — Dorothy Parker

I felt like I was a good woman, a good person. But I was sinking deeper and deeper into depression, because my soul wasn’t living. I was purposely holding down my soul and my spirit. It was dying inside of me. — Evangeline Lilly

There are more good women in the world than there are men worthy of them! — Margaret Way

Behind every good man, there’s a good woman reminding you I knew you when you didn’t have nothing. — Coretta Scott King

If God has given graces to some good women, revealing to them something holy and good through His Holy Scriptures, should they, for the sake of the defamers of the truth, refrain from writing down, speaking, or declaring it to each other? Ah! It would be too impudent to hide the talent which God has given us, we who ought to have the grace to persevere to the end. Amen! — Marie Dentiere

I wonder why guys mistreat and disrespect girls. But then they expect life to hand them a good woman when they’re older and ready to settle down? — Angelina Jolie

The path of a good woman is indeed strewn with flowers; but they rise behind her steps, not before them. — John Ruskin

A handsome woman is a jewel; a good woman is a treasure. — Saadi

Honor a good woman because she is virtuous and honorable. — Delano Johnson

It takes a thoroughly good woman to do a thoroughly stupid thing — Oscar Wilde

A good cook is not necessarily a good woman with an even temper. Some allowance should be made for artistic temperament. — Marcel Boulestin

A man is truly a man when he wins the love of a good woman, earns her respect, and keeps her trust. Until you can do that, you’re not a man. — Gregory David Roberts

There are few good women who do not tire of their role. — Francois de La Rochefoucauld

No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed. — Harold MacMillan

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