We’ve collected the best Feminine Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Evan Dando, David Deida, Shamir, Marianne Williamson, Arca. Use them as an inspiration.
I want young people to see me and think you can be feminine and smart and successful, all at the same time.
I think we need the feminine qualities of leadership, which include attention to aesthetics and the environment, nurturing, affection, intuition and the qualities that make people feel safe and cared for.
I feel a terrifically painful disturbance in the natural law of things between men and women that must be balanced in the next few thousand years. What has been done in the name of holding up masculine energy as God and feminine energy as subservient has really wiped out everything.
I like being feminine, it’s my way of not conforming to the stereotype that if you’re a racing driver you don’t care how you look.
I believe and support the feminist movement, but I am not generally interested in considering women’s rights in relation to equality with men, or in a competition with men, but rather within their own rights and feminine space.
I love the idea of the ‘vignette,’ which is associated with the decorative, illustrative, small, and thus with the feminine, and thus easily maligned. I mean, Emily Dickinson wrote vignettes, right?
What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.
The most mysterious feminine factor, the existence that we men, we don’t know. It’s woman. It’s feminine. That’s what the sword is about. That’s the symbolic meaning of the sword.
I think my style is a mix of quirky, eclectic, bright, and fun, with a really sophisticated feminine silhouette.
If I ever feel like I don’t know what to do next, I always think about WWJD, like ‘what would J-Lo do,’ ’cause J-Lo for me is like the epitome of feminine sensuality, mixed with show stopping beauty.
It’s interesting to play a female character who’s not ever using feminine wiles to get things done.
The role that I played in ‘Gaana Bajaana’ was that of a tomboyish girl who identified with the guys. There was nothing feminine about her.
If you’re told to ‘Man up,’ you’re essentially being told that being feminine is lesser.
She was deeply passionate about the sacred feminine.
I identify with women more than men. I guess I have a strong feminine side.
All leaders, male or female, innately possess feminine qualities like empathy, candor and vulnerability – the difference lies in which leaders choose to suppress those qualities, and which choose to leverage them as strengths.
I really try to balance my feminine and masculine energy when I write.
I truly believe that women should be financially independent from their men. And let’s face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define value. They define what’s sexy. And men define what’s feminine. It’s ridiculous.
She doesn’t do the things heroines are supposed to. Which is rather Jane Austen’s point – Fanny is her subversive heroine. She is gentle and self-doubting and utterly feminine; and given the right circumstances, she would defy an army.
Maybe it’s the feminine side of me, but I like that AM radio pop.
What you’re getting excited about is not A face, but a feminine face.
All women have appealing features. I do not refer to model-type appeal, but rather that which comes from your personality, your attitude, and your expressions. I urge you to enhance the natural, God-given, feminine gifts with which you have been so richly blessed.
Being feminine in the way you dress doesn’t have to compromise who you are as a woman or your career.
The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is experience of receiving and bearing.
You can still be strong and be feminine.
Precisely because I’m a man who is attracted to women, there may be some things that I have to say as a spectator of feminine grace that women themselves may not be able to see.
One thing Middle-earth is short on is the feminine.
There is a particular whir of agitation about female hunger, a low-level thrumming of shoulds and shouldn’ts and can’ts and wants that can be so chronic and familiar it becomes a kind of feminine Muzak, easy to dismiss, or to tune out altogether, even if you’re actively participating in it.
I think Picasso is more feminine than Matisse.
I know some people aspire to a ballerina‘s body, but I looked forward to feeling more feminine.
I took great offence at a journalist who called me blokeish. I have always seen myself as metrosexual and in touch with my feminine side.
I’m just being myself, honestly. I know society puts it, Oh, this is masculine and this is feminine. I don’t put myself in categories.
I tend to wear all black. I like feeling sexy, feminine, effortless, and real.
As a racing driver, you’re representing a brand and your appearance is part of your job. But there’s a fine line between being feminine and creating attention on yourself because of what you’re wearing.
Drag is a little scary, especially for a gay man who’s not comfortable with his feminine side.
I was very worried about being unattractive because I think I look quite masculine. Sometimes I feel more masculine than feminine and I don’t like it.
Art is feminine.
Some people think of feminine as just being pretty and quiet and sweet, but I also think being feminine is being angry and also being sexy and aggressive and passionate.
Wagner is contrapuntal in a philosophical way as well as a musical way. What I mean by that is that every tendency has its opposite, and you see that in the man himself. He’s a metaphysical hermaphrodite – he embraces hard and soft, masculine and feminine.
I had no interest in people telling me to be feminine, to be ladylike, to wear dresses – it just made me rebel completely.
I started off as an Australian model. I had so many knockbacks, having short hair and being rejected, and I always thought: I’m never gonna get to where I want to get unless I start looking more feminine.
I don’t think I would have been able to stick with it and been proud of who I am and be feminine out on the court. I think I would have folded to the peer pressure if I didn’t have my mom to encourage me to be me and be proud of how tall I am.
Fashion does seem to have a ’20s comeback every few seasons, and I completely see why. It’s a very feminine look: the fabrics and the shapes are very pretty and distinctive.
My mother has always been very feminine, always in high-heeled shoes.
Rightly or wrongly, the Victorian considered that there were certain subjects which were not meet for inter-sexual discussion, just as they held that certain processes of the feminine toilet, like the powdering of the nose and the application of lipstick to the mouth, were (if done at all) better done in private.
I love having short hair – that means I can wear big earrings and even dresses sometimes without me feeling too feminine.
I’m really super feminine, and I’m really soft. I’m very sensitive, I realized.
Intuition is a strong feminine quality.
My style icons are Lucille Ball for her bouffant hair and all the updos, James Dean for his rockabilly style – the denim and rolled-up T-shirt thing. And I am also inspired by Dita Von Teese and Gwen Stefani. Their style is retro, but it’s still very feminine at the same time.
I do tons of feminine things.
People are thrown off by someone who looks feminine, but is also strong. It’s not that pretty girls aren’t smart, it’s that women aren’t strong.
A lot of people say I seem masculine, but I don’t feel it. I feel intrinsically feminine. I’d love to be one of the boys but I always felt a bit on the outside. Maybe my masculine qualities come from overcompensating because I’m not one of the boys.
I’m pretty casual, but I’m starting to obsess a little bit; like, one of my favorite things to do is to pair really feminine accessories with edgier outfits or vice versa.
I’m pretty feminine.
The fact is external feminine beauty is highly valued, and we are constantly given the message that a slamming body is the most valuable thing a woman can possess.
In an ideal world, I wouldn’t have to change my body. I wouldn’t have to do all this stuff. I wouldn’t have to be pretty or ‘feminine,’ and people would respect that.
I think that you need to balance a critique of feminine, patriarchal beauty ideals while simultaneously understanding how they can make you safe, and they can make you feel safe, and they can open up certain doors for you that would have been closed.
While dancing you have to be feminine, and performing action requires you to be masculine.
It’s hard because I think I fall into this in-between space where there’s something that’s innately feminine about me, and there’s also something that’s kind of androgynous. I carry myself somewhere in between, and I think my music lends itself to that as well.
Richer brows give you a sophisticated, feminine look.
Our culture often demeans and devalues the work, the pleasures, and the contributions of women and feminine people. This is, in part, why beauty culture is dismissed as unimportant and frivolous.
Women’s liberation is the liberation of the feminine in the man and the masculine in the woman.
Contrary to myth, ‘The Feminine Mystique’ and feminism did not represent the beginning of the decline of the stay-at-home mother but a turning point that led to much stronger legal rights and ‘working conditions‘ for her.
I read a lot when I was young. All the obvious, all the greats, from ‘Le Grand Meaulnes,’ ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ ‘Fear and Loathing,’ ‘Catcher in the Rye,’ ‘The Bell Jar,’ ‘The Female Eunuch,’ ‘Valley of the Dolls,’ ‘The Feminine Mystique,’ Tom Wolfe. Then, film took over for me. Film was so exciting in the ’70s.
I hate men who are in touch with their feminine side.
It’s fascinating how much of our sense of attractiveness and feminine identity is bound up in our hair.
I try to wear a dress and heels when I want to make more of an effort and be a bit more feminine.
I really pride myself in being able to combine soft and hard characteristics. If I do a leather jacket, then it will be with a really pretty feminine blouse underneath.
I’m not really one to go out in public in dresses too often. I definitely mix it up between masculine and feminine all the time, but wearing a dress goes a little bit too far.
I’d always thought hurricanes were romantic, with pretty feminine names like Celestine.
Throughout my life, I’ve always been really close with girls and made friends with girls. And I’ve always been a really sickly, feminine person anyhow, so I thought I was gay for a while because I didn’t find any of the girls in my high school attractive at all.
I feel like dads should come more into their feminine side.
I like very girly, retro inspired, feminine, floral things. I’m not very edgy.
Feminine passion is to masculine as an epic is to an epigram.
The world is fixated on defining and redefining what is feminine. That is for every individual to decide for herself.
I don’t like permanency. I just like to slip and slide, and in identity, I think that’s a very feminine artist‘s point of view.
I’m an athlete, yes, but I’m also a woman. I’m someone who kind of, in a way, lost touch with that part of myself after I lost my legs, because there are certain feminine traits you lose when you have prosthetic legs.
I look at the feminine body as a piece of art.
For a long time when I was working to get a job and in OVW to create an image to get hired by WWE, they kept saying, ‘we’re looking for the next Trish Stratus. We want that look – that beautiful, feminine fitness model that kicks butt, and you just don’t fit the mold.’ That was holding me back for so long.
If women talk in ways expected of them or project a feminine demeanor, it’s seen as weak. But if they talk in ways associated with men or bosses, then they’re seen as too aggressive. Whatever they do violates one or the other expectation: either you’re not talking as you should as a woman or as boss.
I really want to make clothes that are feminine and help women look beautiful.
My style very much leans towards the masculine, but I think I am feminine in it – I like the feminine body in masculine shapes. The androgynous look suits me.
I grew up around a lot of feminine energy.
I hate the word ‘feminine!’ I mean, there is a woman and a man, and when I say ‘woman,’ it suggests all that is radiant, tender, fascinating, gentle, demoniac, exaggerated! ‘Feminine’ makes me think of somebody who is spindly and over-sweet – I don’t like that!
There’s something about Southern women that is so unique yet so universal. Strong southern women are allowed to be soft and feminine and have a sense of humor. But what I love about Southern women in particular is their universality.
‘The Feminine Mystique’ goads me to gratitude that, thanks to forerunners like Betty Friedan, I’ve had the opportunity to pursue a career.
When people show me clothing that seems very, very feminine, it’s hard for me to embrace that, because it just doesn’t feel like me.
I do not feel that some things are masculine and others are feminine.
No one has ever seen me as feminine.
All my life I’ve always been so ashamed of being feminine.
I grew up as an athlete doing judo, so I didn’t really have a conventional, feminine body type.
I was quite… feminine. Not in my actions, in my ways. If one of my uncles had trouble at school, they’d go to that person and thump him. It’s all a man thing. They got sent off to boxing when they were kids. You live in a tough area, you get off to boxing. My auntie tried to do that to me. I lasted six minutes in boxing.
I always felt like the male from the time I was a child. There wasn’t much feminine about me.
My whole life I’ve had people telling me that I look like a man, I’m not feminine, I’m too masculine, all that stuff.
I think, with my own daughters, rather than preaching a feminine agenda, I just really try to help them understand what it meant to be a woman in the late 20th century and the consciousness of how to be a woman in the 21st century: What is working for you and what is working against you.
‘Meek‘s Cutoff’ by Kelly Reichardt – it’s beautifully shot. It’s a complex story. The filmmaker gave a very patient and feminine touch to a story that takes place during a period of history that’s very masculine, without losing any of the unforgiving harshness of the reality where the characters found themselves in.
Because I’ve spent most of my life with such a beautiful, talented, challenging female, I feel I’ve gained – and am still gaining – a great deal of knowledge about the feminine mystique and about personal relationships – knowledge which is so important to a writer.
That’s one of the unintended consequences of the women’s liberation movement – that, in fact, the women that would lead this country would be feminine, they would be pro-family, they would have husbands, they would love their children.
I like looking feminine and I enjoy being a role model. I enjoy being a woman. It all comes down to having the confidence to be who you are.
My personal style is a mixture of, like, girly, throwback, like retro ’50s pin-ups, floral, like hippies, like anything feminine, and like flirty.
It’s very hard as a tall woman to remove your deliberately pronounced feminine aspects and look more masculine.
When I went into the conservatory at 17, then I was able to open up and accept everything about myself and show my feminine side as well as my masculine.
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.
I like Lita because she is very feminine but aggressive.
I think, because you look around in Hollywood, and there are no ‘me’s. There’s nobody that’s as young as me, as black as me or as feminine as me. I think that’s the problem. Representation matters.
I am a liberated woman. And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money. But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on.
To sleep around is absolutely wrong for a woman; it’s degrading and it completely ruins her personality. Sooner or later it will destroy all that is feminine and beautiful and idealistic in her.
Femininity in and of itself – and the feminine – can be not only privileged, but honored or worshipped.
It’s fun playing a more feminine part. I can identify more with a woman of passion and emotion than with a cartoon character. Who knows what a cartoon feels?
I don’t ever necessarily feel masculine or feminine. I just feel… I don’t know. Like, when I’m wearing women’s clothes, it’s not like I’m dressing like a lady, a woman; it’s just like I’m doing whatever I want.