— Swami Vivekananda Indian Hindu monk and phylosopher 1863 - 1902
„I am very sorry these Moros are such fools—but this Dajo will not mean the slaugter of women and children, nor hasty assaults against strong entrenchments. I shall lose as few men and kill as few Moros as possible.“
„Being one of the few women in the leadership team, I am often surrounded by men, but I have never found that to be uncomfortable.“
— Smita Nair Jain Indian Author, screenwriter and playback singer 1969
„That's the news from Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.“
— Garrison Keillor American radio host and writer 1942
See also the Wikipedia article on the Lake Wobegon effect.
„It is better to fight with a few good men against all the wicked, than with many wicked men against a few good men.“
— Antisthenes Greek philosopher -444 - -365 a.C.
„Not only am I scared of big, strong men, I'm scared of mean little women. It's just little skinny men and nice big women that I get along with.“
— Rudy Rucker American mathematician, computer scientist, science fiction author and philosopher 1946
„hurry up and bring on your electric chair I want to leave here and take a nose-dive into the next world just to see if that one is as lousy as is this ball of mud and meanness. I am sorry for only two things. These two things are I am sorry that I have mistreated some few animals in my life-time and I am sorry that I am unable to murder the whole damed human race. [sic]“
— Carl Panzram American serial killer 1891 - 1930
Lustmord: The Writings and Artifacts of Murderers, p. 192, (1997), Brian King, ed.
„Circus, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women and children acting the fool.“
— Ambrose Bierce American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist 1842 - 1913
„Neither I had any knowledge of these attacks nor I consider the killing of innocent women, children, and other humans as an appreciable act. Islam strictly forbids causing harm to innocent women, children, and other people. Such a practice is forbidden ever in the course of a battle. … I have already said that we are against the American system, not against its people, whereas in these attacks, the common American people have been killed.“
— Osama bin Laden founder of al-Qaeda 1957 - 2011
Interview with Karachi Ummat (28 September 2001).
„We are members of the most destructive culture ever to exist. Our assault on the natural world, on indigenous and other cultures, on women, on children, on all of us through the possibility of nuclear suicide and other means--all these are unprecedented in their magnitude and ferocity.“
— Derrick Jensen American environmentalist 1960
Listening to the Land
— Warren Farrell author, spokesperson, expert witness, political candidate 1943
„[I am against] the Treaty of Rome which entrenches laissez faire as its philosophy and chooses bureaucracy as its administrative method.“
— Tony Benn British Labour Party politician 1925 - 2014
Encounter (January 1963).
„Listen, son—most women are damn fools and children. But they’ve got more range than we’ve got. The brave ones are braver, the good ones are better—and the vile ones are viler.“
— Robert A. Heinlein American science fiction author 1907 - 1988
Chapter 11 (p. 65)
— Mignon McLaughlin American journalist 1913 - 1983
— Alan Ayckbourn English playwright 1939
Preface to The Norman Conquests (New York: Grove Press,  1988) p. 11.