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Kipling quotation

Posted by Smokey Stover on July 02, 2007

In Reply to: Kipling quotation posted by ESC on July 01, 2007

: : "Every woman knows all about everything": Rudyard Kipling´s quote. What does it mean when Rudyard Kipling says that?

: Women are know-it-alls? That would be an insult. Or he could mean that women know about the important things in life -- birth, death and everything inbetween. But that's a guess.

Kipling was married, and therefore was aware of that simple truth about women. The quote is just the truth. Women DO know all about everything.

Try these additional quotes about women.
For the female of the species is more deadly than the male.
A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
Take my word for it, the silliest woman can manage a clever man;
But it takes a very clever woman to manage a fool.

I didn't find the source of the quotation asked about, but I don't think context would help.