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Is there any idioms about women used in your country?

There might be a lot of usages or idioms related with women. For example, in China, we say"三个女人一台戏" (Three women will make it a real drama.) or “女子无才便是德”(Ignorance is a woman's virtue. It is no long what people think nowadays.)
Is there any interesting saying in your country and you can share with us in both your native language and English?

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    It's a woman's prerogative to change her mind.

     

    "Самая глупая женщина сладит с умным мужчиной, но с дураком сладит лишь самая умная".
    Редьярд Киплинг

    "The most foolish woman can manage a clever man, but only intelligent woman can manage fool one ".
    Rudyard Kipling

     

    Женский язык острее турецкой сабли.
    :)))
    Female tongue worse than the Turkish sword.
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    Female tongue is sharper than turkish sword

    Hi, these sound more like proverbs. Australian proverbs are British ones since the British settled Australia. eg A woman's work is never done or Women in politics are like monkeys in glass houses.[ Irish]
    Australian slang for a woman is 'sheila'. Australian idioms about women: 'She's on the wallaby track' meaning the woman is unemployed. 'She's up the creek without a paddle' means that the woman is in trouble.

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