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Some Feminist Quotes

Posted on the 28 February 2013 by Itszappy @itszappy
Really inspirational!!! Quotes from here.
Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, "She doesn't have what it takes." They will say, "Women don't have what it takes." ~Clare Boothe Luce
The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says, "It's a girl." ~Shirley Chisholm
Women belong in the house... and the Senate. ~Author Unknown
Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels. ~Faith Whittlesey
Nobody will ever win the Battle of the Sexes. There's just too much fraternizing with the enemy. ~Henry Kissinger
I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman. ~Anaïs Nin
Man endures pain as an undeserved punishment; woman accepts it as a natural heritage. ~Author Unknown
I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament. ~Alanis Morissette, quoted in Reader's Digest, March 2000
I'm tough, I'm ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay. ~Madonna Ciccone
You don't have to be anti-man to be pro-woman. ~Jane Galvin Lewis
When I see the elaborate study and ingenuity displayed by women in the pursuit of trifles, I feel no doubt of their capacity for the most herculean undertakings. ~Julia Ward Howe
Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths. ~Lois Wyse
No woman is required to build the world by destroying herself. ~Rabbi Sofer
The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes. ~Bella Abzug
Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try and give their best qualities to men - bring them softness, teach them how to cry. ~Joan Baez, "Sexism Seen but not Heard," Los Angeles Times, 1974
I've yet to be on a campus where most women weren't worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I've yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing. ~Gloria Steinem
A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring. ~Jane Fonda
How good does a female athlete have to be before we just call her an athlete? ~Author Unknown
The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source. ~Lucretia Mott
To tell a woman everything she may not do is to tell her what she can do. ~Spanish Proverb
Women are not inherently passive or peaceful. We're not inherently anything but human. ~Robin Morgan
Men will often admit other women are oppressed but not you. ~Sheila Rowbotham
Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man. ~Margaret Mead
I would have girls regard themselves not as adjectives but as nouns. ~Elizabeth Cady Stanton, "Our Girls"
Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry. ~Gloria Steinem
Several men I can think of are as capable, as smart, as funny, as compassionate, and as confused - as remarkable you might say - as most women. ~Jane Howard
Not only is women's work never done, the definition keeps changing. ~Bill Copeland
Men weren't really the enemy - they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill. ~Betty Friedan
Scratch most feminists and underneath there is a woman who longs to be a sex object. The difference is that is not all she wants to be. ~Betty Rollin
When two people marry they become in the eyes of the law one person, and that one person is the husband. ~Shana Alexander, State-by-State Guide to Women's Legal Rights, 1975
Why is it that men can be bastards and women must wear pearls and smile? ~Lynn Hecht Schafren
Easy is an adjective used to describe a woman who has the sexual morals of a man. ~Nancy Linn-Desmond
It starts when you sink in his arms and ends with your arms in his sink. ~Author Unknown
No one should have to dance backward all of their lives. ~Jill Ruckelshaus
The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces. ~Maureen Murphy
We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters. ~Gloria Steinem

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