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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Feminism:

A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring.
~ Jane Fonda.

A woman reading Playboy feels a little like a Jew reading a Nazi manual.
~ Gloria Steinem.

Advertisers in general bear a large part of the responsibility for the deep feelings of inadequacy that drive women to psychiatrists, pills, or the bottle.
~ Marya Mannes, But Will It Sell?, 1964.

American women are fools because they try to be everything to everybody.
~ Author Unknown.

Be plain in dress, and sober in your diet;
In short, my deary, kiss me, and be quiet.
~ Mary Wortley Montagu, A Summary of Lord Lyttelton's Advice.

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.

Being a lady is an attitude.
~ Chuck Woolery, Love Connection.

Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.
~ Joseph Conrad.

Easy is an adjective used to describe a woman who has the sexual morals of a man.
~ Nancy Linn-Desmond.

Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man.
~ Margaret Mead.

Feminism directly confronts the idea that one person or set of people [has] the right to impose definitions of reality on others.
~ Liz Stanley and Sue Wise.

[Feminism is] a socialist, anti-family, political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
~ Pat Robertson.

Feminism is the radical notion that women are people.
~ Cheris Kramarae and Paula Treichler.

History is herstory too.
~ Author Unknown.

How good does a female athlete have to be before we just call her an athlete?
~ Author Unknown.

I am beautiful as I am. I am the shape that was gifted. My breasts are no longer perky and upright like when I was a teenager. My hips are wider than that of a fashion model's. For this I am glad, for these are the signs of a life lived.
~ Cindy Olsen.

I am tough, I'm ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.
~ Madonna Ciccone.

I am woman! I am invincible! I am pooped!
~ Author Unknown.

I am working for the time when unqualified blacks, browns, and women join the unqualified men in running our government.
~ Cissy Farenthold.

I ask no favors for my sex... All I ask of our brethren is that they will take their feet from off our necks.
~ Sarah Moore Grimké.

I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men, now walk ahead. He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war.
~ Robert Mueller.

I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist.
~ Sally Kempton, attributed.

I do not wish them to have power over men, but over themselves.
~ Mary Wollstonecraft.

I listen to feminists and all these radical gals - most of them are failures. They've blown it. Some of them have been married, but they married some Casper Milquetoast who asked permission to go to the bathroom. These women just need a man in the house. That's all they need. Most of the feminists need a man to tell them what time of day it is and to lead them home. And they blew it and they're mad at all men. Feminists hate men. They're sexist. They hate men - that's their problem.
~ Jerry Falwell.

I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a door mat or a prostitute.
~ Rebecca West, Mr. Chesterton in Hysterics: A Study in Prejudice, The Clarion, 14 Nov 1913.

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