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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Sexism:

Ageism is as odious as racism and sexism.
~ Claude Pepper.

Boys are sent out into the world to buffet with its temptations, to mingle with bad and good, to govern and direct - girls are to dwell in quiet homes among few friends, to exercise a noiseless influence.
~ Elizabeth Missing Sewell.

Everything that's gone on with Princess Masako has revolved around the heir question. There you have an instance of sexism; the crown prince's role in this lack of heir is so often kind of forgotten.
~ Kenneth Ruoff.

Hollywood is sexist and age-ist, and that covers all the bases, I guess.
~ Kyra Sedgwick.

I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn, to open up, to work, help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It's not Islam.
~ King Hussein I.

I believe that women have a capacity for understanding and compassion which man structurally does not have, does not have it because he cannot have it. He's just incapable of it.
~ Former Congresswoman Barbara Jordan.

I do not fight against men, but against the system that is sexist.
~ Elfriede Jelinek.

I don't see how you can avoid the fact that the books are riddled with sadism, racism, sexism. In books, readers tend to skate over all these horrible ambiguities. The moment they're put on film, it's very difficult to duck them.
~ Peter Hunt.

I don't support sexism.
~ Luke Howe.

I enjoyed showing a bit more leg in the last few stories. It was good fun, but it can be quite sexist. But it doesn't worry me personally all that much.
~ Sarah Sutton.

I feel what they feel: man-hating, that volatile admixture of pity, contempt, disgust, envy, alienation, fear, and rage at men. It is hatred not only for the anonymous man who makes sucking noises on the street, not only for the rapist or the judge who acquits him, but for what the Greeks called philo-aphilos, 'hate in love,' for the men women share their lives with husbands, lovers, friends, fathers, brothers, sons, coworkers.
~ Judith Levine, My Enemy, My love.

I have had time to analyze my feelings. I am certain that they are totally neurotic, sexist, silly, and a big waste of time.
~ Phil Donahue.

I think all industries are sexist in nature and I don't think the film industry is any different.
~ Christine Lahti.

I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life.
~ Oprah Winfrey.

I'm shocked at the sexism and double standard coming out of the far right.
~ Barbara Mikulski.

In our racist, sexist society, Christmas is the 8 hours when we stop killing each other and gratutious over eating is encouraged so that the starving and other people in the world can die!
~ Lloyd Kaufman.

Is your remarkably sexist drivel intentional, or just some horrible mistake?
~ Yeardley Smith.

It goes to show how deeply embedded homophobia and sexism are.
~ Byron Hurt.

It is only human supremacy, which is as unacceptable as racism and sexism, that makes us afraid of being more inclusive.
~ Ingrid Newkirk.

Men are very competent in their workplace - and this is going to sound sexist - women are better at running households and juggling lots of things, kids and scheduling and that kind of thing.
~ Patricia Heaton.

Men renounce whatever they have in common with women so as to experience no commonality with women; and what is left... is one piece of flesh a few inches long, the penis. The penis is the man; the man is human; the penis signifies humanity.
~ Andrea Dworkin.

Men who are unjustly accused of rape can sometimes gain from the experience.
~ Catherine Comin, Vassar College. Assistant Dean of Students.

Patriotism threatens free speech with death. In other words, the American flag stands for intimidation, censorship, violence, bigotry, sexism, homophobia and shoving the Constitution through a paper shredder. Who are we calling terrorists?
~ Barbara Kingsolver.

Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release.
~ Germaine Greer.

Racism, sexism, drug and alcohol abuse, mental illness, unemployment — homelessness encompasses pretty much every social problem.
~ Jena Desai.

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