Feminism Quotes

One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man.
– Marlo Thomas

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

Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating.
– Andrea Dworkin

It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.
– Susan B. Anthony

I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as incompetent as some of the men who are already there.
– Maureen Reagan

Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.
– Susan B. Anthony

Feminism is the single most powerful social movement of our time, one that addresses every aspect of human and social life.
– Richard Epstein

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

I was told that whistling wasn’t ladylike, but I knew even then that women were simply not supposed to be that happy.
– Anonymous

Feminism’s agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness.
– Susan Faludi

Feminism has led the way in demystifying personal relations, forcefully insisting they are political to the core.
– Elizabeth Genovese

What I am proud of, what seems so simply clear, is that feminism is a way to fight for justice, always in short supply.
– Barbara Strickland

I hate discussions of feminism that end up with who does the dishes … at the end, there are always the damned dishes.
– Marilyn French

Feminism has become a catch all vegetable drawer where bunches of clingy sob sisters can store their moldy neuroses.
– Camille Paglia

I think it’s about time we voted for senators with breasts. After all, we’ve been voting for boobs long enough.
– Clarie Sargent

The basic discovery about any people is the discovery of the relationship between its men and its women.
– Pearl S. Buck

There are very few jobs that actually require a penis or vagina. All other jobs should be open to everybody.
– Florynce Kennedy

Women are the only oppressed group in our society that lives in intimate association with their opressors.
– Evelyn Cunningham

I’ve left Bethlehem, and I feel free. I’ve left the girl I was supposed to be, and some day I’ll be born.
– Paula Cole

Feminism is a social movement whose goal is to eliminate the oppression of women in all its forms.
– Amy Kesselman