proud to be a woman quotes

1 “We are the women our parents warned us against, and we are proud!” — Gloria Steinem

2. “I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.” — Marlene Dietrich

3. “Women have to work much harder to make it in this world. It really pisses me off that women don’t get the same opportunities as men do or money for that matter. Because let’s face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define our values and to define what’s sexy and what’s feminine and that’s bullshit. At the end of the day, it’s not about equal rights; it’s about how we think. We have to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves.” — Beyoncé

4. “I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” — Madonna

5. “Because gender has wrongly told us that some things are masculine and some things are feminine… which is bullshit.” — Gloria Steinem

6. “I didn’t want my future to be imprisoned in my four walls and just cooking and giving birth.” — Malala Yousafzai

7. “To all the girls that think you’re fat because you’re not a size zero, you’re the beautiful one, its society who’s ugly.” — Marilyn Monroe

8. “I don’t want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself.” — Emma Watson

9. “Women are always saying, ‘We can do anything that men can do.’ But men should be saying, ‘We can do anything that women can do.’” — Gloria Steinem

10. “Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.” — Hillary Clinton

11. “A woman needs independence, not equality. In most cases, equality is a step-down.” — Coco Chanel

12. “When I’m hungry, I eat. When I’m thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it.” — Madonna

13. “I’ve been reckless, but I’m not a rebel without a cause.” — Angelina Jolie

14. “There was a time when women activists asked men to stand up for their rights. But this time we will do it by ourselves.” — Malala Yousafzai

15. “My message to women: Do what makes you feel good because there’ll always be someone who thinks you should do it differently. Whether your choices are hits or misses, at least they’re your own.” — Michelle Obama

“I don’t want fear of failure to stop me doing what I really care about.” 
Emma Watson

“I am a Woman
Phenomenal Woman,
that’s me.”
Maya Angelou

“… women ARE complicated. Women are multifaceted. Not because women are crazy . But because people are crazy, and women happen to be people.”
Tavi Gevinson

“We need to reclaim the word ‘feminism’. We need the word ‘feminism’ back real bad. When statistics come in saying that only 29% of American women would describe themselves as feminist – and only 42% of British women – I used to think, What do you think feminism IS, ladies? What part of ‘liberation for women’ is not for you? Is it freedom to vote? The right not to be owned by the man you marry? The campaign for equal pay? ‘Vogue’ by Madonna? Jeans? Did all that good shit GET ON YOUR NERVES? Or were you just DRUNK AT THE TIME OF THE SURVEY?”
Caitlin Moran

“My own sex, I hope, will excuse me, if I treat them like rational creatures, instead of flattering their fascinating graces, and viewing them as if they were in a state of perpetual childhood, unable to stand alone.”
Mary Wollestonecraft

“Make sure you have your own life before becoming someone’s wife”
Beyonce Knowles

I think every woman in our culture is a feminist. They may refuse to articulate it, but if you were to take any woman back 40 years and say ‘is this the world you want to live in?’ they would say ‘no’.
Helen Mirren

“The extremists are afraid of books and pens, the power of education frightens them. They are afraid of women.”
Malala Yousafzai

“The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. ”
Roseanne Barr

“No woman gets an orgasm from shining the kitchen floor. ”
Betty Friedan

“Barbie’s disfigured. It’s fine to play with her just as long as you keep that in mind.”
Lena Dunham

“A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.”
Gloria Steinem

“It’s not my responsibility to be beautiful. I’m not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me.”
Warsan Shire

“Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.”
Virginia Woolf

“When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch.”
Bette Davis

“Every moment wasted looking back, keeps us from moving forward.”
Hillary Rodham Clinton

“If men could see us as we really are, they would be a little amazed….”
Charlotte Bronte

“Whisky, gambling and Ferraris are better than housework.”
Francoise Sagan

“I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.”
Susan B Anthony

“No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.”

“Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody. ”
Jane Austen

“Chosen motherhood is the real liberation. The choice to have a child makes the whole experience of motherhood different, and the choice to be generative in other ways can at last be made, and is being made by many women now, without guilt.”
Betty Friedan

“Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.”
Margaret Atwood

“There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.”
Madeleine Albright

“I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.”
Charlotte Bronte

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”
Gloria Steinem

16. “One isn’t born courageous, one becomes it.” — Marjane Satrapi

17. “Laws and traditions that hold back women, hold back entire societies.” — Hillary Clinton

18. “My mother always told me, ‘Hide your face, people are looking at you.’ I would reply, ‘It doesn’t matter; I am also looking at them.’” —Malala Yousafzai

19. “If one man can destroy everything, why can’t one girl change it?” — Malala Yousafzai

20. “I have chosen to no longer be apologetic for my femininity. And I want to be respected in all my femaleness. Because I deserve to be.” — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

21. “I’m just being myself. There is not an ounce of me that believes any of that crap that they say. Can’t we be feminine and be feminists and be successful? I want to be a f—ing feminist and wear a f—ing Peter Pan collar. So f—ing what?” — Zooey Deschanel

22. “I don’t like to gamble, but if there is one thing I’m willing to bet on, it’s myself.” — Beyoncé

23. “We liked to be known as the clever girls. When we decorated our hands with henna for holidays and weddings, we drew calculus and chemical formulae instead of flowers and butterflies.” — Malala Yousafzai

24. “People say that you’re going the wrong way when it’s simply a way of your own.” — Angelina Jolie

25. “People laughed at the way I dressed, but that was the secret of my success. I didn’t look like anyone.” — Coco Chanel

26. “Every girl, no matter where she lives, deserves the opportunity to develop the promise inside of her.” — Michelle Obama

27. “You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I’ll rise!” — Maya Angelou

28. “Don’t let the bastards grind you down.” — Margaret Atwood

29. “It is your definition and it’s fine to be strong, it’s fine to stand tall, it’s fine to speak up for yourself, it’s fine to not stand in the back, it’s fine to challenge whatever status quo is laid out for you without fear of consequence even though that’s what’s been dictated to us in the past. I love it. To me, it’s standing up for yourself and not being afraid to speak up. I think it’s powerful.” — Uzo Aduba

30. “I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story – I will.” — Amy Schumer

31. “A woman is often measured by the things she cannot control. She is measured by the way her body curves or doesn’t curve, by where she is flat or straight or round. She is measured by 36-24-36 and inches and ages and numbers, by all the outside things that don’t ever add up to who she is on the inside. And so if a woman is to be measured, let her be measured by the things she can control, by who she is and who she is trying to become. Because as every woman knows, measurements are only statistics… and STATISTICS LIE.” — Marilyn Monroe

32. “Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.” — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

proud to be a woman quotes proud to be a woman quotes Reviewed by julie sasha on February 17, 2019 Rating: 5

No comments:

Powered by Blogger.