Gloria Steinem Quotes

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.

Gloria Steinem

If the shoe doesn't fit, must we change the foot?

Gloria Steinem

Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else.

Gloria Steinem

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.

Gloria Steinem

Law and justice are not always the same. When they aren't, destroying the law may be the first step toward changing it.

Gloria Steinem

Self-esteem isn't everything; it's just that there's nothing without it

Gloria Steinem

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

Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself.

Gloria Steinem

If women have young children, they are one man away from welfare.

Gloria Steinem

The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen's skin.

Gloria Steinem

Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be described - and will be, after our deaths - by each of the family members who believe they know us.

Gloria Steinem

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.

Gloria Steinem

We'll never solve the feminization of power until we solve the masculinity of wealth.

Gloria Steinem

Evil is obvious only in retrospect.

Gloria Steinem

By the year 2000 we will, I hope, raise our children to believe in human potential,not God

Gloria Steinem

Empathy is the most radical of human emotions.

Gloria Steinem

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