Women Quotes

The only chance women have for justice in this country is to violate the law, as I have done, and as I shall continue to do.

Susan Brownell Anthony Jacob

Male superiority in former days was easily demonstrated, because if a woman questioned her husband's he could beat her. From superiority in this respect others were thought to follow. Men were more reasonable than women, more inventive, less swayed b.

Bertrand Russell

Morally, the general superiority of women over man is, I think, unquestionable.

William E H Lecky

Women are the simple, and poets the superior, artisans of language the intervention of grammarians is almost always bad.

R�my de Gourmont

What Democratic congressmen do to their women staffers, Republican congressmen do to the country.

Bill Maher

It is nature's law that rivers wind, trees grow wood, and, given the opportunity, women work iniquity

Buddha Sutta-Pitaka

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.

Alice Walker

Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Men greet each other with a sock on the arm, women with a hug, and the hug wears better in the long run.

Edward Hoagland

To ask women to become unnaturally thin is to ask them to relinquish their sexuality.

Naomi Wolf

how brave men have been in destruction. How brave women have been in survival.

Pamela Dugdale

Heterosexuality has been forcibly and subliminally imposed on women. Yet everywhere women have resisted it, often at the cost of physical torture, imprisonment, psychosurgery, social ostracism, and extreme poverty.

Adrienne Rich

Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life. It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male right of access to women.

Adrienne Rich

We treat them in the same way. Those who kill our women and innocent, we kill their women and innocent, until they refrain.

Osama bin Laden

Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda, and a terrorist whos responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children.

Barack Obama

The war against terrorism is not in the houses of innocent Afghan civilians. The fight against terrorism is not in bombing children and women in Afghanistan. The war against terrorism should be carried out in his safe haven, sanctuary and his training camp, not in Afghanistan, and today this has been proved right.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai

Courage is by no means incompatible with tenderness. On the contrary, gentleness and tenderness have been found to characterize the men, no less than the women, who have done the most courageous deeds.

Samuel Smiles

On one issue at least, men and women agree: they both distrust women.

H. L. Mencken

Women distrust men too much in general, and too little in particular.

Philibert Commerson

Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose.

Barbara Boxer

The reason that minorities and women don't have a better shot at getting elected to the Senate or to statewide office is because the campaign finance rules are so skewed as to make it very difficult for non-traditional candidates to raise the money necessary to get elected.

Carol Moseley Braun

You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men

Benjamin Disraeli

And while national military forces have historically resisted the full participation of women soldiers, female talent has found plenty of scope in revolutionary and terrorist groups around the planet.

Katherine Dunn

We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.

Ursula K. LeGuin
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