Feminism Quotes

The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says, "It's a girl."

Shirley Chisholm

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

Evelyn Cunningham

A feminist is a woman who does not allow anyone to think in her place.

Michele Le Doeuff

Feminism is the radical notion that women are people.

Cheris Kramarae

Women are the only exploited group in history to have been idealized into powerlessness.

Erica Jong

Like Broadway, the novel, and God, feminism has been declared dead many times.

Katha Pollitt

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

Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer or sculptor or geneticist if at the same time she manages to be a good wife, a good mother, good-looking, good-tempered, well-dressed, well-groomed, and unaggressive.

Marya Mannes

The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces.

Maureen Murphy

If you are not a feminist, you do not deserve to live. Do you think you grew out of the ground?

Moran Margaret Cho

Although feminism speaks the language of liberation, self-fulfillment, options, and the removal of barriers, these phrases invariably mean their opposites and disguise an agenda at variance with the ideals of a free society.

Michael Levin

The feminist agenda is not about equal rights for women. It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism, and become lesbians.

Pat Robertson

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

Camille Paglia

When it defines man as the enemy, feminism is alienating women from their own bodies.

Camille Paglia

We need a new kind of feminism, one that stresses personal responsibility and is open to art and sex in all their dark, unconsoling mysteries.

Camille Paglia

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

Elizabeth Fox Genovese

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 is a recognition of the domination of men over women and attempts by women to end male privilege.... It is a theory, a method, and a practice which seeks to transform human relations.

Cynthia Orozco

We are all benefiting from the great feminists who struggled and suffered and worked to give us everything women now enjoy... I refer to myself as a feminist, and I do it with pride.

Cybil Shepherd

I am woman! I am invincible! I am pooped!

Unknown

When a woman behaves like a man, why doesn't she behave like a nice man?

Edith Evans

Feminism in nonnegotiable.

Moran Margaret Cho

Feminists have often claimed a moral equivalence for sexual and racial prejudice. There are certain affinities and one or two of these affinities are mildly and paradoxically encouraging. Sexism is like racism: we all feel such impulses. Our parents feel them more strongly than we feel them; our children, we trust, will feel them less strongly than we feel them. People don\'t change or improve much, but they do evolve. It is very slow.

Martin Amis

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.

Isadora Duncan

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