Feminism Quotes

Feminism is an entire world view or gestalt, not just a laundry list of women’s issues.

Charlotte Bunch

You don't have to be anti-man to be pro-woman.

Jane Galvin Lewis

Whether women are better than men I cannot say - but I can say they are certainly no worse.

Golda Meir

Feminism is a program for making different beings -- men and women -- turn out alike, and ... it must do a good deal of chopping to fit the real world into its ideal.

Michael Levin

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

One of the reasons for the failure of feminism to dislodge deeply held perceptions of male and female behaviour was its insistence that women were victims, and men powerful patriarchs, which made a travesty of ordinary people’s experience of the mutual interdependence of men and women.

Rosalind Coward

The first principle of full feminism is the simple equality of men and women. And it is an erroneous principle. For here nature steps in and forbids its achievement.

Correa Moylan Walsh

My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it's very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do.

Ani Difranco

We must not allow ourselves to be deflected by the feminists who are anxious to force us to regard the two sexes as completely equal in position and worth

Sigmund Freud

Feminism is an attack upon social opinion wherever it discriminates in its attitude toward man and woman on the basis of sex.

George Middleton

Feminism is the political theory and practice that struggles to free all women: women of color, working-class women, poor women, disabled women, lesbians, old women-as well as white, economically privileged, heterosexual women.

Barbara Smith

Feminism has transformed the lives and aspirations of the majority of women in ways unmeasurable by statistics... raising women's intellectual,economic and political expectations, increasing intolerance of wife beating, rape and other violence against women, redefining women's sexuality.

Linda Gordon

Nobody will ever win the Battle of the Sexes. There's just too much fraternizing with the enemy.

Henry Kissinger

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

Roseanne Barr

Man endures pain as an undeserved punishment; woman accepts it as a natural heritage.


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