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Feminist Quotes

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The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me. — Ayn Rand

 

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I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black: it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect.- June Jordan

 

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I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody’s passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn’t mind leading.-Amy Poehler

 

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Rules of taste enforce structures of power. — Susan Sontag

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You have to learn to get up from the table when love is no longer being served. ― Nina Simone

 

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I guess I am a modern-day feminist. I do believe in equality. Why do you have to choose what type of woman you are? Why do you have to label yourself anything? I’m just a woman and I love being a woman.- Beyonce in an interview with vogue Uk

 

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I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.― Rebecca West

 

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Feminism is 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

 

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It’s odd how those who dismiss the peace movement as utopian, don’t hesitate to proffer the most absurdly dreamy reasons for going to war: to stamp out terrorism, install democracy, eliminate fascism, and most entertainingly, to “rid the world of evil-doers.- Arundhati Roy

 

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I’m a feminist because I believe in women… it’s a heavy word, feminism, but it’s not one I think we should run from. I’m proud to be a feminist – Sheryl Sandberg 

 

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

 

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The instant myth of Amy Fisher turned feminist dogma on on is head: as in the hit films Fatal Attraction , Basic Instinct , and The Hand That Rocks the Cradle , woman rules and destroys. The femme fatale is for real.- Camille Paglia

 

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Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths. — Lois Wyse

 

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You Don’t Have to Be Pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone. Not to your boyfriend/spouse/partner, not to your co-workers, especially not to random men on the street. You don’t owe it to your mother, you don’t owe it to your children, you don’t owe it to civilization in general. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked ‘female. – Diana Vreeland

 

See also:

Engagement Quotes

Falling In Love Quotes

Famous Life Quotes

Farewell Quotes

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