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Quotes to Celebrate Equality

Quotes to Celebrate Equality

"No industry or country can reach its full potential until women reach their full potential.” — Sheryl Sandberg

"There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its age, location, gender or disability." — Sharron Angle

"A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult." — Melinda Gates


"True equality means holding everyone accountable in the same way, regardless of race, gender, faith, ethnicity - or political ideology." — Monica Crowley

"Women's equality is about celebrating the strides we've made and continue to make in society - in politics, business, the arts, and every industry!" — Cynthia Salim

“We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.” — Gloria Steinem

"How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!" — Maya Angelou 

"Human rights are women's rights and women's rights are human rights." — Hillary Clinton

"Women's equality is to be heard without retribution." — Kristen Cooper

"If anyone makes you feel less than you are, for the color of you skin, for where you come from, for the gender of the person you love, for the religion you have faith in, stand up, speak up, roar. No silence till we are equal." — Thisuri Wanniarachchi

"We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender and other discrimination." — Nelson Mandela

"The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world." — Charles Malik

“How can we effect change in the world when only half of it is invited or feel welcome to participate in the conversation?” — Emma Watson

"Women's equality means being thankful for the women who came before us and fought hard for equality. And it means continuing the fight today in the hopes of leaving something better for future generations." — Brittany Thomas

"Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance." — Kofi Annan

"No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent." — Susan B. Anthony

"Gen-Xers like me were the kids dragged to ERA marches by our moms, the women who truly broke barriers." — Janet Gerhard

"Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes." — Nancy Pelosi

"The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes." — Bella Abzug

"Women's equality is making sure African women have an equal voice and say in their empowerment!" — Make Every Woman Count

“Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.” — Susan B. Anthony

"With passion and courage, women have taught us that when we band together to advocate for our highest ideals, we can advance our common well-being and strengthen the fabric of our nation." — Barack Obama

 "Feminists believe that men and women should have the same opportunities. If you are a feminist, you believe in equal rights as a whole. That's not a concept you can really shoot down." — Lena Dunham

"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't." — Margaret Thatcher

"Women's equality means having a voice in the stories we see & learn from." — Driven Media


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