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Inspirational Quotes from Powerful Feminists Icons

Inspirational Quotes from Powerful Feminists Icons

“What if, in raising children, we focus on ability instead of gender? What if we focus on interest instead of gender?” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"Strengthen the female mind by enlarging it, and there will be an end to blind obedience." -Mary Wollstonecraft

"If a country doesn't recognize minority rights, including women's rights, you will not have the kind of stability and prosperity that is possible." -Hillary Clinton

"We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.” -Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"There is not a woman born who desires to eat the bread of dependence." -Susan B. Anthony

"Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. it's about making life more fair for women everywhere. It's not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It's about baking a new pie." -Gloria Steinem

"If society will not admit of woman's free development, then society must be remodeled." - Elizabeth Blackwell

"Women had always fought for men, and for their children. Now they were ready to fight for their own human rights. Our militant movement was established." -Emmeline Pankhrust

"My coach said 'I ran like a girl' and I said if he ran a little faster he could too." -Mia Hamm

“The feminist revolution had to be fought because women quite simply were stopped at a state of evolution far short of their human capacity.” ― Betty Friedan, The feminine Mystique

"As a woman leader, I thought I brought a different kind of leadership. I was interested in women's issues, in bringing down the population growth rate... as a woman, I entered politics with an additional dimension - that of a mother. -Benazir Bhutto

"Even If I am a girl, even if people think I can’t do it, I should not lose hope” -Malala Yousafzai

"When you feel powerful, you are willing to stand up for your rights, you are willing to stand up for what you believe in, you're more willing to stand up and be counted." - Margaret Cho

" I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to give back and to consider yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement. - Angela Davis


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