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“More countries have understood that women’s equality is a prerequisite for development,” by Kofi Annan, Seventh secretary-general of the United Nations, 2001 Nobel Peace Prize.
“Never underestimate the power of a woman,” by Nellie McClung (Important figure in women getting to vote in the USA).
“Never underestimate a man’s ability to underestimate a woman,” Kathleen Turner from the movie V.I. Warshawski.
“Prejudice is the child of ignorance,” William Hazlitt.
“The only way for a woman, as for a man, to find herself, to know herself as a person, is by creative work of her own. There is no other way,” by Betty Friedan.
“I do not wish [women] to have power over men; but over themselves,” by Mary Wollstonecraft.
“You don’t have to be anti-man to be pro-woman,” by Jane Galvin Lewis.
“Scratch most feminists and underneath there is a woman who longs to be a sex object. The difference is that is not all she wants to be,” Betty Rollin.
“With age come the inner, the higher life. Who would be forever young, to dwell always in externals?” by Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
“There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women!” Madelyn Albright.
“There’s a special place in hell for men who abuse women,” Eric Gondwe.
“Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves,” by Abraham Lincoln, (1809 – 1865), 16th US president (in reference to slavery, but quote is also applicable to women’s rights).
“There is a growing strength in women but it’s in the forehead, not the forearm,” Beverly Sills.
“I 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, 1913.
“Strengthen the female mind by enlarging it, and there will be an end to blind obedience,” by Mary Wollstonecraft.
“Everybody counts in applying democracy. And there will never be a true democracy until every responsible and law-abiding adult in it, without regard to race, sex, color or creed has his or her own inalienable and unpurchasable voice in government,” by Carrie Chapman Catt.
“We have to free half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half,” by Emmeline Pankhurst.
“It is not gender which is destroying our culture…. it is our interpretations of culture which has destroyed gender equality,” by Cambodian civil society group.
“The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes,” by Bella Abzug.
“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it,” by Margaret Fuller.
“The dogma of woman’s complete historical subjection to men must be rated as one of the most fantastic myths ever created by the human mind,” by Mary Ritter Beard (1876-1958).
“Gender inequality, which remains pervasive worldwide, tends to lower the productivity of labour and the efficiency of labour allocation in households and the economy, intensifying the unequal distribution of resources. It also contributes to the non-monetary aspects of poverty – lack of security, opportunity and empowerment – that lower the quality of life for both men and women. While women and girls bear the largest and most direct costs of these inequalities, the costs cut broadly across society, ultimately hindering development and poverty reduction,” by Gender and Development Group -World Bank, from the report “Gender Equality and the Millennium Development Goals” (2003).
“When women thrive, all of society benefits, and succeeding generations are given a better start in life,” by Kofi Annan.
“Male and female citizens, being equal in the eyes of the law, must be equally admitted to all honors, positions, and public employment according to their capacity and without other distinctions besides those of their virtues and talents,” by Olympe de Gouges.