No country can build a healthy & growing economy or establish a true democracy if half its people are held back, pushed aside, left behind or beaten up.
Women are from their very infancy debarred those advantages, with the want of which they are afterwards reproached, and nursed up in those vices which will hereafter be upbraided to them. So partial are men as to expect brick where they afford no straw.Mary Astell
Fetters of gold are still fetters, and the softest lining can never make them so easy as liberty.Mary Astell
If absolute sovereignty be not necessary in a State, how comes it to be so in a family?Mary Astell
In societies where men are truly confident of their own worth women are not merely tolerated, they are valued.Aung San Suu Kyi
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.timothy leary
Our daughters' daughters will adore us, And they'll sign in grateful chorus, "Well done, Sister Suffragette!"Glynis Johns
In the new code of laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I desire you would remember the ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.Abigail Adams