To be liberated, woman must feel free to be herself, not in rivalry to man but in the context of her own capacity and her personality.indira gandhi
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
She in beauty, education, blood, holds hand with any princess of the world.william shakespeare
Shalt show us how divine a thing a woman may be made.william wordsworth
Divination seems heightened and raised to its highest power in woman.Amos Bronson Alcott
Why can't a woman be more like a man? Men are so honest, so thoroughly square; Eternally noble, historically fair; Who, when you win, will always give your back a pat. Why can't a woman be like that?Alan Jay Lerner
An interviewer asked me what book I thought best represented the modern American woman. All I could think of to answer was: Madame Bovary.Joseph McCarthy
We want rights. The flour merchant, the house-builder, and the postman charge us no less on account of our sex; but when we endeavor to earn money to pay all these, then, indeed, we find the interest.lucy stone
...pornography is the orchestrated destruction of women's bodies and souls; rape, battery, incest, and prostitution animate it; dehumanization and sadism characterize it; it is war on women, serial assaults on dignity, identity, and human worth; it is tyranny. Each woman who has survived knows from the experience of her own life that pornography is captivity – the woman trapped in the picture used on the woman trapped wherever he's got her.Andrea Dworkin
If particular care and attention is not paid to the Ladies we are determined to foment a Rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice, or Representation.Abigail Adams
When all the medical officers have retired for the night, and silence and darkness have settled down upon those miles of prostrate sick, she [Florence Nightingale] may be observed alone, with a little lamp in her hand, making her solitary rounds.
Of all wild beasts on earth or in sea, the greatest is a woman.Menander
Women had prerogative in deliberative sessions touching either peace-government, or martial affairs.
Others have said it before me. If you don't have a seat at the table, you're probably on the menu. And so it is important that we have women in the United States Senate - strong women, women who are there to help advance an agenda that is important to women.Elizabeth warren