50 Most Inspiring Feminist Quotes For Empowering Women

Feminist Quotes

“We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.

“Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It’s about making life fairer 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

“Do not live someone else’s life and someone else’s idea of what womanhood is. Womanhood is you.” – Viola Davis

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“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” – Brigham Young

“We need to encourage girls that their voice matters. I think there are hundreds and thousands of Malalas out there.” – Malala Yousafzai

“Feminism isn’t simply about being a woman in a position of power. It’s battling systemic inequities, it’s a social justice movement that believes sexism, racism and classism exist and interconnect, and that they should be consistently challenged.” – Jessica Valenti

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“I decided to forego any courtroom formalities and just answer the questions the way it happened. This man hadn’t considered any formalities when he assaulted me.” – Taylor Swift

“I don’t know a woman alive who isn’t courageous.” – Reese Witherspoon

“A lot of people don’t understand what feminism is. They think it is about advance and success for women, but it’s not that at all. It is about power for the female left. And they have this, I think, ridiculous idea that American women are oppressed by the patriarchy and we need laws and government to solve our problems for us.” – Phyllis Schlafly

“The deeper into the issue of paid parental leave I go, the deeper I see the connection in the barriers to women’s full achievement and the need to redefine and de-stigmatize men’s roles as caregivers. In other words, in order to liberate women, we need to liberate men.” – Anne Hathaway

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“I realize that women don’t want to get treated differently but just equally. I don’t know what feminism is all about, but I understand that women should be treated equally, and I endorse that thought.” – Varun Dhawan

“”I don’t have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect, and beautiful journey of my life.” – Kerry Washington

“I’m very proud of being a woman, and as a woman, I don’t even like the word ‘feminism’ because when I hear that word, I associate it with women trying to pretend to be men, and I’m not interested in trying to pretend to be a man. I don’t want to embrace manhood; I want to embrace my womanhood.” – Evangeline Lilly

“Feminism, unlike almost every other social movement, is not a struggle against a distinct oppressor – it’s not the ruling class or the occupiers or the colonizers – it’s against a deeply held set of beliefs and assumptions that we women, far too often, hold ourselves.” – Kavita Ramdas

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“Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to get this independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems to me feminism has no roots.” – Crystal Eastman

“Feminism began to dawn on my brain belatedly in life.” – Gloria Steine

“[F]eminism is the belief that men and women should be equal under the law, and in the economy, in our society. Not better. Not worse. Equal. And what I hope is that we will continue to move toward equality, because it still is the unfinished business in our country. And that’s equality not only between men and women but between races and ethnicities and all the divides that we are still struggling with.” – Hillary Clinton (Source – Globalcitizen)

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“I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.” – Estée Lauder

“I’m attracted to films that have strong female characters because there are strong female characters in my life.” -Ryan Gosling

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“To recommend that women become identical to men, would be a simple reversal, and would defeat the whole point of androgyny, and for that matter, feminism: in both, the whole point is choice.” – Carolyn Gold Heilbrun

“I myself 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

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“Feminism is the ability to choose what you want to do.” – Nancy Reagan

“Feminism justified female ‘victim power’ by convincing the world that we lived in a sexist, male-dominated, and patriarchal world.” – Warren Farrell

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“If feminism has receded in visibility and prestige, it is precise because its vision of life’s goals and rewards has become too narrow and elitist.” – Camille Paglia

“We work to create a new wave of feminism that is more inclusive. I want others to feel equal. It’s so great to see women in positions of power, which is why other artists, such as Marilyn Minter, are so inspirational to me.” – Petra Collins

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“The cornerstone of the political correctness that dominates campus culture is radical feminism.” – Phyllis Schlafly

There’s many women now who think, ‘Surely we don’t need feminism anymore, we’re all liberated and society’s accepting us as we are’. Which is just hogwash? It’s not true at all.” – Yoko Ono

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“I think that men need to have a little bit of manism. You have feminism. I don’t have a problem with that.” – Ice T

“Environmental concerns and feminism are locked together. Generally, women have closer connections to the organic nature of our lives.” – Carolyn Kizer

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“On campuses, where Liberal softies still rule with an iron fist, feminism is as safe as a city with no women drivers. That is the only thing I support about Saudi Arabia, by the way.” – Milo Yiannopoulos

“I don’t think if you looked up all the main points of feminism I would tick every one essentially myself.” – Jamie Dornan

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“Feminism is the best movement that’s happened in the 21st century, and it benefits everyone.” – Marilyn Minter

“He travels fastest who travels alone, and that goes double for she. Real feminism is spinsterhood.” – Florence King

“Feminism has changed the way women think, and it has changed the way men think, but the trouble is, it hasn’t changed the attitudes of babies at all.” – Phyllis Schlafly

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