Women Quotes

Here are a bunch of quotes about women that a friend collected and sent to me:

Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man. -Margaret Mead

Women are the real architects of society. -Harriet Beecher Stowe

Educate a man and you educate an individual. Educate a woman and you educate a family. -A. Cripps

I would have girls regard themselves not as adjectives but as nouns. -Elizabeth Cady Stanton

In the faces of men and women I see God. -Walt Whitman

Equal pay for women is a matter of simple justice. -Mary Anderson

The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes. -Bella Abzug

Woman is the companion of man, gifted in equal mental capacity. -Mohandas Gandhi

If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women. -Abigail Adams

How important it is to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes. -Maya Angelou

There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women. -Kofi Annan

You don’t have to be anti-man to be pro-woman. -Jane Galvin Lewis

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. -Betty Friedan

If you can intervene early in the lives of girls here and in other parts of the world, you can begin to change the prospects for the future. -Jane Fonda

The extension of women’s rights is the basic principle of all social progress. -Charles Fourier

We women have the same capacity and potential for power to allow us to be participants in our own destiny. -Rafaela Vos Obeso

One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man. -Marlo Thomas

Women’s empowerment is intertwined with respect for human rights. -Mahnaz Afkhami

I do not wish them to have power over men, but over themselves. -Mary Woolstonecraft

There is no occasion for women to consider themselves subordinate or inferior to men. -Mohandas Gandhi

That’s all!

Do you have any women quotes that you can share?  I know there are many more amazing ones….

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    • Laurie Vowels
    • April 2, 2010

    Good quotes Shawn, very uplifting.

    • Rainelda
    • April 3, 2010

    As I am a woman,If I could add a thought in true humility,”The best asset of a woman is a good heart” thanks Shawn,you’re one of a kind.

    • Malti Kandari
    • April 4, 2010

    Good one.Very well defined.

    • Ruth
    • April 7, 2010

    I have started seeing myself in a different perspective. Nice quotes am edified!

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