Marilyn Monroe Quote ~ Men

“Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.”

  Bernhard Gutmann art.
Marilyn Monroe bio.

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"A Feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men."Art by Berthe Morisot.

Gloria Steinem Quote ~ Feminist

 

“A Feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.”

Art by Berthe Morisot.
Gloria Steinem bio.

Gloria Steinem Quote ~ Equality

“We shall overcome”

Camille VanCamp art.
Gloria Steinem bio.

Bett Davis Quote ~ Opinions

“When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man.  When a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch.”

 C. de Vylder art.
Bett Davis bio.

Ellen DeGeneres Quote ~ Love

Do we have to know who’s gay and who’s straight? Can’t we just love everybody and just them by the car they drive?

Art by Edouard Bisson.
Ellen DeGeneres bio.

Mattie Huges Cannon Quote ~ Equality

“One of the principal reasons why women should vote is that all men and women are created free and equal.”

MattieHuges Cannon’s bio.

 

 

Angela Davis Quote ~ Racism

“The challenge…is not to demand equal opportunity in the machinery of oppression, but rather to identify & dismantle the structures in which racism is embedded.

Arthur Hughes art.
Angela Davis bio.

Olympe de Gouges Quote ~ Rights

“Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured…has no constitution.”

Alessandro Pomi art.
Read Olympe de Gouges‘ bio.

Nora A. Cebotarev Quote ~ Equality

“to work on gender relations, you have to work with women and men, otherwise you only create frustration.”

Alonso Perez art.
Read Nora Cebotarev’s  bio.

Mary Wollstonecraft Quote ~ Man

“…here is the sexual difference, when the education has been the same, all the difference that I can discern, arises from the superior advantage of liberty which enables the man to see more of life.”

Arturo Ricci art.
Read Mary Wollstonecraft’s bio.

Gloria Allred Quote ~ Injustice

“Women will no longer be silent when they suffer injustice against them.

Anton Ebert art.
Read Gloria Allred’s short bio.

Ayn Rand Quote ~ Rights

“The smallest minority on earth is the individual.  Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.”

Eishi Chobunsai art.
Read Ayn Rand’s short bio.

Asma Jahangir Quote ~ Women

Even the uneducated women in this country have such a wisdom about them and that is because they have had to deal with a hostile environment around them from the day they were born.  It has made them realize that they have to really fight.  Women in Pakistan are survivors.”

Alice Pike Barney art.
Read Asma’s short bio.

Etta Palm d’Aelders Quote ~ Justice

“Gentlemen, justice must be the first virtue of free men and justice demands that the laws be the same for all beings, like the air and the sun.  And yet everywhere, the laws favor men at the expense of women, because everywhere power is in your hands.”

Eduardo Leon Garrido art.
Etta Palm d’Aelders bio.

Olympe de Gouges Quote ~ Rights

“Property belongs to both sexes whether united or separated, it is for each of them an inviolable and sacred right.”

Alonzo Perez art.
Read Olympe de Gouges bio.

Mary Wollstonecraft Quote – Woman

“It is an affection for the whole human race…that leads me earnestly to wish to see woman placed in a station in which she would advance…”

Emmanuel Costa art.
Read Mary Woolstonecraft bio.

Etta Palm d’Aelders Quote ~ Rights

“Why should creatures subject to pregnancies not be able to exercise their rights, when no one has ever contemplated depirving people who have an attack of gout every winter or who readily catch a cold?”

Edouard Manet art.
Etta Palm d’Aelders bio.

Mary Wollstonecraft Quote ~ Knowledge

“…if men eat of the tree of knowledge, women will come in for a taste; but from the imperfect cultivation which their understandings now receive, they only attain a knowledge of evel.”

David Oyens art.
Mary Wollstonecraft bio.

Virginia Woolf Quote ~ Men

“Why are women so much more interesting to men than men are to women”.

Alfred Seifert art.
Virginia Woolf bio.

Etta Palm d’Aelders Quote ~ Prejudice

 

“The prejudices with which our sex has been surrounded – supported by unjust laws which only accord us a secondary existence in society and which often force us into the humiliating necessity of winning over the cantankerous and ferocious character of a man who..has become our master…those prejudices have changed what was for us the sweetest and most saintly of duties, those of wife and mother, into a painful and terrible slavery.”

Elchanon Verveer art.
Etta Palm d’Aelders bio.

Virginia Woolf Quote ~ Emancipation

“The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.”

Albert de Belleroche art.
Virginia Woolf bio.

Mary Wollstonecraft Quote ~ Women

“The conduct and manner of women proves that their minds are not in a healthy state; for, like the flowers that are planted in too rich a soil,  strength and usefulness are sacrificed to beauty and the flaunting leaves, after having pleased a fastidious eye, fade, disregarded on the stalk, long before the season when they ought to have arrived at maturity.”

Alfred J. Woolmer art.
Mary Wollstonecraft bio.

Etta Palm d’Aelders Quote ~ Slaves

“Gentlemen, if you wish us to be enthusiastic about the happy constitution that gives back men their rights, then begin by being  just toward us.  From now on we should be your voluntary companions and not your slaves.”

Edwin Austin Abbey art.
Etta Palm d’Aelders bio.

Anais Nin Quote ~ Man

“Man invented a woman to suit his needs.  He disposed of her by identifying her with nature and then paraded his contemptuous domination of nature.”

August Macke art.
AnaisNin bio.