Etta Palm d’Aelders Quote ~ Slaves

Etta Palm d'Aelders Quote "Gentlemen, if you wish us to be enthusiastic about the happy constitution that gives back men their right, then begin by being just toward us. From now on we should be your voluntary companions and not your 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.

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Anais Nin Quote ~ Man

Anais Nin Quote "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."“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.

Olympe de Gouges ~ Liberty

Olympe de Gouges ~ Liberty "Liberty and justice consist in restoring all that belongs to another, hence the exercise of the natural rights of woman has no other limits than those that the perpetual tyranny of man opposes to them; these limits must be reformed according to the laws of nature and reason."“Liberty and justice consist in restoring all that belongs to another, hence the exercise of the natural rights of woman has no other limits than those that the perpetual tyranny of man opposes to them; these limits must be reformed according to the laws of nature and reason.”

Alexander O. Levy
Olympe DeGouges bio.

Etta Palm d’Aelders Quote ~ Success

Etta Palm d'Aelders Quote "Do you believe that the desire for success is less becoming to us than to you? And if devotion to study, patriotic zeal, virtue itself is as natural to us as to you, why do we not receive the same education and the same means to acquire them?"“Do you believe that the desire for success is less becoming to us than to you?  And if devotion to study, patriotic zeal, virtue itself is as natural to us as to you, why do we not receive the same education and the same means to acquire them?”

Charles Haigh Wood art.
Etta Palm d’Aelders bio.

 

Olympes de Gouges Quote ~ Freedom

Olympes de Gouges Quote "Woman is born free and lives equal to man in her rights." Aaron Shikler art.“Woman is born free and lives equal to man in her rights.”

Aaron Shikler art.
Olympes DeGouges

Nora A. Cebotarev Quote ~ Equality

“We have accepted men as the model: to be equal, women have to be like men.  Have we asked men to be like women? If we really think of equality, then we have to ask that men do some things & be like women.”

Alice Pike Barney art
Nora Cebotarev’s bio.

Etta Palm d’Aelders Quote ~ Rights

Etta Palm d'Aelders Quote "He who votes against the rights of another, whatever that person's religion, colour or sex maybe, has by the same token forsworn his own."“He who votes against the rights of another, whatever that person’s religion, colour or sex maybe, has by the same token forsworn his own.”

Art by Theodor Kaufmann.
 Palm d’Aelders bio.

Olympe de Gouges Quote ~ Rights

Olympe de Gouges Quote "Women, wake up...recognize your rights."“Women, wake up…recognize your rights.”

Alexander Pavlovich Brullow art.
Olympe de Gouges bio.

Nora A. Cebotarev Quote ~ Women

Nora A. Cebotarev Quote "I was the first to offer a course on "women and development" because it was important for people and students to realize that women were doing a lot of things that North Americans did not know about."“I was the first to offer a course on “women and development” because it was important for people and students to realize that women were doing a lot of things that North Americans did not know about.”

Albert Anker painting
Nora A. Cebotarev bio.

Olympe de Gouges Quote ~ Women

Olympe de Gouges Quote "No woman is exempted, she is indicted, arrested and detained by the cases determined by the law. Women like men obey this rigorous law."

“No woman is exempted, she is indicted, arrested and detained by the cases determined by the law.  Women like men obey this rigorous law.”

Bertha Wegmann art.
Olympe de Gouges bio.

Nora A. Cebotarev Quote ~ Gender

Nora Ceboterev Quote "Gender relations are cultural. They differ. One has to learn and understand them before saying, "yes, I know what you need to be doing and how to correct it."“Gender relations are cultural.  They differ.  One has to learn and understand them before saying, “yes, I know what you need to be doing and how to correct it.”

Édouard Toudouze art.
Nora Ceboterev’s short bio.

Clara Martin Quote ~ Equality

Clara Martin Quote "You would not believe how many obstacles I have had to overcome single-handed.  I was articled to one of the largest law firms in Toronto, and when I put in my appearance I was looked upon as an interloper, if not a curiosity."“You would not believe how many obstacles I have had to overcome single-handed.  I was articled to one of the largest law firms in Toronto, and when I put in my appearance I was looked upon as an interloper, if not a curiosity.”

Clara Martin bio.

Benazir Bhutto Quote ~ Woman

Benazir Bhutto Quote "If a woman is tough, she is pushy, if a man is tough, gosh, he's a great leader."“If a woman is tough, she is pushy, if a man is tough, gosh, he’s a great leader.”

Art by Daniel Hernández.
Benazir Bhutto bio.

Benazir Bhutto Quote ~ Islam

Benazir Bhutto Quote "I see Islam as committed to tolerance, equality and to the principal of democracy."“I see Islam as committed to tolerance, equality and to the principal of democracy.”

Art by Alice Pike Barney.
Benazir Bhutto bio.

Angela Merkel Quote ~ Dignity

Angela Merkel Quote "When it comes to human dignity we cannot make compromises."Angela Merkel Quote

“When it comes to human dignity we cannot make compromises.”

Art by Abby Altson.
Angela Merkel bio.

Agnes Macphail Quote ~ Equality

Agnes Macphail Quote "I want for myself what I want for all women. Absolute equality."

“I want for myself what I want for all women. Absolute equality.”

Albert Rosenthal art.
Agnes Macphail bio.

Indira Ghandi Quote ~ Shake Hands

Indira Ghandi Quote "You cannot shake hands with a closed fist.

“You cannot shake hands with a closed fist.”

Art by Camille Pissarro.
Indira Ghandi bio.

Golda Meir Quote ~ Equality

Golda Meir Quote "Whether women are better than men I cannot say; but I can say they are certainly no worse."

“Whether women are better than men I cannot say; but I can say they are certainly no worse.”

Art by Camille Lambert
Golda Meir bio.