Gloria Steinem Quote ~ Courage

Gloria Steinem Quote "Though we have the courage to raise our daughter more like our sons, we've rarely had the courage to raise our sons like our daughters." Art by Carl Larsson.“Though we have the courage to raise our daughter more like our sons, we’ve rarely had the courage to raise our sons like our daughters.”

Art by Carl Larsson.
Gloria Steinem bio.

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Gloria Steinem Quote ~ Men

Gloria Steinem Quote "Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry."“Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.”

 Artur Lajos Halmi art.
Gloria Steinem bio.

Sylvia Plath Quote ~ Wants

“What a man wants is a mate and what a woman wants is infinite security.  What a man is, is an arrow into the future and what a woman is, is the place the arrow shoots off from.”

Alonzo Perez art.
Sylvia Plath bio.

Nora A. Cebotarev Quote ~ Equality

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.“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

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.“…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.

Etta Palm d’Aelders Quote ~ Justice

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.“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 ~ Knowledge

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.“…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

Virginia Woolf Quote "Why are women so much more interesting to men than men are to women". Alfred Seifert art.“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

Etta Palm d'Aelders Quote "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 cantakerous and ferocious character of a man who..has become our master...those prejudeces have changed what was for us the sweetest and most saintly of duties, those of wife and mother, into a painful and terrible slavery."

“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 cantakerous and ferocious character of a man who..has become our master…those prejudeces 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

Virginia Woolf Quote "The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emanipation itself."“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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mary Wollstonecraft Quote ~ Superiority

"I lament that women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions, which men think it manly to pay to the sex, when, in fact, they are insultingly supporting their own superiority."“I lament that women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions, which men think it manly to pay to the sex, when, in fact, they are insultingly supporting their own superiority.”

Edmund B. Leighton art.
Mary Wollstonecraft bio.

Mairead Corrigan Maguire Quote ~ Mad

Mairead Corrigan Quote "Women would liberate men out of this made mentality that somehow militarism solves problems, which we know it doesn't. There is a tremendous role now that women could play in cultivating a real culture of non violence."“Women would liberate men out of this made mentality that somehow militarism solves problems, which we know it doesn’t.  There is a tremendous role now that women could play in cultivating a real culture of non violence.”

Mairead Corrigan bio.