• We broke through the feminine mystique and women who were wives, mothers and housewives began to find themselves as people. That didn't mean they stopped, or had to stop, being mothers, wives or even liking their homes.

    "LOS ANGELES TIMES INTERVIEW : Betty Friedan : Beyond the 'Feminine Mystique:' A New Era of Women's Rights". Interview with Robert Scheer, April 26, 1992.