Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.
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.
Strengthen the female mind by enlarging it, and there will be an end to blind obedience.
A woman's education consists of two lessons: never leave the house without stocking, never go out without a hat.
The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes.
Sex and race, because they are easy and visible differences, have been the primary ways of organizing human beings into superior and inferior groups and into the cheap labour on which this system still depends.
Women's education has a much greater impact [on], for example, fertility. Men's education, if our studies are correct, ha[s] almost no impact on fertility. Women's do. So, by the way, as a man, it's not to the glory of men specifically that it's women's education that reduces child mortality.
If you really do want to increase women's status, you could focus on just that, but you'd probably better focus also on women's education. Access to artificial contraception, I would say, is also a very important determinant of women's status.
China had managed to reduce their fertility to a large extent because of basic expansion of women's education, not because of the one-child family.
Mainly because as women's education increases all around the planet, we find that family size tends to drop.
It is not the mediocrity of women's education which makes their weakness; it is their weakness which necessarily causes their mediocrity.
There are few subjects that match the social significance of women's education in the contemporary world.
My advantage as a woman and a human being has been in having a mother who believed strongly in women's education. She was an early undergraduate at Oxford, and her own mother was a doctor.
There is considerable evidence that women's education and literacy tend to reduce the mortality rates of children
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