I am woman, hear me roar.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.
Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, 'She doesn't have what it takes'; They will say, 'Women don't have what it takes.'
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore, and I know too much to go back and pretend.
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.
A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That's why they don't get what they want.
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less
We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
I am strong, I am invincible, I am woman.
Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.
Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
When you look fear in the face, you are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'
Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.