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.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.
Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations... can never effect a reform.
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 test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says, 'It's a girl.'
Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.
Human rights are women's rights, and women's rights are human rights.
We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.
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 declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.
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
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.