15 Feminists Quotes From Fierce Women. . .

Feminism is not about giving special privileges to women but changing our own perspectives towards them. Feminism does not mean hatred towards men but only a plea to be treated equally. The power within oneself has to wake up.

  1. “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.” ― Rebecca West
  2. “Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.” ― Margaret Atwood
  3. “It makes me sad to hear girls constantly putting themselves down. We have these unbelievably high expectations of ourselves when actually we’re human beings and our bodies have a function.” ― Emma Watson
  4. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” ― Alice Walker
  5. “No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half its citizens.” ― Michelle Obama
  6. “Women’s rights are human rights.” ― Hillary Clinton
  7. Who runs the world? Girls.
    —Beyoncé Knowles
  8. There’s nothing a man can do, that I can’t do better and in heels.
    —Ginger Rogers
  9. The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
    —Roseanne Barr
  10. These days, I strive to be a bitch, because not being one sucks. Not being a bitch means not having your voice heard.
    —Margaret Cho
  11. I’m not a humanitarian, I’m a hell-raiser.
    —Mother Jones
  12. I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.
  13. Do you know they found land mines in women’s souls?
    —Andrea Gibson
  14. There are some people who still feel threatened by strong women. That’s their problem. It’s not mine.
    —Gloria Allred
  15. I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely. No one knows me or loves me completely. I have only myself.
    —Simone de Beauvoir

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