The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad, wicked folly of ''Woman's Rights'' with all its attendant horrors on which her poor, feeble sex is bent, forgetting every sense of womanly feeling and propriety.
- Queen Victoria Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes
We need a new kind of feminism, one that stresses personal responsibility and is open to art and sex in all their dark, unconsoling mysteries. The feminist of the fin de siFcle will be bawdy, streetwise, and on-the-spot confrontational, in the prankish Sixties way.
- Camille Paglia Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes
The suffering of either sex -- of the male who is unable, because of the way in which he was reared, to take the strong initiating or patriarchal role that is still demanded of him, or of the female who has been given too much freedom of movement as a child to stay placidly within the house as an adult -- this suffering, this discrepancy, this sense of failure in an enjoined role, is the point of leverage for social change.
- Margaret Mead Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes
I am blackly bored when they are at large and at work but somehow I am still more blackly bored when they are shut up in Holloway and we are deprived of them.
- Henry James Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes
Male supremacy has kept woman down. It has not knocked her out.
- Clare Luce Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes
Surely women's liberation is a most unpromising panacea. But the movement is working politically, because our sexuality is so confused, our masculinity so uncertain, and our families so beleaguered that no one knows what they are for or how they are sustained.
- George Gilder Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes
Women's liberation, if it abolishes the patriarchal family, will abolish a necessary substructure of the authoritarian state, and once that withers away Marx will have come true willy-nilly, so let's get on with it.
- Germaine Greer Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes