15 Short Feminist Quotes You Should Know Already

“If you’re not a feminist, you don’t believe in equal rights for women.” — bell hooks This post may contain affiliate links at no additional…

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“If you’re not a feminist, you don’t believe in equal rights for women.” — bell hooks

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There is no greater power in the world than the power of a woman.

It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.

Gender equality is not only a women’s issue, it’s a human rights issue.

We are all just people trying to live our best lives—and we should all be able to do that free from discrimination or violence.

“We are the women who have been to hell and back. We are the women who have endured the unthinkable. We are the women who have survived.” -Audre Lorde

My mother told me to be a lady, but I was born a bitch.

—Marilyn Monroe

A woman’s mind is cleaner than a man’s. She changes it more often.

—Lucille Ball

It isn’t the load that breaks you down; it’s the way you carry it.

—Louise Beal

We can’t all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.

—Will Rogers

“You can’t be what you can’t see.” -Jane Elliot

“I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.” —Winston Churchill

“The future is ours to see, if only we have the courage to look.” —Audre Lorde

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” —Ambrose Redmoon

“I am a Feminist because I believe in equal rights for men and women.” —Nelson Mandela

“I’m not a woman. I am a human being.” – Gloria Steinem

“A wise girl kisses but doesn’t love, listens but doesn’t believe, and leaves before she is left.” – Marilyn Monroe

“There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed.” – Camille Paglia

“Feminism is a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression.”

“The future is female.”

“I’m not bossy. I’m the boss.”

“Women are not machines built to please men. We are human beings with the same needs and desires as men.”

“Feminism is the radical notion that women are people.”

“It is not my place to tell you how to be a woman. It is my place to encourage you to be the best woman you can be.”

“All women are inescapably the victims of male domination, and the men who do not accept their inequity will continue to be complicit in their own slavery.”

“We need more female leaders, more female role models, and more opportunities for women in business. The future is female, and it’s time we put our money where our mouth is.”

“I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” – Audre Lorde

  1. “I am not a feminist. I am an equalist.” – Jennifer Lawrence
  2. “To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.” – Anonymous
  3. “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss
  4. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde

“The most important thing is to never stop dreaming.” – Coco Chanel

“I am a woman who is trying to make a difference. I am not a feminist, but I do believe in the strength of women.” – Jane Goodall

“The most important thing a woman can do is to accept herself as a woman.”

-Betty Friedan, feminist writer

“I’m not a feminist. I’m an egalitarian.”

“I’m a humanist. I believe that we all have the same rights, and we should be treated equally. I don’t see why we have to put labels on things.”

“I think it’s important to understand what feminism means for you, and then to take action based on that definition.”

“The world is not a wish-granting factory.”

-Lorraine Hansberry

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