Thursday, March 1, 2012

Women's History Quotes

“For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.”
― Virginia Woolf

“Well-behaved women seldom make history.”
― Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

"If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to forment a rebellion and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice or representation."
-Abigail Adams, U.S. First Lady, 1776

"The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it."
-Roseanne Barr

"In politics if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman."
Margaret Thatcher, British politician

"Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got."
Janis Joplin, American singer

"Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't."
-Eleanor Roosevelt

"It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself."-Eleanor Roosevelt

"History is herstory too."  -Author Unknown

"I 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, 1913.

"Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition." ~ Timothy Leary

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