13 Stunning Quotes About Being A Woman From Feminist Writers

Zeynep İrem Çobanoğlu

Zeynep İrem Çobanoğlu

Yeditepe Üniversitesi Psikoloji

22 September 2021

Feminism is the equal social, economic, social and cultural rights of women and men.
on the basis of gender equality, advocating that women and
It is a way of thinking that raises its voice against various discriminations suffered by men. I would like to present you a selection of the words of women writers about feminism.

1) “Lock your libraries if you want; but there is no lock, no bolt, no door that you can slam in the freedom of my mind.” – Virginia Woolf

2) “You can defame us in history with your painfully twisted lies. You can even stuff it in any mess, but we still rise like dust.” – Maya Angelou

3) “I know what I want, I have a purpose, I have an opinion. Let me be myself and that’s when I’ll be satisfied. I know that I am a woman, a strong and very courageous woman.” – Anne Frank

4) “I hate when you talk about women only as ladies and not understand that they are actually rational beings. None of us want to swim in calm waters all our lives.” – Jane Austen

5) “Think wrong if you like, but in any case think with your own head.” – Doris Lessing

6) “Before I say smart or brave, I want to apologize to every woman I call beautiful. From now on I’ll just call them ‘extraordinary’ or ‘resilient’. Not because I think you’re not beautiful, but because I want you to know that you are more than that.” – Rupee Kaur

7) “A woman’s wings are cut off, and then she is blamed for not knowing how to fly.” – Simeon de Beauvoir

8) “I never fully understood what feminism was. All I know is that people call me a feminist when I express my feelings in a way that separates me from a doormat.” – Rebecca West

9) “Rising women… They will have a strong mind, a strong heart, a strong soul and body. Power and beauty must go together.” – Louisa May Alcott

10) “Women are cowards because they have lived like slaves for a long time. Very few women are still ready to defend their thoughts, feelings and experiences when they are with the man they love.” -Doris Lessing

11) “A woman should hide what she knows as best she can, especially if she has the misfortune of knowing something.” – Jane Austen

12) “When considered in terms of action and utility, sexual role imposes chores on women, such as housework and childcare, while leaving all the rest of the humane formations, interest and desire, and ambition for advancement and advancement to men.” – Kate Millett

13) “Man is not born as a woman, he becomes a woman in time.” – Simone de Beauvoir

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