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Feminism directly confronts the idea that one person or set of people has the right to impose definitions of reality on others. (Quote by - Liz Stanley and Sue Wise)

Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels. (Quote by - Faith Whittlesey)

One does not have to sleep with, or even touch, someone who has paid for your meal. All those obligations are hereby rendered null and void, and any man who doesn't think so needs a quick jab in the kidney. (Quote by - Cynthia Heimel)

Capitalism knows only one color: that color is green; all else is necessarily subservient to it, hence, race, gender and ethnicity cannot be considered within it. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

Young wives are the leading asset of corporate power. They want the suburbs, a house, a settled life, and respectability. They want society to see that they have exchanged themselves for something of value. (Quote by - Ralph Nader)

As far as I'm concerned, being any gender is a drag. (Quote by - Patti Smith)

Women are not inherently passive or peaceful. We're not inherently anything but human. (Quote by - Robin Morgan)

Why is it that only girls stand on the sides of their feet? As if they're afraid to plant themselves? (Quote by - Barbara Kingsolver)

Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours. (Quote by - Grover Cleveland)

Several men I can think of are as capable, as smart, as funny, as compassionate, and as confused - as remarkable you might say - as most women. (Quote by - Jane Howard)

I'm suspicious of any man or woman who approaches their own liberation with any kind of gender bias. (Quote by - Andrew Cohen)

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences. (Quote by - Isadora Duncan)

Men weren't really the enemy - they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill. (Quote by - Betty Friedan)

There are still traces of discrimination against race and gender, but it's a lot different than when I started out. It just comes quietly, slowly, sometimes so quietly that you don't realize it until you start looking back. (Quote by - Eddie Bernice Johnson)

American women are fools because they try to be everything to everybody. (Quote by - Viva)

We have to have faith in ourselves. I have never met a woman who, deep down in her core, really believes she has great legs. And if she suspects that she might have great legs, then she's convinced that she has a shrill voice and no neck. (Quote by - Cynthia Heimel)

There are not as many women who support the national defense budget now as men. I really think there is a gender gap in the support for the large expenditures that are necessary to modernize the force. (Quote by - Ted Stevens)

I didn't want to be a boy, ever, but I was outraged that his height and intelligence were graces for him and gaucheries for me. (Quote by - Jane Rule)

When a human being becomes so still that they begin to lose awareness of their gender, and they are simply looking into that abyss where there is no notion of self whatsoever, the world disappears. And that's really the only place to go. It's the only place to remain. (Quote by - Andrew Cohen)

I'm not convinced that what are traditionally considered to be male energies or qualities or female energies or qualities really have as much to do with gender as many people think they do. (Quote by - Andrew Cohen)

The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic background, is that we all believe we are above-average drivers. (Quote by - Dave Barry)

When I see the elaborate study and ingenuity displayed by women in the pursuit of trifles, I feel no doubt of their capacity for the most herculean undertakings. (Quote by - Julia Ward Howe)

Men will often admit other women are oppressed but not you. (Quote by - Sheila Rowbotham)

You know, when I first went into the movies Lionel Barrymore played my grandfather. Later he played my father and finally he played my husband. If he had lived I'm sure I would have played his mother. That's the way it is in Hollywood. The men get younger and the women get older. (Quote by - Lillian Gish)

Ah, well, do I wish that we lived in a world where gender didn't figure so prominently? Of course. Do I even think about myself as a woman when I go to make art? Of course not. (Quote by - Judy Chicago)

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