Quotes About Women and Girls



"Educate a man and you educate an individual. Educate a woman and you educate a family."




"Well behaved women rarely make history."

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich



"A little more matriarchy is what the world needs, and I know it. Period. Paragraph."

Dorothy Thompson



"Women are the real architects of society."

Harriet Beecher Stowe



"I want a better future. Maybe a woman can bring it."

Hawa Kenneh, a voter in Liberia's 2005 elections



"I am a woman above everything else."

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis



"If the world was taking care of women, women would take care of the world."

Jane Roberts, Co-Founder, 34 Million Friends of UNPF



"I myself 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



"One is not born a woman, one becomes a woman."

Simone de Beauvoir