Quotes About Women and Girls
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"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."
"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