63+ Best Women’s Rights Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Women’s rights include the rights to live free from violence and discrimination; to enjoy the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health; to be educated; to own property; to vote; and to earn an equal wage.Profoundly inspirational women’s rights quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Women’s Rights Quotes

If society will not admit of women’s free development, then society must be remodeled. Elizabeth Blackwell

Women have a much better time than men in this world; there are far more things forbidden to them. Oscar Wilde

The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race. Susan B. Anthony

Men should think twice before making widowhood women’s only path to power. Gloria Steinem

An idea built the wall of separation between the sexes, and an idea will crumble it to dust. Sarah Moore Grimké

Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It’s about making life more fair for women everywhere. It’s not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It’s about baking a new pie. Gloria Steinem

The women of today are the thoughts of their mothers and grandmothers, embodied and made alive. They are active, capable, determined and bound to win. They have one thousand generations back of them Millions of women dead and gone are speaking through us today. Matilda Joslyn Gage

And, you know, politics aside, the success of Sarah Palin and women like her is good for all women except, of course those who will end up, you know, like, paying for their own rape kit stuff, But for everybody else, it’s a win win. Unless you’re a gay woman who wants to marry your partner of 20 years whatever. But for most women, the success of conservative women is good for all of us. Unless you believe in evolution. You know actually, I take it back. The whole thing’s a disaster. Tina Fey

I recognize no rights but human rights  I know nothing of men’s rights and women’s rights. Angela Grimke

In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders. Sheryl Sandberg

Never give nor take an excuse. Florence Nightingale

Feminism is the radical notion that women are people. Marie Shear

Let men be compelled to wear our dress for awhile and we should soon hear them advocating a change. Amelia Bloomer

Breasts are a scandal because they shatter the border between motherhood and sexuality. Iris Marion Young

A feminist is any woman who tells the truth about her life. Virginia Woolf

You have to remember, rights don’t come in groups we shouldn’t have gay rights; rights come as individuals, and we wouldn’t have this major debate going on. It would be behavior that would count, not what person belongs to what group. Ron Paul

It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do. Jane Austen

I wished he’d stop trying to put me off. It was becoming irksome. Or, if he were, then he really needed to stop acting so damned charming. Diana Forbes

Go where least wanted, for there you are most needed. Abbey Kelley Foster

If you voted for a man who said Grab em by the pussy, you have zero room to claim to protect anyone in bathrooms. DaShanne Stokes

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Harriet Beecher Stowe

He had heard her say, so many times, that a society that approved of making abortion illegal was a society that approved of violence against women; that making abortion illegal was simply a sanctimonious, self righteous form of violence against women it was just another way of legalizing violence against women, Nurse Caroline would say. John Irving

I do not wish women to have power over men, but over themselves. Mary Shelley

I shall not change my course because those who assume to be better than I desire it. Victoria Claflin Woodhull

A feminist is any woman who tells the truth about her life. Virginia Woolf

Forty two years after Dr. King was murdered, we are still a nation of inequality. People of color, women, gays, lesbians, and others are still treated as second class citizens. Yes, things have changed but we have still not achieved equality among all humans. And nonhuman animals continue to be chattel property without any inherent value. Gary L. Francione

If society will not admit of women’s free development, then society must be remodeled. Elizabeth Blackwell

Remember, all men would be tyrants if they could. 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

Let men be compelled to wear our dress for a while and we should soon hear them advocating a change. Amelia Bloomer

We walked through the streets with our protectors. We wore our dresses. We gave up our education because that was the price of safety. That was the bargain we made with the devil we knew to escape the devil we didn’t. C.J. Redwine

Feminism is the radical notion that women are people. Marie Shear

I think when it comes to females in the media you’ll see something that kind of upsets me which is that females are pinned up against each other more so than men. You know, for example like you never see online vote for who has the better butt this actor or this actor. It’s always like this female singer and this female singer. And you get to vote. I mean, it’s daily I see these things and these polls like let us know who’s sexier, who’s the hotter momma and I just don’t see it like who’s the hotter dad you know? I think that one thing that I do believe as a feminist is that in order for us to have gender equality we have to stop making it a girl fight and we have to stop being so interested in seeing girls trying to tear each other down, it has to be more about cheering each other on as women. That’s just kind of how I feel about it. Taylor Swift

Women are always saying, We can do anything that men can do. But men should be saying, We can do anything that women can do. Gloria Steinem

I think it’s important that  remain legal for medical reasons and other reasons. Laura Bush

I raise up my voice not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back. Malala Yousafzai

How dare a person tell a woman, how to dress, how to talk, how to behave! Any being who does that, is no human. Abhijit Naskar

I recognize no rights but human rights I know nothing of men’s rights and women’s rights. Angelina Grimke

If he was going to have a child, of course he should have a say, but how much of a say, since the body was mine, since in creating a child, Nature demanded so much of the woman and so little of the man. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead. Beyoncé

Leaders bleed, period. Silvia Young

To all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful, and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams. Hillary Clinton

Women’s work is never easy, never clean. Tayari Jones

I hate to hear you talking so like a fine gentleman, and as if women were all fine ladies, instead of rational creatures. We none of us expect to be in smooth water all our days. Jane Austen

Repression is a seamless garment; a society which is authoritarian in its social and sexual codes, which crushes its women beneath the intolerable burdens of honour and propriety, breeds repressions of other kinds as well. Salman Rushdie

It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. Madeleine Albright

If Congress refuse to listen to and grant what women ask, there is but one course left then to pursue. What is there left for women to do but to become the mothers of the future government? Victoria Claflin Woodhull

I feel now that the time has come when even a woman or a child who can speak a word for freedom and humanity is bound to speak. Harriet Beecher Stowe

I had come to worry about those women who were full time mothers and homemakers by choice. Did other, more career minded women have the right to devalue them? Maybe it was time to slow down and look at the role restrictions imposed not only on women but the men around them, to search for the balance that could promote self sufficiency. Lin Pardey

What is feminism? Simply the belief that women should be as free as men, however nuts, dim, deluded, badly dressed, fat, receding, lazy, and smug they might be. Are you a feminist? Of course, you are. Caitlin Moran

Is having a child actually fundamentally bettering the world as a whole in any way? There is no shortage of children. Wouldn’t it be better to let people who want children have them, and leave everyone else alone? Alice Minium

Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It’s about making life more fair for women everywhere. It’s not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It’s about baking a new pie. Gloria Steinem

Why is a woman to be treated differently? Woman suffrage will succeed, despite this miserable guerilla opposition. Victoria Claflin Woodhull

A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men. Gloria Steinem

Being a woman was a trap. Something would bring you down before you were twenty three. The only time the world shows you any favor, or cuts you any slack, is during that very brief period of courtship where the world is trying to fuck you for the first time. Heather O’Neill

When there are no ceilings, the sky’s the limit. So let’s keep going let’s keep going until every one of the 161 million women and girls across America has the opportunity she deserves to have. Hillary Clinton

When the owner fired me, he said he was sorry, since he admired what I was trying to do. Really? What was it, exactly, that I was trying to do? Oh right. Something about equality. JoeAnn Hart

There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women. Muhammad Ali Jinnah

The new information technology, indifferent to human suffering, does not accommodate humane needs unless we harness it and make it do so. Mahnaz Afkhami

Teach her that the idea of gender roles is absolute nonsense. Do not ever tell her that she should or should not do something because she is a girl. Because you are a girl is never a reason for anything. Ever. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

When you devote your life to finding yourself, you probably won’t. Laura Schlessinger

Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. It shouldn’t be that women are the exception. Ruth Bader Ginsburg