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The Sayings Of Strong Women

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Paying tribute to the sayings of strong women which remind us all women can and should be strong.

Paying tribute to the sayings of strong women which remind us all women can and should be strong.

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  • 1. The Sayings Of Strong Women Presented by Apostle Dr. Lee Ann B. Marino, Ph.D., D.D.
  • 2. “ If our principles are right, why should we be cowards?” Lucrecia Mott (1793-1880)
  • 3. “ I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or prostitute.” Rebecca West (1892-1983)
  • 4. “ Well behaved women rarely make history.” Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (1938- )
  • 5. “ We are called the Iron Jawed Angels. Is that supposed to be an insult?” Mabel Vernon (1883-1975)
  • 6. “ But now having seen Him Who is invisible, I fear not what man can do unto me.” Anne Marbury Hutchinson (1591-1643)
  • 7. “ If the women of the world had not been excluded from world affairs, things today might have been different.” Alice Paul (1885-1977)
  • 8. “ To reduce alcohol consumption by pregnant women, there needs to be a government-society approach to the issue, rather than simply regarding it as a health problem.” Lucy Burns (1879-1966)
  • 9. “ Remember our heritage is our power; we can know ourselves and our capabilities by seeing that other women have been strong.” Judy Chicago (1939- )
  • 10. “ It is our duty to make this world a better place for women.” Christabel Pankhurst (1880-1958)
  • 11. “ I am prepared to sacrifice every so-called privilege I possess in order to have a few rights.” Inez Milholland (1886-1916)
  • 12. “ How natural that the errors of the ancient should be handed down and, mixing with the principles and system which Christ taught, give to us an adulterated Christianity.” Olympia Brown (1835-1926)
  • 13. “ I am not interested in women just because they’re women. I am interested, however, in seeing that they are no longer classed with children and minors.” Crystal Eastman (1881-1928)
  • 14. “ If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.” Margaret Mead (1901-1978)
  • 15. “ When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility for more truth around her.” Adrienne Rich (1929- )
  • 16. “ Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.” Charlotte Whitton 1896-1975)
  • 17. “ If society will not admit of woman’s free development, then society must be remodeled.” Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910)
  • 18. “ In passing, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on a woman.” Nancy Astor (1879-1964)
  • 19. “ Does feminist mean large unpleasant person who’ll shout at you or someone who believes women are human beings? To me, it’s the latter, so I sign up.” Margaret Atwood (1939- )
  • 20. “ It is better to be true to what you believe, though that be wrong, than to believe false to what you believe, even if that belief is correct.” Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919)
  • 21. “ If divorce has increased by one thousand percent, don’t blame the women’s movement. Blame the obsolete sex roles on which our marriages were based.” Betty Friedan (1921-2006)
  • 22. “ It will not do to say that it is out of woman’s sphere to assist in making laws, for if that were so, then it should be out of her sphere to submit to them.” Amelia Jenks Bloomer (1818-1894)
  • 23. “ There’s a special place in hell for women who do not help other women.” Madeline Albright (1937- )
  • 24. “ In my heart, I think a woman has two choices: either she’s a feminist or a masochist.” Gloria Steinem (1934- )
  • 25. “ The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency.” Margaret Fuller (1810-1950)
  • 26. “ Woman must not accept: she must challenge.” Margaret Sanger (1879-1966)
  • 27. “ One is not born a woman, she becomes one.” Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986)
  • 28. “ The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball - the further I am rolled the more I gain.” Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906)
  • 29. “ 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 mothers of the future government?” Victoria Woodhull (1838-1927)
  • 30. “ The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it can be turned into momentum.” Frances Willard (1839-1898)
  • 31. “ Everyone wants to know they have made a difference…I know I have. I may be tired, but I am not bored.” Sarah Weddington (1945- )