19 Feminist Quotes For Women's History Month 2018

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March marks Women's History Month 2018! Here are some of our favourite things said by some of our favourite women

Compiled by Kamya Ramaswamy

"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 (American suffragette)

"In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on a woman." —Nancy Astor (British politician)

"We've chosen the path to equality, don't let them turn us around." —Geraldine Ferraro (The first woman to be nominated as Vice President of the United States)

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"A man told me that for a woman, I was very opinionated. I said, 'For a man, you're kind of ignorant.'" —Anne Hathaway (actor)

"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." —Alice Walker (author)

"My address is like my shoes. It travels with me. I abide where there is a fight against wrong." —Mother Jones

"You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them." —Shonda Rhimes (television producer)

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"Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?" —Frida Kahlo (artist)

"My dad always said, 'Don't fit into the glass slipper like Cinderella did, shatter the glass ceiling.'" —Priyanka Chopra (actor)

"Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose." —Helen Keller (educator)

"People think at the end of the day that a man is the only answer [to fulfillment]. Actually a job is better for me." —Princess Diana (humanitarian)

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"In my heart, I think a woman has two choices: either she's a feminist or a masochist." —Gloria Steinem (writer, activist)

"We still live in a world in which a significant fraction of people, including women, believe that a woman belongs and wants to belong exclusively in the home." —Rosalyn Sussman (Nobel Prize-winning medical physicist)

"The most courageous act is to think for yourself. Aloud." —Coco Chanel (fashion icon)

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