Being A Woman Quotes by Jennifer Crusie, Florence King, Beyonce Knowles, Virginia Woolf, Madeleine Albright, Marissa Mayer and many others.
Where were all the women gamblers? It wasn’t as if being a woman wasn’t a huge risk all by itself. Twenty-eight percent of female homocide victims were killed by husbands or lovers. Which, come to think of it, was probably why there weren’t any women gamblers. Living with men was enough of a gamble.
Animal rights activists gives disillusioned feminists an excuse to go back to being women protecting wee creatures without compromising their radical credentials
Why do you have to choose what type of woman you are? Why do you have to label yourself anything? I’m just a woman and I love being a woman. If you’re attractive then you can’t be sexy, and you can’t be intelligent? What is all of that?
As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.
I love being a woman and I was not one of these women who rose through professional life by wearing men’s clothes or looking masculine. I loved wearing bright colors and being who I am.
I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow.
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.
The problem I have these days is that women are often cast in a role – as a police officer, for example – and then are invariably perceived by the other characters as succeeding in a man’s job, as if they’re doing it in spite of being women.
We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever.
I really like being a woman. … I like it more now because I think it’s more of a privilege.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
I think loads of women have this idea that their life is going to start at some point, once they’ve busted all these problems of being a woman, once we’re thin and we’re pretty and we’ve got all of our clothes and stuff, that’s when our life will begin. And you meet people at 48 who are still thinking that, and 58.
What does it mean, being a woman?
Being powerful is a lot like being a woman: If you have to tell someone that you are, invariably, you are not.
Feminists is something people hate above all. Nothing worse than being a woman in this [movie] business. I really believe that.
Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.
Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.