Women Quotes and Proverbs
Doc Childre and Bruce Cryer, From
Chaos to Coherence
To avoid repeating the same energy-draining fights of the past 30 years and accomplish
something lasting, the coherent self-empowered woman will learn to bypass reactive,
energy-draining stances. She will recognize it is more intelligent and effective
to do so. Taking a heart stand facilitates a whole new level of power and renewal
by being the vehicle for actualizing core values, free of mental and emotional
reactiveness that add more noise to a noisy system. Conscious heart intention
is the first step, derived from the intuitive link and balance between mind and
heart, increasing the power of both.
If it's a woman, its caustic; if it's a man, it's authoritative.
Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women's denigration
Attributed to Linda Ellerbee, Ann Richards, and Faith Whittlesey
Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards
and in high heels.
All women are misfits. We do not fit into this world without amputations.
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.
God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily
jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met.
Mary Frances Berry
If Rosa Parks had taken a poll before she sat down in the bus in Montgomery,
she'd still be standing.
When women go wrong, men go right after them.
Susan B. Anthony
Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations
... can never effect a reform.
Clare Booth Luce
They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in congress you know that
the filibuster was invented by men.
Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try to
give their best qualities to men -- bring them softness, teach them how to cry.
Lady Marguerite Blessington
A woman's head is always influenced by heart; but a man's heart by his head.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Women are the real architects of society.
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
The vote means nothing to women. We should be armed.
Vivian Gornick and Barbara K. Moran
Adorable in her not-very-bright submissiveness, charming in her childlike delight
in shiny floors, even forgivable in her spiteful competition for the whitest,
brightest wash, Madison Avenue's girl-next-door is all the American male could
wish for--unless, by some miscarriage, he should fancy human companionship.
Clare Boothe Luce
Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one
will say, "She doesn't have what it takes." They will say, "Women
don't have what it takes.
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.