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15 Deep and Beautiful Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates

 To celebrate International Women’s Day, let’s zoom in to some beautiful meaningful words of wisdom uttered by famous people who advocated for women's rights and female empowerment. We think everyone will appreciate these inspirational quotes, irrespective of your stance on the women's rights movement or gender.

1. “We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.”

― Marie Curie

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” ― Marie Curie

2. “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”

― Brigham Young

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” ― Brigham Young

3. “My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent”

― Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent” ― Ruth Bader Ginsburg

4. “So long as you write what you wish to write, that is all that matters; and whether it matters for ages or only for hours, nobody can say.”

― Virginia Woolf

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “So long as you write what you wish to write, that is all that matters; and whether it matters for ages or only for hours, nobody can say.” ― Virginia Woolf,

5. “Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since. ”

― Abigail Adams

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since. ” ― Abigail Adams

6. “Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.”

― Betty Friedan

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” ― Betty Friedan

7. “I'm not going to limit myself just because people won't accept the fact that I can do something else.”

― Dolly Parton

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates dolly parton

8. “Only stupid men would want stupid wives!”

― Robert Thier

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “Only stupid men would want stupid wives!” ― Robert Thier

9. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.”

― Oprah Winfrey

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” ― Oprah Winfrey

10. “The person I am in the company of my sisters has been entirely different from the person I am in the company of other people. Fearless, powerful, surprising, moved as I otherwise am only when I write.”

― Franz Kafka

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “The person I am in the company of my sisters has been entirely different from the person I am in the company of other people. Fearless, powerful, surprising, moved as I otherwise am only when I write.” ― Franz Kafka

11. “The only way for a woman, as for a man, to find herself, to know herself as a person, is by creative work of her own.”

― Betty Friedan

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “The only way for a woman, as for a man, to find herself, to know herself as a person, is by creative work of her own.” ― Betty Friedan

12. “I'm not ashamed to dress "like a woman" because I don't think it's shameful to be a woman.”

― Iggy Pop

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “I'm not ashamed to dress "like a woman" because I don't think it's shameful to be a woman.” ― Iggy Pop

13. “You must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination.”

― Roman Payne

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “You must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination.” ― Roman Payne

14. “If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.”

― Maya Angelou

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates “If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.” ― Maya Angelou

15. “It would be nice to feel that we are a better world, a world of more compassion and a world of more humanity, and to believe in the basic goodness of man.”

― Barbara Walters

Quotes By Women’s Rights Advocates ““It would be nice to feel that we are a better world, a world of more compassion and a world of more humanity, and to believe in the basic goodness of man.” ― Barbara Walters
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