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“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”
Gloria Steinem
“A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.”
Gloria Steinem
“A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.”
Gloria Steinem
“Men should think twice before making widowhood women's only path to power.”
Gloria Steinem
“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.”
Gloria Steinem
“Women may be the one group that grows more radical with age.”
Gloria Steinem
“Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke . . . She will need her sisterhood.”
Gloria Steinem
“We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.”
Gloria Steinem
“Writing is the only thing that when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else.”
Gloria Steinem
“A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.”
Gloria Steinem
“We are becoming the men we wanted to marry”
Gloria Steinem
“so whatever you want to do, just do it...Making a damn fool of yourself is absolutely essential.”
Gloria Steinem
“I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.”
Gloria Steinem
“Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It's about making life more fair for women everywhere. It's not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It's about baking a new pie.”
Gloria Steinem
“Once we give up searching for approval we often find it easier to earn respect.”
Gloria Steinem
“A woman reading Playboy feels a little like a Jew reading a Nazi manual.”
Gloria Steinem
“Empathy is the most radical of human emotions.”
Gloria Steinem
“we are the women our parents warned us against, and we are proud”
Gloria Steinem
“The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn but to unlearn.”
Gloria Steinem
“If the shoe doesn't fit, must we change the foot?”
Gloria Steinem
“Women are always saying,"We can do anything that men can do." But Men should be saying,"We can do anything that women can do.”
Gloria Steinem
“A pedestal is as much a prison as any small, confined space.”
Gloria Steinem
“Women have two choices: Either she's a feminist or a masochist.”
Gloria Steinem
“I do not like to write - I like to have written.”
Gloria Steinem
“America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people.”
Gloria Steinem
“One day an army of gray-haired women may quietly take over the Earth!”
Gloria Steinem
“Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person.”
Gloria Steinem
“We need to remember across generations that there is as much to learn as there is to teach. ”
Gloria Steinem, Herstory : Women Who Changed The World
“Rich People plan for three generations
Poor people plan for Saturday night”
Gloria Steinem
“Women's total instinct for gambling is satisfied by marriage”
Gloria Steinem

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