The best way to improve economic prospects for women is to improve job prospects for the men in their lives, even if that means increasing the so-called pay gap.

— Phyllis Schlafly

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The atomic bomb is a marvelous gift that was given to our country by a wise God.


Sexual harassment on the job is not a problem for virtuous women.


Feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature.


It's very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind or brain-damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married).


Feminists have convinced themselves that any difference between men and women is oppression and that women in the United States are an oppressed minority. This is such a lie. American women are the most fortunate class of people who ever lived on the face of the earth.


It is long overdue for parents to realize they have the right and duty to protect our children against the intolerant evolutionists.


ERA means abortion funding, means homosexual privileges, means whatever else.


The people the Republicans should reach out to are the white votes, the white voters who didn't vote in the last election. The propagandists are leading us down the wrong path.


What I am defending is the real rights of women.

A woman should have the right to be in the home as a wife and mother.


After Big Media, U.S. colleges and universities are the biggest enemies of the values of red-state Americans.


The feminist movement taught women to see themselves as victims of an oppressive patriarchy. ... Self-imposed victimhood is not a recipe for happiness.


National Standards was not a narrative of past events but was leftwing revisionism and Political Correctness.


About Phyllis Schlafly

Quotes 85 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Lawyer
Birthday August 15, 1924

I don't believe that everybody should be paid the same. I believe in equal pay for equal work.


American women are so fortunate. When I got married, all I wanted in the world was a dryer so I didn't have to hang up my diapers. And now women have paper diapers and all sorts of conveniences in the home. And it is the man and the technology that has made the home such a pleasant place for women to be.


Find out if your girlfriend is a feminist before you get too far into it.

Some of them are pretty. They don't all look like Bella Abzug.


The most dangerous area where our laws are not being faithfully executed are the laws designed to protect Americans against the millions of aliens who enter our country illegally every year.


Sex education classes are like in-home sales parties for abortions.


Since the women are the ones who bear the babies and there's nothing we can do about that, our laws and customs then make it the financial obligation of the husband to provide the support. It is his obligation and his sole obligation. And this is exactly and precisely what we will lose if the Equal Rights Amendment is passed.


There are a lot of very fine upstanding gays who are good citizens and all that.

I am not making a decision for individual people. But when it comes to a societal policy, I think there are not enough babies for adoption to go around. I think a preference should be given to families with a mother and father who have a lifetime commitment.


When will American men learn how to stand up to the nagging by the intolerant, uncivil feminists whose sport is to humiliate men?


Nothing about contraception should be taught in schools.

There is no question that it will encourage sexual activity.


Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society.


The feminists are trying to tell women that there is really no difference between them and men. Just as men can be promiscuous, women can, too, and go for one night stands without consequences. But there are consequences. The women have the suffering of the abortion. They suffer more with the social diseases.


Birth on U.S. territory has never been an absolute claim to citizenship.


The persistent advocates of contraceptive-style sex education have become more and more resourceful in using taxpayer funds to impose their casual-sex attitudes and explicit-sex instruction on other people's children.


History offers no evidence for the proposition that the assignment of women to military combat jobs is the way to win wars, improve combat readiness, or promote national security.


My analysis is that the gays are about 5% of the attack on marriage in this country, and the feminists are about 95%.


The worst censors are those prohibiting criticism of the theory of evolution in the classroom.


Location is the key to most businesses, and the entrepreneurs typically build their reputation at a particular spot.


How can we protect homeland security unless the government stops the invasion of illegal aliens?


The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth and prosperity in a world hostile to our values.


The advance planning and sense stimuli employed to capture a $10 million cigarette or soap market are nothing compared to the brainwashing and propaganda blitzes used to ensure control of the largest cash market in the world: the Executive Branch of the United States Government.


And the first commandment of feminism is: I am woman;

thou shalt not tolerate strange gods who assert that women have capabilities or often choose roles that are different from men's.


Much of the demand for women in combat comes from female officers who are eager for medals and promotions.


Every country that has experimented with women in actual combat has abandoned the idea, and the notion that Israel uses women in combat is a feminist myth.


In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession.


Congress should pass legislation to remove from the federal courts their jurisdiction to hear these outrageous challenges to the Ten Commandments and the Pledge of Allegiance.


The claim that American women are downtrodden and unfairly treated is the fraud of the century.


People think that child-support enforcement benefits children, but it doesn't.


I think society is entitled to recognize marriage as an institution that involves one man and one woman.


Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is underway, and the pharmaceuticals are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs.


Marriage is like pantyhose. It all depends on what you put into it.


The justices have constitutionally protected obscenity in libraries, filth over cable television, and now unlimited internet pornography.


Our public school system is our country's biggest and most inefficient monopoly, yet it keeps demanding more and more money.


[I am] confident that Congress will pass the Kennedy-Hatch KidCare bill, a first step toward the single-payer socialized medicine system that the NEA [National Education Association] has endorsed for years.


Our runaway judiciary is badly in need of restraint by Congress.


The feminist movement has spent 30 years putting down the role of stay-at-home moms and trying to tell young women that only someone who is mentally disabled would pick that for a career.


Any judge who allows an adulterer with a live-in girlfriend to terminate the life of his wife should be impeached.


It's not the physical location of birth that defines citizenship, but whether your parents are citizens, and the express or implied consent to jurisdiction of the sovereign.