I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.— Audre Lorde
Passioned International Women Day quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
When it comes to human dignity, we cannot make compromises.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman.
But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Extremists have shown what frightens them most. A girl with a book.
I have not lived as a woman. I have lived as a man. I've just done what I damn well wanted to, and I've made enough money to support myself, and ain't afraid of being alone
None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
Because man and woman are the complement of one another, we need woman's thought in national affairs to make a safe and stable government.
I love women. They're the best thing ever created. If they want to be like men and come down to our level, that's fine.
A cultural fixation on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty but an obsession about female obedience.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women.
To every woman who gave birth, to every citizen and taxpayer, it's our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women of the United States of America!
Remember the dignity of your womanhood.
Do not appeal, do not beg, do not grovel. Take courage, join hands, stand besides us, fight with us.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Every day, women move mountains. It is an insult to have an international women's day.
I don't trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to 'choose' between public justice and private happiness.
We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves.
We have to step up as women and take the lead.
Girls can wear jeans and cut their hair short, wear shirts and boots cause it's okay to be a boy. But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading cause you think being a girl is degrading
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
Shipping magnate of the 20th century If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
Women have always been the strong ones of the world.
Human beings are not property. On the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, let us reaffirm the inherent dignity of all men, women and children. And let us redouble our efforts so that the words of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - 'no one shall be held in slavery or servitude' - ring true.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
What would men be without women? Scarce, sir...mighty scarce.
I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas, but what I decided to do was to fulfill my profession, which I entered before my husband was in public life
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams.
There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.
A free race cannot be born of slave mothers.
The history of all times, and of today especially, teaches that.
..women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves.
Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
It is a vulgar error that love, a love, to woman is her whole existence;
she is born for Truth and Love in their universal energy
A beautiful woman must expect to be more accountable for her steps, than one less attractive.
Honest to God, so International Women's Day, just like May Day and just like Earth Day, all have roots to Marxism and the Bolsheviks and the Soviets.
You will never have this day again, so make it count.
Women's Day Women are the real architects of society.
Why don't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women?
Only the brave men and women can bring peace to the world, not by practicing war but by practicing nonviolence.
On this International Day for the Abolition of Slavery let us reaffirm the inherent dignity of all men, women and children. And let us redouble our efforts to build societies in which slavery truly is a term for the history books.
Women are clear-headed, they are more creative and for this reason, sometimes, also more fragile.