I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been.— William Golding
Pleasurable Strong Women quotations
There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself.
If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them.
Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination;
never limit others because of your own limited imagination.
Women make up one half of society. Our society will remain backward and in chains unless its women are liberated, enlightened and educated.
It doesn't matter how strong your opinions are.
If you don't use your power for positive change, you are, indeed, part of the problem.
it always seems to me as if the lavender was a little woman in a green dress, with a lavender bonnet and a white kerchief. She's one of those strong, sweet, wholesome people, who always rest you, and her sweetness lingers long after she goes away.
I might bend, but I will NEVER break because it's in my nature as a strong woman.
The average woman would rather have beauty than brains, because the average man can see better than he can think.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.
In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.
The lifting up of the woman does not require the tearing down of the man.
In fact, a strong woman appreciates a strong man. Conversely, a strong man is not intimidated by a strong woman.
I come to present the strong claims of suffering humanity.
I come to place before the Legislature of Massachusetts the condition of the miserable, the desolate, the outcast. I come as the advocate of helpless, forgotten, insane men and women; of beings sunk to a condition from which the unconcerned world would start with real horror.
In a world ordered by sexual imbalance, pleasure in looking has been split between active/male and passive/female…In their traditional exhibitionist role women are simultaneously looked at and displayed, with their appearance coded for strong visual and erotic impact so that they can be said to connote to-be-looked-at-ness
I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less
Don't get bitter and twisted and nasty by life.
You may have been wronged or cheated on; two wrongs never make a right. Instead learn your mistakes and learn your lessons. Remain strong with your head held high.
Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your own brains and instincts; hence, grappling with hard work.
I am thankful for all the hard times I've been through and all the tears I've cried because that has put me as closer to God and made me the strong woman I am today!
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman.
But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
Decide...whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.
Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
If photographers are responsible for creating or reflecting an image of women in society, then I must say, there is only one way for the future, and this is to define women as strong and independent. This should be the responsibility of photographers today: to free women, and finally everyone, from the terror of youth and perfection.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That's what music is to me.” – Janis Joplin
The best protection any woman can have... is courage.
I learned to always take on things I'd never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.
Of course I am not worried about intimidating men.
The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.
I think women are very powerful and I think we're more powerful together than separated.
Strong women wear their pain like stilettos.
No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
Being brave enough to just be unapologetic for who you are‚ that's a goddess.
A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.
I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she happens to have love in her heart. I guess a loving woman is indestructible.