I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.— Audre Lorde
Grateful Womans Day quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
When the devil sees a man or woman who really believes in prayer, who knows how to pray, and who really does pray, and, above all, when he sees a whole church on its face before God in prayer, he trembles as much as he ever did, for he knows that his day in that church or community is at an end.
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.
She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.
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.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman.
But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
Extremists have shown what frightens them most. A girl with a book.
There never was a woman like her. She was gentle as a dove and brave as a lioness... The memory of my mother and her teachings were, after all, the only capital I had to start life with, and on that capital I have made my way.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
Don't be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don't let others discourage you or tell you that you can't do it. In my day I was told women didn't go into chemistry. I saw no reason why we couldn't.
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
Encouragement is awesome. Think about it. It has the capacity to lift a man's or a woman's shoulders. To breathe fresh air into the fading embers of a smoldering dream. To actually change the course of another human being's day, week, or life.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother.
With maternal love, life makes a promise at dawn that it can never hold.
You are forced to eat cold food until your days end. After that, each time a woman holds you in her arms and against her chest, these are merely condolences. You always come back to yell at your mother's grave like an abandoned dog. Never again, never again, never again.
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.
Perhaps some day I'll crawl back home, beaten, defeated.
But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow.
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.
So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women.
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.
You don't appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older.
Little things like being spanked every day by a middle-aged woman: Stuff you pay good money for in later life.
I would never disrespect any man, woman, chick or child out there.
We're all the same. What goes around comes around, and karma kicks us all in the butt in the end of the day.
I don't understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little - if only out of politeness. And then, you never know, maybe that's the day she has a date with destiny. And it's best to be as pretty as possible for destiny.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.
The day a woman can walk freely on the roads at night, that day we can say that India has achieved independence
I believe a woman who loves herself is a powerful, passionate, attractive force and I commit from this day forward to love myself deeply and extravagantly
Love her but leave her wild.
A true lover always feels in debt to the one he loves
There are two important days in a woman's life: the day she is born and the day she finds out why.
Woman is superlative; the best leader in life, the best guide in happy days, the best consoler in sorrow.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
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!
You know that just before that first Thanksgiving dinner there was one wise, old Native American woman saying, Don't feed them. If you feed them, they'll never leave.
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.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
As lovers, the difference between men and women is that women can love all day long, but men only at times.
Bhutto represents everything the fundamentalists hate - a powerful, highly-educated woman operating in a man's world, seemingly unafraid to voice her independent views and, indeed, seemingly unafraid of anything, including the very real possibility that one day someone might succeed in killing her because of who she is.
In women everything is heart, even the head.
I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.
I don’t show my body for a good cause.
.. if one day in a concert I pull down my pants, I would leave without job to those reporters who say I’m a woman
A woman cannot be herself in the society of the present day, which is an exclusively masculine society, with laws framed by men and with a judicial system that judges feminine conduct from a masculine point of view.
I don't trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to 'choose' between public justice and private happiness.
One day, a woman found herself standing at Heaven's gate.
The angels' only question to her was, "Zusai, why weren't you Zusai?" Within that simple question lies the heart of all our soul work. If you are David, why aren't you fully David? If you are Susan, why aren't you completely Susan? We are here on Earth to become who we are meant to be.