10 Quotes That'll Convince You That You Are A Feminist Too
If you wanna know who feminists are what feminism is really about you’re gonna need to read the women who wrote these wickedly smart funny truths.
“It is in collectivities that we find reservoirs of hope and optimism.”
“If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.”
- Virginia woolf - A Room of One’s Own
"The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue."
Dorothy Parker - Absolutely anything she’s written
“We all know that being a feminist can be exhausting, like trying to climb a mountain dragging a suitcase made of lead whilst wearing flip-flops.”
Victoria Pepe - I Call Myself a Feminist: The View From Twenty-Five Women Under Thirty
“Kindness and compassion are sisters but not twins. One you can buy, the other is priceless.”
- Janet Mock
“We need to reclaim the word 'feminism'. We need the word 'feminism' back real bad. When statistics come in saying that only 29% of American women would describe themselves as feminist - and only 42% of British women - I used to think, What do you think feminism IS, ladies? What part of 'liberation for women' is not for you? Is it freedom to vote? The right not to be owned by the man you marry? The campaign for equal pay? 'Vogue' by Madonna? Jeans? Did all that good shit GET ON YOUR NERVES? Or were you just DRUNK AT THE TIME OF THE SURVEY?”
- Caitlin Moran - How to be a Woman
“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.”
- Chimamanda - We Should All Be Feminists
“For I conclude that the enemy is not lipstick, but guilt itself; that we deserve lipstick, if we want it, AND free speech; we deserve to be sexual AND serious--or whatever we please; we are entitled to wear cowboy boots to our own revolution.”
- Naomi Wolf - The Beauty Myth
Welcome to the revolution…..