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.

Feminist Quotes

“It is in collectivities that we find reservoirs of hope and optimism.”

 

 

One is not born a genius, one becomes a genius; and the feminine situation has up to the present rendered this becoming practically impossible
— Simone de Beauvoir - The Second Sex

“If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.”

- Virginia woolf - A Room of One’s Own

There is no such thing as a neutral therapist.
— Susie Orbach - Fast is a Feminist Issue
Feminist Quotes

"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

The only purpose of an engagement ring is to show you ‘belong’ to someone, and your man makes bank.
— Jessica Valenti - Sex Object
Feminist Quotes

“Kindness and compassion are sisters but not twins. One you can buy, the other is priceless.”

- Janet Mock                  

Redefining Realness

 

“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  

No woman gets an orgasm from shining the kitchen floor.
— Betty Friedan - The Feminine Mystique
Feminist Quotes

“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

 

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“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…..