Women Quotes (1274)

Quotes and citations about women

One out of six women are toxic with mercury. Mercury comes out of coal plants and chlorine plants. I am toxic, I deal with symptoms, children are born with, you know, autism - there is an epidemic in this country. This is like, the air that we breath... view

By: Daphne Zuniga

It's really unfair to working women in America who read celebrity news and think, 'Why can't I lose weight when I've had a baby?' Well, everyone you're reading about has money for a trainer and a chef. That doesn't make it realistic... view

By: Rachel Zoe

When the men kill, it is up to us women to fight for the preservation of life... view

By: Clara Zetkin

When a battle for suffrage is conducted, it should only be conducted according to socialist principles, and therefore with the demand of universal suffrage for women and men... view

By: Clara Zetkin

What practical conclusions may we now draw for our propaganda work among women? The task of this Party Congress must not be to issue detailed practical suggestions, but to draw up general directions for the proletarian women's movement... view

By: Clara Zetkin

We would, however, perform an injustice to the bourgeois women's rights movement if we would regard it as solely motivated by economics. No, this movement also contains a more profound spiritual and moral aspect... view

By: Clara Zetkin

Women's propaganda must touch upon all those questions which are of great importance to the general proletarian movement. The main task is, indeed, to awaken the women's class consciousness and to incorporate them into the class struggle... view

By: Clara Zetkin

What made women's labour particularly attractive to the capitalists was not only its lower price but also the greater submissiveness of women... view

By: Clara Zetkin

The machines, the modern mode of production, slowly undermined domestic production and not just for thousands but for millions of women the question arose: Where do we now find our livelihood?.. view

By: Clara Zetkin

In individual industries where female labour pays an important role, any movement advocating better wages, shorter working hours, etc., would not be doomed from the start because of the attitude of those women workers who are not organized... view

By: Clara Zetkin

Bourgeois society is not fundamentally opposed to the bourgeois women's movement, which is proven by the fact that in various states reforms of private and public laws concerning women have been initiated... view

By: Clara Zetkin

There are a lot of women who live with pot-bellied pigs... view

By: Catherine Zeta-Jones

I like women who look like women. I hated grunge. No one's more feminist than me, but you don't have to look as if you don't give a - you know. You can be smart, bright, and attractive aesthetically to others - and to yourself... view

By: Catherine Zeta-Jones

How strange, when your father's wearing women's clothes and platform shoes, that a pair of loafers looks incredible... view

By: Moon Unit Zappa

The more equality women have, the fairer, more civilized and tolerant society will be. Sexual equality is a lot more effective against terrorism than military strength... view

By: Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

And I like the way Cain writes his women. Very strong. They're kind of lusty, they know what they want, they're full of conviction. Cain's women are sexual... view

By: Pia Zadora

Soon we saw that money going to women brought much more benefit to the family than money going to the men. So we changed our policy and gave a high priority to women. As a result, now 96% of our four million borrowers in Grameen Bank are women... view

By: Muhammad Yunus

Men who care passionately for women attach themselves at least as much to the temple and to the accessories of the cult as to their goddess herself... view

By: Marguerite Yourcenar

This man is frank and earnest with women. In Fresno, he's Frank and in Chicago he's Ernest... view

By: Henny Youngman

I think there is a rage against women. I've come to see that now although at the time I did not notice it. I was preoccupied with my teaching and my writing... view

By: Marguerite Young

There were also some cruel reviews by women, but the tone of the male reviewers, sometimes hysterical, was different. I have suffered, but I don't want to name names-but there have been men who have seemed to want to destroy me or my writing, men I don't even know... view

By: Marguerite Young

The first money I ever had was when I received an award from the American Association of University Women... view

By: Marguerite Young

To be born woman is to know - although they do not speak of it at school - women must labor to be beautiful... view

By: William Butler Yeats

Our priorities require that all children of Palestine, men and women, be ready for conflict, both from the standpoint of training and from the standpoint of armament... view

By: Ahmed Yassin

The failure of women to have reached positions of leadership has been due in large part to social and professional discrimination... view

By: Rosalyn S. Yalow

As a male writer, women are always what men pursue, and their world is always a mystery. So I always tried to present as many views as possible on women's worlds... view

By: Gao Xingjian

I guess I just don't have a talent for it, some women just aren't the marrying kind - or anyway, not the permanent marrying kind, and I'm one of them... view

By: Jane Wyman

Women of quality are so civil, you can hardly distinguish love from good breeding... view

By: William Wycherley

Women serve but to keep a man from better company... view

By: William Wycherley

Your women of honor, as you call em, are only chary of their reputations, not their persons.. view

By: William Wycherley

It has crossed my mind that I would like to run or help to run a pro women's tournament, although I really don't know much about organizing an event (it seems overwhelming actually)... view

By: Jennifer Wyatt

In life, single women are the most vulnerable adults. In movies, they are given imaginary power... view

By: Elizabeth Wurtzel

It was just very interesting to me that certain types of women inspire people's imagination, and all of them were very difficult women... view

By: Elizabeth Wurtzel

However novel it may appear, I shall venture the assertion, that, until women assume the place in society which good sense and good feeling alike assign to them, human improvement must advance but feebly... view

By: Frances Wright

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size... view

By: Virginia Woolf

Why are women... so much more interesting to men than men are to women?.. view

By: Virginia Woolf

If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?.. view

By: Virginia Woolf

This is an important book, the critic assumes, because it deals with war. This is an insignificant book because it deals with the feelings of women in a drawing-room... view

By: Virginia Woolf

The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity... view

By: Virginia Woolf

The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself... view

By: Virginia Woolf