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.

By : Daphne Zuniga

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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.

By : Rachel Zoe

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

By : Clara Zetkin

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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.

By : Clara Zetkin

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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.

By : Clara Zetkin

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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.

By : Clara Zetkin

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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.

By : Clara Zetkin

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

By : Clara Zetkin

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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?

By : Clara Zetkin

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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.

By : Clara Zetkin

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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.

By : Clara Zetkin

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

By : Catherine Zeta-Jones

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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.

By : Catherine Zeta-Jones

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

By : Moon Unit Zappa

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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.

By : Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

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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.

By : Pia Zadora

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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.

By : Muhammad Yunus

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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.

By : Marguerite Yourcenar

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

By : Henny Youngman

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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.

By : Marguerite Young

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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.

By : Marguerite Young

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

By : Marguerite Young

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

By : William Butler Yeats

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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.

By : Ahmed Yassin

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

By : Rosalyn S. Yalow

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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.

By : Gao Xingjian

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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.

By : Jane Wyman

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

By : William Wycherley

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Women serve but to keep a man from better company.

By : William Wycherley

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

By : William Wycherley

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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).

By : Jennifer Wyatt

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

By : Elizabeth Wurtzel

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

By : Elizabeth Wurtzel

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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.

By : Frances Wright

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

By : Virginia Woolf

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

By : Virginia Woolf

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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?

By : Virginia Woolf

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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.

By : Virginia Woolf

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

By : Virginia Woolf

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

By : Virginia Woolf

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