Quotation Explorer - 'Feminism'

I understand feminism to be a social savior because it liberates everyone without exclusion, whereas masculinism damns itself by measuring a man's health by the amount of sexual gratification he receives. - Morrissey
One of the reasons for the failure of feminism to dislodge deeply held perceptions of male and female behavior was its insistence that women were victims, and men powerful patriarchs, which made a travesty of ordinary people's experience of the mutual interdependence of men and women. - Rosalind Coward
As that great philosopher, Mary Poppins, once said, 'A spoonful of sugar makes the feminism go down. - Irene Ziegler
Feminism is a way of thinking and being, not a way of dressing. You know a feminist by her gaze, not her neckline. - Sophia Amoruso
We fought very hard for feminism, for women's rights. What I'm seeing today is a very opposite thing. I don't know why, but I see women being put back in the place. And I hate it. We're losing all we worked so hard for and it really bums me out. - Stevie Nicks
When women turn on women, and take cheap shots at their decisions purely to score political points it serves as proof that feminism, as a movement, is dead and no longer relevant or credible. - S.E. Cupp
If Beyoncé Knowles and Miley Cyrus represent the latest branch of feminism, then surely the male-dominated power elite must be aroused with concern. - Mitchell Rhodes
I'm a huge supporter of women. What I'm not a supporter of liberalism. Feminism is what I oppose. Feminism has led women astray. I love the women's movement, especially walking behind it. - Rush Limbaugh
I find feminism in smiles of a country girl not in Woolf’s artworks. - Ali Rezavand Zayeri
Feminism is a movement for change, not a changing of the guard. - Finn Mackay
Feminism is not a dirty word. It does not mean you hate men, it does not mean you hate girls that have nice legs and a tan, and it does not mean you are a bitch or a dyke. It means you believe in equality. - Kate Nash
I believe that feminism has become a political movement that seeks to obtain unlimited rights for woman without corresponding responsibilities via the suppression of feminism.Under my definition, helping oppressed women in other countries falls outside the scope of the movement's interests. - Mike Adams
Women in my country take their rights for granted and completely dissociate themselves from the women's rights movement and feminism. But I think anything's possible. If I don't help the women in Afghanistan, they won't be around to help me. - Cheryl Benard quoting Lorrie
This particular strand of feminism is characterized by two tenets: 1. men are jerks, and 2. women should strive by all means to become like them. - Douglas Wilson
What I am proud of, what seems so simply clear, is that feminism is a way to fight for justice, always in short supply. - Barbara Strickland
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat. - Rebecca West
This [ban bossy] campaign is indicative of one of the main problems with feminism today -- the idea that women are victims in need of more and more special protection. - Karin Agness
Feminism is dead in the world. It comes from another time. I'm a feminist. I want to fight, but I don't see many people with this desire to fight for something. Women don't help each other, especially in fashion. - Donatella Versace
101 Reason why its its great to be a woman : Since the advent of feminism, we can publicly ogle male bodies and not be called sexist. If a man indulges in this behavior over a picture of naked woman, he is a sexist pig, and recompense must be demanded for this slight on womankind. - Summersdale Publishers
Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It's about making life more fair for women everywhere. It's not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It's about baking a new pie. - Gloria Steinem
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is; I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat. - Rebecca West
...when 'empowering women' becomes 'overpowering women' not only is it the polar opposite of feminism; it is the opposite of ‘right.’ Empowering women begins by respecting their individual choices. - Sharon Nir
In a certain light, feminism is just the long, slow realization that the stuff you love hates you - Lindy West
But never fear, gentlemen; castration was really not the point of feminism, and we women are too busy eviscerating one another to take you on. - Anna Quindlen
Beware of fascist feminism. - Hannah Wilke
Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating. - Andrea Dworkin
It says a lot about Sandberg’s brand of feminism that this campaign focuses on policing language rather than bringing attention to important issues that have real impact on women and girls - Jessica Roy
Feminism is the radical notion that women are people. - Cheris Kramarae
Radical feminism is working for the eradication of domination and elitsim in all human relationships. This would make self-determination the ultimate good and require the downfall of society as we know it today. - Cellestine Ware
Feminism is the radical notion that women are people."[Reviewing A Feminist Dictionary by Cheris Kramarae and Paula A Treichler in New Directions for Women (1986)] - Marie Shear
Yet feminism has never killed anyone. Machismo, it kills every day. - Benoîte Groult
Feminism is not inherently bourgeois, but bourgeois feminism is the only one given voice in our society. That is why women’s issues discuss glass ceilings rather than dirt floors. - James Rozoff
I...have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is. I only know that people call me a feminist when I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat, or a prostitute. - Rebecca West
Under the whole "personal is political" motto of feminism, I feel that personal kindness, treating people decently, is political-is punk. - Beth Ditto
Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings. - Cheris Kramarae
I listened to Howard Stern every morning in college. I loved Howard. I still do, though I had to achingly bow out as my feminism solidified. (In a certain light, feminism is just the long, slow realization that the stuff you love hates you.) - Lindy West
feminism is for everybody - bell hooks
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