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Famous Gloria Steinem Quotations

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Quote Left Women with body image or eating disorders are not a special category, just more extreme in their response to a culture that emphasizes thinness and impossible standards of appearance for women instead of individuality and health. Quote Right
Quote Left A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. Quote Right
Quote Left Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days. Quote Right
Quote Left She has become the Julia Child of sex. Quote Right
Quote Left ... if you're a woman, all they can think about your relationship with a politician is that you're either sleeping with him or advising him ab... Quote Right
Quote Left The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off. Quote Right
Quote Left At my graduation, I thought we had to marry what we wished to become. Now you are becoming the men you once would have wished to marry. Quote Right
Quote Left Logic is in the eye of the logician. Quote Right
Quote Left Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. Quote Right
Quote Left The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen's skin. Quote Right
Quote Left She is a water bug on the surface of life. Quote Right
Quote Left Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. Quote Right
Quote Left Being able to support oneself allows one to choose a marriage out of love and not just economic dependence. It also allows one to risk that marriage. Quote Right
Quote Left For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable. Quote Right
Quote Left If women are supposed to be less rational and more emotional at the beginning of our menstrual cycle when the female hormone is at its lowest level, then why isn't it logical to say that, in those few days, women behave the most like the way men behave all month long? Quote Right
Quote Left Like art, revolutions come from combining what exists into what has never existed before. Quote Right
Quote Left However sugarcoated and ambiguous, every form of authoritarianism must start with a belief in some group's greater right to power, whether that right is justified by sex, race, class, religion or all four. However far it may expand, the progression inevitably rests on unequal power and airtight roles within the family. Quote Right
Quote Left Evil is obvious only in retrospect. Quote Right
Quote Left Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry. Quote Right
Quote Left If men menstruated, they would brag about how much and for how long. Quote Right
Quote Left ... members of a powerful group are raised to believe (however illogically) that whatever affects it will also affect them. On the other hand,... Quote Right
Quote Left America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people. Quote Right
Quote Left Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father. Quote Right
Quote Left Each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms. Quote Right
Quote Left A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after. Quote Right
Quote Left ... anything a powerful group has is perceived as good, no matter what it is, and anything a less powerful group has is not so good, no matter... Quote Right
Quote Left Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself. Quote Right