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  • There was a time when men thought it was sexy to have a housewife waiting for him to come home from work in her slippers, but in modern society, I think an independent woman is even more sexy.

    "Personal Quotes/ Biography".
  • Growing up with three older brothers and being the youngest and the only girl, my mom always made me tough. She's taught me over the years how to be a strong, independent woman, how to carry yourself in a positive way and anything that my brothers can do, I can do.

    Girl   Mom   Strong  
  • Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.

    1979 Interviewed by the Observer four days after becoming Britain's first woman Prime Minister, 8 May.
  • A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.

  • Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, 'She doesn't have what it takes'; They will say, 'Women don't have what it takes.'

  • Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they are pretty, or good, or well-bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

    "Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri Frédéric Amiel". Book by Henri Frederic Amiel, Macmillan, transl. by Humphry Ward, 1893.
  • I'm single because I was born that way.

    Mae West (1967). “The wit and wisdom of Mae West”
  • I think men are afraid to be with a successful woman, because we are terribly strong, we know what we want and we are not fragile enough.

  • I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must not, for whatever reason, turn his back on life." Another "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

    Quoted in Vidette-Messenger (Valparaiso, Ind.), 7 June 1941 See Channing 1
  • It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less

    Motto of The Revolution (newspaper), 8 Jan. 1868
  • A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.

  • I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.

  • Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.

  • It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman.

    Camille Paglia (2011). “Sex, Art, and American Culture: Essays”, p.84, Vintage
  • I have not lived as a woman. I have lived as a man. I've just done what I damn well wanted to, and I've made enough money to support myself, and ain't afraid of being alone

  • The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.

  • I wanted to be an independent woman, a woman who could pay for her bills, a woman who could run her own life - and I became that woman.

    "Diane Von Furstenberg, Famed Designer, Reflects On Career In 'MAKERS' Doc", March 1, 2013.
  • In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits.

  • I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.

    "The original suffragette: the extraordinary Mary Wollstonecraft" by Bee Rowlatt, October 5, 2015.
  • Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.

    FaceBook post by Nora Ephron from Jun 26, 2012
  • I grew up with just my mom. She and I were like best friends. She's a very independent woman and I admire that about her. In my life, I've tried to be like that. To be okay with being on my own and being independent.

    "Emma Roberts is Not a Hollywood Cliché". Interview with Ashley Terrill, January 25, 2011.
  • One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.

    The Second Sex vol. 2, pt. 1, ch. 1 (1949) (translation by H. M. Parshley)
  • We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever.

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Matilda Gage, Harriot Stanton Blatch, Ida H. Harper (2017). “THE HISTORY OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE - Complete 6 Volumes (Illustrated): Everything You Need to Know about the Biggest Victory of Women’s Rights and Equality in the United States – Written By the Greatest Social Activists, Abolitionists & Suffragists”, p.2594, e-artnow
  • You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.

    FaceBook post by Maya Angelou from May 01, 2009
  • Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.

  • A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

    "The Gospel According to Coco Chanel : Life Lessons from the World's Most Elegant Woman". Book by Karen Karbo, 2009.
  • You move totally away from reality when you believe that there is a legitimate reason to suffer".

    Twitter post from Apr 06, 2011
  • The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.

  • It's important to be driven and have goals. You want an independent woman who knows what she wants and isn't afraid to go after it. It's attractive to me when a woman is doing what she loves. It makes me want to know more.

  • Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.

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