Financial independence is paramount. My mom always says that when a woman is financially independent, she has the ability to live life on her own terms. I think that was the soundest advice that I ever got. No matter where you go in life or who you get married to, you have to be financially independent — whether you use it or not.
Marry an outdoors woman. Then if you throw her out into the yard on a cold night, she can still survive.
Feminism isn't simply about being a woman in a position of power. It's battling systemic inequities; it's a social justice movement that believes sexism, racism and classism exist and interconnect, and that they should be consistently challenged.
Abortion opponents say women seek abortions in haste and confusion. Pro-choicers reply: Abortion is the most difficult, agonizing decision a woman ever makes.
The great and almost only comfort about being a woman is that one can always pretend to be more stupid than one is and no one is surprised.
Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.
It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all.
Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force.
Woman — quotes and aphorisms
I think any woman who has felt violated or felt mistreated in any way, they have every right to speak up.
A woman's outfit says a lot about her.
A wedding dress is both an intimate and personal for a woman — it must reflect the personality and style of the bride.
I count myself well educated, for the admirable woman at the head of the school which I attended from the age of four and a half till I was thirteen and a half, was a born teacher in advance of her own times.
The day may be approaching when the whole world will recognize woman as the equal of man.
We're here in this women's revolution — we're in this women's empowerment movement worldwide — and, if anything, women should stick up for each other and be like, 'No, she deserves everything she has, and she's worked hard as a woman'.
High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
If I couldn't get to where I wanted to by being my organic self — which is a smart, funny, unapologetically black woman — then I felt like it's not worth doing it if I can't do it the most organic way possible. Which is why I left the music business.
I love Rihanna. She represents that strong, independent woman that you cannot keep down.
No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first pill that comes along.