Gloria Steinem Quotes


53 Gloria Steinem quotes:



"I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career."
"I've yet to be on a campus where most women weren't worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I've yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing."
"Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry."
"The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn."
"Because I have work to care about, it is possible that I may be less difficult to get along with than other women when the double chins start to form."
"Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father."
"Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning."
"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."
"It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate."
"America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people."
"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."
"We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters."
"God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back."
"Most women are one man away from welfare."
"The first resistance to social change is to say it's not necessary."
"We'll never solve the feminization of power until we solve the masculinity of wealth."
"Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one."
"Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men."
"The only thing I can't stand is discomfort."
"Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else."



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