Betty Friedan Quotes


10 Betty Friedan quotes:



"Aging is not 'lost youth' but a new stage of opportunity and strength"
"Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength."
"It is easier to live through someone else than to become complete yourself."
"I was at a meeting two years ago in Beijing, and I passed a bunch of women who were marching in a protest. Their signs were probably saying something I wouldn't have agreed with at all. But I was so glad to see women marching. And it's happening all over the world."
"Man is not the enemy here, but the fellow victim."
"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."
"The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive."
"Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women's denigration of themselves."
"We need to see men and women as equal partners, but it's hard to think of movies that do that. When I talk to people, they think of movies of forty-five years ago! Hepburn and Tracy!"
"The suburban housewife -- she was the dream image of the young American women and the envy, it was said, of women all over the world. The American housewife -- freed by science and labor-saving appliances from the drudgery, the dangers of childbirth, and the illnesses of her grandmother had found true feminine fulfillment."
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