Gloria Steinem

Writer And Journalist For Ms. And New York Magazines[3]

Birthday: March 25, 1934

Birthday: March 25, 1934

Writer And Journalist For Ms. And New York Magazines[3]


84 Greatest Quotes By Gloria Steinem

The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn. Gloria Steinem
Republicans may learn they can't appeal to right-wing patriarchs and most women at the same time. Gloria Steinem
I've noticed that great political leaders are energized by conflict. I'm energized by listening to people's stories and trying to figure out shared solutions. That's the work of an organizer. Gloria Steinem
Life after 50 or 60 is itself another country, as different as adolescence is from childhood, or as adulthood is from adolescence - and just as adventurous. Gloria Steinem
Until the masculine role is humanized, women will tend to be much better at solving dangerous conflicts. Gloria Steinem
Behave like everything you do matters. Gloria Steinem
Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person. Gloria Steinem
The voting booth is the only place that a pauper equals a billionaire, and any woman equals any man. Gloria Steinem
Women have two choices: Either she's a feminist or a masochist. Gloria Steinem
Obviously, there is much similarity among the challenges of transgender people and all women - from health care to harassment to discrimination in the workplace. Gloria Steinem
Obviously there is no such thing as race, and in many ways, sex is a continuum, not a binary. So it doesn't make sense to label people in that way. Gloria Steinem
Instead of either/or, I discovered a whole world of and. Gloria Steinem
It's easier to blame the person with less power. Gloria Steinem
The art of life is not controlling what happens to us, but using what happens to us. Gloria Steinem
Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father. Gloria Steinem
A gender-equal society would be one where the word 'gender' does not exist: where everyone can be themselves. Gloria Steinem
There's no greater gift than thinking that you had some impact on the world, for the better. Gloria Steinem
The future depends entirely on what each of us does every day; a movement is only people moving. Gloria Steinem
Girls actually need superheroes much more than boys. Gloria Steinem
There is nothing more fundamental than the idea that the government does not have a right to decide when and whether we have children. Gloria Steinem
We need to remember across generations that there is as much to learn as there is to teach. Gloria Steinem
The first resistance to social change is to say it's not necessary. Gloria Steinem
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career. Gloria Steinem
If the shoe doesn't fit, must we change the foot? Gloria Steinem
The caste systems of sex and race are interdependent and can only be uprooted together. Gloria Steinem
Women may be the one group that grows more radical with age. Gloria Steinem
One day an army of gray-haired women may quietly take over the Earth! Gloria Steinem
The same way that racism is a white person's problem, violence against women is a men's problem. Gloria Steinem
We're never going to have democratic countries or peaceful countries until we have democratic or peaceful families. Gloria Steinem
Liberation does not come from outside. Gloria Steinem
Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself. Gloria Steinem
If what's inside your dreams wasn't already real inside you, you couldn't even dream it. Gloria Steinem
All women, and men of color - we were owned like tables and chairs. We spent a hundred years getting a legal identity as human beings. That's a big thing. Gloria Steinem
Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry. Gloria Steinem
The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen's skin. Gloria Steinem
Rich People plan for three generations Poor people plan for Saturday night. Gloria Steinem
I'm a freelance person, and I've always been able to support myself. Gloria Steinem
God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back. Gloria Steinem
Dying seems less sad than having lived too little. Gloria Steinem
By the year 2000 we will, I hope, raise our children to believe in human potential, not God. Gloria Steinem
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. Gloria Steinem
Whenever one person stands up and says, “Wait a minute, this is wrong,” it helps other people do the same. Gloria Steinem
Every social justice movement that I know of has come out of people sitting in small groups, telling their life stories, and discovering that other people have shared similar experiences. Gloria Steinem
We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters. Gloria Steinem
Law and justice are not always the same. When they aren't, destroying the law may be the first step toward changing it. Gloria Steinem
So whatever you want to do, just do it... Making a damn fool of yourself is absolutely essential. Gloria Steinem
The most hurtful thing is not what comes from our adversaries, it's what comes from our friends. Gloria Steinem
The origins of violence against women by men are not biological. If that were the case, it would exist in every culture. And it doesn't exist in every culture. Gloria Steinem
Movements are like rivers. Dipping into them is never the same twice. Gloria Steinem
It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate. Gloria Steinem
I'd like to be played as a child by Natalie Wood. I'd have some romantic scenes as Audrey Hepburn and have gritty black-and-white scenes as Patricia Neal. Gloria Steinem
Inner space is the real frontier. Gloria Steinem
A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men. Gloria Steinem
In retrospect, perhaps the biggest reason my mother was cared for but not helped for twenty years was the simplest: Her functioning was not that necessary to the world. Gloria Steinem