Powerful quotes from feminists to motivate you for 2017

A round up of inspiring quotes from iconic trailblazers to drive you to be proactive in 2017…

 

 

Karren Brady Feminism

 

“I always say, women have brains and uteruses, and are able to use both.”Karren Brady | Businesswoman 

 

Gloria Steinem Feminism

 

”We have to stop looking up, especially with Trump now, and start instead looking at each other.” ― Gloria Steinem |  Writer & Activist

 

Sheryl Sandberg

 

 

“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.”Sheryl Sandberg | Facbook COO

 

Chimanda Ngozi Adichie Feminism

 

“My own definition is a feminist is a man or a woman who says, yes, there’s a problem with gender as it is today and we must fix it, we must do better. All of us, women and men, must do better.”- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | Writer & Activist

 

 

Hillary Clinton Feminism
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“Well, I believe I am a feminist because I believe that women deserve the same rights as men in every aspect of our economy and our society, here at home and around the world.” Hillary Clinton | Politician

 

 

JK Rowling Feminism

 

“Very early on in writing the series, I remember a female journalist saying to me that Mrs Weasley, ‘Well, you know, she’s just a mother.’ And I was absolutely incensed by that comment. Now, I consider myself to be a feminist, and I’d always wanted to show that just because a woman has made a choice, a free choice to say, ‘Well, I’m going to raise my family and that’s going to be my choice. I may go back to a career, I may have a career part time, but that’s my choice.’ Doesn’t mean that that’s all she can do. And as we proved there in that little battle, Molly Weasley comes out and proves herself the equal of any warrior on that battlefield.”J.K Rowling | Writer

 

 

Coco Chanel Feminism

 

 

“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.”Coco Chanel | Fashion Designer

 

 

Emma Watson Feminism

 

“I don’t want fear of failure to stop me doing what I really care about.” –  Emma Watson | Actress

Nancy Pelosi

 

“Women are leaders everywhere you look—from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.”Nancy Pelosi | Politician

 

Diane Von Furstenberg

 

 

“I’ve never met a woman who is not strong, but sometimes they don’t let it out. Then there’s a tragedy, and then all of a sudden that strength comes. My message is let the strength come out before the tragedy.”Diane von Furstenberg | Fashion Designer

 

Helen Mirren

 

“I think every woman in our culture is a feminist. They may refuse to articulate it, but if you were to take any woman back 40 years and say ‘is this the world you want to live in?’ they would say ‘no’” Helen Mirren | Actress

Michelle Obama

 

“No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half its citizens.”Michelle Obama | Former First Lady of The United States

 

Beyonce Feminism
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“Who run the world? Girls.”Beyoncé | Singer

 

 

 

 

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