#ShatterStereotypes: 9 Empowering Feminist Quotes Everyone Should Know

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re asking people to share their favorite feminist quotes. From Eleanor Roosevelt to Malala Yousafzai quotes, these trailblazing feminists and their transcendent words are inspiring the next generation of empowered women. Check out some of our favorites below and create your own with Spark Post. It only takes a minute to share the power.


“For most of history, anonymous was a woman.” -Virginia Woolf, Author


“We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded and not overlooked and ignored.” -Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook


“I raise up my voice—not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” – Malala Yousafzai, activist & Nobel Prize Laureate

“Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination.” -Mae Jemison, engineer, physician and NASA astronaut

“Feminism is for everybody.” -bell hooks, author and social activist


“Feminism isn’t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” -G.D. Anderson, Poet


“You Don’t Have to Be Pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone. Not to your boyfriend/spouse/partner, not to your co-workers, especially not to random men on the street. You don’t owe it to your mother, you don’t owe it to your children, you don’t owe it to civilization in general. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked ‘female.‘” -Erin McKean, lexicographer, entrepreneur, fashion aficionado


“Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, novelist


“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, American politician, diplomat, activist

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