Welcome to the web’s most comprehensive site of quotations by women. 44,279 quotations are searchable by topic, by author's name, or by keyword. Many of them appear in no other collection. And new ones are added continually.
Search by Topic:
Find quotations by TOPIC (coffee, love, dogs)
or search alphabetically below.
Search by Last Name:
Search by Keyword:
“... I do believe that there are biological differences in the minds of men and women. However, I can understand why some of my fellow academics in women's studies resist this notion, however unscientific I find their position. The inconvenient truth that men ... seem content to leave unaddressed is that, under patriarchal social systems — which still dominate the entire globe — different is unequal. Patriarchal rule is based on the assumption that the male is the standard and the female the exception; that qualities inherent to the male are more desirable than qualities inherent to the female.”