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Eleanor Smeal

  • Nowhere have women been more excluded from decision-making than in the military and foreign affairs. When it comes to the military and questions of nuclear disarmament, the gender gap becomes the gender gulf.

  • There's no question in my mind but that rights are never won unless people are willing to fight for them.

    • Eleanor Smeal,
    • speech, National Press Club ()
  • [We need to push] for what we want, not just what we can get.

    • Eleanor Smeal,
    • in Robin Morgan, Sisterhood Is Forever ()

Eleanor Smeal, U.S. feminist, political analyst, NOW president

(1939)

Full name: Eleanor Marie Cutri Smeal.