Women Empowerment Quotes

“The best protection any woman can have…is courage.”

  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton

“Just as women are afraid of receiving, men are afraid of giving.”

  • John Gray

“There is no chance of the welfare of the world unless the condition of women is improved. It is not possible for a bird to fly on one wing.”

  • Swami Vivekananda

“Women constitute half the world’s population, perform nearly two-third of its works hours, receive one-tenth of world’s income and own less than one-hundredth of world’s property.”

  • United Nations Report, 1980

 “A body of literature that embodies the concern for women’s equality and development and seeks to find explanations and remedies for the unequal position of women in the society; a set of research and analysis which enquires into the origin and basis of these discriminatory practices against women, which has come to be concisely defined as Women’s Studies.”

  • University Grant Commission, 1986

“We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.”

  • Malala Yousafzai

“Feminism is, in short, the theory of political, economic, and social equality of the sexes.”

  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary

“Feminism is for everybody.”

  • Bell Hooks

“A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.”

  • Gloria Steinem

“Why has the word [feminism] become such uncomfortable one? It is not the word that is important; it is the idea and the ambition behind it.”

  • Emma Watson

“Educate one man, you educate one person, but educate a woman and you educate a whole civilization.”

  • Mahatma Gandhi

“The Destiny of India is being shaped in her classroom.”

  • Kothari Commission 1964-66

“There are very few challenges that you can’t really overcome.”

  • Arundhati Bhattacharya

“A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.”

  • Melinda Gates

“The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.”

  • Elbert Einstein

“Saving our planet requires you to be ambitious in what you aim, and, equally, in how hard you work to reach your goal.”

  • Ban Ki-Moon