A Day Without A Woman: Quotes On Equal Rights, Inspiration For International Women’s Day

By Leada Gore
Alabama Media Group, Birmingham

WWR Article Summary (tl;dr) Today is International Women’s Day. There is also a general action taking place called “A Day Without a Woman” where women are encouraged to strike for the day. Below are some inspirational quotes in honor of today’s events/activities.

Alabama Media Group, Birmingham

Here are some of the best quotes, inspiration for International Women’s Day and the 2017 Day Without a Woman:

“The difference between a broken community and a thriving one is the presence of women who are valued.” — – Michelle Obama

“The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity.” — – Viola Davis

“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

“I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.” — – Susan B. Anthony

“I do not wish them (women) to have power over men; but over themselves.” — – Mary Wollstonecraft

“Of all the evils for which man has made himself responsible, none is so degrading, so shocking or so brutal as his abuse of the better half of humanity; the female sex.” — – Mahatma Gandhi

“Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.” — – Amelia Earhart

“The test of whether or not you can hold a job should not be in the arrangement of your chromosomes.” — Bella Abzug

“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” — – Margaret Thatcher

“I’d be stupid not to be on my own side.” — – Maya Angelou

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