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Great Quotes by Famous Women

Throughout history, women have often been relegated to the wretched role of housewives. Many were and are continuing to be denied of their basic rights. But even under such circumstances, there have been numerous women who have managed to excel and exceed all expectations. This compilation features great quotes by famous women like Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, Susan Anthony, Hillary Clinton and Indira Gandhi. 

“A woman is like a tea bag. You never know how strong she is until she's in hot water.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“The woman’s mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine; hers is not to preserve a man-made world, but to create a human world by infusing feminine elements into all of its activities.” Margaret Thatcher  

“Women's liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It’s man who is discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one is likely to do anything about that.” Golda Meir

“My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.” Maya Angelou

“Men their rights and nothing more, women their rights and nothing less.”  Susan B. Anthony 

“My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.” Indira Gandhi 

“I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king and of a king of England too.” Elizabeth I

“I can’t say that the college-bred woman is the most contented woman. The broader her mind the more she understands the unequal conditions between men and women, the more she's shaft under a government that tolerates it.” Susan B. Anthony

“Some people counted me out and told me to drop out, but the American people don't quit and don’t want a president who quits.” Hillary Clinton

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