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Gloria Steinem Quotes

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"No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office."

"A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle."

"Logic is in the eye of the logician."

"I've yet to be on a campus where most women weren't worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I've yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing."

"Most women are one man away from welfare."

"A woman reading Playboy feels a little like a Jew reading a Nazi manual."

"Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry."

"Someone asked me why women don't gamble as much as men do, and I gave the commonsensical reply that we don't have as much money. That was a true and incomplete answer. In fact, women's total instinct for gambling is satisfied by marriage."

"We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs."

"What has the women's movement learned from Geraldine Ferraro's candidacy for vice president? Never get married."

"I'd like to be played as a child by Natalie Wood. I'd have some romantic scenes as Audrey Hepburn and have gritty black-and-white scenes as Patricia Neal."

"Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else."

"Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning."

"It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate."

"At my graduation, I thought we had to marry what we wished to become. Now you are becoming the men you once would have wished to marry."

"Law and justice are not always the same."

"From pacifist to terrorist, each person condemns violence - and then adds one cherished case in which it may be justified."

"Most women's magazines simply try to mold women into bigger and better consumers."

"I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career."

"A pedestal is as much a prison as any small, confined space."

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