Quotes by Women
Quote collection assembled by Jone Johnson Lewis
If you have any doubts that we live in a society controlled by men, try reading down the index of contributors to a volume of quotations, looking for women's names. - Elaine Gill
I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman. - Virginia Woolf
Quotes by women, some famous and some not well known. These quotations have been chosen to represent women's varied ideas, motivations and contributions to history. Select a name from the list below or, if you're looking for a particular quote, try the Search box on this page.
Each quotation page in this collection and the entire collection are © Jone Johnson Lewis 1997-2012. This is an informal collection -- if you need citations for the original source, I don't have those available unless they're listed with the quotes.
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Jone Johnson Lewis. "Elizabeth Cady Stanton Quotations." About.com Women's History. URL: http://womenshistory.about.com/library/qu/blqustan.htm Date: [today]