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Rene Veaux Quotes and Sayings

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The feminist movement has helped open minds and kitchens
to the notion that men can be at home on the range.
- Rene Veaux

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One person cooking at home cannot pay attention to too many things.
If a woman makes three dishes, she will get nervous on the first,
the second will suffer and the third will be a disaster.
- Rene Veaux

Anthropology in general has always been fairly hospitable to female scholars,
and even to feminist scholars.
- Clifford Geertz

No man is as anti-feminist as a really feminine woman.
- Frank O'Connor

 

I have met many feminists who were not Lesbians but
I have never met a Lesbian who was not a feminist.
- Martha Shelley

My husband is a fall-away Catholic, but with a vengeance.
He's actually more of a feminist than I am.
- Olympia Dukakis

Every country that has experimented with women in actual
combat has abandoned the idea,
and the notion that Israel uses women in combat is a feminist myth.
- Phyllis Schlafly

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Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender.
- Alice Walker

Does being a feminist mean that I believe that I'm as good as any man? Yes.
- Yasmine Bleeth

I have never experienced racism in the feminist movement,
so it concerned me to think that I was unable to see
the subject clearly because I came from white,
middle-class privilege.
- Betty Buckley

Gone are the days when reality fed the feminist movement.
- Tammy Bruce

It's just so hard sometimes to work out where people stand on these things.
I mean, isn't the Pope a feminist?
- Elizabeth Joan Smith

My mom was sarcastic about men.
She would tell me Adam was the rough draft and Eve was the final product.
She was a feminist minister, an earth mom who wore a bra only on Sundays.
- Daphne Zuniga

I've never been drawn to the feminist movement.
I was brought up to believe that men had little to
do with the home or children -
except to bring in the money.
- Beryl Bainbridge

The media only wants to get the view of the flaming
radicals because they make better copy than those of
us who are more sensible.
I'm a feminist and I think I've done a lot of good.
- Betty Dodson

Now my mother, interestingly enough,
was not a feminist in her own mind.
- Elizabeth Moon

I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist.
- Sally Kempton

If the feminist program goes to pieces on the arrival of the first baby,
it's false and useless.
- Crystal Eastman

But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness
whether or not she ever sleeps with women.
- Audre Lorde

I work toward the liberation of women,
but I'm not feminist.
I'm just a woman.
- Buchi Emecheta

Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge
of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society.
- Phyllis Schlafly

To me, a feminist belongs in the same category as a
humanist or an advocate for human rights.
I don't see why someone who's a feminist should be thought of differently.
- Suzanne Vega

I only know that people call me a feminist whenever
I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
- Rebecca West

There's a feminist writer, Naomi Wolfe,
who is reconsidering her position on abortion.
- Norma McCorvey

I am a humanist not a feminist.
There's a big difference.
- Lydia Lunch

I still consider myself a feminist.
- Suzanne Vega

To be a feminist, you could cut your hair really short.
You have to be really angry about something.
- Tucker Carlson

I didn't see myself as any advance guard,
or feminist.
- Ida Lupino

I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is:
I only know that people call me a feminist whenever
I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.
- Rebecca West

As a result of the feminist revolution,
feminine becomes an abusive epithet.
- Percy Wyndham Lewis

I AM what is called a Feminist.
Thirty years ago I left a monastery and began a sane human existence.
Within two or three years, I find, I was defending the rights of women.
- Joseph McCabe

One of the biggest problems with the modern feminist
movement is its failure to bring men along with us.
- Tammy Bruce

First and foremost, I'm a feminist.
And basically that stems from a strong belief that
all people and creatures deserve equal opportunity,
rights and respect.
- Kathy Najimy

The so-called feminist writers were disgusted with me.
I did my thing, and so I guess by feminist standards I'm a feminist.
That suits me fine.
- Chrissie Hynde

I would say that I'm a feminist theorist before I'm
a queer theorist or a gay and lesbian theorist.
- Judith Butler

Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist,
but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty
developed comic strip character.
- Bill Griffith

Courage to be is the key to revelatory power of the feminist revolution.
- Mary Daly

I'll always prefer to play with women and hang out with women,
and I'll always be a feminist.
But let me tell you something.
Gloria Steinem never helped me out; Larry Flynt did.
- Courtney Love

Women have seen that they have locked themselves up with feminist writing.
- Nathalie Sarraute

I'll always prefer to play with women and hang out with women,
and I'll always be a feminist.
- Courtney Love

Postmodernism is an academic theory,
originating in academia with an academic elite,
not in the world of women and men, where feminist theory is rooted.
- Catharine MacKinnon

My mom is this liberal, feminist, Mormon powerhouse.
I just love her to death.
- Eliza Dushku

There was that feminist myth that we can do everything.
I don't think you can.
- Jessica Lange

If you say, I'm for equal pay, that's a reform.
But if you say.
I'm a feminist, that's a transformation of society.
- Gloria Steinem

There were some films I refused because the feminist aspect was a bit wonky.
- Julie Christie

One of the goals of the Feminist Elite is to reinforce
to women the idea that men are obsolete.
- Tammy Bruce

There are lesbians, God knows...
if you came up through lesbian circles in the forties
and fifties in New York...
who were not feminist and would not call themselves feminists.
- Audre Lorde

A good part - and definitely the most fun part -
of being a feminist is about frightening men.
- Julie Burchill

It's not that sexual liberation or feminist messages are dead.
- Susie Bright

All of the significant art of today stems from Conceptual art.
This includes the art of installation,
political, feminist and socially directed art.
- Sol LeWitt

Maybe I'll be a feminist in my old age.
- Bjork

Donald, my husband, considers himself a feminist.
- Judy Chicago

This is a feminist bookstore.
There is no humor section.
- John Callahan

My parents divorced when I was born,
and my mother is a political science professor,
like a feminist Mormon, which is sort of an oxymoron.
- Eliza Dushku

People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments
that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
- Rebecca West

Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women's liberation...
none was more alarming, from a feminist point of view,
than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

People were always able to look at Bettie Page and
see what they needed her to be and she gave them that permission to do so.
So in that way she's a feminist but I don't think she was ever trying to be.
- Gretchen Mol

I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much
the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black:
it means that I must undertake to love myself and to
respect myself as though my very life depends upon
self-love and self-respect.
- June Jordan

I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world,
in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family.
No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist -
although the term had not reached Chile yet,
so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me.
- Isabel Allende

But one did not do feminist theory, as such,
in those days, not only because male academic discourse
did not recognize such a term,
but especially because the women's movement did not either.
- Teresa de Lauretis

I wanted to be an actress.
In college I was a serious feminist and very political.
I was determined to get one thing out of my career and that was respect.
I didn't want money.
I didn't care about fame.
- Christine Lahti

Has feminism made us all more conscious? I think it has.
Feminist critiques of anthropological masculine bias
have been quite important,
and they have increased my sensitivity to that kind of issue.
- Clifford Geertz

So, when the discussion about not using the term feminist
came up at a conference workshop,
I couldn't believe it.
The more I listened, the more I felt the need to express
my passion about my identity as a feminist.
- Betty Buckley

I like women who look like women.
I hated grunge.
No one's more feminist than me, but you don't have
to look as if you don't give a -
you know.
You can be smart, bright, and attractive aesthetically to others -
and to yourself.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones

Men have defined the parameters of every subject.
All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence,
are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system,
which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name.
- Andrea Dworkin

I merged those two words, black and feminist,
because I was surrounded by black women who were very
tough and and who always assumed they had to work and
rear children and manage homes.
- Toni Morrison

I realize now that I was a feminist and the minute
I heard the word I certainly knew it meant me,
but at that time I don't think we had the label yet.
But there's no doubt about it that I was born a feminist.
- Marlo Thomas

Women have been taught that, for us,
the earth is flat,
and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge.
Some of us have ventured out nevertheless,
and so far we have not fallen off.
It is my faith, my feminist faith, that we will not.
- Andrea Dworkin

I'm a woman who was raised to believe that you are
not complete unless you have a man.
Well, in some ways it's true.
I am a feminist to a point.
But I'm not going to deny the fact that I love to be with men.
- Goldie Hawn

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

Anthropology was the science that gave her the platform from which she surveyed,
scolded and beamed at the world.
- Jane Howard


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