Gloria Steinem Quotes

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The future depends entirely on what each of us does every day a movement is only people moving.

Gloria Steinem in Day, Moving, People

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Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days.

Gloria Steinem

The future depends entirely on what each of us does every day a movement is only people moving.

Gloria Steinem

All women, and men of color - we were owned like tables and chairs. We spent a hundred years getting a legal identity as human beings. That's a big thing.

Gloria Steinem

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

A gender-equal society would be one where the word 'gender' does not exist: where everyone can be themselves.

Gloria Steinem

The surest way to be alone is to get married.

Gloria Steinem

If the shoe doesn't fit, must we change the foot?

Gloria Steinem

Anger is energising. The opposite of anger is depression, which is anger turned inward.

Gloria Steinem

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.

Gloria Steinem

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

Gloria Steinem

If technology and medicine are used by women to have children or not to have children or to have healthier children - that's one thing. But if it's used to say, 'You're not a real woman unless you have a child; therefore, take all these dangerous hormones

Gloria Steinem

The first resistance to social change is to say it's not necessary.

Gloria Steinem

Perfect is boring: Beauty is irregular.

Gloria Steinem

I was never against marriage per se. Before feminism, I didn't think you had any choice. In fact, for a long time I always assumed I would get married. I just didn't see any marriages I wanted to emulate, so I kept putting it off.

Gloria Steinem

A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.

Gloria Steinem