A woman who is convinced that she deserves to accept only the best challenges herself to give the best. Then she is living phenomenally.
More quotes by Maya Angelou
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
Since time is the one immaterial object which we cannot influence – neither speed up nor slow down, add to nor diminish – it is an imponderably valuable gift.
More quotes about Feminism
As I grow and I get older I’m realising more and more that there’s such a beautiful, sensual power that we have as women.
For me, as a feminist, I would say it should be up to the woman to decide if she wants to be a mom If she wants to go out and work, have a career other than being a mom, then she should be able to do that as well.
Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove they are worthy of a woman’s attention.
I’m not a feminist. If men were going through the things women are going through today, I would be fighting for them with just as much passion. I believe in equality.
There’s a long, long history of women suffering abuse, injustice, and not having the same opportunities as men, and I think that’s been very detrimental to the human race as a whole.
There’s something so special about a woman who dominates in a man’s world. It takes a certain grace, strength, intelligence, fearlessness, and the nerve to never take no for an answer.
You’re a feminist if you go to a Jay-Z and Beyoncé concert, and you’re NOT like, mmm, I feel like Beyoncé should be making 23 percent less money than Jay-Z.
So early in our lives we are shushed. And not just directly shushed but sometimes in our lives we’re treated too preciously. We may have a father that loves us and treats us like a doll. They don’t treat us like real beings and equal partners.
If you look up feminist in the dictionary, it just means someone who believes men and women have equal rights
I’m a liability to them – I’m a woman, I’m empowered, I’m an artist. I’ve had executives who can’t come to my shows they’re so scared of me. I’ve been a thorn in many people’s sides just by existing.
We think – or maybe we’re shown – that the only way to express ourselves is through that very sexy energy. I think there’s more than that which shows our power. For me, I sometimes feel the most sexy when I’m totally covered head to toe.