Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests.
We women are going to bring change. We are speaking up for girls’ rights, but we must not behave like men, like they have done in the past.
Women are stronger than men – they do not die of wisdom.
Women are at last becoming persons first and wives second, and that is as it should be.
Now that Arab women are pouring into the streets by the million, men discover with dismay that they, not women, were the captives of the harem dream.
Women are considered deep – why? Because one can never discover any bottom to them. Women are not even shallow.
When God created man and woman, he was thinking, ‘Who shall I give the power to, to give birth to the next human being?’ And God chose woman. And this is the big evidence that women are powerful.
Despite the strength of the feminist movement in the 1970s and beyond, a fable has persisted that educated women are rejected as marriage partners.
The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.
Over the years, the most ponderous problem for women has been that men think that men and women are very different. Another of our massive problems is that women also think that men and women are very different.