Quotes for Women

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  • Women must not accept, she must challenge
  • Yatra Naryastu Poojyante, Ramante Tatra Devatah
(Wherever ladies are worshipped, there dances goddesses)
  • Country can never be developed without the contribution of other half.  – Mahatma Gandhi
  • Country can never be developed without the contribution of other half.  – Mahatma Gandhi
  • Educate one man, you educate one person, but educate a woman and you educate a whole civilisation. – Mahatma Gandhi
  • Women alone can emancipate themselves, not men. – Mahatma Gandhi
  • #HeForShe Campaign
  • Swami Vivekananda says, “Countries and Nations which do not respect women have never become great nor will ever be in future”
  • I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved- B. R. Ambedkar
  • Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity. – Gandhi
  • To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man’s injustice to woman. If by strength is meant brute strength, then, indeed, is woman less brute than man. If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably man’s superior.  – Gandhi in Young India, 1930
  • “In societies where men are truly confident of their own worth, women are not merely tolerated but valued.” – Aung San Suu Kyi
  • “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher
  • “I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” – Malala Yousafzai
  • “I believe that the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st century.” – Hillary Clinton
  • Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.  – Kofi Annan



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