National Women's Equality Day: 15 Inspiring Quotes From Females On 19th Amendment Anniversary

The 19th Amendment passed on August 26th, 1920 granting women in the United State's the right to vote. The anniversary is now known as National Women's Equality Day.


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To celebrate, here are 15 quotes from badass women who made this day - and progress since - possible:


1- "How can we effect change in the world when only half of it is invited or feel welcome to participate in the conversation?" ― Emma Watson


2- “We must raise both the ceiling and the floor.” ― Sheryl Sandberg


3- Society as a whole benefits immeasurably from a climate in which all persons, regardless of race or gender, may have the opportunity to learn respect, responsibility, advancement and remuneration based on ability.” – Sandra Day O’Connor


4- "I would have girls regard themselves not as adjectives but as nouns." ― Elizabeth Cady Stanton


5- "Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could. If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation." ― Abigail Adams


6- “It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union ... men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.” ― Susan B. Anthony


7- “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand