Women

Quotes on women.

I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations. I have built my own factory on my own ground.
-Madam C. J. Walker

I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavour to provide employment for hundreds of the women of my race.
-Madam C. J. Walker

Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.
-Coco Chanel

Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous.
-Coco Chanel

I don’t know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men.
-Coco Chanel

A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

Girls playing sports is not about winning gold medals. It’s about self-esteem, learning to compete and learning how hard you have to work in order to achieve your goals.
- Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Olympian, U.S. track and field)

Too many times women try to be competitive with each other. We should help support each other, rather than try to be better than each other.
- Katarina Witt (Olympian, German figure skater)

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.
- Maya Angelou

Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.
- Maya Angelou