Humanities › Literature 30 Humorous Women's Day Quotes Share Flipboard Email Print CommerceandCultureAgency / Getty Images Literature Quotations Quotations For Holidays Funny Quotes Love Quotes Great Lines from Movies and Television Best Sellers Classic Literature Plays & Drama Poetry Shakespeare Short Stories Children's Books By Simran Khurana Education Expert M.B.A, Human Resource Development and Management, Narsee Monjee Institution of Management Studies B.S., University of Mumbai, Commerce, Accounting, and Finance Simran Khurana is the Editor-in-Chief for ReachIvy, and a teacher and freelance writer and editor, who uses quotations in her pedagogy. our editorial process Simran Khurana Updated February 01, 2020 If you thought that women's liberation has reached its zenith, think again. Though many women in progressive societies enjoy some liberty, several thousands of them are suppressed and tortured under the garb of morality. Gender discrimination exists at all levels. At the workplace, where gender inequalities are brushed under the carpet, women workers are often subjected to sexual objectification, harassment, and molestation. Women employees are discouraged from seeking higher positions in management, as they are deemed as liabilities. Workplace surveys report that women receive lower wages than their male counterparts. A society that strangulates the woman that raises her voice will forever remain backward and regressive. New thoughts, ideas, and philosophies will fail to take root within the constricted walls of dominance. Perverted ideals and sexism are often the cause of women's subjugation. Help women fight their cause by recognizing them as human beings. Respect your women colleagues, friends, and family members. Inspire women to take on the mantle of women's liberation. Women's Day Quotes for March 8 Harriet Beecher Stowe: "So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls. Why don't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women?" Brett Butler: "I would like it if men had to partake in the same hormonal cycles to which we're subjected monthly. Maybe that's why men declare war — because they have a need to bleed on a regular basis." Katherine Hepburn: "Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then." Carolyn Kenmore: "You have to have the kind of body that doesn't need a girdle in order to get to pose in one." Anita Wise: "A lot of guys think the larger a woman's breasts are, the less intelligent she is. I don't think it works like that. I think it's the opposite. I think the larger a woman's breasts are, the less intelligent the men become." Arnold Haultain: "A woman can say more in a sigh than a man can say in a sermon." Ogden Nash: "I have an idea that the phrase 'weaker sex' was coined by some woman to disarm some man she was preparing to overwhelm." Oliver Goldsmith: "They may talk of a comet, or a burning mountain, or some such bagatelle; but to me, a modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation." Aristotle Onassis: "If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning." Gilda Radner: "I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they're the first to be rescued off sinking ships." George Eliot: "A woman's hopes are woven of sunbeams; a shadow annihilates them." Mignon McLaughlin: "A woman asks little of love: only that she be able to feel like a heroine." Stanley Baldwin: "I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason." Simone de Beauvoir: "One is not born a woman, one becomes one." Ian Fleming: "A woman should be an illusion." Stephen Stills: "There are three things men can do with women: love them, suffer for them, or turn them into literature." Germaine Greer: "Women have very little idea of how much men hate them." William Shakespeare, "As You Like It:" "Do you not know I am a woman? When I think, I must speak." Mignon McLaughlin: "Women are never landlocked: they're always mere minutes away from the briny deep of tears." Robert Brault: "Through sources, we have obtained the following alien assessment of the human species: The male wants to be valued for what he pretends to be. The female wants to be overvalued for what she truly is." Voltaire: "I hate women because they always know where things are." Hermione Gingold: "Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman's weapon is her tongue." Joseph Conrad: "Being a woman is a terribly difficult task since it consists principally in dealing with men." Janis Joplin: "Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got." Martina Navratilova: "I think the key is for women not to set any limits." Rosalyn Sussman: "We still live in a world in which a significant fraction of people, including women, believe that a woman belongs and wants to belong exclusively in the home." Virginia Woolf: "As a woman, I have no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world." Mae West: "When women go wrong, men go right after them." Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: "I do not wish women to have power over men, but over themselves." Gloria Steinem: "I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career."