1930s Feminist Quotes That Are Still Relevant Today


June 2, 2016 LIFESTYLE

When it comes to notable strides in feminism, the decade of the 1930s isn’t usually thought of as one of the most revolutionary periods of time; however, there are still a number of feminist quotes from the 1930s that were not only important at the time, but which are also still relevant today.

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

– Eleanor Roosevelt

“Being a woman has only bothered me in climbing trees.”

Frances Perkins

Frances Perkins, U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1933-1945

“Men and women, here and now, are able to exert their wills; they are not pawns and puppets dancing on a string held by invisible hands. They can act, and think for themselves. Perhaps even they can influence other people’s thoughts and actions”

Virginia Woolfe

Virginia Woolf