"Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Gloria Steinem on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Gloria Steinem on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Gloria Steinem on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Gloria Steinem on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Gloria Steinem on Booker T. Washington
"Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one."
"It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate."
"The first resistance to social change is to say it's not necessary."
"If the shoe doesn't fit, must we change the foot?"
"We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters."