The fight for gender equality is difficult, long-lasting and continues even in nowadays. The process of social and cultural transformation is complex and in some societies it seems impossible.
Female writers are these women who, over the centuries, had a strong sense of justice. So in order to get their voice heard they needed to put in twice as much work and talent in almost everything they do. Women as writers often make their way and to a large extent, the merit in modern society is to be free to express ourselves… regardless of our gender.
Revolutions are different. History may be written by the victors, but its driving force is the extraordinary personalities who do not fit in the frames.
Here Are 10 Quotes by Female Authors Who Changed The World
“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will! ” – Charlotte Bronte
“I do not wish them [women] to have power over men; but over themselves.” – Mary Wollstonecraft
“If you live long enough, you’ll see that every victory turns into a defeat.” – Simone de Beauvoir
“Women should be tough, tender, laugh as much as possible, and live long lives.” – Maya Angelou
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishing – Anais Nin
“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” – Jane Austen