— Terry Pratchett English author 1948 - 2015
„They lived freely among the students, they argued with the men over philosophical, sociological and artistic matters, they were just as good as the men themselves: only better, since they were women.“
Fonte: Lady Chatterley's Lover
„If women with the same skills as men were getting only 78 cents for every dollar a man earns, men would have long-since priced themselves out of the market.“
— Ilana Mercer South African writer
"Barack Against the Boys," http://www.ilanamercer.com/phprunner/public_article_list_view.php?editid1=489 WorldNetDaily.com, March 13, 2009.
„Darwin believed that women were not as competent as men, and less intelligent than men, but they were better than a dog.“
— Ray Comfort New Zealand-born Christian minister and evangelist 1949
The Origin of Species: 150th Anniversary Edition (2009)
„And among his hearers were a few good men,
Many who were evil,
And most who were neither,
Like all men in all places.“
— T.S. Eliot 20th century English author 1888 - 1965
Choruses from The Rock (1934)
Contexto: There came one who spoke of the shame of Jerusalem
And the holy places defiled;
Peter the Hermit, scourging with words.
And among his hearers were a few good men,
Many who were evil,
And most who were neither,
Like all men in all places.
„Women had internalized their subjugation of men as the latter were the breadwinners. Since then women have become quite conscious of their new status.“
— Asghar Ali Engineer Indian activist 1939 - 2013
Engineer, Asghar Ali. The rights of Women in Islam. 2nd ed. Elgin, IL: New Dawn Press Group, 2004, 190.
„They lived under a just and moderate government, and they admitted that one bond of their fidelity was that their rulers were the better men.“
— Livy Roman historian -59 - 17 a.C.
Book XXII, sec. 83
History of Rome
— Seneca the Younger Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, and dramatist -4 - 65 a.C.
Original: (la) sic vive cum hominibus tamquam deus videat, si loquere cum deo tamquam homines audiant.
Fonte: Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium (Moral Letters to Lucilius), Letter X: On living to oneself, Line 5.
„In the old times, women did not get their lives written, though I don't doubt many of them were much better worth writing than the men's.“
— Harriet Beecher Stowe Abolitionist, author 1811 - 1896
The Pearl of Orr's Island : A Story of the Coast of Maine (1862).
— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel German poet, critic and scholar 1772 - 1829
Was die Menschen unter den andern Bildungen der Erde, das sind die Künstler unter den Menschen.
“Selected Ideas (1799-1800)”, Dialogue on Poetry and Literary Aphorisms, Ernst Behler and Roman Struc, trans. (Pennsylvania University Press:1968) # 43
„There were some things that only time could cure. Evil men could be destroyed, but nothing could be done with good men who were deluded.“
— Arthur C. Clarke, livro Childhood's End
Guardian Angel, p. 220
2000s and posthumous publications
Fonte: Childhood's End
„So little egoistic he was that none of his friends felt envy of his extraordinary superiority, but rather grovelled before it, so that women were jealous of the power he had over men; but women were many and Kings were one. The men worshipped not so much their friend, as the ideal American they all wanted to be.“
— Henry Adams journalist, historian, academic, novelist 1838 - 1918
Contexto: p>Whatever prize he wanted lay ready for him — scientific social, literary, political — and he knew how to take them in turn. With ordinary luck he would die at eighty the richest and most many-sided genius of his day.So little egoistic he was that none of his friends felt envy of his extraordinary superiority, but rather grovelled before it, so that women were jealous of the power he had over men; but women were many and Kings were one. The men worshipped not so much their friend, as the ideal American they all wanted to be.</p
— Alison Goodman Australian science-fiction writer 1966
Fonte: Eona: The Last Dragoneye
„My dear boy, no woman is a genius. Women are a decorative sex. They never have anything to say, but they say it charmingly. Women represent the triumph of matter over mind, just as men represent the triumph of mind over morals.“
— Oscar Wilde, livro O Retrato de Dorian Gray
Fonte: The Picture of Dorian Gray
„When women entered the workplace, many men were mentors to them and, in turn, also learned to respect women’s unique contributions (for example, their listening and facilitative skills). Now, as we give men responsibilities to care for children, women must be among the mentors, and we must also learn to respect men’s unique contributions.“
— Warren Farrell author, spokesperson, expert witness, political candidate 1943
Fonte: Father and Child Reunion (2001), p. 236.
„To live is to be among men, and to be among men is to struggle, a struggle not only with them but with oneself; with their passions, but also with one's own.“
— José Rizal Filipino writer, ophthalmologist, polyglot and nationalist 1861 - 1896
Letter to his family, Dapitan (c. 1884)
— John Flavel English Presbyterian clergyman 1627 - 1691
Fonte: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 315.
„Women qua women may remain, for the better continuance of life, subject to men; women as human beings demand to live as well as to continue life. To live effectively they must learn to know the world through and through, in order that, while side by side with men, they may fashion life to their common good.“
— Jane Ellen Harrison British classical scholar, linguist and feminist 1850 - 1928
"Homo Sum." Being a Letter to an Anti-Suffragist from an Anthropologist, 1900, p. 30 https://archive.org/details/homosumbeinglett00harruoft/page/30
„There were women in the golden age of Greece, called hetaerae, who were celebrated by Socrates and philosophers of his time. Although they existed solely for their own pleasure and that of men, they were respected for their independence of mind and spirit and thought of highly by the Greeks. Single women in today's world can function like hetaerae, learning from many and giving back to whom they will, and for the woman who enjoys such a life, it can be a good one, and one both she and society can be the better for.“
— Merle Shain Canadian writer 1935 - 1989
Some Men are More Perfect Than Others (1973)
„Women should not feel obliged towards any men for eternity. They earned this privilege by gathering berries, digging roots, picking wild rice, and chewing the skin to make it soft for 999 thousand years, while the men were having fun in the open chasing deer and fighting among themselves.“
— Vinko Vrbanić 1951