Sexism Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sexism quotes, sexism sayings, and sexism proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Sexism and racism are parallel problems. You can compare them in some ways, but they're not at all the same. But they're both symptoms inside the white male power structure. Frida Kahlo
The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It's a girl. Shirley Chisholm
Sexism has never rendered women powerless. It has either suppressed their strength or exploited it. Bell Hooks
Sexism is discounting the female experience of powerlessness; the new sexism is discounting the male experience of powerlessness. Warren Farrell
No woman is required to build the world by destroying herself. Rabbi Sofer
Sexism is the foundation on which all tyranny is built. Every social form of hierarchy and abuse is modeled on male-over-female domination. Andrea Dworkin
Sexism is a social disease. Anonymous
Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance. Kofi Annan
We have not the slightest. idea that women are made of such light material that the breath of any fool or knave may blow them on the rocks of ruin. Jane Swisshelm
There's no such thing as sexism against men. That's because sexism is prejudice + power. Men are the dominant gender with power in society. Anita Sarkeesian
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. Timothy Leary
Human rights are women's rights, and women's rights are human rights. Hillary Clinton
Sexism is not inevitable. It's only about controlling reproduction and therefore controlling women. Gloria Steinem
It may be a man's world, but men are easily controlled by women. Ashly Lorenzana
Sexism isn't a woman's problem, it's a man's problem. Jack Ryan
Sexism goes so deep that at first it's hard to see; you think it's just reality. Alix Kates Shulman
Women have been taught that, for us, the earth is flat, and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge. Andrea Dworkin
A gender-equal society would be one where the word gender does not exist: where everyone can be themselves. Gloria Steinem
There is more sexism in a year's worth of movies than actually exists in a woman's entire lifetime. Florence King
You can't beat women anyhow and that if you are wise or dislike trouble and uproar you don't even try to. William Faulkner
Protesting against sexism doesn't mean saying that all men are actively sexist. Laura Bates
The rules of sexism do not free men from the terror of violence; they only keep men from complaining about it. Warren Farrell
Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others. Amelia Earhart
Women's liberation is the liberation of the feminine in the man and the masculine in the woman. Corita Kent
Most men fear getting laughed at or humiliated by a romantic prospect while most women fear rape and death. Gavin de Becker
You don't have to be anti-man to be pro-woman. Jane Galvin Lewis
Nobody will ever win the battle of the sexes. There is too much fraternizing with the enemy. Henry Kissinger
Racism, sexism, drug and alcohol abuse, mental illness, unemployment homelessness encompasses pretty much every social problem. Jena Desai
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men. Joseph Conrad
Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man. Margaret Mead