Quotations that match 'gender'.

Remember and help America remember that the fellowship of human beings is more important than the fellowship of race and class and gender in a democratic society. Marian Wright Edelman
[ America Beings Class Democratic Fellowship Gender Help Human Important More Race Remember Society Than]
We were unusually brought up; there was no gender differentiation. I was never thought of as any less than my brother. Maya Lin
[ Any Brother Brought Differentiation Gender Less Never Than Thought Unusually Up Were]
With the adoption of the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, the international community sent out a clear message that gender based violence will not be tolerated. Jenny Shipley
[ Adoption Against Based Clear Community Declaration Elimination Gender International Message Out Sent Tolerated Violence Will Women]
Revolution is engendered by an indignation with tyranny, yet is itself pregnant with tyranny. William Godwin
[ Engendered Indignation Itself Pregnant Revolution Tyranny Yet]
I don't think gender is aesthetically defining for me. Suzanne Vega
[ Aesthetically Defining Gender Think]
We must focus on people as people, regardless of race, creed, color or gender. Judge Mills Lane
[ Color Creed Focus Gender Must Race Regardless]
Our true nature is free of any and all notions of gender, of any notions of difference whatsoever. Andrew Cohen
[ Any Difference Free Gender Nature Notions Our True Whatsoever]
I'm suspicious of any man or woman who approaches their own liberation with any kind of gender bias. Andrew Cohen
[ Any Approaches Bias Gender Kind Liberation Man Own Suspicious Their Woman]
American Idol transcends age, gender, ethnicity, everything. Carrie Underwood
[ Age American Ethnicity Everything Gender Idol Transcends]
Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture. Charlotte Bunch
[ Cannot Changing Culture Discrimination Eliminated Forms Gender Other Racial Sexual Violence Without]
Almost any biographer, if he respects facts, can give us much more than another fact to add to our collection. He can give us the creative fact; the fertile fact; the fact that suggests and engenders. Virginia Woolf
[ Add Almost Another Any Biographer Collection Creative Engenders Fact Facts Fertile Give More Much Our Respects Suggests Than Us]
Test ideas in the marketplace. You learn from hearing a range of perspectives. Consultation helps engender the support decisions need to be successfully implemented. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Consultation Decisions Hearing Helps Ideas Implemented Learn Marketplace Need Perspectives Range Successfully Support Test]
Also, I had read a book called She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders, written by a professor who had gone through transgender surgery, but it took this person well into his thirties to come to terms with the absolute necessity of having to do it. Mercedes Ruehl
[ Absolute Also Book Called Come Genders Gone Had Having His Into Life Necessity Person Professor Read She Surgery Terms Thirties Through Took Transgender Two Well Written]
Gender consciousness has become involved in almost every intellectual field: history, literature, science, anthropology. There's been an extraordinary advance. Clifford Geertz
[ Advance Almost Anthropology Become Been Consciousness Every Extraordinary Field Gender History Intellectual Involved Literature Science]
Similarly, gender-equality, supremacy of law, political participation, civil society, and transparency are among the indispensable elements that are the imperatives of democratization. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
[ Among Civil Democratization Elements Imperatives Indispensable Law Participation Political Similarly Society Supremacy Transparency]
Do not ghettoize society by putting people into legal categories of gender, race, ethnicity, language, or other such characteristics. Preston Manning
[ Categories Characteristics Ethnicity Gender Into Language Legal Other Putting Race Society Such]
I always enjoyed doing transgender songs. Patti Smith
[ Always Doing Enjoyed Songs Transgender]
I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its recipient. Roland Barthes
[ Any Blame Call Discourse Engenders Guilt Hence Power Recipient]
My own personal, moral, spiritual, religious, etc. beliefs don't oppose same-gender marriage. Ed Case
[ Beliefs Etc Marriage Moral Oppose Own Personal Religious Spiritual]
It is not white hair that engenders wisdom. Menander
[ Engenders Hair White Wisdom]
Ah, well, do I wish that we lived in a world where gender didn't figure so prominently? Of course. Do I even think about myself as a woman when I go to make art? Of course not. Judy Chicago
[ Ah Art Course Even Figure Gender Go Lived Make Myself Prominently Think Well Where Wish Woman World]
I'm the result of upbringing, class, race, gender, social prejudices, and economics. So I'm a victim again. A result. James Hillman
[ Again Class Economics Gender Prejudices Race Result Social Upbringing Victim]
There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates, but gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original. Judith Butler
[ Drag Gender Imitates Imitation Kind Original Primary Which]
I learned a lot more about transgender people. It's not a choice, but a physiological condition that has to do with the size of the hypothalamus part of the brain. Mercedes Ruehl
[ Brain Choice Condition Learned Lot More Part Physiological Size Transgender]
That one can love another of the same gender, that is what the homophobe really cannot stand. Stephen Fry
[ Another Cannot Gender Love Really Same Stand]
As far as I'm concerned, being any gender is a drag. Patti Smith
[ Any Being Concerned Drag Far Gender]
Most men are very attached to the idea of being male, and usually experience a lot of fear and insecurity around the idea of being a man. Most women are very identified with their gender, and also experience a tremendous amount of fear and insecurity. Andrew Cohen
[ Also Amount Around Attached Being Experience Fear Gender Idea Identified Insecurity Lot Male Man Men Most Their Tremendous Usually Very Women]
When a human being becomes so still that they begin to lose awareness of their gender, and they are simply looking into that abyss where there is no notion of self whatsoever, the world disappears. And that's really the only place to go. It's the only place to remain. Andrew Cohen
[ Abyss Awareness Becomes Begin Being Disappears Gender Go Human Into Looking Lose Notion Only Place Really Remain Self Simply Still Their Whatsoever Where World]
When I put the shot, it's feminine, because I'm female. Athletic motion doesn't have a gender. Maren Seidler
[ Athletic Because Female Feminine Gender Motion Put Shot]
What's great is that because math is such a universal language, really, our fans come in all shapes and sizes, all ages and genders and races and backgrounds and cultures. David Krumholtz
[ Ages Backgrounds Because Come Cultures Fans Genders Great Language Math Our Races Really Shapes Sizes Such Universal]
Thirty years ago, in 1976, the notion of organized activity to combat discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity was an extremely controversial one. Robert Brady
[ Activity Ago Based Combat Controversial Discrimination Extremely Gender Identity Notion Organized Orientation Sexual Thirty Years]
The way I approach the character isn't about being gay or straight. It's just about who you love. Gender has very little to do with it. Mia Kirshner
[ Approach Being Character Gay Gender Just Little Love Straight Very Way]
It's definitely part of it, that the men were having fun and doing the interesting things but also, I don't know, I'm just thinking more about gender and how maybe in some way I am more of a boy than a girl. Alison Bechdel
[ Also Am Boy Definitely Doing Fun Gender Girl Having How Interesting Just Know Maybe Men More Part Some Than Things Thinking Way Were]
Nature engenders the science of painting. Robert Delaunay
[ Engenders Nature Painting Science]
There are a lot of people who like to think they don't have prejudices and that they're open people, and yet, we all have that in ourselves, oftentimes against people of our own race or our own gender or whatever. Jim McKay
[ Against Gender Lot Oftentimes Open Our Ourselves Own Prejudices Race Think Whatever Yet]
But the issue of sexual harassment is not the end of it. There are other issues - political issues, gender issues - that people need to be educated about. Anita Hill
[ Educated End Gender Harassment Issue Issues Need Other Political Sexual]
I just wish that every responsible and concerned person would step back regardless of race and gender and just take a closer look at what's really going on in the world today, and say enough is enough! Lonnie Earl Johnson
[ Back Closer Concerned Enough Every Gender Going Just Look Person Race Really Regardless Responsible Say Step Take Today Wish World Would]
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
[ Building Challenge Development Equality Gender Goal Good Governance Itself Meeting More Poverty Precondition Promoting Reducing Sustainable Than]
Allow the diversity to exist. There is nothing wrong with it. Hell, we put up with the religious right-we can put up with transgendered human beings. Jessica Lange
[ Allow Beings Diversity Exist Hell Human Nothing Put Religious Up Wrong]
I don't think anyone should pick a candidate for any office based solely on gender. That would be, I believe, a mistake. Jim Nussle
[ Any Anyone Based Believe Candidate Gender Mistake Office Pick Should Solely Think Would]
There are not as many women who support the national defense budget now as men. I really think there is a gender gap in the support for the large expenditures that are necessary to modernize the force. Ted Stevens
[ Budget Defense Expenditures Force Gap Gender Large Many Men Modernize National Necessary Now Really Support Think Women]
But let me tell you, this gender thing is history. You're looking at a guy who sat down with Margaret Thatcher across the table and talked about serious issues. George H. W. Bush
[ Across Down Gender Guy History Issues Looking Margaret Sat Serious Table Talked Tell Thatcher Thing]
Whatever the opposite of regret is best describes how I've always felt about that decision - it opened me up to a million creative opportunities I needed to experience away from the bull and distorting mirrors that fame engenders. David Knopfler
[ Always Away Best Bull Creative Decision Describes Distorting Engenders Experience Fame Felt How Million Mirrors Needed Opened Opportunities Opposite Regret Up Whatever]
Capitalism knows only one color: that color is green; all else is necessarily subservient to it, hence, race, gender and ethnicity cannot be considered within it. Thomas Sowell
[ Cannot Capitalism Color Considered Else Ethnicity Gender Green Hence Knows Necessarily Only Race Subservient Within]
I don't want to sound pompous, but I really think your gender doesn't necessarily dominate your sexual activity. John Lone
[ Activity Dominate Gender Necessarily Pompous Really Sexual Sound Think Want Your]
We have a history of gender and racial bias on our court that continues to undermine the system. Excluding individuals based on race is antagonistic to the pursuit of justice. Anita Hill
[ Antagonistic Based Bias Continues Court Excluding Gender History Individuals Justice Our Pursuit Race Racial System Undermine]
Revenge only engenders violence, not clarity and true peace. I think liberation must come from within. Sandra Cisneros
[ Clarity Come Engenders Liberation Must Only Peace Revenge Think True Violence Within]
We have been very conditioned by the cultures that we come from and are usually very identified with the particular gender that we happen to be a member of. Andrew Cohen
[ Been Come Conditioned Cultures Gender Happen Identified Member Particular Usually Very]
Class, race, sexuality, gender and all other categories by which we categorize and dismiss each other need to be excavated from the inside. Dorothy Allison
[ Categories Categorize Class Dismiss Each Gender Inside Need Other Race Sexuality Which]
There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender... identity is performatively constituted by the very 'expressions' that are said to be its results. Judith Butler
[ Behind Constituted Expressions Gender Identity Results Said Very]
We are a model country where gender equality is concerned. Tarja Halonen Equality
[ Concerned Country Equality Gender Model Where]
Man performs and engenders so much more than he can or should have to bear. That's how he finds that he can bear anything. William Faulkner
[ Anything Bear Engenders Finds How Man More Much Performs Should Than]
I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt: I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging. I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity to be a good and wise judge, regardless of their background or life experiences. Sonia Sotomayor
[ Advantage Any Background Believe Doubt Equal Ethnic Every Experiences Gender Good Group Judge Judging Life Opportunity Person Racial Regardless Sound State Their Unequivocally Upfront Want Wise Without]
There are brilliant out lesbians and gay men and bisexuals and transgendered people and heterosexuals keeping the fire of change alive. Not a day goes by when I don't feel grateful to them for their work. Jasmine Guy
[ Alive Brilliant Change Day Feel Fire Gay Goes Grateful Heterosexuals Keeping Lesbians Men Out Their Them Work]
What is being called the UN 'gender architecture' is more like a shack. Women need a bigger global house if equality is ever to become a reality. Charlotte Bunch
[ Architecture Become Being Bigger Called Equality Ever Gender Global House More Need Reality Un Women]
Society as a whole benefits immeasurably from a climate in which all persons, regardless of race or gender, may have the opportunity to earn respect, responsibility, advancement and remuneration based on ability. Sandra Day O'Connor
[ Ability Advancement Based Benefits Climate Earn Gender Immeasurably May Opportunity Persons Race Regardless Respect Responsibility Society Which Whole]
I think we're struggling with trying to redefine various positions at this point in history. To allow freedom for women, freedom for men, freedom from those sharply defined gender roles. Fred Ward
[ Allow Defined Freedom Gender History Men Point Positions Redefine Roles Sharply Struggling Think Those Trying Various Women]
I see the effects of sexual and gender liberation all around me, just like you do, but I don't have a sense of being in the majority. Susie Bright
[ Around Being Effects Gender Just Liberation Majority See Sense Sexual]
If there were genders to genres, fiction would be unquestionably feminine. William Gass
[ Feminine Fiction Genders Genres Unquestionably Were Would]
I believe that the fact and the reality of homosexuality and heterosexuality and of opposite and same-gender unions should be taught in our public schools without a value judgement system also being offered. Ed Case
[ Also Being Believe Fact Heterosexuality Homosexuality Judgement Offered Opposite Our Public Reality Schools Should System Taught Unions Value Without]
There isn't a theologian in the world who can argue with me on this. God has no gender. If that's the case, then everything needs to be rewritten now, right now. Susan Powter
[ Argue Case Everything Gender God Needs Now Rewritten Right Then Theologian World]
If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies. Kathryn Bigelow
[ Change Choose Gender Ignore Just Making Movies Obstacle Reasons Refuse Resistance Specific Stop Two Women]
Whether born from experience or inherent physiological or cultural differences our gender and national origins may and will make a difference in our judging. Sonia Sotomayor
[ Born Cultural Difference Differences Experience Gender Inherent Judging Make May National Origins Our Physiological Whether Will]
Truth engenders hatred of truth. As soon as it appears, it is the enemy. Tertullian
[ Appears Enemy Engenders Hatred Soon Truth]
We have to have a way of dealing with this that engenders confidence, trust, gives us every chance of getting the right outcome and boosts both sustainability and economic return at the same time. John Anderson
[ Boosts Both Chance Confidence Dealing Economic Engenders Every Getting Gives Outcome Return Right Same Sustainability Time Trust Us Way]
We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders. Maya Angelou
[ Allow Alone Even Genders Groups Ignorance Make Our Patches Prevail Races Survive Think Upon Us]
Everyone has people in their lives that are gay, lesbian or transgender or bisexual. They may not want to admit it, but I guarantee they know somebody. Billie Jean King
[ Admit Bisexual Everyone Gay Guarantee Know Lesbian Lives May Somebody Their Transgender Want]
I didn't want to be discriminated against because of my gender and status. I promised myself I was never going to be treated as a second-class citizen. Bianca Jagger
[ Against Because Citizen Discriminated Gender Going Myself Never Promised Second-Class Status Treated Want]
What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and desire - the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery. Ellen Ochoa
[ Astronaut Background Common Corps Desire Discovery Ethnic Everyone Gender Motivation Participate Perseverance Shares Voyage]
There are still traces of discrimination against race and gender, but it's a lot different than when I started out. It just comes quietly, slowly, sometimes so quietly that you don't realize it until you start looking back. Eddie Bernice Johnson
[ Against Back Comes Different Discrimination Gender Just Looking Lot Out Quietly Race Realize Slowly Sometimes Start Started Still Than Traces Until]
If you think about the way the hearings were structured, the hearings were really about Thomas' race and my gender. Anita Hill
[ Gender Hearings Race Really Structured Think Thomas Way Were]
I'm not convinced that what are traditionally considered to be male energies or qualities or female energies or qualities really have as much to do with gender as many people think they do. Andrew Cohen
[ Considered Convinced Energies Female Gender Male Many Much Qualities Really Think Traditionally]
All the English speakers, or almost all, have difficulties with the gender of words. Bernard Pivot
[ Almost Difficulties English Gender Speakers Words]
Nature chooses who will be transgender; individuals don't choose this. Mercedes Ruehl
[ Choose Chooses Individuals Nature Transgender Will]
My idea here is that, inasmuch as certain cognitive tasks and principles are tied to nature's laws, these tasks and principles are indifferent to language, culture, gender, or the particular mode of information that is provided. Edward Tufte
[ Certain Cognitive Culture Gender Here Idea Inasmuch Indifferent Information Language Laws Mode Nature Particular Principles Provided Tasks These Tied]
At the beginning of each year, we have conceptual meetings. How are we going to challenge ourselves this year? So we suggested a transsexual or transgender. And to be honest, I am shocked they let us do it. Jai Rodriguez
[ Am Beginning Challenge Conceptual Each Going Honest How Meetings Ourselves Shocked Suggested Transgender Us Year]
Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness. Cyril Connolly
[ Avarice Darkness Engenders Folly Ignorance Infatuation Passion Purity Wisdom]
The pandemic of AIDS is a gender-based disease. Stephen Lewis
[ Aids Disease Pandemic]
The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic background, is that we all believe we are above-average drivers. Dave Barry
[ Age Background Beings Believe Drivers Ethnic Gender Human Regardless Religion Thing Unites]
The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments, not on my gender. Sandra Day O'Connor
[ Arguments Court Depends Exert Gender Power]
I do think the attempt to raise consciousness has succeeded. People are very aware of gender concerns now. Clifford Geertz
[ Attempt Aware Concerns Consciousness Gender Now Raise Succeeded Think Very]
That's all true, but there was something else going on for me as a kid, something about my gender identity that I haven't figured out yet. And that's one of the things I'm hoping to dissect and investigate in this memoir project. Alison Bechdel
[ Dissect Else Figured Gender Going Haven Hoping Identity Investigate Kid Memoir Out Project Something Things True Yet]
You know, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender - people are people. Judith Light
[ Bisexual Gay Know Lesbian Transgender]
The more chaos there is, the more science holds on to abstract systems of control, and the more chaos is engendered. William Irwin Thompson
[ Abstract Chaos Control Engendered Holds More Science Systems]
Distinctly American poetry is usually written in the context of one's geographic landscape, sometimes out of one's cultural myths, and often with reference to gender and race or ethnic origins. Diane Wakoski
[ American Context Cultural Distinctly Ethnic Gender Geographic Landscape Myths Often Origins Out Poetry Race Reference Sometimes Usually Written]
Countries are either mothers or fathers, and engender the emotional bristle secretly reserved for either sire. Edna O'Brien
[ Countries Either Emotional Fathers Mothers Reserved Secretly Sire]
Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham. Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women. I guess this is because the boys don't think that gender applies to them: that it's a subject for girls. Louise Brown
[ Applies Because Birmingham Boys Courses Dozens Every Gender Girls Guess Most Sexuality Students Subject Teach Them Think University Women Year]
I appreciate the sentiment that I am a popular woman in computer gaming circles; but I prefer being thought of as a computer game designer rather than a woman computer game designer. I don't put myself into gender mode when designing a game. Roberta Williams
[ Am Appreciate Being Circles Computer Designer Designing Game Gaming Gender Into Mode Myself Popular Prefer Put Rather Sentiment Than Thought Woman]
When the Nobel award came my way, it also gave me an opportunity to do something immediate and practical about my old obsessions, including literacy, basic health care and gender equity, aimed specifically at India and Bangladesh. Amartya Sen
[ Aimed Also Award Bangladesh Basic Came Care Equity Gave Gender Health Immediate Including India Literacy Nobel Obsessions Old Opportunity Practical Something Specifically Way]
Every American deserves to live in freedom, to have his or her privacy respected and a chance to go as far as their ability and effort will take them - regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or economic circumstances. Christopher Dodd
[ Ability American Chance Circumstances Deserves Economic Effort Ethnicity Every Far Freedom Gender Go Her His Live Privacy Race Regardless Respected Take Their Them Will]
I don't see gender as the most significant fact of human existence. Jim Harrison
[ Existence Fact Gender Human Most See Significant]
You think intercourse is a private act; it's not, it's a social act. Men are sexually predatory in life; and women are sexually manipulative. When two individuals come together and leave their gender outside the bedroom door, then they make love. Andrea Dworkin
[ Act Bedroom Come Door Gender Individuals Intercourse Leave Life Love Make Manipulative Men Outside Predatory Private Sexually Social Their Then Think Together Two Women]
And think of how we challenged the idea of a male dominated Parliament with All-Women shortlists and made the cause of gender equality central to our government. We were right to do so. Ed Miliband
[ Cause Central Challenged Dominated Equality Gender Government How Idea Made Male Our Parliament Right Think Were]
Hopefully, 21 years later, Judge Roberts possesses an openness with respect to issues of gender-based wage discrimination. Olympia Snowe
[ Discrimination Hopefully Issues Judge Later Openness Possesses Respect Roberts Wage Years]