” I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist – although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me. “


” Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor – they have children that they don’t want or they cannot feed. “


” We want a world where life is preserved, and the quality of life is enriched for everybody, not only for the privileged. “


” Although women do two-thirds of the world’s labor, they own less than one percent of the world’s assets. “


” For real change, we need feminine energy in the management of the world. We need a critical number of women in positions of power, and we need to nurture the feminine energy in men. “


” I have travelled all over the world and one thing that amazes me is that I can communicate with people. My story may be different but emotionally we are all the same. “



All 6 Isabel Allende Quotes about World in picture


I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist - although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me.
Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don


We want a world where life is preserved, and the quality of life is enriched for everybody, not only for the privileged.
Although women do two-thirds of the world
For real change, we need feminine energy in the management of the world. We need a critical number of women in positions of power, and we need to nurture the feminine energy in men.
I have travelled all over the world and one thing that amazes me is that I can communicate with people. My story may be different but emotionally we are all the same.
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