” Women have face-lifts in a society in which women without them appear to vanish from sight. “


” To ask women to become unnaturally thin is to ask them to relinquish their sexuality. “


” Most urgently, women’s identity must be premised upon our ‘beauty’ so that we will remain vulnerable to outside approval, carrying the vital sensitive organ of self-esteem exposed to the air. “


” Western women have been controlled by ideals and stereotypes as much as by material constraints. “


” How is it even sustainable in 21st-century America that women earn, on average, 77 cents for every dollar earned by men? “


” From 1970 onwards, our culture told both sexes that individual expression was paramount. And for women, that was defined as the right to choose an interesting a career, a high-status mate, the desirable handbag or vacation, the perfect family size, and a definitionally fruitless quest for ‘perfection.’ “


” Madonna is that forbidden thing, the Nietzschean creative woman. Her preoccupation with a high level of work doesn’t allow her to follow the usual script that powerful women are expected to follow – ‘don’t hate me for my success, don’t hate me for my power. “


” For Gore 2000, I was a formal campaign adviser: contrary to RNC mythology, my brief was not ‘wardrobe,’ but rather policy on women’s issues, and messaging. I was also married to a Clinton speechwriter, and observed the message decision-making process from the perspective of a spouse. “



All 8 Naomi Wolf Quotes about Women in picture


Women have face-lifts in a society in which women without them appear to vanish from sight.
To ask women to become unnaturally thin is to ask them to relinquish their sexuality.
Most urgently, women
Western women have been controlled by ideals and stereotypes as much as by material constraints.
How is it even sustainable in 21st-century America that women earn, on average, 77 cents for every dollar earned by men?
From 1970 onwards, our culture told both sexes that individual expression was paramount. And for women, that was defined as the right to choose an interesting a career, a high-status mate, the desirable handbag or vacation, the perfect family size, and a definitionally fruitless quest for
Madonna is that forbidden thing, the Nietzschean creative woman. Her preoccupation with a high level of work doesn
For Gore 2000, I was a formal campaign adviser: contrary to RNC mythology, my brief was not

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