Quotes and Sayings about Empowerment



"The empowerment of black women constitutes the empowerment of our entire community."
- Kimberly Crenshaw
(Related: Women, Community, Empowerment)

"Being a mother gives you an incredible feeling of empowerment, you think if I can go through such pain and that level of sleep and still operate and not be grumpy you can do anything. It can be quite scary, you can't function your brain, forget your vocabulary."
- Anna Friel
(Related: Mother, Being, Empowerment, Feeling, Forget, Pain, Sleep, Vocabulary)

"My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO is that this is really a decision of the YWCA. They want to strengthen their grassroots to advocate on behalf of women's and children's empowerment and ending racism."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Women, Decision, Children, Empowerment, Ending, Racism, Want)

"I want to reach young women and to get them involved in the mission of the YWCA, economic empowerment of women and girls, and ending racism."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Women, Empowerment, Ending, Girls, Mission, Racism, Want)

"Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Education, Empowerment, Key)

"When Nike says, just do it, that's a message of empowerment. Why aren't the rest of us speaking to young people in a voice of inspiration?"
- Naomi Klein
(Related: People, Inspiration, Empowerment, Rest, Voice)

"The price of self-empowerment is what I call it. Somebody who thinks outside the box."
- Andrew McCarthy
(Related: Self)

"Empowerment of individuals is a key part of what makes open source work, since in the end, innovations tend to come from small groups, not from large, structured efforts."
- Tim O'Reilly
(Related: Work, Empowerment, End, Key, Open)

"Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Power, Empowerment)

"What is black empowerment when it seems to benefit not the vast majority but an elite that tends to be recycled?"
- Desmond Tutu
(Related: Empowerment, Majority)