14 Total Quotes

Eleanor Smeal Quotes

Every inch of the way, the drug has shown its safety, and each of the groups here and certainly us have been satisfied with the safety.
Eleanor Smeal
#Safety

Democrats have been saying for years to their women's rights and civil rights base: 'Vote for us, and we'll save the Supreme Court.' Now, they have stepped back from using that power.
Eleanor Smeal
#Civil Rights

I'm thrilled. It's a total victory for women. Politics was trumped by science and medicine. It's a breakthrough for women's health. I think this is so major, not only for the women of the United States but for the women of the world, because this means tests now will begin on its other many beneficial uses.
Eleanor Smeal
#Medicine

Now there is this hurricane,
Eleanor Smeal
#Hurricane

[Talk of a new approach to abortion by Democratic officials has frustrated activists, who see it as a retreat on an issue that has been central to the party's core coalition.] When you say this to Democratic leaders, they deny this is happening, ... So in a way we feel like we're fighting a mirage.
Eleanor Smeal
#Abortion

She gave the most stirring speeches, ... and she was never afraid to ask for money. Once when I was speaking at a rally, she grabbed the mike and told me to be more forceful in my fund-raising pitch. The crowd loved it; I think we raised $90,000 that day.
Eleanor Smeal
#Money

We are very upset. We are seeing extremists using bullets and bombs to get their way in our democracy. We believe the authorities must consider this political terrorism and act as if it is.
Eleanor Smeal
#Bombs

We (the United States) have led peace efforts in Ireland and we can lead peace efforts in Afghanistan that bring about a permanent peace with democracy and restoration of full human rights for women.
Eleanor Smeal
#Afghanistan

They are clearly worried about her constitutional philosophy – as are we.
Eleanor Smeal
#Philosophy

They are clearly worried about her constitutional philosophy - as are we,
Eleanor Smeal
#Philosophy

In the '60s, to say this obvious fact that women were treated unequally was to make yourself the object of scorn and ridicule.
Eleanor Smeal
#Women

She wanted people, especially women, to see these as years that could be creative and productive.
Eleanor Smeal
#People

She defined the problem, and then she had the courage to do something about it.
Eleanor Smeal
#Courage

Move over a little more gracefully, boys!
Eleanor Smeal
#Boys