Top 10 Quotes by Betty Friedan

Betty Friedan

I have never been able to watch an episode. Because she's just so pathetic. I thought it was kind of funny when was it Time or Newsweek that ran the cover:

Betty Friedan
There is absolutely no evidence that it is harmful to children if their mother's health, well-being and autonomy and control of her own destiny is maximized by work outside the home.
Betty Friedan

I would have much rather been in the jalopy with the kids, going to Hunt's for hamburgers. But, when I entered high school, all my friends got into sororities and fraternities and I didn't.

Betty Friedan
Getting older is an adventure, not a problem.
Betty Friedan

Just as darkness is sometimes defined as the absence of light, so age is defined as the absence of youth.

Betty Friedan
I can't point to any major episodes of sexual discrimination in my early life. But I was so aware of the crime, the shame that there was no use of my mother's ability and energy.
Betty Friedan

Strange new problems are being reported in the growing generations of children whose mothers were always there, driving them around, helping them with their homework /an inability to endure pain or discipline or pursue any self-sustained goal of any sort, a devastating boredom with life.

Betty Friedan
Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan
Betty Friedan

The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive. Betty Frieda

Betty Friedan
Don't get into the bra-burning, anti-man, politics-of-orgasm school.