Top 10 Quotes by Taslima Nasrin

Taslima Nasrin

I strongly believe that no one can be a true feminist without being an atheist. All religions are anti-women. No one can be pro-woman while supporting anti-woman dogmas.

Taslima Nasrin
I studied in a medical college and qualified myself as a medical graduate.
Taslima Nasrin

Nature says women are human beings, men have made religions to deny it. Nature says women are human beings, men cry out no!

Taslima Nasrin
Women are oppressed in the east, in the west, in the south, in the north. Women are oppressed inside, outside home, a woman is oppressed in religion, she is oppressed outside religion.
Taslima Nasrin

I am not scared of anyone. I will write and publish my books. Taslima Na

Taslima Nasrin
I am an atheist. I do not believe in prayers, I believe in work. And my work is that of an author. My pen is my weapon.
Taslima Nasrin

Religion is now the first obstacle to women's advancement. Religion pulls human beings backwards, it goes against science and progressiveness. Religion engulfs people with a fear of the supernatural. It bars people from laughing and never allows people to exercise their choice.

Taslima Nasrin
The fundamentalists are increasing. People, afraid to oppose those fundamentalists, shut their mouths. It is really very difficult to make people move against a sensitive issue like religion, which is the source of fundamentalism.
Taslima Nasrin

I have lectured at the U.N. and travelled widely, giving lectures on human rights and gender inequalities in universities. But this is a life I do not wish to live. I don't want to be a showcase, I want to be in a battlefield where I can stand beside the oppressed and the poor.

Taslima Nasrin
It is unfair to label me anti-Islam. I am an atheist and a secular humanist. Taslima Nasri