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Quotes by Phyllis Schlafly on children, books, movies, cancer, abortion, beliefs, problem, jobs, class, feminism, and fate.

78 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Phyllis Schlafly

Famous As: Radio personality, Lawyer, Political activist, Journalist
Born On: August 15, 1924
Died On: September 5, 2016
Born In: St. Louis
Founder / Co Founder: Eagle Forum, Republican National Coalition for Life
Died At Age: 92

Phyllis Schlafly was an American author. She victoriously campaigned against ratification of the ‘Equal Rights Amendment’ to the country’s constitution, opposed abortion and held conservative political and social views. In 1964, she published a book titled ‘A Choice Not an Echo’ which sold more than 3 million copies. We bring to you a treasury of famous quotes by Phyllis Schlafly which have been gathered from her writings and views. Let us browse through the collection of quotes by Phyllis Schlafly on fate, belief, wife, children, abortion, technology, enemy, sports, society, history, will, sovereignty, power, death, life, hate, culture, judiciary, evolution and more.

[I am] confident that Congress will pass the Kennedy-Hatch KidCare bill, a first step toward the single-payer socialized medicine system that the NEA [National Education Association] has endorsed for years.

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Presidents don't have a whole lot to say about prosperity or the economy. Government cannot create prosperity. There are a lot of other factors that determine whether there are good times or bad times.

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The most dangerous area where our laws are not being faithfully executed are the laws designed to protect Americans against the millions of aliens who enter our country illegally every year.

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And the first commandment of feminism is: I am woman; thou shalt not tolerate strange gods who assert that women have capabilities or often choose roles that are different from men's.

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History offers no evidence for the proposition that the assignment of women to military combat jobs is the way to win wars, improve combat readiness, or promote national security.

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Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is underway, and the pharmaceuticals are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs.

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The people the Republicans should reach out to are the white votes, the white voters who didn't vote in the last election. The propagandists are leading us down the wrong path.

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Congress should pass legislation to remove from the federal courts their jurisdiction to hear these outrageous challenges to the Ten Commandments and the Pledge of Allegiance.

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It's not the physical location of birth that defines citizenship, but whether your parents are citizens, and the express or implied consent to jurisdiction of the sovereign.

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Many years ago Christian pioneers had to fight savage Indians. Today missionaries of these former cultures are being sent via the public schools to heathenize our children.

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I urge young women to look ahead and see if they want to have a lonely old age or do they want to have what I have, which is the joy of 14 beautiful grandchildren.

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[President-elect George W] Bush has reached out to these other groups like Blacks and Hispanics.... He ought to do his reaching out to the people who elected him.

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The best way to improve economic prospects for women is to improve job prospects for the men in their lives, even if that means increasing the so-called pay gap.

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Politics was my hobby, and I really spent 25 years as a full-time homemaker. I tell the feminists the only person's permission I had to get was my husband's.

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Every country that has experimented with women in actual combat has abandoned the idea, and the notion that Israel uses women in combat is a feminist myth.

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The feminist movement taught women to see themselves as victims of an oppressive patriarchy. ... Self-imposed victimhood is not a recipe for happiness.

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The justices have constitutionally protected obscenity in libraries, filth over cable television, and now unlimited internet pornography.

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Find out if your girlfriend is a feminist before you get too far into it. Some of them are pretty. They don't all look like Bella Abzug.

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Now that judges embrace forcibly starving someone to death, Congress should use its appropriation power to starve the judicial budget.

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It is long overdue for parents to realize they have the right and duty to protect our children against the intolerant evolutionists.

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When will American men learn how to stand up to the nagging by the intolerant, uncivil feminists whose sport is to humiliate men?

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No country in history ever sent mothers of toddlers off to fight enemy soldiers until the United States did this in the Iraq war.

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Becoming a resident of a state may confer the right to get a driver's license, but it does not and should not confer citizenship.

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The men sometimes do a better job of concealing their hate than the women. With the feminists, you can see it in their faces.

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Memorizing, guessing, looking at pictures, predicting, substituting, and skipping, are not reading; they are very bad habits.

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Our public school system is our country's biggest and most inefficient monopoly, yet it keeps demanding more and more money.

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Women have babies and men provide the support. If you don't like the way we're made you've got to take it up with God.

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What I am defending is the real rights of women. A woman should have the right to be in the home as a wife and mother.

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Nothing about contraception should be taught in schools. There is no question that it will encourage sexual activity.

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My analysis is that the gays are about 5% of the attack on marriage in this country, and the feminists are about 95%.

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The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth and prosperity in a world hostile to our values.

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Location is the key to most businesses, and the entrepreneurs typically build their reputation at a particular spot.

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Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society.

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One solution might be to impose the duty on admissions officers to arbitrarily admit only half women and half men.

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Any judge who allows an adulterer with a live-in girlfriend to terminate the life of his wife should be impeached.

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Non-criminal sexual harassment on the job is not a problem for the virtuous woman except in the rarest of cases.

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National Standards was not a narrative of past events but was leftwing revisionism and Political Correctness.

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Men should stop treating feminists like ladies, and instead treat them like the men they say they want to be.

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After Big Media, U.S. colleges and universities are the biggest enemies of the values of red-state Americans.

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Much of the demand for women in combat comes from female officers who are eager for medals and promotions.

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I think society is entitled to recognize marriage as an institution that involves one man and one woman.

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Feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature.

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If home is to have a greater lure than a tavern the wife must be at least as cheerful as the waitress.

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It's time to cut off visas for foreign baseball players and return our national pastime to Americans.

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In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession.

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How can we protect homeland security unless the government stops the invasion of illegal aliens?

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The cornerstone of the political correctness that dominates campus culture is radical feminism.

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The claim that American women are downtrodden and unfairly treated is the fraud of the century.

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The worst censors are those prohibiting criticism of the theory of evolution in the classroom.

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I don't believe that everybody should be paid the same. I believe in equal pay for equal work.

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The European nations' loss of sovereignty to the EU should be a warning to Americans.

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If the woman picks the wrong man, that's not society's problem. That's her problem.

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I believe the public schools are the greatest cultural influence in this country.

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The atomic bomb is a marvelous gift that was given to our country by a wise God.

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Bite us once, shame on the dog; bite us repeatedly, shame on us for allowing it.

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People think that child-support enforcement benefits children, but it doesn't.

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Many professors are Marxists or other varieties of radicals who hate America.

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ERA means abortion funding, means homosexual privileges, means whatever else.

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When it comes to determining child custody, however, sexism is the rule.

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Birth on U.S. territory has never been an absolute claim to citizenship.

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It is a mystery why any Americans would support the concept of the EU.

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Forcing women in or near land combat will hurt recruiting, not help.

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Marriage is like pantyhose. It all depends on what you put into it.

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Sexual harassment on the job is not a problem for virtuous women.

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Our runaway judiciary is badly in need of restraint by Congress.

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Some of our most successful businessmen in US grew up in orphanages. They were well treated, and they learned discipline. They learned right or wrong, and they have wonderful careers.

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The feminist movement has spent 30 years putting down the role of stay-at-home moms and trying to tell young women that only someone who is mentally disabled would pick that for a career.

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The urgent need today is to develop and support leaders on every level of government who are independent of the bossism of every political machine - the big-city machine, the liberal Democrat machine, and the Republican kingmaker machine.

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Feminists have convinced themselves that any difference between men and women is oppression and that women in the United States are an oppressed minority. This is such a lie. American women are the most fortunate class of people who ever lived on the face of the earth.

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The advance planning and sense stimuli employed to capture a $10 million cigarette or soap market are nothing compared to the brainwashing and propaganda blitzes used to ensure control of the largest cash market in the world: the Executive Branch of the United States Government.

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It's very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind or brain-damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married).

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American women are so fortunate. When I got married, all I wanted in the world was a dryer so I didn't have to hang up my diapers. And now women have paper diapers and all sorts of conveniences in the home. And it is the man and the technology that has made the home such a pleasant place for women to be.

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The feminists are trying to tell women that there is really no difference between them and men. Just as men can be promiscuous, women can, too, and go for one night stands without consequences. But there are consequences. The women have the suffering of the abortion. They suffer more with the social diseases.

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Since the women are the ones who bear the babies and there's nothing we can do about that, our laws and customs then make it the financial obligation of the husband to provide the support. It is his obligation and his sole obligation. And this is exactly and precisely what we will lose if the Equal Rights Amendment is passed.

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There are a lot of very fine upstanding gays who are good citizens and all that. I am not making a decision for individual people. But when it comes to a societal policy, I think there are not enough babies for adoption to go around. I think a preference should be given to families with a mother and father who have a lifetime commitment.

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There are many choices out there for young women. And you have to ask yourself whether you want to model your life on the women who let life pass them by and who spend their lives thinking they were victims and that men are the enemy. Or do you want to have a happy life with a successful marriage and 14 lovely grandchildren. The choices are out there.

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Feminism has nothing at all to do with being 'feminine.' Feminine means accentuating the womanly attributes that make women deliciously different from men. The feminine woman enjoys her right to be a woman. She has a positive outlook on life. She knows she is a person with her own identity and that she can seek fulfillment in the career of her choice, including that of traditional wife and mother.

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One of the things Obama's been doing is deliberately trying to increase the percentage of our population that is dependent on government for their living. For example, do you know what was the second-biggest demographic group that voted for Obama? . . . Unmarried women. Seventy percent of unmarried women voted for Obama. And this is because, when you kick your husband out, you've got to have Big Brother government to be your provider. . . .

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