Quotes for Nasty Women: Empowering Wisdom from Women Who Break the Rules
edited by Linda Picone


Paperback (Trade paperback US) | Dec 2017 | Sterling | 9781454927822 | 368pp | 171x139mm | Stocked item (plenty) | GEN | AUD$22.99


Nasty women, unite — and read this compendium of fascinating quotations about powerful women through history. 

When Donald Trump referred to Hillary Clinton as "such a nasty woman", women felt a jolt of recognition — and promptly turned his insult into an empowering slogan. This book celebrates the now-ironic phrase with a collection of quotations by and about strong women. The words come from figures of ancient history like Cleopatra; founding mothers like Mary Wollstonecraft and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; feminist icons such as Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan; politicians and government leaders; groundbreakers in arts and culture; celebrities; and the mothers, daughters, and sisters at home.

“My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today. I knew it then as purpose.” — Bette Davis