Best Quotes by Shirley Chisholm (Top 10)

  1. The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It's a girl.
  2. You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.
  3. When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.
  4. Service is the rent that you pay for room on this earth.
  5. In the end anti-black, anti-female, and all forms of discrimination are equivalent to the same thing: anti-humanism.
  6. Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.
  7. I am and always will be a catalyst for change.
  8. At present, our country needs women's idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else.
  9. Racism is so universal in this country, so widespread, and deep-seated, that it is invisible because it is so normal.
  10. It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.

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