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The top 50 most empowering feminist quotes of all time

Throughout history women have battled against inequality and discrimination, died for their right to vote, suffered gross misconduct and generally been sidelined because of their gender. And yet, along the way, they have continued to fight for equality and to make their voice heard, whatever the risks.

Nothing makes us prouder to be women than an empowering quote from an inspirational feminist who has struggled for the freedoms we know today.

From Maya Angelou to Emma Watson, from the funny to the moving; we've compiled 50 of the greatest feminist quotes from women throughout history.

Words: Bethany Barley / Images: Rex Features

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