We've gathered some of our favorite quotes here.
Send us your favorite quotes from notable women. We'll include them on our page with attribution to you. (Be sure to include the source of the quote, where you found it, your name, and the city where you live.)
"Women have much to say through music that the world needs to hear and that men cannot say for them. Arsis Press will continue to seek this music and encourage its creation."
"Be wicked, be brave, be drunk, be reckless, be dissolute, be despotic, be an anarchist, be a religious fanatic, be a suffragette, be anything you like, but for pity's sake be it to the top of your bent -- Live-- live fully, live passionately, live disastrously au besoin."
"I cannot help considering it a sign of talent that I do not give it up, though I can get nobody to take an interest in my efforts."
"There is nothing greater than the joy of composing something oneself and then listening to it."
"Talking about music is like dancing about architecture."
"Of course there is some self-felt pride in being the only woman in some organization... It is a feeling of pride that one should gladly give up, however."
"I didn't know I was a woman composer until the women's movement in the 60's."
"I have sworn to create new avenues of expression for the many women who have something essential to share with the world."
(See Arsis Press Composers)