"Betty Friedan" was an American writer, activism/activist, and feminist. A leading figure in the Second-wave feminism/women's movement in the United States, her 1963 book The Feminine Mystique is often credited with sparking the Second-wave feminism/second wave of American feminism in the 20th century. In 1966, Friedan founded and was elected the first president of the National Organization for Women (NOW), which aimed to bring women "into the mainstream of American society now [in] fully equal partnership with men".If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous activists! More Betty Friedan on Wikipedia.
Strange new problems are being reported in the growing generations of children whose mothers were always there, driving them around, helping them with their homework - an inability to endure pain or discipline or pursue any self-sustained goal of any sort, a devastating boredom with life.Betty Friedan