Grey’s Anatomy is an iconic show despite lots of fans feeling like the quality having heated discussions online about the golden ages of the show, it still lives on.
It’s always opened up discussions on gender, race, sexuality and hasn’t been afraid to challenge the status quo. Making it a show close to my heart, so as a way of celebrating this, here are some of the best feminist quotes from the show!
“Have some fire. Be unstoppable. Be a force of nature.Be better than anyone here and don’t give a damn what anyone thinks.” – Christina Yang
“Don’t let fear keep you quiet. You have a voice so use it. Speak up. Raise your hands. Shout your answers. Make yourself heard. Whatever it takes, just find your voice, and when you do, fill the damn silence.” -Meredith Grey
“Don’t spend all your time wondering what you are or who you like or whether it’s right for you or wrong for you. Just let yourself be happy.”– Callie Torres
“Don’t let what he wants eclipse what you need. He’s very dreamy, but he is not the sun, you are.” -Cristina Yang
“I am not an ugly duckling. I’m a swan.” -April Kepner
“Don’t ever date a man who can’t handle your power.”– Meredith Grey
“Oh, screw beautiful. I’m brilliant. If you want to appease me, compliment my brain.”– Cristina Yang
“Life’s too short to be scared.”– Callie Torres
“Progress looks like a bunch of failures.”– Meredith Grey
“You did a terrible thing. It doesn’t mean you’re a terrible person.”– Miranda Bailey
“In the end, there’s no glory in easy. No one remembers easy. They remember the blood and the bone and the long, agonizing fight to the top. And that is how you become legendary.” -Amelia Shepherd
“I think you can’t wait for someone to fly underneath you and save your life. I think you have to save yourself.”– Meredith Grey
“In group settings, men are 75% more likely to speak up than women, When a woman does speak up, it’s statistically probable that her male counterparts will with either interrupt her or speak over her… In this world, where men are bigger, stronger, faster, if you’re not ready to fight, the silence will kill you.” – Meredith Grey