“Phyllis Schlafly has become one of the most relentless and accomplished platform debaters of any gender to be found on any side of any issue.” — Joseph Lelyveld, The New York Times Magazine, 1977 , future Executive Editor of the New York Times
“I think she's probably the best political organizer we've seen in American history.” - author Rick Perlstein in a comment to Retro Report.
“Phyllis is smart, so it was fun to be on the program with her . . . I never found Phyllis to be unpleasant, unfriendly or uncooperative.” — Karen DeCrow, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2005 
“But I just can’t think of anyone who’s so together and tough. I mean, everything you should raise your daughter to be . . . She’s an extremely liberated woman.” — Karen DeCrow, The New Yorker, 2007