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Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Janis Joplin

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Why are women... so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
Virginia Woolf

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I wanted to be the kind of woman who would attract a certain kind of man that I could respect. That was my thinking. It had to do with the kind of couple I would be a part of.
Lisa Kudrow

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There is nothing a woman can't do. Men might think they do things all by themselves but a woman is always there guiding them or helping them.
Marjorie Joyner

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Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open.
Emma Goldman

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Life on the planet is born of woman.
Adrienne Rich

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A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
Jane Austen

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For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women.
Elizabeth Blackwell

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I am a working woman. I take care of a home. I hold down a job. I am nuts.
Barbara Dale

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A woman is as young as her knees.
Mary Quant

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Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott

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I don't see a white woman. I see a black woman, even though my mother is white. Knowing that has made my life easier, I think.
Halle Berry

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Recently a young mother asked for advice. What, she wanted to know, was she to do with a 7-year-old who was obstreperous, outspoken, and inconveniently willful? "Keep her," I replied. The suffragettes refused to be polite in demanding what they wanted or grateful for getting what they deserved. Works for me.
Anna Quindlen

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I've never been a waif; I have a womanly figure and always did.
Joely Fisher

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Old age ain't no place for sissies.
Bette Davis

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I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as incompetent as some of the men who are already there.
Maureen Reagan

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For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women.
Elizabeth Blackwell

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When a man gives his opinion he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion she's a bitch.
Bette Davis

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For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women.
Elizabeth Blackwell

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One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.
Simone De Beauvoir

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My appearance has changed a lot over the years, but it has far more to do with how I feel about being a woman.
Emma Thompson

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When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility for more truth around her.
Adrienne Rich

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History, real solemn history, I cannot be interested in... I read it a little as a duty; but it tells me nothing that does not either vex or weary me. The quarrels of popes and kings, with wars and pestilences in every page; the men all so good for nothing, and hardly any women at all - it is very tiresome.
Jane Austen

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After a few years of marriage a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him.
Helen Rowland

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I've always believed that one woman's success can only help another woman's success.
Gloria Vanderbilt

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When a man gives his opinion he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion she's a bitch.
Bette Davis

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Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and in high heels.
Faith Whittlesey

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No book has yet been written in praise of a woman who let her husband and children starve or suffer while she invented even the most useful things, or wrote books, or expressed herself in art, or evolved philosophic systems.
Anna Garlin Spencer

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A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.
Diane Mariechild

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As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.
Virginia Woolf

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I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.
Marilyn Monroe

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I am my own woman.
Evita Peron

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If men can run the world, why can't they stop wearing neckties? How intelligent is it to start the day by tying a noose around your neck?
Linda Ellerbee

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The higher mental development of woman, the less possible it is for her to meet a congenial male who will see in her, not only sex, but also the human being, the friend, the comrade and strong individuality, who cannot and ought not lose a single trait of her character.
Emma Goldman

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We've got a generation now who were born with semiequality. They don't know how it was before, so they think, this isn't too bad. We're working. We have our attache cases and our three piece suits. I get very disgusted with the younger generation of women. We had a torch to pass, and they are just sitting there. They don't realize it can be taken away. Things are going to have to get worse before they join in fighting the battle.
Erma Bombeck

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We've come a long way. Power dressing now is designed to let the woman inside us come through.
Donna Karan

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For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women.
Elizabeth Blackwell

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Funny business, a woman's career: the things you drop on the way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget you'll need them again when you get back to being a woman. It's one career all females have in common, whether we like it or not: being a woman. Sooner or later, we've got to work at it, no matter how many other careers we've had or wanted.
Eve

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I am a liberated woman. And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money. But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on.
Julie Andrews

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One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.
Simone De Beauvoir

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Curve: The loveliest distance between two points
Mae West

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A free race cannot be born of slave mothers.
Margaret Sanger

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There is a special place in hell for women who do not help other women.
Madeleine K. Albright

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Life on the planet is born of woman.
Adrienne Rich

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A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
Jane Austen

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Women are the real architects of society.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

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I would not like to be the only woman on the court.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
Jane Austen

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I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.
Susan B. Anthony

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Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
Jacqueline Bisset

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When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility for more truth around her.
Adrienne Rich

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Every woman should have four pets in her life. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass who pays for everything.
Paris Hilton

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Because man and woman are the complement of one another, we need woman's thought in national affairs to make a safe and stable government.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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There is nothing a woman can't do. Men might think they do things all by themselves but a woman is always there guiding them or helping them.
Marjorie Joyner

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A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Nancy Reagan

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When people ask me why I am running as a woman, I always answer, "What choice do I have?"
Pat Schroeder

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The phrase "working mother" is redundant.
Jane Sellman

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