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Every woman has the right to be beautiful.
Elizabeth Arden

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There's a lot more to being a woman than being a mother, but there's a hell of a lot more to being a mother than most people suspect.
Roseanne Barr

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Of all the wastes of human ignorance perhaps the most extravagant and costly to human growth has been the waste of the distinctive powers of womanhood after the child-bearing age.
Anna Garlin Spencer

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If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
Margaret Thatcher

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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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Well behaved women rarely make history.
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

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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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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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The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs.
Marlene Dietrich

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I talk to women's groups all over the country and see women struggling with this. The fear of not being accepted, of being different, of not having a man, all make it hard for a woman to do what she really believes is right for her.
Olympia Dukakis

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No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother.
Margaret Sanger

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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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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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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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No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a really nice man who wishes she were not.
Mary Catherine Bateson

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I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it.
Marilyn Monroe

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No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.
Susan B. Anthony

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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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The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency.
Margaret Fuller

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Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Margaret Thatcher

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She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.
Louisa May Alcott

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A little more matriarchy is what the world needs, and I know it. Period. Paragraph.
Dorothy Thompson

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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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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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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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To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.
Helen Rowland

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I'd like to be the first model who becomes a woman.
Lauren Hutton

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

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It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.
Virginia Woolf

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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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If you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be horrible warning.
Catherine Aird

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I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman.
Elizabeth I

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When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country.
Elayne Boosler

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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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The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.
Susan B. Anthony

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I'd like to be the first model who becomes a woman.
Lauren Hutton

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The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.
Susan B. Anthony

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No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.
Susan B. Anthony

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Once more I can climb about and remind you that a woman in this epoch does the important literary thinking.
Gertrude Stein

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I just love the fact that a man possesses something that a woman can never understand because we don't have the experiences of it and that a woman possesses something that the man doesn't understand because only she possesses it.
Cameron Diaz

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The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness, can be trained to do most things.
Jilly Cooper

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Well behaved women rarely make history.
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

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The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs.
Marlene Dietrich

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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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When a woman like that whom I've seen so much, All of a sudden drops out of touch; Is always busy and never can, Spare you a moment, it means a man.
Alice Duer Miller

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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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I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.
Oprah Winfrey

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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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I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
Gloria Steinem

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Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
Charlotte Whitton

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For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
Virginia Woolf

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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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When women are the advisers, the lords of creation don't take the advice till they have persuaded themselves that it is just what they intended to do; then they act upon it, and if it succeeds, they give the weaker vessel half the credit of it; if it fails, they generously give her the whole.
Louisa May Alcott

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Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development unprecedented in history for the given length of time, a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race.
Mary McLeod Bethune

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To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
Golda Meir

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Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Helen Keller

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

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