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“A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.”
Gloria Steinem
“A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.”
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“Men should think twice before making widowhood women's only path to power.”
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“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.”
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“Women may be the one group that grows more radical with age.”
Gloria Steinem
“We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.”
Gloria Steinem
“Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke . . . She will need her sisterhood.”
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“Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It's about making life more fair for women everywhere. It's not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It's about baking a new pie.”
Gloria Steinem
“Once we give up searching for approval we often find it easier to earn respect.”
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“so whatever you want to do, just do it...Making a damn fool of yourself is absolutely essential.”
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“We are becoming the men we wanted to marry”
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“Writing is the only thing that when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else.”
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“A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.”
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“I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.”
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“You're always the person you were when you were born," she says impatiently. "You just keep finding new ways to express it".p. 191”
Gloria Steinem, My Life on the Road
“Empathy is the most radical of human emotions.”
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“A woman reading Playboy feels a little like a Jew reading a Nazi manual.”
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“we are the women our parents warned us against, and we are proud”
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“The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn but to unlearn.”
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“You should write about take no-shit women like me. Girls need to know they can break the rules" p.79”
Gloria Steinem, My Life on the Road
“I myself cried when I got angry, then became unable to explain why I was angry in the first place. Later I would discover this was endemic among female human beings. Anger is supposed to be "unfeminine" so we suppress it -until it overflows. I could see that not speaking up made my mother feel worse. This was my first hint of the truism that depression is anger turned inward; thus women are twice as likely to be depressed. My mother paid a high price for caring so much, yet being able to do so little about it. In this way, she led me toward am activist place where she herself could never go.”
Gloria Steinem, My Life on the Road
“Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person.”
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“If the shoe doesn't fit, must we change the foot?”
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“Women have two choices: Either she's a feminist or a masochist.”
Gloria Steinem
“Laughter is a rescue. p.204”
Gloria Steinem, My Life on the Road
“A pedestal is as much a prison as any small, confined space.”
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“Women are always saying,"We can do anything that men can do." But Men should be saying,"We can do anything that women can do.”
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“One day an army of gray-haired women may quietly take over the Earth!”
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“I do not like to write - I like to have written.”
Gloria Steinem
“Rich People plan for three generations
Poor people plan for Saturday night”
Gloria Steinem

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