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  • “It's like one long date...we just enjoy each others company so much.”

    Annie Glenn

    1920 –

  • “Ever since that day when I was 11 years old, and I wasn’t allowed in a photo because I wasn’t wearing a tennis skirt, I knew that I wanted to change the sport.”

    Billie Jean King

    1943 –

  • “How can a nation be called great if its bread tastes like Kleenex?”

    Julia Child

    1920 – 2004

  • “Institutions should serve people, but unfortunately it’s often the other way around. People give their allegiance to an institution, and they become prisoners of habits, practices, and rules that make them ultimately ineffectual.”

    Mathilde Krim

    1926 –

  • “By choosing a woman to run for our nation’s second highest office, you send a powerful signal to all Americans. There are no doors we cannot unlock.”

    Geraldine Ferraro

    1935 – 2011

  • “I improvised, crazed by the music. . . .Even my teeth and eyes burned with fever. Each time I leaped I seemed to touch the sky and when I regained earth it seemed to be mine alone.”

    Josephine Baker

    1906 – 1975

  • “I had this dream when I was really young that I could be whoever I wanted to be no matter who didn’t believe in me.”

    Lady Gaga

    1986 –

  • “I have been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.”

    Georgia O’Keeffe

    1887 – 1986

  • “Civilization is a method of living and an attitude of equal respect for all people.”

    Jane Addams

    1860 – 1935

  • “Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises.”

    Margaret Sanger

    1879 – 1966

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