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  • “A woman is like a tea bag—you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.”

    Eleanor Roosevelt

    1884 – 1962

  • “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 –

  • “A ballerina takes steps given to her and makes them her own.”

    Maria Tallchief

    1925 –

  • “For I am my mother's daughter, and the drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth.”

    Mary McLeod Bethune

    1875 – 1955

  • “Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”

    Oprah Winfrey

    1954 –

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

    Jane Addams

    1860 – 1935

  • “No woman gets an orgasm from shining the kitchen floor.”

    Betty Friedan

    1921 – 2006

  • “Seeing their children touched and seared and wounded by race prejudice is one of the heaviest crosses which colored women have to bear.”

    Mary Church Terrell

    1863 – 1954

  • “He’s always asking: ‘Is that new? I haven’t seen that before.’ It’s like, Why don’t you mind your own business? Solve world hunger. Get out of my closet.”

    Michelle Obama

    1964 –

  • “You know, you go home and you try on a new mascara, and I guess a male CEO can't do that.”

    Andrea Jung

    1959 –

  • “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

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