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  • “Always remember that you are unique. Just like everyone else.”

    Margaret Mead

    1901 – 1979

  • “I wear my pink proudly and I hope you do, too.  It isn’t soft and fluffy.  Pink is passionate and bold.  Think of it as your membership card in a global community working to end a disease that will kill almost half a million people this year.”

    Nancy Brinker

    1946 –

  • “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

  • “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 –

  • “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 –

  • “The beauty of the living world I was trying to save has always been uppermost in my mind – that, and anger at the senseless, brutish things that were being done. I have felt bound by a solemn obligation to do what I could – if I didn’t at least try I could never be happy again in nature. But now I can believe that I have at least helped a little.”

    Rachel Carson

    1907 – 1964

  • “Too many terms corrupts politicians so they only want to be reelected. ”

    Alice Paul

    1885 – 1977

  • “It's not just enough to swing at the ball. You’ve got to loosen your girdle and let it rip.”

    Mildred Ella “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias

    1911 – 1956

  • “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

  • “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”

    Carrie Chapman Catt

    1859 – 1947

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