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  • “Sitting up there on the fuselage. That little girl will do more than a male will do.”

    Rosie The Riveter

  • “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 –

  • “If it's a woman, it's caustic; if it's a man, it's authoritative.”

    Barbara Walters

    1929 –

  • “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

  • “When you play, when you win the gold medal, you aren’t just playing for yourself, you aren’t just winning the medal for yourselves. You’re winning it for thousands of little girls across the country who want to do what you’re doing.”

    Patsy Mink

    1927 – 2002

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

    Eleanor Roosevelt

    1884 – 1962

  • “Don’t drown in self-pity. Swish your feet a little, then get out and play”.”

    Kay Yow

    1942 – 2009

  • “I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.”

    Gloria Steinem

    1934 –

  • “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

  • “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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