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  • “I can't imagine that my children would have fewer rights, and less access to the safest, best health care.”

    Cecile Richards

    1959 –

  • “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

  • “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

    Rosa Parks

    1913 – 2005

  • “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

  • “When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.”

    Shirley Chisholm

    1924 – 2005

  • “I’m not funny. What I am is brave.”

    Lucille Ball

    1911 – 1989

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

    Margaret Mead

    1901 – 1979

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

    Rosie The Riveter

  • “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 –

  • “If you surrender to the wind you can ride it.”

    Toni Morrison

    1931 –

  • “There is something about poverty that smells like death. Dead dreams dropping off the heart like leaves in a dry season and rotting around the feet.”

    Zora Neale Hurston

    1891 – 1960

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