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#1. In short, we would discover, as we should already, that logic is in the eye of the logician. (For instance, here's an idea for theorists and logicians: if women are supposed to be less rational and more emotional at the beginning of our menstrual cycle when the female hormone is at its lowest level, then why isn't it logical to say that, in those few days, women behave the most like the way men behave all month long? I leave further improvisation up to you.) - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#2. Oppression has no logic
just a self-fulfilling prophecy, justified by a self-perpetuating system. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#3. Now, we are becoming the men we wanted to marry. Once, women were trained to marry a doctor, not be one. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#4. Yeah, equal pay for equal work and our bodies ourselves and Gloria Steinem and all that jazz ... but in that dusty dark little corner of every woman's heart where we keep our maps of Tierra del Fuego lives the hunger to fetch a powerful man his slippers on her hands and knees. - Author: Tiffany Reisz
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#5. I respect Gloria Steinem enormously. But I never wanted to be in any kind of movement - and if you're over a certain age, you better keep your bra on because nothing's worse than saggy duds. - Author: Carmen Dell'Orefice
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#6. For me, those weeks in Boston, with Wilma, became a lesson in her ability to be "of good mind," in her phrase, which also meant a people's ability to survive. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#7. Unless we include a job as part of every citizen's right to autonomy and personal fulfillment, women will continue to be vulnerable to someone else's idea of what need is. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#8. For girls and women, storytelling has a double and triple importance. Because the stories of our lives have been marginalized and ignored by history, and often dismissed and treated as 'gossip' within our own cultures and families, female human beings are more likely to be discouraged from telling our stories and from listening to each other with seriousness. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#9. There is bias and sexism everywhere, just like there are problems of racism and homophobia stemming from the whole notion that we're arranged in a hierarchy, that we're ranked rather than linked. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#10. People now ask me if I'm passing the torch. I always explain that no, I'm keeping my torch, thank you very much. And I'm using it to light the torches of others.

Because the truth is that the old image of one person with a torch is part of the problem, not the solution. We each need a torch if we are to see where we're going.

And together, we create so much more light. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#11. The problem for all women is we're identified by how we look instead of by our heads and our hearts. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#12. Obviously there is no such thing as race, and in many ways, sex is a continuum, not a binary. So it doesn't make sense to label people in that way. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#13. Perfect is boring: Beauty is irregular. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#14. I can only tell you the kind of power I want, which is the power to persuade. But I do not want the power to tell other people what to do. Persuade assumes that the other person is going to make the decision. Especially as a writer and an activist, I want the power to put ideas and possibilities out there, but I understand that they will only work if they are freely chosen, so I don't want the power to dictate or to force the choice, ever. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#15. if you've experienced discrimination in one form, you're more likely to recognize it in another. Also - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#16. There are many more women who identify as unique people as well as mothers, or instead of as mothers, than there used to be and, hopefully, there are more men who identify as fathers. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#17. Not even in a movie had I ever seen a wife with a journey of her own. Marriage was always the happy end, not the beginning. It was the 1950s, and I confused growing up with settling down. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#18. Between what is and what could be? - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#19. This is a crucial job of being an organizer. You leave a dark basement and try to explain to people in the sunshine what it's like to live down there. I've learned this is best done by bringing these different groups of people together. Those with extra money discover how much more satisfying it is to see talent and fairness grow then to see objects accumulate. Those without money learn the valuable lesson that money doesn't cure all woes. Instead, it may actually insulate and isolate. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#20. YOU CANNOT THINK YOURSELF INTO RIGHT LIVING. YOU LIVE YOURSELF INTO RIGHT THINKING. - Native Elders - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#21. Women used to be elected only when their husbands died and they became widows. The men found this was too hard on them. That's why they've become feminists. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#22. In the late '60s, people were saying we need power to, not power over. Power to do, accomplish, create, not power over other people. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#23. God knows (She knows) that women try. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#24. There is a healthier self within each of us, just wating for encouragement - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#25. You are the leader you've been waiting for. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#26. I guess 35 years ago, I thought we had more of a democracy than we actually do. Majority support doesn't help unless the majority is active and votes - but the opposition minority votes a much greater proportion, so we often lose by a narrow margin. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#27. The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn but to unlearn. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#28. Women well understood how to restrict birth through timing of sexual intercourse, herbs and abortifacients. I suspect the focus on men's control of women as the means of reproduction came later, in the last five percent or so of human history, with the idea of children as property and labor. One needed to have as many as possible, never mind about women's health or mobility or brainpower. Women's freedom was restricted in order to make sure of the paternity and ownership of children. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#29. I no longer believe the conservative message that children are naturally selfish and destructive creatures who need civilizing by hierarchies or painful controls. On the contrary, I believe that hierarchy and painful controls create destructive people. And I no longer believe the liberal message that children are blank slates on which society can write anything. On the contrary, I believe a unique core self is born into every human being; the result of millennia of environment and heredity combined in an unpredictable way that could never happen before or again. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#30. A pedestal is as much a prison as any small, confined space. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#31. Because when some people are invisible, everyone suffers. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#32. In a general way, anything that affects men is taken more seriously than anything that affects only women. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#33. Logic is in the eye of the logician. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#34. After feminism, I suddenly realised: not everyone has to live the same way. Imagine that! - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#35. I looked up affirmative action once in Wikipedia, and it said, 'A measure by which white men are discriminated against,' and I got so mad. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#36. That's why, if I had to name the most important discovery of my life, it would be the portable community of talking circles; groups that gather with all five senses, and allow for consciousness to change. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#37. I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#38. Or perhaps it's "activist," but on environmental and economic problems, without understanding that pressuring women to have too many children is the biggest cause of environmental distress, and economic courses should start with reproduction, not just production. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#39. We need to raise our sons more like our daughters. We need to relieve them of this burden of the idea that to be masculine they have to be superior, which is what they get addicted to, and why both racism and sexism are crimes that I call superiority crimes. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#40. There's no emotion more revolutionary than empathy. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#41. If I read the word 'problematize' one more time, I'm going to vomit. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#42. Some women and men seem to need each other. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#43. I think one of the great innovations of sexual harassment law was that it did not use the word "consent." It used the word "welcome." - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#44. I'd just begun to be taken seriously as a freelance writer, but after the Playboy article, I mostly got requests to go underground in some other semi-sexual way. It was so bad that I returned an advance to turn the Playboy article into a paperback, even though I had to borrow the money. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#45. It wasn't the victory of one man or the death of another. It was the death of the future, and of our youth, because we might be rather old before the conservers left and the compassionate men came back. Saturday. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#46. All movements need a few people who can't be fired. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#47. What we're told about this country is way too limited by generalities, sound bites, and even the supposedly enlightened idea that there are two sides to every question. In fact, many questions have three or seven or a dozen sides. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#48. The androcentric, patriarchal cultures, whatever you want to call it, are quite new. So, every economic statement should start with reproduction, not production. Every statement for human rights ought to include reproduction as a basic human right, like freedom of speech. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#49. For the reader who has put away comic books, but isn't yet ready for editorials in the Daily News. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#50. Writing is always harder than talking. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#51. I think that part of everybody's success is due to their looks, but it just works in different ways. If you're whatever society calls attractive, then people say that you got ahead because of your looks-especially if you're a woman. If you're whatever society says is not attractive, then they say you got ahead because you're compensating, you couldn't get a man or whatever. So everybody pays the same penalty for the fact that women are assessed for their outsides rather than for what's in our heads and our hearts. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#52. We need to unlearn some of our respect for education, since it has undermined our respect for ourselves. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#53. In short, pornography is not about sex. It's about an imbalance of male-female power that allows and even requires sex to be used as a form of aggression ... But until we finally untangle sexuality and aggression, there will be more pornography and less erotica. There will be little murders in our beds - and very little love. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#54. the Catholic Church not only didn't oppose abortion but actually regulated it until the mid-nineteenth century. It was made a mortal sin mostly for population reasons.8 Napoleon III wanted more soldiers, and Pope Pius IX wanted all the teaching positions in the French schools - plus the doctrine of papal infallibility - so they traded. Also, - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#55. Women are always better liked if we sacrifice ourselves for something bigger - and something bigger always means including men, even though something bigger for men doesn't usually mean including women. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#56. Never having seen women play chess, they assumed this game wasn't for them and without even a female teacher as role model, they dropped out. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#57. If we keep on talking about masculine and feminine and following those stereotypes, then we will make women suppress and despise their so called masculine qualities and men suppress and despise their so called feminine ones, and that's where all the trouble starts. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#58. If each person in the room promises that in the twenty-four hours beginning the very next day she or he will do at least one outrageous thing in the name of simple justice, then I promise I will, too. It doesn't matter whether the act is as small as saying, "Pick yourself up" (a major step for those of us who have been our family's servants) or as large as calling for a strike. The point is that, if each of us does as promised, we can be pretty sure of two results. First, the world one day later won't be quite the same.
Second, we will have such a good time doing it that we will never again get up in the morning saying, "WILL I do anything outrageous?" but only "WHAT outrageous act will I do today - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#59. Voting isn't the most we can do, but it is the least. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#60. Take public speaking: I spent all of my twenties and early thirties avoiding it. When I once asked a speech teacher about my aversion, she explained that dancers and writers were especially difficult to teach to speak in public, since both had chosen a profession in which they didn't have to talk - and I had been both. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#61. There were never that many women stand-up comics in the past because the power to make people laugh is also a power that gets people upset. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#62. I think if women are visible in the media, truly visible, in an empowered role, it empowers us to be more visible in any area of our lives. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#63. [On gender-rating by insurance companies:] They say the reason they get to charge more is we have children. I would say having children is a socially useful act. Being female is not a preexisting condition. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#64. The mark, to me, of a constructive argument is one that looks at a specific problem and says, 'What shall we do about this?' And a nonconstructive one is one that tries to label people. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#65. What happens at 50, more or less, you lose what you need to create another person, to sustain another person; you keep what you need to sustain yourself. And there's something wonderful about that. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#66. Because we are communal creatures, if you're with people who think you're smart, you're smart, and if they think you're dumb, you're dumb. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#67. Long before all these divisions were opened between home and the road, betweens a woman's place and a man's world, humans followed the crops, the seasons, traveling with their families, our companions, animals, our tents. We built campfires and moved from place to place. This way of traveling is still in our cellular memory. Living things have evolved as travelers, Even migrating birds know that nature doesn't demand a choice between nesting and flight. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#68. I'd like to be played as a child by Natalie Wood. I'd have some romantic scenes as Audrey Hepburn and have gritty black-and-white scenes as Patricia Neal. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#69. Men can be just as loving and nurturing as women-- it's a libel on men to say they can't-- but we all learn by example. Boys just need nurturing men in their lives so they know it's okay for them to be nurturing. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#70. Girls actually need superheroes much more than boys. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#71. There is power in proximity. Get close to the problem you feel drawn to. Change the narrative. Stay hopeful. Be willing to do uncomfortable things. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#72. Decisions are best made by the people affected by them. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#73. When you're dependent, it's very hard not to be worried about the approval of whoever and whatever you're dependent on. For - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#74. I think I've wasted some of my time, but used most of it well, and have realized that my life is not separate from other people's lives or from the universe. I think our moments of happiness really come from a feeling of unity. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#75. Thanks to her, I began to learn about the Trickster, a common figure in Native myhtologies, a boundary crosser who can go anywhere. Unlike the Jester and the Clown, who are at the bottom of a hieractchical pile and surivive only by making the king laugh, the Trickster is free, a paradox, a break of boundaries who makes us laugh- and laughter lets the sacred it. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#76. Patriarchy creates megapatterns that affect us all
even as we forge different individual choices within them
just as do themegapatterns of nationalism or racism. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#77. You're always the person you were when you were born," she says impatiently. "You just keep finding new ways to express it. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#78. I love the coffee shops and reading rooms where one can sit and talk or browse forever. I - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#79. In almost any situation, if you have been the powerful one, which would tend to be men more than women but not always, it's very important to listen as much as you talk. If you have been the less powerful one, it's very important to talk as much as you listen. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#80. Many ideas have been transformed by adding one crucial adjective-women's bank, women's music, women's studies, women's caucus. That adjective did more than change a phrase. It implied a lot of new content: child care, flexible work hours, new standards of creditworthiness, new symbolism, new lyrics. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#81. If you are in a place where you're more powerful than the people around you, listen as much as you talk. And if you're less powerful, talk as much as you listen, Gloria Steinem - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#82. Whatever you want to do,do it now. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#83. There's no greater gift than thinking that you had some impact on the world, for the better. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#84. The final word on the political non-implications of group differences must go to Gloria Steinem: There are really not many jobs that actually require a penis or a vagina, and all the other occupations should be open to everyone. - Author: Steven Pinker
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#85. Gratitude never radicalized anybody. I don't care if they recognize the past, I just want them to get angry about the present and keep going. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#86. I was surprised to find myself in tears. Because these women had trusted me to help as a writer, I began to see a way of bringing together two things - writing and activism - that until then had torn me apart in everyday life. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#87. Wherever I go, bookstores are still the closest thing to a town square. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#88. If we're by ourselves we come to feel crazy and alone. We need to make alternate families of small groups of women who support each other, talk to each other regularly, can speak their truths and their experiences and find they're not alone in them, that other women have them, too ... It makes such a huge difference. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#89. In 2012, Gloria Steinem sat down in her home for an interview with Oprah Winfrey. Gloria reiterated that progress for women in the home has trailed progress in the workplace, explaining, "Now we know that women can do what men can do, but we don't know that men can do what women can do."34 I believe they can and we should give them more chances to prove it. - Author: Sheryl Sandberg
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#90. Unequal access to money and media plus bias, external and internalized, and male-dominant religions and illegality at the polls - all those are reasons for women's wildly unequal political power. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#91. Flo kept reminding me that they gave us an opportunity to teach, though each one was also punishing to the soul. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#92. You're afraid to be close to women. Because it's not masculine to be close to women. The last time you were close to a woman, you were a child. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#93. The word 'still' has entered my life. People say to me, 'You're still traveling, you're still wearing blue jeans. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#94. But I realize now that the art of living in the present is not so much controlling time, it's losing track of time. This is most likely to happen when we surrender to something we love to do: not because it's a demand, or an emergency, or an inability to do anything else. Seeking out what we love so much that we lose track of time when we're doing it - that goes beyond Einstein's theory and puts us into his life. He loved his work so much that he had to be careful while shaving; otherwise, he cut himself when a spontaneous idea struck. That is a hint of the timeless Now. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#95. When she visited me in New York during her sixties and seventies, she always told taxi drivers that she was eighty years old ("so they will tell me how young I look"), and convinced theater ticket sellers that she had difficulty in hearing long before she really did ("so they'll give us seats in the front row"). - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#96. At my graduation, I thought we had to marry what we wished to become. Now you are becoming the men you once would have wished to marry. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#97. Everyone is unique and each experience is different. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#98. The surest way to be alone is to get married. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#99. I think that we have successfully said that rape is not sex, it's violence. But what we have not successfully said is that pornography is not erotica. Porne means female slaves. Eros has an idea of love and mutual pleasure and free choice. I fear that pornography is taking over sex when in fact it's way more about domination. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#100. Since learning causes our brains to grow new synapses, I like to believe that the road is sharpening my mind and lengthening my life with surprise. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#101. This new diversity will give us a better understanding of the world and enrich our cultural choices, yet - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#102. A lot of the people who are supposed to be enforcing the crime, enforcing the law, are also criminals. They've suppressed something in their childhood and they don't want to think they themselves were sexually abused as children or they are abusing their own children and they're sitting on a bench and they either can't admit it, won't admit it, depending on how deeply buried it is. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#103. Crime is not the problem of the victim, the victim didn't create the crime. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#104. I sat at a lunch table with a professor of premonotheistic spirituality, plus several women from some of the tribes in this state that has more Native Americans than any other. All agreed that the paradigm of human organization had been the circle, not the pyramid or hierarchy - and it could be again.

I'd never known there was a paradigm that linked instead of ranked. It was as if I'd been assuming opposition - and suddenly found myself in a welcoming world; like putting one's foot down for a steep stair and discovering level ground.

Still, when a Laguna law student from New Mexico complained that her courses didn't cite the Iroquois Confederacy as the model for the U.S. Constitution - or explain that this still existing Confederacy was the oldest continuing democracy in the world - I thought she was being romantic. But I read about the Constitutional Convention and discovered that Benjamin Franklin had indeed cited the Iroquois Confederacy as a model. He was well aware of its success in unifying vast areas of the United States and Canada by bringing together Native nations for mutual decisions but also allowing autonomy in local ones. He hoped the Constitution could do the same for the thirteen states. That's why he invited two Iroquois men to Philadelphia as advisers. Among their first questions was said to be: Where are the women? - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#105. If hard things ultimately have a purpose, then they aren't so hard anymore. Therefore, I listed what I had learned: 1. It's easy to forget that people can think you think what you don't think. 2. Don't write when you're angry and under deadline, with time to test it only on friends who know what you mean, not on strangers who don't. 3. A writer's greatest reward is naming something unnamed that many people are feeling. A writer's greatest punishment is being misunderstood. The same words can do both. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#106. Mother's Day really was in its origin an antiwar day, an antiwar statement. Julia Ward Howe was sickened by what had happened during the Civil War, the loss of life, the carnage, and she created Mother's Day as a call for women all over the world to come together and create ways of protesting war, of making a kind of alternate government that could finally do away with war as an acceptable way of solving conflict. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#107. Only when women rebel against patriarchal standards does female muscle become more accepted. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#108. I once fell in love with a man only because we both belonged to that large and secret club of children who had "crazy mothers." We traded stories of the shameless houses to which we could never invite our friends. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#109. You should write about take no-shit women like me. Girls need to know they can break the rules p.79 - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#110. Women must have seats at the table because peace is too crucial to be left only to the politicians or only to the male half of our world. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#111. Empathy is the most radical of human emotions. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#112. Any group of people that has been subordinate absorbs the idea of our own subordination, and that it is natural, and comes to think that the only way to survive is to identify with the powerful. And I think that is not surprising, and it is what happens to a lot of right-wing women. I mean they think they better do what the powerful tell them do otherwise they'll be in even more trouble. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#113. Actually, I believe there are more independents than either Republicans or Democrats, and yet those are the ... that is the choice we have on the party ballot. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#114. Mrs. Greene made me understand the parallels between race and caste
and how women's bodies were used to perpetuate both. Different prisons. Same key. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#115. In our weeks of talk, movies and friendship, I watched as Wilma turned a medical ordeal into one more event in her life, but not its definition. I believe she was teaching me an intimate form of The Way. In her words: Every day is a good day - because we are part of everything alive. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#116. Violence against women is clearly not solved, not at all solved, and the reasons for it, which are controlling women's bodies in order to control reproduction, are definitely not solved. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#117. Even graffiti above a tunnel can begin a journey that never ends. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#118. It feels as if childhood sexual abuse or domestic abuse of women in the home has increased but actually if you ask women of 60 or 70 years old, the incidence is about the same. We just didn't know it. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#119. Anything a powerful group has is perceived as good, no matter what it is, and anything a less powerful group has is not so good, no matter how intrinsically great it might be. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#120. The personal is political. When - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#121. It turns out that we literally don't empathize unless we're physically present - that the oxytocin, the famous "tend and befriend" hormone is not produced unless we're present with all five senses. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#122. A man can be called ruthless if he bombs a country to oblivion. A woman can be called ruthless if she puts you on hold. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#123. I think the revolutionary role of a writer is to make language that makes coalition possible, language that makes us see things in a new way. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#124. Most writers write to say something about other people - and it doesn't last. Good writers write to find out about themselves - and it lasts forever. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#125. We are the women our parents warned us against, and we are proud - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#126. Probably those three things affect the most people: reproductive freedom, freedom from violence, and democratic families. But there may well be someone sitting at this table who has a great idea to do something else that wouldn't come under those umbrellas and that would really be great, and make all kinds of change. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#127. that conflict follows politics as night follows day, - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#128. The best way for us to cultivate fearlessness in our daughters and other young women is by example. If they see their mothers and other women in their lives going forward despite fear, they'll know it's possible. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#129. Women are always saying,"We can do anything that men can do." But Men should be saying,"We can do anything that women can do. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#130. In every century, there are a handful of writers who help the human race to evolve. Andrea is one of them. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#131. The most hurtful thing is not what comes from our adversaries, it's what comes from our friends. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#132. She is a water bug on the surface of life. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#133. Now we know that women can do what men can do ... , but we don't know that men can do what women can do. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#134. Whenever one person stands up and says, "Wait a minute, this is wrong," it helps other people do the same. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#135. As a writer and as a human being, Susan Dworkin has always had the
ability to draw us into new dreams of justice, and to make them
irresistibly practical, humorous and human. She makes clear that
progress and pleasure go together. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#136. Inside each of us is a unique person resulting from millennia of environment and heredity combined in a way that could never happen again and could never have happened before. We aren't blank slates, but we are also communal creatures who are born before our brains are fully developed, so we're very sensitive to our environment. The question is: How to find the support and the circumstances that allow you to express what's inside you? - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#137. The young women seem to think that they can only go out with or marry a man who is superior to them. The problem there is that they are wanting to be defeated, as opposed to finding a partner. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#138. Economics anxiety may be even more common than the often identified 'math anxiety,' for unlike math, which has its personal uses, economics is seen as a mysterious set of forces manipulated from above. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#139. Hope is a very unruly emotion. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#140. It still may take some explaining, but many more women are keeping their birth names (and not calling them maiden names, with all the sexual double standards that implies). - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#141. Female inferiority is internalised by us. Women need a lot more confidence. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#142. I do not like to write - I like to have written. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#143. The root of oppression is the loss of memory. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#144. Being graded for memorizing male accomplishments with the deep message that we can learn what others do but never do it ourselves. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#145. I'm not sure we can understand another country if we don't understand our own. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#146. It doesn't matter what word we use, if it has the same content, it will be treated in the same way. There are other words - there's "womanist," there's "mujerista," there's "women's liberationist" - all mean the same thing and they get the same ridicule. I think we just need to choose what word we feel comfortable with that says women are full human beings, and whatever that word is, it will get a lot of opposition. But it will also attract a lot of support. But this is a revolution, not a public relations movement. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#147. There's nothing automatic about political change, about liberation. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#148. II worshipped dead men for their strength, forgetting I was strong. - Author: Vita Sackville-West
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#149. It doesn't matter where we begin the personal/political circle, but it matters desperately that we complete it. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#150. Having lived his life in the belief that something great could be just around every corner, did he realize for the first time that no more corners could be turned? p.18 - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#151. Once we give up searching for approval we often find it easier to earn respect. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#152. Male silence is not the same as listening - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#153. My generation had Doris Day as a role model, then Gloria Steinem
then Princess Diana. We are the most confused generation. - Author: Erica Jong
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#154. When the past dies, there is mourning, but when the future dies our imaginations are compelled to carry it on. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#155. Women are liked better when they lose. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#156. Campaign season is the only time of public debate about what we want for the future. It can change consciousness even more than who gets elected. In short, campaigns may be the closest thing we have to democracy itself. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#157. We're communal animals. If we're by ourselves, we can feel wrong and crazy and out of step with society. We really need those talking circles. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#158. If women could sleep their way to the top, there'd be a lot more women at the top. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#159. The art of politics is to be ahead of your time
about six months will do it. Any more than that, and people forget you were there. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#160. I'm clearly not frightened of flying because I fly all the time, but every once in a while I do, as we all do, think, What if this plane goes down? And I think, Well, if I'm holding the hand of the person sitting next to me, then I'm holding everyone's hand. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#161. I believe that change comes from the bottom, not the top. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#162. In fact, there are many unique satisfactions here. One is that Americans seem to outstrip every nation for hope. Perhaps because so many of us came in flight from something worse, or rose from poverty here, or absorbed the fact and fiction of the "land of opportunity," or just because optimism itself is contagious - whatever the reason, hopefulness is what I miss the most when I'm not here. It's the thing that makes me glad to come home. After all, hope is a form of planning. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#163. Like art, revolutions come from combining what exists into what has never existed before. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#164. Since we're each unique, if we've shared many experiences, then it probably has something to do with power or politics, and if we unify and act together, then we can make a change. Revolutions that last don't happen from the top down. They happen from the bottom up. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#165. Altogether, if I'd been looking at nothing but the media all these years, I would be a much more discouraged person-especially given the notion that only conflict is news, and that objectivity means being evenhandedly negative. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#166. I feel that the people I see in the media are sometimes more real than I am, which is utter bullshit. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#167. The electoral system is not where change starts - it usually starts in communities and from the bottom up - but it is where change can be stopped. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#168. I'm not saying that women leaders would eliminate violence. We are not more moral than men; we are only uncorrupted by power so far. When we do acquire power, we might turn out to have an equal impulse toward aggression. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#169. Intelligence in the service of poor instinct is really dangerous. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#170. In fact, caucus, a word derived from the Algonquin languages, better reflected the layers of talking circles and the goal of consensus that were at the heart of governance. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#171. Most women's magazines simply try to mold women into bigger and better consumers. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#172. Work is valued by the social value of the worker. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#173. The same big TV antenna dwarfed each roof, as though life here could only be bearable if lived elsewhere in the imagination. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#174. How long before both women and men are allowed to see self-respecting rebellion as a lifelong possibility? - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#175. The elderly man from the ashram, explained to me, if the villagers wanted peace, they would feed and house the peacemakers. If they didn't want peace, no outsiders could help anyway. As we started on our journey, I noticed that without possessions, I felt oddly free. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#176. People are quite clear in viewing nuns as the servants and the teachers and the supporters of the poor. You contrast that with the fact that the Vatican did virtually nothing about long-known pedophiles, and it's just too much. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#177. I sometimes wonder if I am crisscrossing my father's ghostly paths and we are entering same towns or roadside diners or the black ribbons of highways that gleam in the night rain. As if we were images in a time-lapse photograph. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#178. As I was to learn, avoiding conflict causes conflict to seek you out. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#179. What we have been raised to think of as inevitable - division and hierarchy, monotheism and nation states - actually accounts for less than 10 percent of human history. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#180. Severe opposition is a measure of success (because) one inevitable result of winning a majority change in consciousness is a backlash from those forces whose power depended on the old one. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#181. It's heartbreaking to watch people working against themselves. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#182. Laughter is an orgasm of the mind. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#183. One act of violence takes four generations to heal. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#184. Elephants are so wise and so funny and so endangered and so intelligent. I just think there is a lot to learn from them. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#185. It's as if attentive
people create a magnetic force field for stor-
ies the tellers themselves didn't know they
had within them. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#186. I continued for too long to do things that I already knew how to do, or to write stories that I was assigned instead of fighting for stories that I couldn't get, or doing ones that I thought were important on my own. The wasting of time is the thing I worry about the most. Because time is all there is. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#187. Language can't solve everything, of course, but it does carry our dreams and our ideas. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#188. We'll only really know we've succeeded when a mediocre woman does as well as a mediocre man. You shouldn't have to be extraordinary. That's the point! - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#189. The abolition and suffrage movements progressed when united and were damaged by division; we should remember that. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#190. Also, one of the simplest paths to deep change is for the less powerful to speak as much as they listen, and for the more powerful to listen as much as they speak. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#191. Materialism has defeated feminism as well. In a sign of the times, Gloria Steinem was on the picket line when the first American DeBeers store opened on Fifth Avenue in June 2005, protesting the evictions of Bushmen in Botswana to make room for diamond miners and the charges that the company dealt in "blood diamonds" used to finance civil wars in Africa.
Her presence meant nothing to young Hollywood beauties who are pleased to shill for the diamond industry in magazine layouts and personal appearances.
As Steinem stood outside, Lindsay Lohan was inside the party, gushing over the possibility that she could get to wear one of the big rocks.
Asked by reporters about the Bushmen controversy, she shrugged it off: "I don't get involved in any drama. - Author: Maureen Dowd
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#192. One of our biggest problems in terms of effectiveness is that we have hopes, but our opposition has interests. We measure everything against our hopes, including politicians that we are voting for or choosing amongst. We don't measure up to our hopes ourselves. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#193. All I knew was that my father enjoyed my company, asked my opinion, and treated me better than he treated himself. What more could any child want? - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#194. It's important that we recognize how extreme the Republicans are in almost every case and how against our self-interest it is to vote for them whether or not we are disappointed with the current crew. At least they believe in the Constitution. At least they have an idea of economic justice. The Republicans are devoted to creating more rich folks. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#195. Suddenly, it seems ridiculous that we just came from a city airport named for Columbus, a terrible navigator who insisted to his dying day that he was in India - which is why people here are called Indians. As the Native women in Houston said, It could have been worse - he could have thought he was in Turkey. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#196. I always trust the microcosm over the macrocosm. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#197. I wasn't ever unable to function, but I did realize at some point that I had built a wall between myself and my childhood by saying, "I'm so glad that's over. Nothing can ever be as bad again," without understanding that my childhood was still very much with me. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#198. Obviously, untangling sex from aggression and violence or the threat of it is going to take a very long time. And the process is going to be greatly resisted as a challenge to the very heart of male dominance and male centrality. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#199. In the 1970s, while researching in the Library of Congress, I found an obscure history of religious architecture that assumed a fact as if it were common knowledge: the traditional design of most patriarchal buildings of worship imitates the female body. Thus, there is an outer and inner entrance, labia majora and labia minora; a central vaginal aisle toward the altar; two curved ovarian structures on either side; and then in the sacred center, the altar or womb, where the miracle takes place - where males gives birth.
Though this comparison was new to to me, it struck home like a rock down a well. Of course, I thought. The central ceremony of patriarchal religions is one in which men take over the yoni-power of creation by giving birth symbolically. No wonder male religious leaders so often say that humans were born in sin - because we were born to female creatures. Only by obeying the rules of the patriarchy can we be reborn through men. No wonder priests and ministers in skirts sprinkle imitation birth fluid over our heads, give us new names, and promise rebirth into everlasting life. No wonder the male priesthood tries to keep women away from the altar, just as women are kept away from control of our own powers of reproduction. Symbolic or real, it's all devoted to controlling the power that resides in the female body. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#200. Anyone who believes we're living in a postfeminist age will learn that violence against females - from female infanticide and child marriage to honor killings and sex trafficking - has now produced a world with fewer females than males, a first in recorded history. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#201. Being Latin parents makes us extremely expressive with our affections. - Author: Gloria Estefan
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#202. My job as an entertainer is to take you some place else. I love exploring different genres of music to please my fans. - Author: Gloria Estefan
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#203. I had cars, houses, jewels, furs, and a husband who loved me, and a career I was happy with. But I found fulfillment in my relationship with Christ. - Author: Gloria Gaynor
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#204. The man upstairs can take it when we are mad. Swear all you want he can handle it. But do not remember God or whatever almighty force you believe in just when things go wrong. I am sure he would want to know it too when you are happy. The same goes for your friends. Don't dump on them just bad stuff but also share your happiness with them too. - Author: Gloria D. Gonsalves
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#205. As regards structure, comedy has come a long way since Shakespeare, who in his festive conclusions could pair off any old shit and any old fudge-brained slag (see Claudio and Hero in Much Ado) and get away with it. But the final kiss no longer symbolizes anything and well-oiled nuptials have ceased to be a plausible image of desire. That kiss is now the beginning of the comic action, not the end that promises another beginning from which the audience is prepared to exclude itself. All right? We have got into the habit of going further and further beyond the happy-ever-more promise: relationships in decay, aftermaths, but with everyone being told a thing or two about themselves, busy learning from their mistakes. So, in the following phase, with the obstructive elements out of the way (DeForest, Gloria) and the consummation in sight, the comic action would have been due to end, happily. But who is going to believe that any more? - Author: Martin Amis
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#206. I want to create economic opportunity at home and abroad. I don't want just one or the other. I want both. - Author: Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
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#207. I aspire to be an inspirer, not a mentor. As such it would be fulfilling to know that someone read what I wrote and tailored it creatively to serve positively their divine purpose. - Author: Gloria D. Gonsalves
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#208. Yes, too much emphasis is put on outward physical attributes in every area of American life. - Author: Gloria Gaynor
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#209. Neither. I did not bring my crown, and the last thing I would want to do is get into politics. - Author: Gloria Estefan
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#210. I've sung since I talked, when I'm two, but what I sang was ballads, because it's very hard to do a dance track with your little acoustic guitar when you're a kid. - Author: Gloria Estefan
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#211. Write in the kitchen, lock yourself up in the bathroom. Write on the bus or the welfare line, on the job or during meals. - Author: Gloria E Anzaldua
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#212. Ri, here's a question for you," Stella started. She opened it up to everyone else, as well. "When do your kids stop being pets and start being people?"
The room went silent, except for Gloria trying to stifle her giggles.
Stella looked around and felt pleased that she'd gotten the desired reaction.
"What are you talking about? How could you call children pets?" Shannon demanded before Bernadette had the chance to.
"No, this is an honest question." Stella insisted. "You have them, you name them. They're helpless, and you teach, or train, them. Feed them, water them, whatever. And as they grow up, you just hope that they grow up well and don't spend their time clawing your nice sofa or humping your leg."
Stella, "Sugar and Spies: Spy Sisters Book 1 - Author: Rebekah Martin
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#213. If an opportunity does not knock why not build a door? - Author: Gloria D. Gonsalves
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#214. In two months Joseph Kennedy had taken over my entire life, and I trusted him implicitly to make the most of it. - Author: Gloria Swanson
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#215. I preferred the world of imagination to the death of sleep - Author: Gloria E Anzaldua
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#216. Everything that an artist does is a risk. Some people want you to stay the same. If you want to evolve, they want to keep you in a certain place. - Author: Gloria Estefan
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#217. My dogs have never been good at things like "sit," "stay," or even "come." I think that we've given the tourists a few laughs, especially when the dogs hit the end of their leashes hard enough to drag Gloria down the street. - Author: James Stewart
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#218. Your vision, ideas and plans have the power to shape the future, but not if you keep them to yourself. - Author: Gloria Feldt
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#219. Got to go sing in a few minutes ... no, that's GOT to go sing in a few minutes, as in ... GOT TO GO SING in a few minutes ... hahaha It's an all consuming compassion/obsession ... a drawing ... a wonderful bliss ... a union of soul and spirit, of notes and voice, of all of life's vibrating essence. String theory ... all of life is vibrating, is alive, and the life of that essence is music itself!! - Author: Gloria Smith
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#220. Never let ideas of love make you forget to stand on your own feet. - Author: Gloria D. Gonsalves
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#221. Poetry rhymes, a song our souls need to nourish upon. Poetry is a drum, a sound our bodies wish to have. Poetry is organized, a reading our eyes wish to view. Poetry is refined, a structure our moral selves seek. Poetry is civil, instigating the world to remain sane. Poetry is not ordinary, but it needs the ordinary eyes to continue to be the interesting art form of expression. Poetry is like a child communicating, who later grows to be an adult communicating in prose. - Author: Gloria D. Gonsalves
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#222. How can we expect something positive to come from all the negative that we put into this world? - Author: Gloria Estefan
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#223. I'm amazed. When I was 40, I thought I'd never make 50. And at 50 I thought the frosting on the cake would be 60. At 60, I was still going strong and enjoying everything. - Author: Gloria Stuart
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#224. On nights when Gloria stayed up late enough to see Rachel come dreamily home she was always unsettled by the girl's appearance: clothes crushed and hair awry, eyes dazed and mouth swollen, with the lipstick eaten away. Love was often said to be torment, but Rachel could make it seem like punishment as well. - Author: Richard Yates
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#225. I watch an awful lot of old Hollywood movies - I'll devour anything with Bette Davis or Joan Crawford. My absolute favourite is 'Sunset Boulevard' starring Gloria Swanson. - Author: Amanda Donohoe
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#226. There has never been a miracle drug that could equal the Word of God. God's medicine is the answer to every need. - Author: Gloria Copeland
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#227. I can't consider you a thief or a likely candidate for prison or a nervous breakdown Gloria. I sense a real strength in you more strength than you know is there – you've got internal reserves that ability to cope and to keep coping. Now remember don't let anyone tell you otherwise. I'll help."

Pyramid Lady - Author: Linden Morningstar
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#228. Ut it's one of the reflections of our times. Young minds today are dulled by television and other visual sensations. When reading was one of the few pleasures available, we could recite whole passages to eachother. - Author: Gloria Naylor
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#229. There's no point in working if I'm not involved and interested. - Author: Gloria Stuart
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#230. I had been told by so many people that I was going to be nominated, that I should be nominated, that there wasn't any question about my being nominated. I don't think it was a surprise. - Author: Gloria Stuart
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#231. Gloria, Gloria! they cry, for their song embraces all that the Lord has begun this day: Glory to God in the highest of heavens! And peace to the people with whom he is pleased! And who are these people? With whom does the good Lord choose to take his pleasure? The shepherds. The plain and nameless
whose every name the Lord knows well. You. And me. - Author: Walter Wangerin
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#232. If a lion can growl, why shouldn't a man cry? - Author: Gloria D. Gonsalves
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#233. Music is my life. The only other thing I've done is office work in different places. But no real professional career other than singing. - Author: Gloria Gaynor
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#234. I want justice to be so pervasive that it will be taken for granted, just as injustice is taken for granted today. - Author: Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
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#235. You can put things off until tomorrow but tomorrow may never come. - Author: Gloria Estefan
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#236. I think the business of music has really taken a huge hit. There's no doubt about it. But an artist is always going to produce their art, their music. They're going to paint, they're going to write. - Author: Gloria Estefan
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#237. Actually I'm more passionate about dancing than I am about singing. - Author: Gloria Gaynor
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#238. I didn't write to be famous; I wrote to keep a record. - Author: Gloria Emerson
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#239. The Constitution says that troops can be in the Philippines if there's a treaty that provides for it, and we have two treaties with the United States. - Author: Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
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#240. The most beautiful thing about music is that it transcends most anything. - Author: Gloria Estefan
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#241. As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation. - Author: Gloria Swanson
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#242. I wrote what I felt I had to write, and I'm willing to put my own sanity and my reputation behind it. - Author: Gloria Naylor
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#243. Shawn Carter was born December 4th,
Weighing in at 10 pounds, 8 ounces.
He was the last of my 4 children,
The only one who didn't give me any pain when I gave birth to him.
... And that's how I knew that he was a special child. - Author: Gloria Carter Spann
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#244. In my presidency I've been guided by what's right, not what's popular. - Author: Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
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#245. sometimes looking for the gold at the end of the rainbow, is like looking for the good in people - Author: Gloria Garcia
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#246. When most artists walk offstage, they go to a lonely hotel room. I went home to my family. They were there before the show, during and after. It's been great. I never would have done it any other way. I wasn't gonna miss raising my kids. There was no way that was gonna happen. - Author: Gloria Estefan
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#247. I believe, sometimes, that the whole world has an aching heart. - Gloria Dump - Author: Kate DiCamillo
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#248. Tell me he's got a cute ass in Wranglers," Gloria pleaded. "I've got a weakness for cowboys."
Abby grinned. "It's not cute. His ass is magnificent. - Author: Donna Grant
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#249. But I'm more scared of not writing. - Author: Gloria E Anzaldua
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