March 7, 2013

Celebrating Women's History Month!

David Palumbo

"If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can't they fly in space?"

- Valentina Tereshkova

 

Niklas Asker

"There's always an article coming out, saying, 'The new thing is funny women!"

- Lena Dunham

 

Gary Kelley

"In the adjustment of the new order of things, we women demand an equal voice; we shall accept nothing less."

- Carrie Chapman Catt

 

Edward Kinsella III

"I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life."

- Sonia Sotomayor

 

Ricardo Martinez

Aminatou Ali Ahmed Haidar, sometimes known as Aminetou,Aminatu or Aminetu, is a Sahrawi human rights activist and an advocate of the independence of Western Sahara. She is often called the "Sahrawi Gandhi" or "Sahrawi Pasionaria" for her nonviolent protests. [cite]

 

Kinuko Y. Craft

"I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too."

- Queen Elizabeth I

 

Maria Corte Maidagan

"Well-behaved women seldom make history."

- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

 

C.F. Payne

"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."

-Eleanor Roosevelt

 

Rudy Gutierrez

"People have the right to call themselves whatever they like. That doesn't bother me. It's other people doing the calling that bothers me."

-Octavia E. Butler

 

Chris Whetzel

"I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde."

-Dolly Parton

 

Gregory Manchess

"Yes, I did feel a special responsibility to be the first American woman in space."

- Sally Ride

 

Kent Barton

"I sing the songs that people need to hear."

- Etta James

 

Dongyun Lee

"Being a woman is hard work."

- Maya Angelou

 

Tim Bower

"The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it."

- Flannery O'Connor

 

Bill Sanderson

"What Britain needs is an iron lady."

- Margaret Thatcher

 

Jason Seiler

"When there is a strong woman character in a story - that always grabs me."

- Ang Lee

 

Douglas Smith

"Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism."

- Oprah Winfrey

 

David Johnson

"All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, cleanliness, sobriety, and order."

- Harriet Beecher Stowe

 

Guy Stauber

"I didn't want to let women down. One of the stereotypes I see breaking is the idea of aging and older women not being beautiful."

- Annie Leibovitz

 

Eric Drooker

"I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves."

- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

 

James Bennett

"Only good girls keep diaries. Bad girls don't have time."

- Tallulah Bankhead

 

Mark Summers

"It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness."

- Eleanor Roosevelt

 

John Mattos

"I've often thought it unfair that women are expected to stay at home when there's a fight to be won. If a woman has the strength to bear a child, she can swing a sword as well as any man."

- Karen Hawkins

 

Ted Wright

"I want kids of this generation to see that everything is cool, that there's some kind of unity in hip-hop. We all found something that's really important to us, and music is all we've really got."

- Missy Elliot

 

Goni Montes

"She does not flinch from the caress, because she feels very strong. She walks everywhere she goes but is never tired."

- Anna Keesey

 

Tran Nguyen

"For most of history, Anonymous was a woman."

- Virginia Woolf

 

Chris Gall

"By helping others, you will learn how to help yourselves."

- Aung San Suu Kyi

 

Andrew R. Wright

"One could say that in case of need, every normal and healthy woman is able to hold a position. And there is no profession which cannot be practiced by a woman."

- Edith Stein

 

Tyler Jacobson

"If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman."

- Margaret Thatcher

 

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"When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch."

- Bette Davis

 

Mark T. Smith

"There is no such thing as an ugly woman."

- Vincent Van Gogh

 

Thomas Ehretsmann

"Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered."

- Marilyn Monroe

 

Chase Stone

"If I were the blushing kind, I would blush to be called a hero."

- Aung San Suu Kyi

 

Jon Foster

"Some girls need men to take them places. Others just click their heels, spread their own wings, and fly."

- Coco J. Ginger

 
 
 

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