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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