I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.
— Septima Poinsette Clark
To be somebody, a woman does not have to be more like a man, but has to be more like a woman.
— Sally E. Shaywitz
Our School education ignores, in a thousand ways, the rules of healthy development.
— Elizabeth Blackwell
Labour: to feel with one’s whole self the existence of the world.
Love: to feel with one’s whole self the existence of another being.
— Simone Weil
Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for children that they forget that they themselves are really experts.
— Marion Wright Edelman
Reformers who are always compromising, have not yet grasped the idea that truth is the only safe ground to stand upon.
— Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Until I die, I’m going to keep doing. My people need me. They need somebody that’s not taking from them and is giving them something.
— Clara McBride Hale
My address is like shoes. It travels with me. I abide where there is a fight against wrong.
— Mother Jones
You have put me in here [jail] a cub, but I will come out roaring like a lion.
— Carry Nation
I stand at the alter of the murdered men, and while I live, I fight their cause.
— Florence Nightingale
Honor wears different coats to different eyes.
— Barbara Tuchman
If we get a government that reflects more of what this country is really about, we can turn the century– and the economy–around.
— Bella Abzug
What most people don’t seem to realize is that there is just as much money to be made out of the wreckage of civilization as from the upbuilding of one.
— Margaret Mitchell
Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words.
— Joyce Brothers
Whoever said, “It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost.
— Martina Navratilova