To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation, and kept the planets in their places.
To rule is easy, to govern difficult.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A corporation’s primary goal is to make money. Government’s primary role is to take a big chunk of that money and give it to others.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
What I worry about would be that you essentially have two chambers, the House and the Senate, but you have simply, majoritarian, absolute power on either side. And that’s just not what the founders intended.
I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people who are entitled to power, entitled to leadership.
If any man claims the Negro should be content… let him say he would willingly change the color of his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city. Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we’ve struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We’ve made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.
In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace, in marriage, in education and on the playing field. It was a very exciting, rebellious time.
A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette