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international women's day

A few quotes because I've been following the news and I'm not smiling.

“A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.”
― Gloria Steinem

“When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch.”
― Bette Davis
...or these days a few other choice things...

“I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat, or a prostitute.”
― Rebecca West

“No woman can call herself free who does not control her own body.”
― Margaret Sanger

“If women want rights more than they got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it.”
― Sojourner Truth

or

“If you make some comment even obliquely alluding to menstruation or menopause and its effect on my judgment," Murphy interrupted, "I will break your arm in eleven places.”
― Jim Butcher, Changes
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