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Men and women are like right and left hands; it doesn't make sense not to use both.
It is unconscionable that 10,000 boys have died in Vietnam.
If 10,000 American women had mind enough they could end the war, if they were committed to the task, even if it meant going to jail.
As a woman I can't go to war, and I refuse to send anyone else.
I want to stand by my country, but I cannot vote for war. I vote no.
There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense.
We're half the people; we should be half the Congress.
What one decides to do in crisis depends on one's philosophy of life, and that philosophy cannot be changed by an incident. If one hasn't any philosophy in crises, others make the decision.
The individual woman is required a thousand times a day to choose either to accept her appointed role and thereby rescue her good disposition out of the wreckage of her self-respect, or else follow an independent line of behavior and rescue her self-respect out of the wreckage of her good disposition.
You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.
Small use it will be to save democracy for the race if we cannot save the race for democracy.
War is the slaughter of human beings, temporarily regarded as enemies, on as large a scale as possible.
You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.