Inaction, contrary to its reputation for being a refuge, is neither safe nor comfortable.

— Madeleine M. Kunin

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One is responsible for one's own life. Passivity provides no protection.


Women need to see ourselves as individuals capable of creating change.

That is what political and economic power is all about: having a voice, being able to shape the future. Women's absence from decision-making positions has deprived the country of a necessary perspective.


Volunteer activities can foster enormous leadership skills.

The nonprofit professional volunteer world is a laboratory for self - realization.


When there is violence against any person in society, because he or she is different, it threatens us all. Only by speaking out are any of us safe.


Political success is often dependent on the ability to be heard above the din of controversy and debate and to set a course with one's own compass.


Simply put, when women do well, everybody does better.


Like art, political action gives shape and expression to the things we fear as well as to those we desire. It is a creative process, drawing on the power to imagine as well as to act.


Why is computer science a good field for women? For one thing, thats where the jobs are, and for another, the pay is better than for many jobs, and finally, its easier to combine career and family.


Politics creates an almost endless time horizon into the future.

... As governor I had the incredible luxury of being able to dream on a grand scale. And this sense of infinite possibility gives politics its romance.


A desire to succeed in politics is propelled by these two seemingly contradictory forces, which frequently change places and sometimes coexist: to save others and to save oneself.


We're all basically made of the same stuff: generosity and selfishness, goodness and greed.