The question was asked, how can you be a mother and a congresswoman? I said, I have a brain, I have a uterus and they both work.

— Patricia Schroeder

The most heartwarming Patricia Schroeder quotes that may be undiscovered and unusual

You measure a government by how few people need help.

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The Pledge of Allegiance says "...with liberty and justice for all." What part of "all" don't you understand?

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You can't wring your hands and roll up your sleeves at the same time.

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Many women have more power than they recognize, and they're very hesitant to use it, for they fear they won't be loved.

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Dan Quayle thinks Roe v. Wade is two ways to cross the Potomac.

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books are brain food. If every American would purchase the equivalent of his weight in books each year, this country would be a different place.

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[When asked, as a prospective Presidential candidate, whether she had ever committed adultery:] No. But then most congresswomen don't have 25-year-old lifeguards throwing themselves at their feet around this place.

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Nobody ever says to men, how can you be a Congressman and a father.

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When men talk about defense, they always claim to be protecting women and children, but they never ask the women and children what they think.

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Our tax code encourages people to raise thoroughbred horses, not children.

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Traditional copyright has been that you can't make a full copy of somebody's work without their permission.

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I had always believed government was not a fungus: It could survive in sunshine.

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About Patricia Schroeder

Quotes 40 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Leader
Birthday October 16

There is an ancient Indian saying: "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children." If we use this ethic as a moral compass, then our rendezvous with reality can also become a rendezvous with opportunity.

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Government has become a machine that runs only when gold coins are inserted.

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When it comes to college education, American families are paying more and getting less.

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The mood of the 80s - Get what you can, can what you get, and sit on the can.

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We have to tell the American public that they're missing the boat, that they have to get into writing and reading. Not only that, but books won't crash in the year 2000.

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Spine transplants are what we really need to take Reagan on.

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I was and am, like many women, both pro-life and pro-choice.

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Taxing Women is a must-have primer for any woman who wants to understand how our current tax system affects her family's economic condition. In plain English, McCaffery explains how the tax code stacks the deck against women and why it's in women's economic interest to lead the next great tax rebellion.

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Clearly this business of treating minds, particularly this big business of treating young minds, has not policed itself, and has no incentive to put a stop to the kinds of fraudulent and unethical practices that are going on.

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The presidency has become a series of visuals I don't know how a woman fits into.

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Those who declared librarians obsolete when the Internet rage first appeared are now red-faced. We need them more than ever. The Internet is full of 'stuff' but its value and readability is often questionable. 'Stuff' doesn't give you a competitive edge, high-quality related information does.

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The Pledge of Allegiance says, "liberty and justice for all".

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Washington is awash in post-war testosterone.

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I always preferred having wings to having things.

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I have a brain and a uterus and I use both.

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I think we're much more comfortable with women as policy makers.

We're not there yet, but the comfort zone is much wider than it was when I came.

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I have a brain, I have a uterus, and they both work.

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If you want to change the world, you change the world of a child.

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Big money tries to purchase its own agenda.

Money does too much talking in Washington. Every senator, every representative, even the president awakens each morning with a number in his head that will drive the whole day. The number is the amount of money that must [be] raised that day for his reelection. If he fails, the next day's number will be even higher.

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When people ask me why I am running as a woman, I always answer, "What choice do I have?"

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The genius of the Republicans has been how they figured out how to so polarize the middle class that we vote against our own best interests.

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Japan redefined world power. They showed you could become a world power without having a military.

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If the search engines don't respect the creators, there won't be anything to search in the future because creators have to make a living too.

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He has denied what has happened. His sworn statements have denied what has happened.

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The paranoid fear of government is an extremist position, and every one of us ought to say that

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Do I have an option? when asked by the press if she was "running as a woman."

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It's really funny if two women stand on the House floor.

There are usually at least two men who go by and say, 'What is this, a coup?' They're almost afraid to see us in public together.

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