There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself.— Laurell K. Hamilton
Staggering Womens Day quotations
I am opposing a social order in which it is possible for one man who does absolutely nothing that is useful to amass a fortune of hundreds of millions of dollars, while millions of men and women who work all the days of their lives secure barely enough for a wretched existence.
Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.
We are either going to have a future where women lead the way to make peace with the Earth or we are not going to have a human future at all.
I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.
Look forward to the future and look forward to the unknown.
Nothing stays the same and people change. One day that hurt and pain will be a distant memory.
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.
She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.
When it comes to human dignity, we cannot make compromises.
My alone feels so good, I'll only have you if you're sweeter than my solitude.
We're not going to have the America that we want until we elect leaders who are going to tell the truth - not most days, but every day.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman.
But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
Extremists have shown what frightens them most. A girl with a book.
I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
Don't be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don't let others discourage you or tell you that you can't do it. In my day I was told women didn't go into chemistry. I saw no reason why we couldn't.
I gotta be honest with you. Im kind of jealous of the way my dad gets to talk to my mom sometimes. Where are all those old-school women you can just take your day out on? When did they stop making those angels?
I have not lived as a woman. I have lived as a man. I've just done what I damn well wanted to, and I've made enough money to support myself, and ain't afraid of being alone
I really don't think I need buns of steel. I'd be happy with buns of cinnamon.
You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.
If women are supposed to be less rational and more emotional at the beginning of our menstrual cycle when the female hormone is at its lowest level, then why isn't it logical to say that, in those few days, women behave the most like the way men behave all month long?
To live in a culture in which women are routinely naked where men aren't is to learn inequality in little ways all day long. So even if we agree that sexual imagery is in fact a language, it is clearly one that is already heavily edited to protect men's sexual - and hence social - confidence while undermining that of women.
None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.
Laughing is the best calorie burner.
I grew up so thoroughly imbued with women's rights that it was the most important question of my life from a very early day.
One day, millions of men will leave the Southern Hemisphere to go to the Northern Hemisphere. And they will not go there as friends. Because they will go there to conquer it. And they will conquer it with their sons. The wombs of our women will give us victory.
Because man and woman are the complement of one another, we need woman's thought in national affairs to make a safe and stable government.
I love women. They're the best thing ever created. If they want to be like men and come down to our level, that's fine.
A cultural fixation on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty but an obsession about female obedience.
I want to say a little something that's long overdue, the disrespect to women has got to be through. To all the mothers and the sisters and the wives and friends, I wanna offer my love and respect till the end.
Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not.
I started with wanting to think about witches, about strong women who have special powers - who are often misunderstood. Then I found some beautiful blue fabric, so I made Blue Witches. My creative process is always like that. Organic, text, theme, subtext, each day evolving and trying to make strong, beautiful clothes. It's that simple.
I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading.
So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women.
I was in the show for 21 days once-the 21 greatest days of my life.
You know, you never handle your luggage in the show, somebody else carries your bags. It was great. You hit white balls for batting practice, the ballparks are like cathedrals, the hotels all have room service, and the women all have long legs and brains.