"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."
Rebecca West, The Clarion
"I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too."
Elizabeth I, Speech at Tilbury
"...the Government must not think that they can stop this agitation. It will go on...We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in out efforts to become law-makers."
Emmeline Pankhurst - WSPU, England, 1908
"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us."
Hellen Keller (1880-1968),
the world famous author and public speaker,
on her studies at Radcliffe College
This next quote is exactly what I said to the Minister who was to perform our marriage.
"I will love, honor, cherish- but not obey."
Rosalie Slaughter Morton (1876-1955),