I'm not convinced that women have the education or the sense of their own history enough, or that they understand the cruelty of which men are capable and the delight that many men will take in seeing you choose to chain yourself - then they get to say 'See you did it yourself.'

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The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.

I don't call myself a Buddhist. I'm a free spirit. I believe I'm here on earth to admire and enjoy

I don't call myself a Buddhist. I'm a free spirit. I believe I'm here on earth to admire and enjoy it, that's my religion.

How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are we must know our mothers names.

How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.

America is not nearly done. We're only in the beginning. Who knows who we will be? Who knows... wha

America is not nearly done. We're only in the beginning. Who knows who we will be? Who knows... what color we will be? It is all something that maybe our descendants - if they survive that long - will see.

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    I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal."

    Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.

    Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

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