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Bella Abzug Quotes

I prefer the word "homemaker" because "housewife" always implies that there may be a wife someplace else
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#Top Women #Women

Our struggle today is not to have a female Einstein get appointed as an assistant professor. It is for a woman schlemiel to get as quickly promoted as a male schlemiel.
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#Feminism

The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes.
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I began wearing hats as a young lawyer because it helped me to establish my professional identity. Before that, whenever I was at a meeting, someone would ask me to get coffee...
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#Hats #Coffee

She (a woman politician) will be challenging a system that is still wedded to militarism and that saves billions of dollars a year by underpaying women and using them as a reserve cheap labor supply
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#Politics

All of the men on my staff can type.
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The establishment is made up of little men, very frightened.
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If we get a government that reflects more of what this country is really about, we can turn the century -- and the economy -- around.
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#Economy

I began wearing hats as a young lawyer because it helped me to establish my professional identity. Before that, whenever I was at a meeting, someone would ask me to get coffee.
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#American Lawyer

We are coming down from our pedestal and up from the laundry room.
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