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"For a few thousand years, women had no history. Marriage was our calling, and meekness our virtue. Over the last century, in stuttering succession, we have gained a voice, a vote, a room, a playing field of our own. Decorously or defiantly, we now approach what surely qualifies as the final frontier." ~ Stacy Schiff
"For the several thousands of years before they became firefighters and physicians, women were sirens, enchantresses, snares. At times it seems as if female powerlessness is male self-preservation in disguise. And for millennia, this has made for a zero-sum game: A woman's intelligence was a man's deception." ~ Stacy Schiff
"For thousands of years, men have written history, so it seems to me that most of what we've read is from the male point of view." ~ Stacy Schiff
"I can't write a line without music - it provides just the right amount of distraction to keep me focused. Clearly, I still miss the noisy roommates." ~ Stacy Schiff
"Of course, women have long exercised influence behind the scenes. A few thousand years ago this drove Aristotle to distraction: 'What difference does it make whether women rule or the rulers are ruled by women? The result is the same.'" ~ Stacy Schiff
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So clear that you could see every delicate vein in the lacquered new leaves; so soft that you felt the air on newly bared arms like velvet; so suffused with every shade of green that it seemed that your very blood ran green, in harmony."
Author: Anne Rivers Siddons

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