Stacy Schiff Quotes About Thou

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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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As ever, you are wiser than I, you old genie. May the Stars grant that you are always here to look after me." "Are you taking up religion in your old age, then, Captain?""Hardly. Habit, my love, habit."
Author: Catherynne M. Valente

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