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"In 'Plutarch,' her voice begins to come out; there are actual 2,000-year-old quotes from Cleopatra, and they are sly and saucy." ~ Stacy Schiff
"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
"Cleopatra stood at one of the most dangerous intersections in history; that of women and power. Clever women, Euripides had warned hundreds of years earlier, were dangerous." ~ 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
"You ever try to leave New York? I did once. I lasted about a year." ~ 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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Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another."
Author: Adam Smith

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