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Freedom Quote of the Day #43 -Jan 27, 2017

Freedom Quote of the Day #43 -Jan 27, 2017

Men make the moral code and they expect women to accept it.

Men make the moral code and they expect women to accept it. They have decided that it is entirely right and proper for men to fight for their liberties and their rights, but that it is not right and proper for women to fight for theirs.

_Emmeline Pankhurst

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Freedom Quote of the Day #37 -Jan 19, 2017

rebecca-westI myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a door mat or a prostitute.”

~Rebecca West, “Mr Chesterton in Hysterics: A Study in Prejudice,” The Clarion, 1913 November 14th, reprinted in The Young Rebecca, 1982

Freedom Quote of the Day #36-Jan 18, 2017

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“Here’s what we’re not taught [about the Declaration and Constitution]: Those words at the time they were written were blazingly, electrifyingly subversive. If you understand them truly now, they still are. You are not taught – and it is a disgrace that you aren’t – that these men and women were radicals for liberty; that they had a vision of equality that was a slap in the face of what the rest of their world understood to be the unchanging, God-given order of nations; and that they were willing to die to make that desperate vision into a reality for people like us, whom they would never live to see. ”

― Naomi Wolf, The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot

Freedom Quote of the Day #36-Jan 18, 2017