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"All the best things are seen first of all at a far distance."

Elizabeth Goudge, The Little White Horse (1946)

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"Except two breeds — the stupid and the narrowly feline — all women have a touch of the Lesbian: an assertion all good non-analytic creatures refute with horror, but quite true: there is always the poignant intensive personal taste, the flair of inner-sex, in the tenderest friendships of women."

Mary MacLane, I, Mary MacLane: A Diary of Human Days (1917)

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"… day by day they were learning to live in resistance to the enemy, and this is a greater thing than to die in resistance."

Pearl S. Buck, Dragon Seed (1942)

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"Privacy is like sleep — something you don’t appreciate until you have to go without it."

Helen McCloy, Minotaur Country (1975)

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"I never forgive attacks on my work."

Sylvia Ashton-Warner, Myself (1967)

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"Women are called difficult and tough when (1) we negotiate the best deal, (2) we are perfectionists in doing our job, (3) we are willing to work harder and longer than men are willing to, and (4) when we question anything — anything — that someone else is doing, particularly if that someone is a man."

Georgette Mosbacher, Feminine Force: Release the Power Within You to Create the Life You Deserve (1993)

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"A man does not have to stay at home all day, in order to love it; why should a woman?"

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, With Her in Ourland (1916)

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