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  • 'Uncritical support' is a contradiction in terms.

    • Joanna Russ,
    • "Power and Helplessness in the Women's Movement," in Christian McEwen and Sue O'Sullivan, eds., Out the Other Side ()
  • Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That's their natural and first weapon. She will need her sisterhood.

  • Those whom we support hold us up in life.

  • I owe my greatest success to women. Contrary to the assertion that women do all in their power to hinder one another's progress, I have found that it has always been one of my own sex who has given me a helping hand when I needed it.

  • ... many women gave me real aid when I stood at the crossroads. Too many women go around these days saying women in important positions don't help their own sex, but that was never my experience. The list is endless, believe me.

  • People will support that which they help to create.