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Discriminate

Definition: Recognize a distinction; differentiate.
Number of Quotes: 19

Men their rights and nothing more; women their rights and nothing less.
Susan B. Anthony

When you apply the word power to a man, it means strong and bold - very positive attributes. When you use it to describe a woman, it suggests bitchy, insensitive, hard.
Jill Barad

And finds, with keen discriminating sight,
Black's not so black; - nor white so very white.

George Canning

There cannot be true democracy unless women's voices are heard. There cannot be true democracy unless women are given the opportunity to take responsibility for their own lives. There cannot be true democracy unless all citizens are able to participate fully in the lives of their country.
Hillary Clinton

Women do two thirds of the world's work ... Yet they earn only one tenth of the world's income and own less than one percent of the world's property. They are among the poorest of the world's poor.
Barber Conable

A Congresswoman must look like a girl, act like a lady, think like a man, speak on any given subject with authority and most of all work like a dog.
Florence P. Dwyer

I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally.
W. C. Fields

Business shouldn't be like sports, separating the men from the women.
Carly Fiorina

If one is rich and one's a woman, one can be quite misunderstood.
Katharine Graham

If you want to push something ... you're accused of being aggressive, and that's not supposed to be a good thing for a woman. If you get upset and show it, you're accused of being emotional.
Mary Harney

A new type of woman arises. She is called a career woman. A man is never a career man. That is his right and privilege. But the woman is called career woman because her career... demands that she ... even renounce normal life.
C. L. R. James

When women ask for equality, men take them to be demanding domination.
Elizabeth Janeway

If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.
Florynce Kennedy

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King Jr.

For a woman to attain a high level in a male-dominated profession, she has to work twice as hard and/or be twice as smart.
Elizabeth Mackay

We need every human gift and cannot afford to neglect any gift because of artificial barriers of sex or race or class or national origin.
Margaret Mead

Men are still clinging to the hope that women are powerless, because they haven't got much else to cling to.
Harriet Rubin

Crying is almost a ritual that male politicians must do to prove they are compassionate, but women are supposed to wear iron britches.
Pat Schroeder

The greatest contribution you can make to women's rights, is to be the absolute ... best at what you do.
Oprah Winfrey

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