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"I ask no favors for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they will take their feet from our necks."
Sarah Moore Grimke
US abolitionist, suffragist
"You [men] are not our protectorsIf you were, who would there be to protect us from?"
Mary Edwards Walker
US physician, surgeon, medal of honor recipient
"The rich rob the poor and the poor rob one another."
"I've got a new invention. It's a revolving bowl for tired goldfish."
US baseball player
"You've always made the mistake of being yourself."
"Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks."
"Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night'."
Charles M. Schulz
US comic artist (Peanuts)
"But I don't work out. I pay people to do that for me."
"I look at what's there. What's there is legs and hair."
"Imprisoned in every fat man a thin one is wildly signalling to be let out."
"The cultured man is an artist, an artist in humanity."
"A topologist is one who doesn't know the difference between a doughnut and a coffee cup."
John L. Kelley