I’d like to be played as a child by Natalie Wood. I’d have some romantic scenes as Audrey Hepburn and have gritty black-and-white scenes as Patricia Neal.
If you say I’m for equal pay that’s a reform. But if you say. I’m a feminist that’s a transformation of society.
Childbirth is more admirable than conquest more amazing than self-defense and as courageous as either one.
We’ve begun to raise daughters more like sons… but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
It’s an incredible con job when you think about it to believe something now in exchange for something after death. Even corporations with their reward systems don’t try to make it posthumous.
Without leaps of imagination or dreaming we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming after all is a form of planning.
Happy or unhappy families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be described – and will be after our deaths – by each of the family members who believe they know us.
For much of the female half of the world food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving less needy less valuable.
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
God may be in the details but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them there’s no turning back.