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Quotes of the Day for 16 March 2002 – Women's History Month

This is the second half of my quote selection for Women's History Month, a time to honor the contributions of women to society and history. As I said on the 5th when the first segment ran, Van's collection of quotes tends to lean rather heavily to male contributors, so I pulled together a collection of quotes from some very remarkable women in a wide range of endeavors. Don't forget to offer encouraging words to the remarkable women in your life.

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The quotes:

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
     - Margaret Thatcher

A mistake is simply another way of doing things.
     - Katharine Graham

I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
     - Eleanor Roosevelt

Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
     - Anna Freud

People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that distinguish me from a doormat.
     - Rebecca West

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