Every now and then I read a poem that does touch something in me, but I never turn to poetry for solace or pleasure in the way that I throw myself into prose.
J. K. Rowling
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Mary Wollstonecraft Women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions which men think it manly to pay to the sex, when, in fact, men are insultingly supporting their own superiority.
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Louis D. Brandeis In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.
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