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Bella Abzug Quotes


Bella Savitsky Abzug was an American lawyer, Congresswoman, social activist and a leader of the Women's Movement.
(1920 - 1998)

All of the men on my staff can type.
 

I began wearing hats as a young lawyer because it helped me to establish my professional identity. Before that, whenever I was at a meeting, someone would ask me to get coffee.
 

I prefer the word 'homemaker' because 'housewife' always implies that there may be a wife someplace else.
 

The establishment is made up of little men, very frightened.
 

The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes.
 

We are coming down from our pedestal and up from the laundry room.
 

We don't want so much to see a female Einstein become an assistant professor. We want a woman schlemiel to get promoted as quickly as a male schlemiel.
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