by Raelene Gorlinsky
I love browsing books of quotes. So I recently picked up Out of the Mouths of Babes: Quips and Quotes from Wildly Witty Women by Autumn Stephens.
"If he ain't willin' to strap on the rubber bridle, then I ain't willin' to ride."
- Calamity Wronsky & Belle Bendall (referring to condoms)
"I do not wish [women] to have power over men, but over themselves."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
"We still think of a powerful man as a born leader, and a powerful woman as an anomaly."
- Margaret Atwood
"Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all."
- Joan Jett
"For every hero in this world, there's at least one shero."
- Johnetta B. Cole
"If you can't change your fate, change your attitude."
- Amy Tan
"Never grow a wishbone where your backbone ought to be."
- Cynthia Paddleford