Nick Kristof's story on Malala Yousafazi. Twice the Taliban threw warning letters into the home of Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani girl who is one of the world’s most persuasive advocates for girls’ education. They told her to stop her advocacy — or else.
"One of the benefits of being mature, well-educated woman is that you are not afraid of expletives. And you have no fear to put a fool in his place. That's the power of language & experience. You learn a lot from Shakespeare.
"Insulting a woman’s looks when they have nothing to do with the issue at hand implies a lack of comprehension on your part, an inability to engage in high-level thinking. You may think she’s ugly, but everyone else thinks you’re an idiot.
Toshiko Takaezu: "You are not an artist simply because you paint or sculpt or make pots that cannot be used. An artist is a poet in his or her own medium. And when an artist produces a good piece, that work has mystery, an unsaid quality; it is alive.
Sister Joan Chittister: 'Nothing Is Going To Change In The World Until The Situation Of Women Changes' Pro Life is not the same as pro birth. Advocate for those children, their care, feeding, education. Then you are pro life.