„And what would our ideas of God, of religion, be like if they had come to us through the minds of women? Ever think of that?“

—  Tom Robbins, Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates

Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates (2000)

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—  Caroline Criado-Perez British journalist and author 1984

On how women are ignored in the medical world in “Caroline Criado-Perez On Data Bias And 'Invisible Women'” https://www.npr.org/2019/03/17/704209639/caroline-criado-perez-on-data-bias-and-invisible-women in NPR (2019 Mar 17)

„What comes to mind when we think about God is the most important thing about us.“

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„Character is what God and the angels know of us; reputation is what men and women think of us.“

—  Horace Mann American politician 1796 - 1859

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I have the reputation of being of good moral character. But you know reputation is what people think of us, while character is what God and the angels know of us, and that I don't want to tell.
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„I would just like to challenge the idea that it is necessary to have a lot of women, or a particular number, on a board. Business is very, very competitive and you should take the performance of women in another competitive area, which is sport where [men] have no strength advantage. Chess, bridge, poker - women come absolutely nowhere. I think that just has to be borne in mind.“

—  Stuart Wheeler British businessman and politician 1935

As quoted in The Independent, Thursday 15 August 2013 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/ukip-faces-renewed-accusations-of-sexism-as-stuart-wheeler-claims-women-are-not-as-competitive-as-men-8763570.html
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„I like Islam, it is a consistent idea of religion and open-minded.“

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—  Dale Carnegie, libro How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

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