We always knew when we took on the issue of violence against women that somehow our opposition would come after us.
The groundwork of all happiness is health.
I have a very personal interest. I am a Miami-Dade voter. One of the issues is that my vote and so many other votes of women and African Americans in Florida are being discounted or discarded. I want my vote to count.
Extremely strong, effective, tenacious, and powerful political networks can be built when you fight losing battles as well as when you win.
If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating.
Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training.
I know that it isn’t just violence against women, it’s how do we support ourselves and our families, how do we deal with health care for ourselves and our families? It’s a bigger picture.
Most of us see Justice O’Connor as something of an icon, although we do not agree with all of her decisions.
Books that distribute things… with as daring a freedom as we use in dreams, put us on our feet again.
Violence may be a good focus to organize around, but we have to look at women’s lives in our entirety.