If you begin feeling beaten, you will achieve nothing. If you fight, you will perhaps have a chance of achieving something.
Until women themselves reject stigma and refuse to feel shame for the way others treat them, they have no hope of achieving full human stature.
It is not history which uses men as a means of achieving – as if it were an individual person – its own ends. History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends.
Human nature refers to what is in people but which they cannot study or work at achieving.
Let us, then, be up and doing, with a heart for any fate; still achieving, still pursuing, learn to labor and to wait.