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    Who has not felt the beauty of a woman’s arm?—the unspeakable suggestions of tenderness that lie in the dimpled elbow, and all the varied gently-lessening curves, down to the delicate wrist, with its tiniest, almost imperceptible nicks in the firm softness.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    Remember, a woman has to work harder than a man and have more patience in order to achieve success.
    —Margaret Mary Morgan, U.S. suffragist, print shop owner, and politician. As quoted in Dianne Feinstein, ch. 5, by Jerry Roberts (1994)

    Courage, then, for the end draws near! A few more years of persistent, faithful work and the women of the United States will be recognized as the legal equals of men.
    —Mary A. Livermore (1821–1905)