Anne-Marie Slaughter Quotes

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Anne-Marie Slaughter Quotes

I see much less of an ambition gap and much more of a workplace and society that isnt allowing us to use the talent that is multiplied well beyond this room ... There are millions of women out there who ... need more than, Honey, you can do it if you try hard enough.
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Patriotism demands the ability to feel shame as much as to feel pride.

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The false pride of perennial celebration, of wearing flag lapel pins while betraying the values that the flag stands for, is like the self-esteem curriculum for toddlers, where everything is praised and no achievement ultimately has meaning.

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When I used to teach civil procedure as a law professor, I would begin the year by telling my students that 'civil procedure is the etiquette of ritualized battle.' The phrase, which did not originate with me, captured the point that peaceful, developed societies resolve disputes by law rather than by force.

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Someone must transform income into the food, shelter, clothing, nurture, discipline, education, minding, nursing, transportation, and emotional support that creates life outside of the office, permits survival of the race, cares for the ill and disabled, and makes life livable when we can no longer care for ourselves.

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We should be proud of our country when we have done something to be proud of, when we have lived up to our own standards. But the flip side of genuine pride is being able to recognize when we have fallen short, and to hold ourselves to account.

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Having it all means having the same work and family choices that men do. It doesn't mean having everything that you want. No one has that.

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Only when women wield power in significant numbers will we create a society that genuinely works for all women ... that will be a society that works for everyone.

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My husband has spent more time with our children than I have. I don't think they're better or worse off.

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I am still fully committed to male-female equality.

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We all love narratives where we're the captain of our boat, and Americans love them more than anybody else.

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A man has to define himself as a breadwinner, as opposed to thinking that well, women used to be caregivers who also wanted to have careers; men have always had careers, so why shouldn't they also want much more family time?

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