Bella Abzug Quotes

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Bella Abzug Quotes

The inside operation of Congress - the deals, the compromises, the selling out, the co-opting, the unprincipled manipulating, the self-serving career-building - is a story of such monumental decadence that I believe if people find out about it they will demand an end to it.
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Maybe we weren't at the Last Supper, but we're certainly going to be at the next one.

— Bella Abzug

The test of whether or not you can hold a job should not be in the arrangement of your chromosomes

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Women will change the nature of power, rather than power changing the nature of women.

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Women have been trained to speak softly and carry a lipstick. Those days are over. -

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I spend all day figuring out how to beat the machine and knock the crap out of the political power structure.

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We are affirming human rights for all women and girls, acknowledging the full range of diversity that exists, and detailing actions to prevent violence.

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We are coming down from our pedestal and up from the laundry room.

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We are bringing women into politics to change the nature of politics, to change the vision, to change the institutions. Women are not wedded to the policies of the past. We didn't craft them. They didn't let us.

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The establishment is made up of little men, very frightened.

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I am not a centrist.

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I'm a politician. I run for office. That's my profession.

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Women will not simply be mainstreamed into the polluted stream. Women are changing the stream, making it clean and green and safe for all - every gender, race, creed, sexual orientation, age, and ability.

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Never go back, never apologize, and never forget we're half the human race.

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Nixon impeached himself. He gave us Ford as his revenge.

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They used to give us a day-it was called International Women's Day. In 1975 they gave us a year, the Year of the Woman. Then from 1975 to 1985 they gave us a decade, the Decade of the Woman. I said at the time, who knows, if we behave they may let us into the whole thing. Well, we didn't behave and here we are.

— Bella Abzug

The inside operation of Congress - the deals, the compromises, the selling out, the co-opting, the unprincipled manipulating, the self-serving career-building - is a story of such monumental decadence that I believe if people find out about it they will demand an end to it.

— Bella Abzug

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