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Patricia Ireland Quotes

Patricia Ireland Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Patricia Ireland
Type:
Activist
Nationality:
American
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    Advice and consent does not mean rubber stamp in the Senate. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    And of course we are familiar with the English common law rule of thumb that said a man could in fact use a stick no bigger than his thumb to discipline his wife and family. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    Bush's choice of Dick Cheney as his running mate is clear confirmation of the policies he would promote and the nominations he would make to an already closely divided U.S. Supreme Court. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    Extremely strong, effective, tenacious, and powerful political networks can be built when you fight losing battles as well as when you win. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    I come from a Christian faith. I am not going to give you insight into my particular beliefs. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    I don't think you lead by pessimism and cynicism. I think you lead by optimism and enthusiasm and energy. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    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. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    I just have that sense this is the reason we got Sandra Day O'Connor on the Court in the first place is because Ronald Reagan was running for President. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people who are entitled to power, entitled to leadership. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    I want to reach young women and to get them involved in the mission of the YWCA, economic empowerment of women and girls, and ending racism. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    In any grass-roots campaign, building an ongoing base of support is as important as winning the ultimate goal. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    Is a woman raped every three minutes or every six minutes? It is far too much, whatever it is. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    Jesus never said anything about homosexuality. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    More than 10,000 ballots in Miami-Dade County have been rejected by some machine without any opportunity for a human being to take a look. That is just not right. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO is that this is really a decision of the YWCA. They want to strengthen their grassroots to advocate on behalf of women's and children's empowerment and ending racism. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    Some of those men in power, we just have to change their faces because we're not going to change their minds. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    Some of us may just, in one-on-one conversations with our family, with our friends, over the back fence with our neighbors, talk about the reality of our lives and realize that we're not alone, that we have a right to be physically safe and emotionally safe in our own homes. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    The Violence Against Women Act is so important. It provides money to train the cop on the beat, to train the judges that this is a new day, that we won't tolerate this violence and to know how to deal with it. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    The way to be a man if you're a little boy is to be willing to throw your weight around. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    The Young Women's Christian Association is nourished by its roots in Christianity and, at the same time, over the years, it's been enriched by beliefs and values from all kinds of places, even, in fact, strengthened by our diversity. Patricia_IrelandPatricia Ireland
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    There are a lot of people who worked extremely hard in the election who are still organized who know how to do door to door and phone canvassing, who know how to raise money. Patricia_Ireland/21.php">Patricia Ireland
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    They plan to ride into the White House on the Sweet Talk Express. Well, think again. Bush and Cheney are not compassionate conservatives. They are ruthless reactionaries. Patricia_Ireland/22.php">Patricia Ireland
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    Violence may be a good focus to organize around, but we have to look at women's lives in our entirety. Patricia_Ireland/23.php">Patricia Ireland
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    We always knew when we took on the issue of violence against women that somehow our opposition would come after us. Patricia_Ireland/24.php">Patricia Ireland
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    When I hear traditional family values raised, I hear that effort once again to re-establish the man as head and master of his family. Who had the, not only the right, but the obligation to discipline his wife and children to keep them in line? Patricia_Ireland/25.php">Patricia Ireland
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    When I started law school I was shocked to learn that our legal system traditionally had the man as the head and master of the family. As late as the '70s and '80s when we were fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment, states like Louisiana still had a head and master law. Patricia_Ireland/26.php">Patricia Ireland
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    Women are called upon to defend every bit of progress we have made against particularly virulent attack. But we must also hold out a vision, put forth a positive agenda of what women need and want and then move forward toward that dream. Patricia_Ireland/27.php">Patricia Ireland