„As a woman I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.“
— Lucy Stone American abolitionist and suffragist 1818 - 1893
Arguing for woman suffrage at an anniversary celebration of the Equal Rights Association (12 May 1869); as quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, Vol. 2 (1882) by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage
„I want the President to look across the country and find the best man woman or minority that he can find.“
— Trent Lott United States Senator from Mississippi 1941
On Harriet Miers as Supreme Court Justice.
— Colette 1873-1954 French novelist: wrote Gigi 1873 - 1954
L'Envers du music hall (Music Hall Sidelights), "On Tour" (1913)
— Willa Cather American writer and novelist 1873 - 1947
Part I, Ch. 5
— Bill O'Reilly (commentator) American political commentator, television host and writer 1949
— Eugene V. Debs American labor and political leader 1855 - 1926
"When I Shall Fight," Appeal to Reason (11 September 1915) http://www.socialistworker.org/2004-1/500/500_06_Zinn.shtml
— Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd
„O woman-country! wooed not wed,
Loved all the more by earth's male-lands,
Laid to their hearts instead.“
— Robert Browning English poet and playwright of the Victorian Era 1812 - 1889
By the Fireside, vi.
„Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.“
— Margaret Thatcher British stateswoman and politician 1925 - 2013
BBC (1979); reported in John Blundell, Margaret Thatcher: A Portrait of the Iron Lady (2008), page 193.
„In other words, we have to stop this beaver woman before she's gnawn apart every welfare system we've got in our country.“
— Mona Sahlin Swedish politician 1957
Mona Sahlin about the leader of Centerpartiet, Maud Olofsson, in the Swedish radio program Ekot, September 10, 2006.
„“We have a saying, we travelers: ‘For a man’s business, go to your troupe leader; for a woman’s business, go to Women’s Country. For a fool’s business, go to the warriors.’”“
— Sheri S. Tepper American fiction writer 1929
Chapter 16 (p. 173)
„Eric Nies: You're going to stop the whole country from having sex?
Christine O'Donnell: Yeah. Yeah!
Eric Nies: You're living on a prayer if you think that's going to happen.
Christine O'Donnell: That's not true. I'm a young woman in my thirties and I remain chaste.“
— Christine O'Donnell American Tea Party politician and former Republican Party candidate 1969
to Eric Nies of the Moment of Hope Foundation
„I may not have a country with boundaries, but my country is in me. My country is in my soul and in my heart. I am Assyria.“
— Rosie Malek-Yonan Assyrian actress, author, director, public figure and human rights activist 1965
As quoted in The Crimson Field.