Adah Isaacs Menken
“The unshrined ghosts of wasted hours and of lost loves are always tugging at my heart. . . . The body and the soul don?t fit each other. ”

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Oveta Culp Hobby (1905 - 1995)

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  • "It would never have crossed my mind to command an army of women. I never did learn to salute properly or master the 30-inch stride. "
  • "Women who stepped up were measured as citizens of the nation, not as women. This was the people's war, and everyone was in it. "