How to be a Woman Quotes

Caitlin Moran
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For throughout history, you can read the stories of women who— against all the odds— got being a woman right, but ended up being compromised, unhappy, hobbled, or ruined, because all around them society was still wrong…Your hard-won triumphs can be wholly negated if you live in a climate where your victories are seen as threatening, incorrect, distasteful, or— most crucially of all, for a teenage girl— simply uncool. Few girls would choose to be right—right, down into their clever, brilliant bones— but lonely.
-- Caitlin Moran

Importance: In this quote, Moran describes the importance of a vocal community of support for women. Women in the past who were smart and ambitious were isolated, and therefore destroyed by a society who couldn’t accept them. Moran thinks a space where women can tell their stories and share their dreams will allow them to pursue those ambitions more easily, knowing they have the...

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