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"You all die at 15." Chap. 1, p. 19

"Young girls slowly bury their childhood, put away their independent and imperious selves and submissively enter adult existence." Chap. 1, p. 21

"Girls stop being and start seeming." Chap. 1, p. 22

"The world tells us what we are to be and shapes us by the ends it sets before us. To men it says, work. To us, it says, seem. The less a woman has in her head the lighter she is for carrying." Chap. 1, p. 22

"All geniuses born women are lost to the public good." Chap. 1, p. 22

"This is when girls learn to be nice rather than honest." Chap. 2, p. 39

"Girls are supposed to smile. If I'm having a bad day, teachers and kids tell me to smile. I've never heard them say that to a guy." Chap. 2, p. 39

"America today is a girl-destroying place." Chap. 2, p. 44

"It is what we cannot see that...

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