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I want for myself what I want for other women,
by Agnes Macphail

I want for myself what I want for other women,
absolute equality.
- Agnes Macphail

Related topics: Equality

I believe the preservation of the home in the future
lies almost entirely in the hands of men.
- Agnes Macphail

Whatever is dirty, it is women's job to clean up,
or drive some man to clean up, and that goes for everything from cellar to senate.
- Agnes Macphail

I do not want to be the angel of any home:
I want for myself what I want for other women,
absolute equality.
After that is secured, then men and women can take turns being angels.
- Agnes Macphail

 

I owed it to my father that I was elected to Parliament in the first place,
but I owed it to my mother that I stuck it out once I got there.
- Agnes Macphail

Do not rely completely on any other human being,
however dear.
We meet all life's greatest tests alone.
- Agnes Macphail

Most of the women who have offered themselves for public
office over the years have done so,
I believe, more because of the 'dirt' than in spite of it.
- Agnes Macphail

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If the preservation of the home means the enslavement of women,
economically or morally, then we had better break it.
- Agnes Macphail

If they are willing to give women economic freedom in that home,
if they are willing to live by the standard they wish women to live by,
then homes will be preserves.
- Agnes Macphail

Never apologize.
Never explain.
Just get the thing done, and let them howl.
- Agnes Macphail

When I first came to the House of Commons and walked out into the lobby,
men sprang to their feet.
I asked them to sit down since I'd come to walk around.
I didn't want them doing me favours.
- Agnes Macphail

It is a fact that all women contribute more to marriage than men;
for the most part they have to change their place of living,
their method of work, a great many women today changing
their occupation entirely on marriage;
and they must even change their name.
- Agnes Macphail

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you want to know who you are?
Don't ask. Act!
Action will delineate and define you.
- Thomas Jefferson

Whatever you want in life, start today.
Not tomorrow - today.
Let it be a small beginning - a tiny beginning.
Your happiness depends on starting today - every day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your right hand always be
stretched out in friendship, never in want.
- Irish Blessing

Dream up the world you want to live in. Dream out loud.
- Bono

Success is a state of mind.
If you want success,
start thinking of yourself as a success.
- Joyce Brothers

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

If you want to be happy,
put your effort into controlling the sail, not the wind.
- Anonymous

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want.
It is the belief that God will do what is right.
- Max Lucado

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

We can do anything we want to
if we stick to it long enough.
- Helen Keller

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

Know that you can have whatever you want,
when you ask from a compassionate heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

If you want to be heroic,
Don't emulate your heroes,
learn from them.
Heroes don't follow anyone,
they set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you want is irrelevant,
what you have chosen is at hand.
- Spock character in Star Trek VI movie

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

If you want peace, stop fighting.
If you want peace of mind,
stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

If you want to do it,
Do It - TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

You can do what you want to do.
- David Thomas

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Just another cold, misty morning inviting,
"want to go again?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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