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Patricia Ireland Quotes and Sayings

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Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases,
new hires qualify for food stamps.
- Patricia Ireland

Related topics: Equality

I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people
who are entitled to power,
entitled to leadership.
- Patricia Ireland

Is a woman raped every three minutes or every six minutes? It is far too much,
whatever it is.
- Patricia Ireland

Extremely strong, effective, tenacious,
and powerful political networks can be built when you
fight losing battles as well as when you win.
- Patricia Ireland

 

We always knew when we took on the issue of violence
against women that somehow our opposition would come after us.
- Patricia Ireland

Advice and consent does not mean rubber stamp in the Senate.
- Patricia Ireland

We may be in a tough time right now,
but when we are in a tough time is when our movement gets really strong.
- Patricia Ireland

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Jesus never said anything about homosexuality.
- Patricia Ireland

The way to be a man if you're a little boy is to be
willing to throw your weight around.
- Patricia Ireland

There are a lot of people who worked extremely hard
in the election who are still organized who know how
to do door to door and phone canvassing,
who know how to raise money.
- Patricia Ireland

Some of those men in power, we just have to change
their faces because we're not going to change their minds.
- Patricia Ireland

The opposition has moved from a blaming the victim
to blaming the victim's advocate's statistics.
Irrespective of what the numbers are,
it's far too many.
- Patricia Ireland

Most of us see Justice O'Connor as something of an icon,
although we do not agree with all of her decisions.
- Patricia Ireland

I come from a Christian faith.
I am not going to give you insight into my particular beliefs.
- Patricia Ireland

They plan to ride into the White House on the Sweet Talk Express.
Well, think again.
Bush and Cheney are not compassionate conservatives.
They are ruthless reactionaries.
- Patricia Ireland

I don't think you lead by pessimism and cynicism.
I think you lead by optimism and enthusiasm and energy.
- Patricia Ireland

In any grass-roots campaign, building an ongoing base
of support is as important as winning the ultimate goal.
- Patricia Ireland

More than 10,000 ballots in Miami-Dade County have
been rejected by some machine without any opportunity
for a human being to take a look.
That is just not right.
- Patricia Ireland

Violence may be a good focus to organize around,
but we have to look at women's lives in our entirety.
- Patricia Ireland

And of course we are familiar with the English common
law rule of thumb that said a man could in fact use
a stick no bigger than his thumb to discipline his wife and family.
- Patricia Ireland

I just have that sense this is the reason we got Sandra
Day O'Connor on the Court in the first place is because
Ronald Reagan was running for President.
- Patricia Ireland

Some campaigns are not worth waging if you can't win;
others have to be fought on grounds of principle regardless
of the chances for success.
- Patricia Ireland

I want to reach young women and to get them involved
in the mission of the YWCA,
economic empowerment of women and girls,
and ending racism.
- Patricia Ireland

When I started law school I was shocked to learn that
our legal system traditionally had the man as the head
and master of the family.
As late as the '70s and '80s when we were fighting
for the Equal Rights Amendment,
states like Louisiana still had a head and master law.
- Patricia Ireland

I know that it isn't just violence against women,
it's how do we support ourselves and our families,
how do we deal with health care for ourselves and our
families? It's a bigger picture.
- Patricia Ireland

I know that Bush, for political reasons,
is going to nominate a minority, a Hispanic man or
someone where it will be harder for people on the progressive
side to oppose and split some of the traditionally
progressive or democratic constituents.
- Patricia Ireland

We have to stop this violence.
We have to make the political nature of the violence clear,
that the violence we experience in our own homes is
not a personal family matter,
it's a public and political problem.
It's a way that women are kept in line,
kept in our places.
- Patricia Ireland

My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO
is that this is really a decision of the YWCA.
They want to strengthen their grassroots to advocate
on behalf of women's and children's empowerment and ending racism.
- Patricia Ireland

When I hear traditional family values raised,
I hear that effort once again to re-establish the man
as head and master of his family.
Who had the, not only the right, but the obligation
to discipline his wife and children to keep them in line?
- Patricia Ireland

Bush's choice of Dick Cheney as his running mate is
clear confirmation of the policies he would promote
and the nominations he would make to an already closely divided U.S.
Supreme Court.
- Patricia Ireland

I have a very personal interest.
I am a Miami-Dade voter.
One of the issues is that my vote and so many other
votes of women and African Americans in Florida are
being discounted or discarded.
I want my vote to count.
- Patricia Ireland

Some of us may just, in one-on-one conversations with our family,
with our friends, over the back fence with our neighbors,
talk about the reality of our lives and realize that we're not alone,
that we have a right to be physically safe and emotionally safe in our own homes.
- Patricia Ireland

I've talked to law enforcement officials at the state
and local level who say that violence against women is going up.
In any case, we think that it's an important issue
whether it's going up or not.
And we are determined to stop it.
- Patricia Ireland

The Violence Against Women Act is so important.
It provides money to train the cop on the beat,
to train the judges that this is a new day,
that we won't tolerate this violence and to know how to deal with it.
- Patricia Ireland

Women are called upon to defend every bit of progress
we have made against particularly virulent attack.
But we must also hold out a vision, put forth a positive
agenda of what women need and want and then move forward toward that dream.
- Patricia Ireland

The Young Women's Christian Association is nourished
by its roots in Christianity and,
at the same time, over the years, it's been enriched
by beliefs and values from all kinds of places,
even, in fact, strengthened by our diversity.
- Patricia Ireland

In Japan, you get on the bullet train or the airplane,
and I loved the little speeches the stewardesses would do.
They even do little speeches before you play gigs.
- Beck

I always wanted to be an artist, whatever that was,
like other chicks want to be stewardesses.
I read.
I painted.
I thought.
- Janis Joplin

My grandmother was, back when they called them 'stewardesses,'
a flight attendant.
I actually had a ball wearing that little uniform and
making sure everything was under control.
- Erika Christensen

If your computer speaks English, it was probably made in Japan.
- Alan Perlis

Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy,
the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately
attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

For some reason, I grew up generally believing that
Japan and Korea were quite friendly.
I do know that there is some bad history and the extremists
on both sides are unreasonable.
- Joichi Ito

Japan's experience suggests the importance of assessing
the sustainability of price stability over a fairly long period,
which many central banks have emphasized in recent years.
- Toshihiko Fukui

They emphasize the viewpoint that the protracted economic
stagnation in Japan derives from incomplete economic
adjustments to significant changes in relative prices.
- Toshihiko Fukui

I really didn't intend to be a musician when I left Japan.
- Ikue Mori

The war has developed not necessarily to Japan's advantage.
- Hirohito

The U.S.
along with China, Japan, South Korea and Russia has
an important role to play in containing North Korea's
nuclear ambitions and exerting all the influence we can possibly exert.
- Zach Wamp

My clothes are very popular in Japan.
- Vivienne Westwood

Yeah, I'd be happy to go back to Mexico or Japan to make another film.
- Alex Cox

If America would withdraw from South Korea,
there could be a power struggle between such as China and Japan.
- Kim Dae Jung

Self-deception ultimately explains Japan's plight.
The Japanese have never accepted that change is in their interest -
and not merely a response to U.S.
criticism.
- Paul Samuelson

Japan's humid and warm summer climate,
as well as frequent earthquakes resulted in lightweight
timber buildings raised off the ground that are resistant to earth tremors.
- Harry Seidler

Clearly, this Sino-Japanese War of more than four years
was a considerable burden on Japan's national power
and an obstacle to the maintenance of peace in the Pacific.
- Tojo Hideki

If war should break out between England and Japan,
the latter would suffer much more than the former.
- Townsend Harris

In addition to this, they already have a fuel cell
car on the road in Japan.
It is subsidized from within the corporation because
they are still at a high cost.
- Maurice Strong

I was in Japan, and my assistant director had worked with Kurosawa.
I used quite of number of Kurosawa's crew.
- John Boorman

So that between the Cape of St.
Maria and Japan we were four months and twenty-two days;
at which time there were no more than six besides myself
that could stand upon his feet.
- Will Adams

As the treaty made with the United States was the first
treaty entered into by your country with other countries,
therefore the President regards Japan with peculiar friendliness.
- Townsend Harris

The ambiguous orientation of Japan drove the country
into the position of an invader in Asia.
- Kenzaburo Oe

The worldwide, agelong struggle between fascism and
democracy will not stop when the fighting ends in Germany and Japan.
- Henry A. Wallace

In Japan, people don't really sing about sexual content.
- Utada Hikaru

Another question has been raised rather widely in Europe,
in Japan as well as in the United States is what,
to what extent will the euro become a reserve currency.
- Robert C. Solomon

Japan is a great nation.
It should begin to act like one.
- John C. Danforth

V-J Day, or Victory in Japan Day, marks the date of
the Japanese surrender that ended fighting in the Pacific.
- Doc Hastings

Our failure to properly deal with Germany and Japan
early cost the world dearly later on.
We dare not make the same mistake with China.
- Steve Forbes

You should hear the guy who dubs me in Japan.
I like him the most.
He has a high squeaky voice.
- James MacArthur

I noticed that democracy was broken and tried to work on fixing that in Japan.
Then I realized that it was broken all over the place
and decided to work on that too.
- Joichi Ito

Japan and China are isolated and without intercourse with other countries;
hence the President directed me to attend to or watch
the state of affairs in China also.
- Townsend Harris

When we arrived in Japan in 1988, we were not prepared
for the overwhelming support shown to us.
- Dennis Banks

Almost a century has passed since Japan first entered
the world community by concluding a treaty of amity
with the United States of America in 1854.
- Shigeru Yoshida

Well, I've never been to Japan so I couldn't say.
I do know that we have a bit of a following there however.
- Trevor Dunn


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