“Out of the ash I arise with my red hair.  And eat men like air.” — Sylvia Plath

“I see the dream and I see the nightmare, and I believe you can’t have the dream without the nightmare.” — Tori Amos

“Never let the hand you hold, hold you down.” — Author Unknown

“You don’t have to be anti-man to be pro-woman.” — Jane Galvan Lewis

“Hear us, O God, Our Saviour, as we honor St. Dymphna, patron of those afflicted with mental and emotional illness. Help us to be inspired by her example and comforted by her merciful help. Amen.” — Prayer to St. Dymphna

“Being a woman is a terribly difficult task since it consists mainly of dealing with men.” — Joseph Conrad

“We are tomorrow’s past.” — Mary Webb

“To tell a woman everything she may not do is to tell her what she can do.” — Spanish proverb

By not coming forward (about rape), you make yourself a victim forever.” — Kelly McGillis

“I can’t be a rose in any man’s lapel.” — Margaret Trudeau