„I'm afraid to answer that. I've heard that when I speak, it makes American women wish to strike me with umbrellas.“

—  Cassandra Clare, buch Clockwork Princess

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—  Sandra Fluke American women's rights activist and lawyer 1981

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—  William H. McRaven United States admiral 1955

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