„I ask no favors for my sex. I surrender not our claim to equality. All I ask of our brethren is, that they will take their feet from off our necks, and permit us to stand upright on that ground which God designed us to occupy.“

Letter 2 (July 17, 1837).
Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Woman (1837)

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„I want my sex to claim nothing from their brethren but what their brethren may justly claim from them.“

—  Sarah Grimké American abolitionist 1792 - 1873

Opposing unreciprocated acts of chivalry and deference toward women.
Letter 15 (October 20, 1837).
Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Woman (1837)

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„I don't ask for money. I don't ask for sexual favors. I don't ask for access to the hardware you design and sell. I just ask for the thing I gave you: source code that I can use myself.“

—  Linus Torvalds Finnish-American software engineer and hacker 1969

Message to Linux kernel mailing list, 2007-06-14, Torvalds, Linus, 2010-02-01 http://groups.google.com/group/linux.kernel/msg/29b45885cc7b11b3,
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„I believe that we should take every opportunity to challenge the assumption that our European allies are doing us a favor whenever they provide us with the necessary facilities from which to defend their own continent.“

—  Chester Bowles American politician 1901 - 1986

Chester Bowles, "The Azores," White House Memorandum to President John F. Kennedy, Washington, DC, June 4, 1962. Quoted in Alexander Cooley and Hendrik Spruyt, Contracting States: Sovereign Transfers in International Relations, Princeton University Press (2009), pg. 100.

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„God does not begin by asking us about our ability, but only about our availability, and if we then prove our dependability, he will increase our capability.“

—  Neal A. Maxwell Mormon leader 1926 - 2004

Variante: God does not begin by asking our ability, but more of our availability. When we prove our dependability, He will in crease our capability.

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„The cry of the Have-Nots has never been "give us our hearts," but always "get off our backs"; they ask not for love but for breathing space.“

—  Saul D. Alinsky American community organizer and writer 1909 - 1972

Quelle: Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals (1971), p. 19

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„God cares about every area of our lives, and God wants us to ask for help.“

—  Ben Carson 17th and current United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; American neurosurgeon 1951

Quelle: Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence

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„Right is of no sex, Truth is of no color, God is the Father of us all, and we are all Brethren.“

—  Frederick Douglass American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman 1818 - 1895

Douglass' chosen motto for his weekly publication The North Star. It appeared on the first issue. As quoted in Maurice S. Lee (2009), The Cambridge Companion to Frederick Douglass. Cambridge University Press, p. 50; Thomson, Conyers & Dawson (2009). The Frederick Douglass Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. p. 149; & Connie A. Miller. Frederick Douglass American Hero: And International Icon of the Nineteenth Century. Xlibris Corporation. p. 144

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