— Fredric Brown American novelist, short story author 1906 - 1972
The Mind Thing (1961), Chapter 20 (p. 570)
„She would've been a good woman," said The Misfit, "if it had been somebody there to shoot her every minute of her life.“
— Flannery O’Connor, A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories
„Wildness had never been a part of her life. Home, work, home, work. That's all her life had consisted of, really. She'd told Maddox that she'd been glad for her solitude, bu the truth was, there were times she'd been starved for touch. Any touch.“
— Gena Showalter, The Darkest Night
„Dawson, she knew, had saved Alan's life- but in the end, he'd saved Jared's as well. And for her that meant… everything. 'I gave you the best of me,' he'd told her once, and with every beat of her son's heart, she knew he'd done exactly that.“
— Nicholas Sparks, The Best of Me
„Dr. Wadewitz wrote and edited extensively on Wikipedia during the final 10 years of her life, contributing 36 featured articles and more than 49,000 edits.“
— Adrianne Wadewitz academic and Wikipedian 1977 - 2014
About, "Dr. Adrianne Wadewitz - Obituary" http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/fortwayne/obituary.aspx?n=adrianne-wadewitz&pid=170755315. Legacy.com (Fort Wayne, Indiana: Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 23, 2014). April 23, 2014.
„What had really caused the women’s movement was the additional years of human life. At the turn of the century women’s life expectancy was forty-six; now it was nearly eighty.“
— Betty Friedan, book The Fountain of Age
The Fountain of Age (1993), Context: What had really caused the women’s movement was the additional years of human life. At the turn of the century women’s life expectancy was forty-six; now it was nearly eighty. Our groping sense that we couldn’t live all those years in terms of motherhood alone was “the problem that had no name.” Realizing that it was not some freakish personal fault but our common problem as women had enabled us to take the first steps to change our lives. Preface.