| 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.
| In any grass-roots campaign, building an ongoing base of support is as important as winning the ultimate goal.
| 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.
| I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people who are entitled to power, entitled to leadership.
| 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.
| 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.
| Advice and consent does not mean rubber stamp in the Senate.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases, new hires qualify for food stamps.
| Jesus never said anything about homosexuality.
| Extremely strong, effective, tenacious, and powerful political networks can be built when you fight losing battles as well as when you win.
| We always knew when we took on the issue of violence against women that somehow our opposition would come after us.
| We may be in a tough time right now, but when we are in a tough time is when our movement gets really strong.
| Some of those men in power, we just have to change their faces because we're not going to change their minds.