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Betty Friedan
(1921-2006) born on
Feb 4
US feminist, activist, writer. She founded "NOW," 1960; president until 1970; wrote "The Feminine Mystique," 1963.
         
   
F
It is easier to live life through someone else than to become complete yourself.

R
The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive.
A
When she stopped conforming to the conventional picture of femininity she finally began to enjoy being a woman.
N
A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man's advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all.
K
Aging is not 'lost youth' but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
R: "The Feminine Mystique," ch. 13, 1963.
A: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
N: "The Feminine Mystique," ch. 14, 1963.
K: In "Parade," 20 Mar 1994.
   


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