The quotable woman : the first 5,000 years / compiled and edited by Elaine Bernstein Partnow

Call number: PN6081.5 .Q65 2011 (reference, doesn’t circulate)

The Quotable Woman, Revised Edition gathers more than 18,000 great quotations from thousands of women throughout history, beginning with Eve and continuing to the present day. Thoroughly revised and updated, this book is a treasure trove of both familiar and unexpected quotations on nearly every subject imaginable, including friendship, love, politics, religion, education, the arts, and women’s role in society. Contributors are presented in chronological order by the year of their birth, then alphabetically within each year. Indexes allow readers to find quotations by subject and contributors by name, occupation/profession, and nationality/ethnicity.

This updated and expanded edition features:

  • More than 4,000 additional quotations
  • More than 1,350 new contributors 
  • Many more quotations from women in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

(From Google Books)

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