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    Women, rouse yourselves! The tocsin of reason resounds through the whole universe: recognize your rights. The powerful empire of nature is no longer surrounded by prejudices, fanaticism, superstition and lies.
    — Olympe de Gouges
    All citizens including women are equally admissible to all public dignities, offices, and employments, according to their capacity, and with no other distinction than that of their virtues and talents.
    — Olympe de Gouges
    tags: women  talent  virtue  dignity 
     
    Women, wake up; the tocsin of reason sounds throughout the universe; recognize your rights.
    — Olympe de Gouges
    tags: women  right 
     
    Woman is born free and lives equal to man in her rights. Social distinctions can be based only on the common utility.
    — Olympe de Gouges
    tags: men  women  live  right 
     
    Women have the right to mount the scaffold; they should likewise have the right to mount the rostrum.
    — Olympe de Gouges
    tags: women  right 
     
    Male and female citizens, being equal in the eyes of the law, must be equally admitted to all honors, positions, and public employment according to their capacity and without other distinctions besides those of their virtues and talents.
    — Olympe de Gouges
    tags: law  talent  eyes  virtue  honor 
     
    Regardless of what barriers confront you, it is in your power to free yourselves; you have only to want to.
    — Olympe de Gouges
    tags: power 
     
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