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    Those who declared librarians obsolete when the Internet rage first appeared are now red-faced. We need them more than ever. The Internet is full of 'stuff' but its value and readability is often questionable. 'Stuff' doesn't give you a competitive edge, high-quality related information does.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: value  internet 
     
    I think we're much more comfortable with women as policy makers.We're not there yet, but the comfort zone is much wider than it was when I came.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: women  comfort 
     
    I was and am, like many women, both pro-life and pro-choice.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: women 
     
    Japan redefined world power. They showed you could become a world power without having a military.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: power  world  military 
     
    Taxing Women is a must-have primer for any woman who wants to understand how our current tax system affects her family's economic condition. In plain English, McCaffery explains how the tax code stacks the deck against women and why it's in women's economic interest to lead the next great tax rebellion.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: women  economics  tax 
     
    I had always believed government was not a fungus: It could survive in sunshine.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: government 
     
    Our tax code encourages people to raise thoroughbred horses, not children.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    Big money tries to purchase its own agenda. Money does too much talking in Washington. Every senator, every representative, even the president awakens each morning with a number in his head that will drive the whole day. The number is the amount of money that must [be] raised that day for his reelection. If he fails, the next day's number will be even higher.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: money  fail 
     
    There is an ancient Indian saying: "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children." If we use this ethic as a moral compass, then our rendezvous with reality can also become a rendezvous with opportunity.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    It's really funny if two women stand on the House floor. There are usually at least two men who go by and say, 'What is this, a coup?' They're almost afraid to see us in public together.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: men  women  funny  afraid 
     
    The genius of the Republicans has been how they figured out how to so polarize the middle class that we vote against our own best interests.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: genius 
     
    I always preferred having wings to having things.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: wings 
     
    The mood of the 80s - Get what you can, can what you get, and sit on the can.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: mood 
     
    books are brain food. If every American would purchase the equivalent of his weight in books each year, this country would be a different place.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: food  brain  book  american  year 
     
    When men talk about defense, they always claim to be protecting women and children, but they never ask the women and children what they think.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: children  men  women  child 
     
    Dan Quayle thinks Roe v. Wade is two ways to cross the Potomac.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    Many women have more power than they recognize, and they're very hesitant to use it, for they fear they won't be loved.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: fear  women  power 
     
    You can't wring your hands and roll up your sleeves at the same time.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: time 
     
    [When asked, as a prospective Presidential candidate, whether she had ever committed adultery:] No. But then most congresswomen don't have 25-year-old lifeguards throwing themselves at their feet around this place.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    When people ask me why I am running as a woman, I always answer, 'What choice do I have?'
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: people  women  choice  running 
     
    I have a brain and a uterus, and I use both.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: brain 
     
    The Pledge of Allegiance says "...with liberty and justice for all." What part of "all" don't you understand?
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: justice  liberty 
     
    Government has become a machine that runs only when gold coins are inserted.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    You measure a government by how few people need help.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: people  help  government 
     
    If you want to change the world, you change the world of a child.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: children  world  child 
     
    Washington is awash in post-war testosterone.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    The presidency has become a series of visuals I don't know how a woman fits into.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: women 
     
    We have to tell the American public that they're missing the boat, that they have to get into writing and reading. Not only that, but books won't crash in the year 2000.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    The paranoid fear of government is an extremist position, and every one of us ought to say that
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: fear  government 
     
    Traditional copyright has been that you can't make a full copy of somebody's work without their permission.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: work 
     
    If the search engines don't respect the creators, there won't be anything to search in the future because creators have to make a living too.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: living  future  respect 
     
    When it comes to college education, American families are paying more and getting less.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    Nobody ever says to men, how can you be a Congressman and a father.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: men  father 
     
    He has denied what has happened. His sworn statements have denied what has happened.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    Clearly this business of treating minds, particularly this big business of treating young minds, has not policed itself, and has no incentive to put a stop to the kinds of fraudulent and unethical practices that are going on.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: young  mind  business 
     
    I have a brain, I have a uterus, and they both work.
    — Patricia Schroeder
    tags: work  brain 
     
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