Sovereignty

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“YOU CEL­E­BRATE WHO YOU ARE. YOU SAY, ‘THIS IS MY KING­DOM.’ ” —SALMA HAYEK

“I do not wish women to have power over men, but over them­selves.” —MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT

“THE SOVEREIGNTY OF ONE’S SELF OVER ONE­SELF IS CALLED LIB­ERTY.” —AL­BERT PIKE

“Noth­ing is more dif­fi­cult, and there­fore more pre­cious, than to be able to de­cide.” —NAPOLÉON BON­A­PARTE

“the only way in which any­one can lead us is to re­store to us the be­lief in our own guid­ance.” —HENRY MILLER

“It is the height of cru­elty to rob the in­di­vid­ual of a sin­gle nat­u­ral right.” —EL­IZ­A­BETH CADY STAN­TON

“What­ever this is that I am, it is flesh and spirit . . . and the rul­ing part.” —MAR­CUS AURELIUS

“HE IS A FOOL WHO WILL DE­SCEND INTO A WELL ON AN­OTHER MAN’S ROPE.” —LOUIS L’AMOUR

“My life didn’t please me, so I cre­ated my life.” —COCO CHANEL

“A BORN KING IS A VERY RARE BE­ING.” —JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU

“DOES NOT THE POT­TER HAVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE OUT OF THE SAME LUMP OF CLAY SOME POT­TERY FOR SPE­CIAL PUR­POSES AND SOME FOR COM­MON USE?” —RO­MANS 9:21

“A queen—a queen who bowed to no one, a queen who had faced them all down and tri­umphed.” —SARAH J. MAAS

“NOTH­ING GROWS WELL IN THE SHADE OF A BIG TREE.” —CON­STANTIN BRANCUSI

“Sovereignty is not given; it is taken.” —MUSTAFA KE­MAL ATATURK

“Peo­ple have only as much lib­erty as they have the in­tel­li­gence to want and the courage to take.” —EMMA GOLD­MAN

SOURCES: MED­I­TA­TIONS, BY MAR­CUS AURELIUS; THE SO­CIAL CON­TRACT, BY JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU; THE TIMES BOOK OF QUO­TA­TIONS; A COURT OF MIST AND FURY, BY SARAH J. MAAS; A VIN­DI­CA­TION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN, BY MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT; SOLI­TUDE OF SELF, BY EL­IZ­A­BETH CADY STAN­TON; THE WALK­ING DRUM, BY LOUIS L’AMOUR.

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