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Golda Meir

3 May 1898 – 8 December 1978

Israeli politician, first woman Prime Minister (1969)


At work, you think of the children you've left at home. At home, you think of the work you've left unfinished. Such a struggle is unleashed within yourself, your heart is rent.


Whether women are better than men I cannot say - but I can say they are certainly no worse.


You can get used to anything if you have to, even feeling perpetually guilty.


Those that perished in Hitler's gas chambers were the last Jews to die without standing up to defend themselves.


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