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Margaret Mead Quotes: Each suburban housewife spends her time presiding over a power plant sufficient to have staffed the palace of a Roman emperor with a hundred slaves.
         

Each suburban housewife spends her time presiding over a power plant sufficient to have staffed the palace of a Roman emperor with a hundred slaves.


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Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.



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I do not believe in using women in combat, because females are too fierce.



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No matter how many communes anybody invents the family always creeps back.



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