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  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    All great movements are popular movements. They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions, stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Men are run ragged by female sexuality all their lives. From the beginning of his life to the end, no man ever fully commands any woman. It's an illusion. Men are pussy-whipped. And they know it. That's what the strip clubs are about; not woman as victim, not woman as slave, but woman as goddess.
    Source: As quoted in Sexuality and Gender (2002)
  • Carol P. Christ
    Carol P. Christ
    American feminist historian and author 1945-
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    After much diligent research, aided by other women, I gradually came to understand that beneath the familiar Goddesses of the patriarchy, there is a much more ancient Goddess.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    German composer 1770-1827
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    Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
    British filmmaker 1961-
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    Each January, nearly half a million people visit the small town of Saundatti for ajatre or festival, to be blessed by Yellamma, the Hindu goddess of fertility.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back.
    Source: Moving Beyond Words (1995) 270
  • Carol P. Christ
    Carol P. Christ
    American feminist historian and author 1945-
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    In Goddess religion death is not feared, but is understood to be a part of life, followed by birth and renewal.
  • Carol P. Christ
    Carol P. Christ
    American feminist historian and author 1945-
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    In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion.
  • Annie Besant
    Annie Besant
    British socialist, activist and writer 1847-1933
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    Liberty is a great celestial Goddess, strong, beneficent, and austere, and she can never descend upon a nation by the shouting of crowds, nor by arguments of unbridled passion, nor by the hatred of class against class.
  • George S. Clason
    George S. Clason
    American author 1874-1957
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    Men of action are favored by the Goddess of luck.
  • Marguerite Yourcenar
    Marguerite Yourcenar
    French authoress 1903-
    Marguerite Yourcenar
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    Men who care passionately for women attach themselves at least as much to the temple and to the accessories of the cult as to their goddess herself.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Nefertiti is like Athena born from the brow of Zeus, a head-heavy armored goddess. She is beautiful but desexed.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Carol P. Christ
    Carol P. Christ
    American feminist historian and author 1945-
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    Our great symbol for the Goddess is the moon, whose three aspects reflect the three stages in women's lives and whose cycles of waxing and waning coincide with women's menstrual cycles.
  • Ben Jonson
    Ben Jonson
    British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
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    Queen and huntress, chaste and fair,
    Now the sun is laid to sleep,
    Seated in thy silver chair,
    State in wonted manner keep:
    Hesperus entreats thy light,
    Goddess, excellently bright.
    Source: Cynthias Revels
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    Some of us still get all weepy when we think about the Gaia Hypothesis, the idea that earth is a big furry goddess-creature who resembles everybody's mom in that she knows what's best for us. But if you look at the historical record - Krakatoa, Mt. Vesuvius, Hurricane Charley, poison ivy, and so forth down the ages - you have to ask yourself: Whose side is she on, anyway?
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