"I have a five year-old son and a three year-old daughter. I want my son to have a choice to contribute fully in the workforce or at home. And I want my daughter to have the choice to not just succeed, but to be liked for her accomplishments."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Sheryl Sandberg on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Sheryl Sandberg on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Sheryl Sandberg on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Sheryl Sandberg on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Sheryl Sandberg on Robert Frost
"It's easy to dislike the few senior women out there. What if women were half the positions in power? It would be harder to dislike all of them."
"I wish I could just go tell all the young women I work with, all these fabulous women, 'Believe in yourself and negotiate for yourself. Own your own success.' I wish I could tell that to my daughter. But it's not that simple."
"The No. 1 impediment to women succeeding in the workforce is now in the home."
"For any of us in this room today, let's start out by admitting we're lucky. We don't live in the world our mothers lived in, our grandmothers lived in, where career choices for women were so limited."
"And what I saw happening is that women don't make one decision to leave the workforce. They makes lots of little decisions really far in advance that kind of inevitably lead them there."
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