Quotation by Barbra Streisand

A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated. A man who invested wisely would be admired, but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
Barbra Streisand (b. 1942), U.S. entertainer and moviemaker. As quoted in the New York Times, p. 22 (April 16, 1994).

Speaking at April 14, 1994 Humanitarian Award Dinner given by the Elie Wiesel Foundation. Attorney and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, the award recipient, had long been regarded with reservations by some because of her professional success. Recently, her extremely profitable commodities investments had come under scrutiny.
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