Quotation by Anna Quindlen

The absence on the panel of anyone who could become pregnant accidentally or discover her salary was five thousand dollars a year less than that of her male counterpart meant there was a hole in the consciousness of the committee that empathy, however welcome, could not entirely fill.
Anna Quindlen (b. 1953), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. (October 9, 1991). Thinking Out Loud, p. 138, Random House (1993).

On Anita Hill's testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee during hearings for the appointment of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court.
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