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" After I won Miss America, I called my dad, who had four kids in college, to say he no longer had to pay for Stanford. "
" A lot of people who have come up to me at restaurants - men - and have said, 'I want to shake your hand, because I have daughters'. "
" Everyone knew how powerful Roger Ailes was. I certainly felt intimidated by that; the culture of 'Fox and Friends' was intimidating to me. "
" Hearing that I had a 3 percent chance of ever having kids was one of the more devastating moments in my life. "
" Even though we have laws against it and HR departments to handle it, a woman - especially if she is young and just starting out - can never be sure that reporting harassment won't hurt her career. "
" Be brave and be fearless, and for God's sake, stand up for yourself. "
" I took off the makeup and stashed the crown, and now I was just another young woman out in the world. It's almost dizzying how fast the fame goes away - like a stage that turns dark at the end of a performance. "
" I didn't win Class President in tenth grade. I was too chubby to win a role in the school play 'Oklahoma!' and I didn't make it into a singing and dancing group in high school for the same reason - too fat. "
" When people don't want to debate you on the smart issues of the day, it's just a lot easier to call you a dumb blonde from Fox. "
" I respond to every email. I sign every autograph for every person. "
" I defend CNN! I defend all sorts of people when I think it's wrong. "
" We need a woman in the White House right now. I really think that women want to work together. "
" Trust is the most important aspect of being a journalist. If people don't trust or find you relatable - you will not have success. "
" A lot of things I've done in my life have taken incredible mental fortitude. "
" Sometimes when women come forward about sexual harassment, they're seen as a troublemaker. "
" I am saddened by the prevalence of powerful men disrespecting and objectifying women - and getting away with it for years. "
" Sometimes people look at television personalities and say, 'Wow, they've never had any problems.' And I really wanted people to know that hadn't been my path. I want people to know the real me underneath. "
" I do think we need to find common ground on some of these major issues facing our nation. "
" I've been truly blessed to have so many supporters and, of course, blessed to have my family and all my friends. "
" To this day, I have an open door policy. I seek out interns and young women and try to help them. Women mentors were important to me, and I want to do that for others. "
" We all remember growing up with mean girls, right? "
" Holding true to what you believe - even in a big city - is so important. "
" When people watch me on TV, they see part of my life. I wanted to let them know the real me behind the scenes. The child who was a concert violinist from the age of six. The young woman who took on the challenge to compete in the Miss America pageant. The television journalist for twenty-five years. "
" I cling to the hope that with more and more women in the workplace, we can teach younger generations to be respectful and also encourage young women to speak up when they've experienced abuse. "
" We like to say Miss America is the classy one. It has a talent category. I would have been dead last in Miss USA - I'm five foot three, I'm not a model, and I never wanted to be one. "
" I wish some days that I didn't have as much drive as I do. I'd sleep better. "
" In our society, people look at women who are tenacious, smart, attractive, and talented and for whatever reason say, 'There must be something wrong with that equation. She couldn't possibly be all of those things at once.' "
" Half of the equation is men, and right now, unfortunately, men are running the majority of corporations, so we have to make sure that if that is the case, that they are respectful and honor women for their true accomplishments. "
" I wasn't naive, but at the end of my Miss America year, when two different executives attacked me during what I thought were informational interviews about jobs, I was shocked. I didn't see it coming, and the worst thing about it was the shame I felt, as if I'd done something wrong. "
" We need more women in higher roles, because the tone for sexual harassment would no doubt be different. "
" I actually always say that I have a son and a daughter, but I work more for my son, because I want him to respect women when he gets into the real world like he respects his mom right now. "