I do not mind that you are a girl, but the main thing is that you yourself do not mind. There is no reason for it.
Albert Einstein’s advice to a little girl who wants to be a scientist, in a 1946 letter.
(via Brain Pickings)
Maybe this is a little bit hypocritical to say, since I’m reblogging this… but when the subject comes up, I always think: Let’s spend a little less time talking about the fact that we’re women and we’re doing things, and more time just doing those things and being damn good at it. Because we can, now.