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After centuries of dormancy, young women... can now look toward a future moulded by their own hands.

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After centuries of dormancy, young women... can now look toward a future moulded by their own hands.

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I say to the young, be happy that you were born in Italy because of the beauty of the human capital, both masculine and feminine, of this country... No other country has such human capital.

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Above all, don't fear difficult moments. The best comes from them.

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At 20, I realized that I could not possibly adjust to a feminine role as conceived by my father and asked him permission to engage in a professional career. In eight months I filled my gaps in Latin, Greek and mathematics, graduated from high school, and

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I tell young people: Do not think of yourself, think of others. Think of the future that awaits you, think about what you can do and do not fear anything.

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