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  • It is simply this: do not tire, never lose interest, never grow indifferent—lose your invaluable curiosity and you let yourself die. It's as simple as that.

    Life   Simple   Curiosity  
    Tove Jansson (2007). “Fair Play: A Novel”, Sort of
  • The idea of being given things that you don't necessarily deserve was always a difficult one for me to negotiate, and so I really always felt that I had to prove myself. Being the daughter of a famous man I guess is more easy than being the daughter of a famous woman, but at the same time there was a sense of really, with me, of wanting to earn my own way.

    Daughter   Men   Ideas  
    Source: www.pbs.org
  • I decided blacks should not have to experience the difficulties I had faced, so I decided to open a flying school and teach other black women to fly.

    Women   School   Flying  
  • If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.

    "Bloody Wonderful: Goodbye, Anita Roddick" by Brooke Shelby Biggs, www.motherjones.com. September 11, 2007.
  • All the atoms of our bodies will be blown into space in the disintegration of the solar system, to live on forever as mass or energy. That's what we should be teaching our children, not fairy tales about angels and seeing grandma in Heaven.

  • We're not going to have the America that we want until we elect leaders who are going to tell the truth - not most days, but every day.

    Ann Richards' Address at the Democratic National Convention in Texas, www.nytimes.com. July 19, 1988.
  • I'm working to improve my methods, and every hour I save is an hour added to my life.

    Ayn Rand (2016). “Atlas Shrugged”, p.551, Hamilton Books
  • I am a Woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that's me.

    "Phenomenal Woman" l. 6 (1978)
  • The moment anyone tries to demean or degrade you in any way, you have to know how great you are. Nobody would bother to beat you down if you were not a threat.

  • Always be a first-rate version of yourself.

    "Personal Quotes/ Biography". www.imdb.com. Judy Garland.
  • Women are leaders everywhere you look - from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.

  • Stay hungry to become the best that you can be. Never be satisfied with the level of artistry you've attained. You can always be better.

  • The more I think of it, the more I realize there are no answers. Life is to be lived.

    Life   Thinking   Answers  
    Marilyn Monroe (2010). “Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters”, p.100, Macmillan
  • Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.

  • See what you can do. See what you want to do. See what you will do about it. Find your way out.

    Twitter post from Dec 22, 2014
  • I believe that all women are pretty without makeup- but with the right makeup can be pretty powerful.

  • The truths of the Judaic-Christian tradition, are infinitely precious, not only, as I believe, because they are true, but also because they provide the moral impulse which alone can lead to that peace, in the true meaning of the word, for which we all long. . . . There is little hope for democracy if the hearts of men and women in democratic societies cannot be touched by a call to something greater than themselves.

    Faith   Christian   Hope  
  • When I talk to girls, they go, 'I'm not a feminist.' And I say: 'What? You don't want to vote? Do you want to be owned by your husband? Do you want your money from your job to go into his bank account? If you were raped, do you still want that to be a crime? Congratulations : you are a feminist.'

    Girl   Money   Jobs  
  • I am naturally fond of adventure, a little ambitious, and a good deal romantic - but patriotism was the true secret of my success.

  • Every one of us is different in some way, but for those of us who are more different, we have to put more effort into convincing the less different that we can do the same thing they can, just differently.

  • There's a category for me. I like to be referred to as a good singer of good songs in good taste.

    "The Hollywood Reporter" Interview, 1974.
  • In the dark times, if you have something to hold on to, which is yourself, you'll survive.

    "Happy 60th Birthday, Whoopi Goldberg! Our Favorite Quotes From The Actress" by Jeryl Brunner, www.huffingtonpost.com. November 14, 2015.
  • I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want.

    Biography/Personal Quotes, www.imdb.com.
  • I want to see, that's all. This is my life. I want to see

  • We deny the right of any portion of the species to decide for another portion what is and what is not their 'proper sphere.' The proper sphere for all human beings is the largest and highest which they are able to attain to.

    Women   Rights   History  
    John Stuart Mill, Harriet Taylor Mill (2015). “Essays on Sex Equality”, p.100, University of Chicago Press
  • A person's self-esteem has nothing to do with how she looks.

  • I had a right to my own political opinions. I am a Southern woman, born with Revolutionary blood in my veins. Freedom of speech and of thought were my birthright, guaranteed, signed and sealed by the blood of our fathers.

    Freedom   Father   War  
  • You become courageous by doing courageous acts...Courage is a habit.

  • And so let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love, and once we begin to love each other naturally we want to do something.

    Nobel Lecture, www.nobelprize.org. December 11, 1979.
  • It's all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another.

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