Inspiring Words from Wonderful Women Across the World:
Harriet Beecher Stowe, writer
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Dianne Feinstein, politician
Toughness doesn’t have to come in a pinstripe suit.
Eleanor Roosevelt, activist You Learn by Living
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Indira Gandhi, Indian politician
You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
Anne Frank, writer
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Janis Joplin, American singer
Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.
Dolores Huerta, activist
If you haven’t forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others?
Mother Theresa, social activist
I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.
Dolly Parton, singer
If you want the rainbow, you’ve got to put up with the rain.
Helen Hayes, American actress
Rest and you rust.
Kaethe Kollwitz, German artist
I am gradually approaching the period in my life when work comes first. No longer diverted by other emotions, I work the way a cow grazes.
Virginia Woolf, writer
Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.
Maya Angelou, poet, educator
It is this belief in a power larger than myself and other than myself, which allows me to venture into the unknown and even the unknowable.
Quotes from About.com