EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN AND THE WORDS THEY LIVE(D) BY

 

Any RandThe question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.  Ayn Rand, Novelist, Philosopher, Playwright, Screenwriter 

Amelia EarhartThe most effective way to do it, is to do it.  Amelia Earhart, first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean 

Katharine HepburnIf you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.  Katharine Hepburn, four-time Academy Award winning actress who was known for being ahead of her time as an icon for strong, independent women 

Eleanor RooseveltGreat minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.   Eleanor Roosevelt, Politician, Diplomat, Activist and First Lady of the United States

 

Anais NinLife shrinks or expands in proportion with one’s courage.       Ana's Nin, Writer

 

Michelle ObamaDo not bring people in[to] your life who weigh you down. Trust your instincts … good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don’t hurt. They’re not painful. That’s not just with somebody you want to marry, but it’s with the friends that you choose. It’s with the people [with whom] you surround yourself.     Michelle Obama, Lawyer, Author, First Lady of the United States 

 

Hillary ClintonTake criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you.  Hillary Clinton, Presidential Candidate, Secretary of State, U.S. Senator, First Lady of the United States

 Sheryl SandbergThe things that make the bad boys sexy do not make them good husbands. When it comes time to settle down, find someone who wants an equal partner. Someone who thinks women should be smart, opinionated and ambitious. Someone who values fairness and expects or, even better, wants to do his share in the home. These men exist and, trust me, over time, nothing is sexier. Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, Author

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your JK Rowlingenemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.   J.K. Rowling, Novelist, Screenwriter, Film Producer

Chris EvertYou can’t give up! If you give up, you’re like everybody else.  Chris Evert, Professional Tennis Player (won 18 Grand Slam singles championships, and 3 doubles titles.  

Rosa ParksKnowing what must be done does away with fear. Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Activist 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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