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Great Quotations for Great Women

This collection of quotations is dedicated to all the great women whose words have motivated, inspired and brought tears and laughter into our lives.

I gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which I must stop and look fear in the face... I say to myself, I've lived through this and can take the next thing that comes along... We must do the things we think we cannot do.
~Eleanor Roosevelt~

I never notice what has been done.  I only see what remains to be done.
~Madam Curie~

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations;
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they lead.
~Louisa May Alcott~

Being powerful is like being a lady;
If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
~Lady Margaret Thatcher~

Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled, and perhaps remedied.
~Pearl S. Buck~

To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun?
~Katherine Graham~

From birth to age 18, a girl needs good parents, from 18 to 35 she needs good looks, from 35 to 55 she needs a good personality, and from 55 on she needs cash.
~Sophie Tucker~

Don't be humble: you're not that great.
~Golda Meir~

It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
~Eleanor Roosevelt~

Opportunities are usually disguised by hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
~Ann Landers~

We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat.
~Queen Victoria~

Loneliness is the most terrible poverty
~Mother Teresa~

I am only one;
But still I am one.
I cannot do everything,
but still I can do something;
I will not refuse to do the something
I can do.
~Helen Keller~

We fought hard.
We gave it our best.
We did what was right.
And we made a difference.
~Geraldine A. Ferraro~

The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.
~Shirley MacLaine~

Aerodynamically the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it, so it goes on flying anyway.
~Mary Kay Ash~

In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on women.
~Lady Nancy Astor~

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