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.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest
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?
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.
Don't be humble: you're not that great.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not
willing to do yourself.
Opportunities are usually disguised by hard
work, so most people don't recognize them.
We are not interested in the possibilities of
Loneliness is the most terrible poverty
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.
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.
Aerodynamically the bumble bee shouldn't be able
to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it, so it goes on flying
~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~