When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to
prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
The education and empowerment of women throughout
the world cannot fail to result in a more caring,
tolerant, just and peaceful life for all.
—Aung San Suu Kyi
Most women are one man away from welfare.
The problem that has no name—which is simply the fact that
women are kept from growing to their full human capacities—
is taking a far greater toll on the physical and mental
health of our country than any known disease.
Lasting change is a series of compromises.
And compromise is all right,
as long your values don’t change.
A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer,
it sings because it has a song.
Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man.
Freedom is always and exclusively freedom
for the one who thinks differently.
Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door.
Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses,
women for their strengths.
In politics if you want anything said, ask a man.
If you want anything done, ask a woman.
There is a special place in hell for women
who do not help other women.
—Madeleine K. Albright
True generosity must benefit both parties.
No woman can control her destiny
if she doesn’t give to herself as much as she gives of herself.
I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that
I lived just the length of it.
I want to have lived the width of it as well.
When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping.
Men invade another country.
It’s a whole different way of thinking.
Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete,
women should try and give their best qualities to men,
bring them softness, teach them how to cry.
Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to
balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
—Barbara De Angelis
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power.
You just take it.
Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t
know where to shop.
We need four hugs a day for survival.
We need eight hugs a day for maintenance.
We need twelve hugs a day for growth.
The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don’t have any.
I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.
—Louisa May Alcott
Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do.
Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.
If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more.
If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.
I am woman! I am invincible! I am pooped!