Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Wonderful Quotes from Women - Ten More

Recently I posted a collection of 10 favorite quotes - all from women. Viewers gave a thumbs-up! As I said, I have a ton more where those came from. So here are 10 more favorites. Top-drawer stuff...

CHARACTER - "Life is what we make it. Always has been, always will be." - "Grandma" Moses, American painter (1860-1961)

GENEROSITY - "The heart that gives, gathers." - Marianne Moore, American poet (1887-1972)

COURAGE - “Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.” - Katherine Mansfield, British author (1888-1923)

ACCOUNTABILITY - “I am responsible for me and must oversee with great sensitivity the impact of what I say or do on others.” - Barbara Jordan, American politician (1936-1996)

THOROUGHNESS - "Just one accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions." - Grace Hopper, American admiral (1906-1992)

COMPOSURE - "Walk away from it until you're stronger. All your problems will be there when you get back, but you'll be better able to cope." - Lady Bird Johnson, American first lady (1912-2006)

SPIRITUALITY - “It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth—and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up—that we begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.” - Elisabeth K├╝bler-Ross, American author (1926-2004)

VISION - “It is good to have an end to a journey; but it is the journey that matters in the end.” - Ursula LeGuin, American novelist (1929- )

SELF-CONFIDENCE - "Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement." - Golda Meir, Israeli prime minister

OPEN-MINDEDNESS - "The peace I am thinking of is the dance of an open mind when it engages another equally open one." - Toni Morrison, American novelist (1931- )

Post by Dennis E. Coates, Ph.D., Copyright 2011. Building Personal Strength .


Sarcastic Bastard said...

Great quotes, Denny. I love Toni Morrison.

Unknown said...

I love risk and composure quotes the best. I'm glad women have a lot to say.