Happy 100th Anniversary to International Women's Day Celebration! 1911-2011
Bloggers all over the world are blogging about equal rights & equal opportunity!
The International Women's Day Centenary should make the women of past proud, the women of current inspired, and the women of the future envisioned.
Here are some notable quotes from some notable women:
Laurie L Grant, Medical Multidimensional Energy Healer Love is Good for the Body, Better for the Mind, and Best for the Soul!
Harriet Beecher Stowe, writer Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Nadezhda Mandelstam, Russian writer, Hope Against Hope I decided it is better to scream. Silence is the real crime against humanity.
Dianne Feinstein, politician [on women's role in government] Toughness doesn't have to come in a pinstripe suit.
Anne Frank, writer: The Diary of a Young Girl Parents can only give good advice or put them[children] on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. Eleanor Roosevelt, activist You Learn by Living. You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, "I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along." You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Susan B. Anthony, women's activist It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.
Anne Frank, writer In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death
Indira Gandhi, Indian politician You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
Peace Pilgrim, spiritual leader When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
Anne Frank, writer How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Janis Joplin, American singer Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Dr. Joyce Brothers, American psychologist Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.
Barbara De Angelis, American researcher You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.
Dolores Huerta, activist If you haven't forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others?
Mother Theresa, social activist, saint I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.
Joyce Carol Oates, writer It is only through disruptions and confusion that we grow, jarred out of ourselves by the collision of someone else's private world with our own.
Louisa May Alcott, American novelist Love is a great beautifier.
Dolly Parton, singer If you want the rainbow, you've got to put up with the rain.
Helen Hayes, American actress Rest and you rust.
Doris Lessing, writer The Golden Notebook None of you [men] ask for anything -- except everything, but just for so long as you need it.
Bella Abzug, lawyer We are coming down from our pedestal and up from the laundry room. Susan B. Anthony, women's activist There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.
Susan B. Anthony, women's activist A woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself.
Ayn Rand, writer The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Virginia Woolf, writer Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.
Maya Angelou, poet, educator It is this belief in a power larger than myself and other than myself, which allows me to venture into the unknown and even the unknowable.