Saturday, February 19, 2011

Strong Women Quotes...

"The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain." ~ 
"I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much." ~

"Love one person, take care of them until you die. You know, raise kids. Have a good life. Be a good friend. And try to be completely who you are. And figure out what you personally love. And like go after it with everything you've got no matter how much it takes." ~

"Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around." ~

"A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. It’s complicated by the fact that in most nations women receive substantially less education than men." ~

"I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you." ~ 
"I believe that it is as much a right and duty for women to do something with their lives as for men and we are not going to be satisfied with such frivolous parts as you 
give us." ~

"Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That’s what music is to me." ~

"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future." ~

"Love is anterior to Life, Posterior to Death, Initial of Creation, and The Exponent of Earth." ~

"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us." ~

"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 have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do." ~

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and famous?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that people won't feel insecure around you. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others." ~

"You know it's love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you're not part of their happiness." ~

"Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him." ~ 
"One's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into action ... which bring results." ~

"To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage, because we don't want to fall on our faces or leave ourselves open to hurt." ~

"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country" ~

"We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained." ~

"You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding 
back." ~

"Sometimes questions are more important than answers." ~

"When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win." ~

"When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking." ~

"You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it." ~

"When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system." ~

"Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences. ~

"One likes people much better when they're battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they 
triumph. ~

"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman." ~

"When life offers you a dream so far beyond any of your expectations, it’s not reasonable to grieve when it comes to an end." ~

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