“To deny your age is to deny your life. People get all screwed up and afraid of aging when, in fact, every year should be a celebration. You should be celebrating every year that you are given.” – Oprah
We should always have three friends in our lives – one who walks ahead who we look up to and follow; one who walks beside us, who is with us every step of our journey; and then, one who we reach back for and bring along after we’ve cleared the way. – Michelle Obama (b. … Continue reading »
To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world – that I am able to change it in positive ways. – Maxine Hong Kingston (b. 1940) Chinese-American author and Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. Photo courtesy of WikiMedia Foundation.
There is only one woman I know of who could never be a symphony conductor, and that’s the Venus de Milo. – Margaret Hillis (1921 – 1998) American conductor. She was the founder and first director of the Chicago Symphony Chorus.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t. – Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 – 1962) author, speaker, politician, and activist; First Lady of the United States (1933-1945)