An inspiring quote by activist Marian Wright Edelman
If you have a goal that is very, very far out, and you approach it in little steps, you start to get there faster. Your mind opens up to the possibilities. – Mae Jemison (b. 1956), physician, engineer and NASA astronaut. In 1992, she became the first African American woman to travel in space.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Helen Keller (1880 – 1968) American speaker, author and political activist. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.
TAKE UP SPACE. Don’t be too polite or quiet. Don’t make yourself small. The world needs what you have, so don’t hide it. Speak up!
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. – Roseanne Barr (b. 1952) Actress, comedian, writer, television producer and director.
“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