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Women's History Month

Posted by Holly Hirsch on Mar 1, 2012 4:51:00 PM


Famous Quotes

Women's History Month highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Below are quotes from a few of the many influential women in society's history. Have a favorite quote from an influential woman? Share it with us on our Facebook page!

"I do not know the word 'quit.' Either I never did, or I have abolished it."
-Susan Butcher, Iditarod winner 1988

"Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination."
-Mae Jemison, astronaut

"How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!"
-Maya Angelou, American author and poet

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
-Eleanor Roosevelt, U.S. First Lady 1933-1945

"When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others."
-Peace Pilgrim, activist

"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings."
-Maya Angelou, American author and poet

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
-Anne Frank, Holocaust victim

"You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled then something has been lost."
-Martha Graham, American modern dancer

"Never let a problem to be solved become more important than the person to be loved."
-Barbara Johnson, American best-selling author

"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."
-Edith Wharton, American novelist

"Peace begins with a smile."
-Mother Teresa, Roman Catholic nun - Founder of Missionaries of Charity



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