March is Women’s History Month!

This is a month long celebration of women’s contributions to society and history. Below are some of my favorite quotes from inspiring women:

  1. “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” ~ Laura Thatcher Ulrich
  2. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.” ~ Helen Keller
  3. “No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.” ~ Martha Beck
  4. “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.” ~ Diane von Furstenberg
  5. “Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” ~ Golda Meir
  6. “Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.” ~ Amelia Earhart
  7. “I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.” ~ Michelle Obama
  8. “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  9. “The challenge is not to be perfect…..it’s to be whole.” ~ Jane Fonda
  10. “Don’t look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.” ~ Anne Lamott
  11. “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” ~ Lucille Ball
  12. “We must tell girls their voices are important.” ~ Malala Yousafzai
  13. “A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  14. I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear, knowing what must be done does away with fear.” ~ Rosa Parks
  15. “To all the little girls watching…never doubt that you are valuable and powerful & deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world.” ~ Hillary Clinton
  16. “My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.” ~ Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  17. “A wise woman wishes to be no one’s enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone’s victim.” ~ Maya Angelou
  18. “There are some people who still feel threatened by strong women. That’s their problem. It’s not mine.” ~ Gloria Allred
  19. “Done is better than perfect.” ~ Sheryl Sandberg
  20. “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” ~ Madeleine Albright
  21. “Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  22. “I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.” ~ Louise Hay
  23. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” ~ Nora Ephron
  24. “Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it.” ~ Brene Brown
  25. “I don’t really care for brussels sprouts, but they’re so damn cute.” ~ Mary McKay

Go out there and create your world ~ and enjoy some brussels sprouts while you’re at it!

xoxo

Nancy

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