Food Storage & Other Adventures in Motherhood

July/August Quotes

by heather

“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.”- Robin Williams

“I pray every single moment of my life; not on my knees but with my work. My prayer is to lift women to equality with men. Work and worship are one with me.”― Susan B. Anthony

“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.”- Dolly Parton

“My coach said I ran like a girl, I said if he could run a little faster he could too.” — Mia Hamm

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.”- Maya Angelou

“The argument that “boys will be boys” actually carries the profoundly anti-male implication that we should expect bad behavior from boys and men. The assumption is that they are somehow not capable of acting appropriately, or treating girls and women with respect.”- Jackson Katz

“I think you have a moral responsibility when you’ve been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently.” – J.K. Rowling

“We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face… we must do that which we think we cannot.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” – Julie Andrews

“Freedom cannot be achieved unless the women have been emancipated from all forms of oppression.” — Nelson Mandela

“Use your knowledge, and your heart, to stand up for those who can’t stand, speak for those who can’t speak, be a beacon of light for those whose lives have become dark,” – Julie Andrews

“Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving.” — Madeleine L’Engle

“It is one thing to make a mistake, and quite another thing not to admit it. People will forgive mistakes, because mistakes are usually of the mind, mistakes of judgment. But people will not easily forgive the mistakes of the heart, the ill intention, the bad motives, the prideful justifying cover-up of the first mistake.”― Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.”–John F. Kennedy

 


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