The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Never complain and never explain.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.
I can, therefore I am.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Who seeks shall find.
Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
We women are constantly at war with our bodies, it is hard to find amnesty for ourselves.
Because all of us believe and understand in the fabric of the common bond of why we call ourselves American is to care for the men and women who wear the uniform and when they take off the uniform, we care for them when they are veterans.
Why can't all different types of women be considered beautiful? Why can't we can't we all be considered possible love interests?
This world crisis came about without women having anything to do with it. If the women of the world had not been excluded from world affairs, things today might have been different.
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.
Only the most unapologetic biblical fundamentalists, for instance, take every biblical injunction literally. If we all took all scripture at the same level of authority, then we would be more open to slavery, to the subjugation of women, to wider use of stoning. Jesus himself spoke out frequently against divorce in the strongest of terms.
It's very hard for a woman in comedy. It's hard for women to be bold and not care what anyone, particularly men, think. Maybe that is why so many women comics are lesbians.
The problem for those who assert biblical authority in support of traditional definitions of marriage is that one could, with equal validity, assert that the lending of money or certain kinds of haircuts are forbidden by God, or that slavery and the subjugation of women are authorized by the Lord.
What people don't understand about Sarah Palin is that she is a rancher's wife. From Alberta down to Texas I've known women like that: good common sense, bright and vilified by city people.
I'm so disturbed when my women students behave as though they can only read women, or black students behave as though they can only read blacks, or white students behave as though they can only identify with a white writer.