"Woman must not accept; she must challenge.
She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her;
she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression."
Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood
"We never know how high we are
Till we are called to rise;
And then, if we are true to plan,
Our statures touch the skies."
Betty Friedan, author of "The Feminine Mystique"
"People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone."
Audrey Hepburn, actress and philanthopist
"Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live."
Mae C. Jemison, first African-American woman astronaut
"Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning."
Gloria Steinem, American journalist and political activist
"Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use."
"Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong."
Ella Fitzgerald, African-American Jazz singer
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning how to dance in the rain...
"It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret."
Jackie Joyner-Kersee, first woman to win back-to-back gold medals in the Summer Olympics
"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
Elizabeth Kübler-Ross, author of "On Death and Dying"
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