"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"
"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try."
Beverly Sills, former American opera soprano
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning how to dance in the rain...
"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
"You have to imagine it possible before you can see something. You can have the evidence right in front of you, but if you can't imagine something that has never existed before, it's impossible."
Rita Dove, first African-American poet laureate of the U.S.
"Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic selves.
We must learn to respect them.
We must learn to listen."
Sarah Ban Breathnach
"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"
"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
"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship."
Louisa May Alcott, author of "Little Women"
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