Friday, March 30, 2007

Liberation


The liberation of women is above all based on their capacity to think their own problems through and to link them to the total progress of the society and the world in which they live, to their capacity to develop a political and cultural consciousness. ~Nawal El Saadawi

Thursday, March 29, 2007

Faith


Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things - with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope. ~Corazon Aquino

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Privilege


The privilege of a higher education, especially outside Africa, broadened my original horizon and encouraged me to focus on the environment, women and development in order to improve the quality of life of people in my country in particular and in the African region in general. ~Wangari Maathai

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Powerlessness


Power should not be concentrated in the hands of so few, and powerlessness in the hands of so many. ~Maggie Kuhn

Monday, March 26, 2007

Friday, March 23, 2007

Its Soul


Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe that you must become its soul. ~Coretta Scott King

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Strength


If it is true that men are better than women because they are stronger, why aren't our sumo wrestlers in the government? ~Kishida Toshiko

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Spring


The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the little violet of it’s scent nor the daisy of its simple charm. If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness. ~Therese of Lisieux

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Womanhood


For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women. ~Elizabeth Blackwell

Monday, March 19, 2007

Opportunities


...I want to say to every Negro woman present, don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them! ~Madam C.J. Walker

Friday, March 16, 2007

Unstoppable


Through literacy you can begin to see the universe. Through music you can reach anybody. Between the two there is you, unstoppable. ~Grace Slick

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Opinions


I've never had a humble opinion. If you've got an opinion, why be humble about it? ~Joan Baez

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Blues


Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable. ~Janis Joplin

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Everything I've Learned


Everything I've learned in life I've learned either by doing it or by watching the changes other people go through. ~Cass Elliot

Monday, March 12, 2007

Freedoms


This is a nation that has lost the ability to be self-critical, and that makes a lie out of the freedoms. ~Joni Mitchell

Friday, March 09, 2007

Dreams


If you want your dreams to come true, don't sleep. ~Yiddish Proverb

Thursday, March 08, 2007

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Monday, March 05, 2007

Wealth


May your charity increase as much as your wealth. ~Eskimo Saying

Friday, March 02, 2007

Escaping


When I was a teenager, I dreamed about escaping. I was lucky. I succeeded. ~Laurie Anderson

Thursday, March 01, 2007

Privacy and Security


Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary. ~Margaret Cho