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Famous Quotes by Women

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us. - Marianne Williamson Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. - Anaïs Nin Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. - Marianne Williamson Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky. - Anaïs Nin Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anaïs Nin He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. - Louisa May Alcott One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar. - Helen Keller You must do the things you think you cannot do. - Eleanor Roosevelt Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. - Helen Keller How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. - Anne Frank Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. - Helen Keller When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die. - Eleanor Roosevelt Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. - Helen Keller It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. - Marlene Dietrich The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. - Helen Keller If you judge people, you have no time to love them. - Mother Teresa The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. - Helen Keller Peace begins with a smile. - Mother Teresa Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. - Helen Keller Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. - Mother Teresa True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. - Helen Keller Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go. - Mother Teresa When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. - Helen Keller Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. - Helen Keller I'm not afraid of storms for I'm learning how to sail my ship. - Louisa May Alcott Dreams are necessary to life. - Anais Nin Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings. - Helen Keller Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. - Anaïs Nin You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give. - Eleanor Roosevelt It is never too late to be what you might have been. - George Eliot [George Eliot was the pen name of English novelist Mary Anne Evans (1819-1880)] People living deeply have no fear of death. - Anaïs Nin It is our choices ... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. - J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets) Never allow a person to tell you No who doesn't have the power to say Yes. - Eleanor Roosevelt When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. - Anaïs Nin