womenswisdom

A Quote by Oprah Winfrey on womenswisdom and chance

You can't accomplish anything worthwhile if you inhibit yourself.
If life teaches you nothing else, know this for sure:
When you get the chance, go for it.

Oprah Winfrey (1954 -)

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A Quote by Byron Katie on womenswisdom, love, mind, and projection

As long as we're at war with our own minds, we are at war with the world and with the whole human race. Because as long as we want to get rid of our thoughts, anyone that we meet is likely to become an enemy. There is only one mind, and people are going to tell us what we haven't dealt with yet in their own thinking. You're fat. You're stupid. You're not good enough.'

If you are an enemy to your own mind, other people have to become enemies too,  sooner or later. Until you understand, until you can love the thoughts that appear  in your mind, then you can love the rest of us. You work with the projector  -the mind - not the projected world.  I can't really love you until I question the mind that thinks it sees you outside itself . . .

Byron Katie

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A Quote by Robin Morgan on womenswisdom, life, and self

Your life is the one place you have to spend yourself fully - wild -
generous, drastic in an unrationed profligacy of self...

Robin Morgan (1941 -)

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A Quote by Cynthia Heimel on womenswisdom and creatitivity

There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative &
acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.

Cynthia Heimel

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A Quote by May Sarton on womenswisdom and self

We must dare to be ourselves,
no matter how odd that self may prove to be.

May Sarton

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A Quote by Marilyn Monroe on womenswisdom and imagination

I have too much imagination to be a housewife

Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962)

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A Quote by Mary Tyler Moore on womenswisdom, courage, and pain


Pain nourishes courage.
You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.

Mary Tyler Moore (1937 -)

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A Quote by Grey Owl on womenswisdom and life

Life is a rush into the unknown.
You can duck down & hope nothing hits you,
Or stand as tall as you can, show it your teeth & say:
"Dish it up, baby, and don't be stingy with the jalapenos."
- must be female ;-)

Grey Owl

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A Quote by Alice Fulton on womenswisdom and intimacy

At least embarrasement is not an imitation.
It is intimacy for beginners....

Alice Fulton

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