Selecting a challenge and meeting it creates a sense of self-empowerment that becomes the ground for further successful challenges.
Poverty, in the end, is a state of dispossession and deprivation in which people are not only deprived of their income, but also of opportunity, empowerment and, most important, dignity.
Spiritual empowerment is evidenced in our lives by our willingness to tell ourselves the truth, to listen to the truth when it's told to us, and to dispense truth as lovingly as possible, when we feel compelled to talk from the heart.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want.
Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.
As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
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.
We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.
Woman must not accept; she must challenge.
Women's Day Women are the real architects of society.
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
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.
Whatever you do, be different - that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can't think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you're different, you will stand out.
Your playing small doesn't serve the world.
A man's got to do what a man's got to do.
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.
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels.
You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure about you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in everyone.
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
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