And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.
I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want.
Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.
Women's Day Women are the real architects of society.
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore.
Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.
It's not your job to like me - it's mine
Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.
Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started
Women are leaders everywhere you look - from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.
When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.
When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that's how you grow. When there's that moment of 'Wow, I'm not really sure I can do this,' and you push through those moments, that's when you have a breakthrough.
If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that's how you grow.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do.
I learned to always take on things I'd never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.
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