I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that's how you grow.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
When you look fear in the face, you are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'
Women have always been the strong ones of the world.
I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading.
I've never met a woman who is not strong, but sometimes they don't let it out. Then there's a tragedy, and then all of a sudden that strength comes. My message is let the strength come out before the tragedy.
If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.
The best protection any woman can have... is courage.
Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
I learned to always take on things I'd never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
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.
I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.
We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.
It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less
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.
Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
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.
Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
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