Quotes by Women

Madeleine Albright There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other!

Joan Chittister The vision of a culture lies in what becomes its major institutions, in what it remembers as its most impacting events, in who it sees as its heroes.

Marian Wright Edelman If we don’t stand up for children, then we don’t stand for much.

Helen Keller Ideas without action are worthless.

Naomi Littlebear Complacency is a far more dangerous attitude than outrage.

Mother Teresa Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.

Sheree Parris Nudd Some wish for a life of ease. I yearn for a life of significance.

Flannery O’Connor The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.

Rachel Naomi Remen Wounding and healing are not opposites. They’re part of the same thing. It is our wounds that enable us to be compassionate with the wounds of others. It is our limitations that make us kind to the limitations of other people. It is our loneliness that helps us to find other people or to even know they’re alone with an illness. I think I have served people perfectly with parts of myself I used to be ashamed of.

Eleanor Roosevelt What shall I do with my life? How much am I willing to give of myself, of my time, of my love?

Arundhati Roy Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.

Alice WalkeAnybody can observe the Sabbath but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week.

Maryln Vos Savant Profit is what we have left after we make a donation for a worthwhile cause.

Shiva Vandana Who feeds the world? My answer is very different to that given by most people. It is women and small farmers working with biodiversity who are the primary food providers in the Third World, and contrary to the dominant assumption, their biodiversity based small farms are more productive than industrial monocultures.

Lill Watston If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.

Ellen G. White No other influence that can surround the human soul has such power as the influence of an unselfish life.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls. 

Brooke Astor Power is the ability to do good things for others.

Ingrid Bergman  Happiness is good health.

Elizabeth Goudge Gratitude goes hand in hand with humility.

Zora Neale Hurston Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can anyone deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me.

Anne Lamott Having the love of a good dog is the closest some of us will ever come to knowing the direct love of a mother, or God…

Roberta Flack The situation you live in doesn’t have to live in you.

Lady Pamela Wyndham Glenconner Giving presents is a talent; to know what a person wants, to know when and how to get it, to give it lovingly, and well.

Elaine Puckett When we think about laying down a life for another we usually think in terms of a singular event. But it is possible for us to lay down our lives over the course of a lifetime, minute by minute and day by day. And it is the work of the Spirit to empower us as we seek to lose ourselves in acts of loving kindness and sacrificial living.

Susan Colantuono Fussing about the amount of work you have doesn’t make you sound important it just makes you sound incompetent.

Quotes About Women

Mahatma Gandhi To call women the weaker sex is a libel; it is a man’s injustice. . . If by the strength is meant moral power, then women is immeasurably man’s superior.