"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. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, talented, gorgeous, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? ...Your playing small doesn't serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine." -- Marianne Williamson
"Understand that you are connected to all that you admire in the physical world and that it is merely a manifestation and reflection of all that is beautiful within you." -- Barbara DeAngelis, Ph.D.
"This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us, to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves, to act in such a way that some part of us lives on." -- Oswald Spengler
"One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar." -- Helen Keller
"You are built not to shrink down to less, but to blossom into more." -- Oprah Winfrey
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart." -- Helen Keller
There is a concept among the Navajo Native American tribe that a person should "walk in beauty," meaning that you should regard everything you encounter as a creation of beauty.
Translated literally from the Lakota Native American tribe, the word woman means: "The one who is whole."
"Respect... is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique." -- Annie Gottlieb
"One is not born a woman, one becomes one." -- Simone de Beauvoir
"The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency." -- Margaret Fuller
"When a woman falls in love with the magnificent possibilities within herself, the forces that would limit those possibilities hold less and less sway over her." -- Marianne Williamson
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." -- Eleanor Roosevelt
"As the feminine spirit seeks to rise, there are numerous forces seeking to push her back down." -- Marianne Williamson
"There cannot be too many glorious women." -- Marianne Williamson
"No one outside ourselves can rule us inwardly. When we know this, we become free." -- Buddhism