Quotes from Influential Women

by Dorathy Gilchrist

In honor of National Women's History Month, here are a few words of wisdom from influential women to use on your scrapbook projects.


"Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work." -Rita Mae Brown


"Curve: The loveliest distance between two points." -Mae West

"You don't get to choose how you're going to die, or when. You can only decide how you're going to live now." -Joan Baez


"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship." -Louisa May Alcott

"We are not what we know, but what we are willing to learn." -Mary Catherine Bateson

"Adventure is worthwhile in itself." -Amelia Earhart

"Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world." -Eleanor Roosevelt


"I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun." -Katharine Hepburn


"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." -Margaret Mead

"You grow up the day you have your first real laugh-at yourself." -Ethel Barrymore


"The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose." -Hada Bejar


For more quotes, along with title and journaling ideas, see the "Journaling Solutions" column in our March/April 2010 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.


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Wonderful Words
Please keep this type of thing coming they are an inspiration to all of us.
A Little Bit
Sometimes it's so much easier to learn things in small doses rather than huge chunks. Most people will take the time to read a quote, but pass by a lengthy paragraph. A lot can be said in just a few words. I found these to be good reminders!


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