Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet. Alfred Munnings art. Colette  (1873 – 1954)

Colette Quote ~ Perfect Companions

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.
Alfred Munnings art.
Colette  (1873 – 1954) bio.

Annie Besant Quote ~ Proof

Refusal to believe until proof is given is a rational position.  Denial of all outside of our own limited experience is absurd.

Art by Alexander Roche
Read Annie Besant’s bio.

Arianna Huffington Quote ~ Children

Be an example to yourself that your child can be proud of.

Albert Neuhuys painting.
Arianna Huffington bio.

Bronnie Ware Quote ~ Gifts

There is always a gift in any challenge.

Charles J. Frédéric Soulacroix painting.
Bronnie Ware bio.

Olympe de Gouges Quote ~ Rights

“Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured…has no constitution.”

Alessandro Pomi art.
Read Olympe de Gouges‘ bio.

Freya Stark Quote ~ Learn

“To feel and think and learn – learn always:  surely that is being alive and young in the real sense.”

Edward Henny Potthast art.
Read Freya Stark’s short bio.

Eleanora Duse Quote ~ Help

“To help, to continually help and share, that is the sum of all knowledge.”

Dame Laura Knight art.
Read Eleonora Duce’s short bio.

Betty Williams Quote ~ Problems

“There’s no use talking about the problem unless you talk about the solution.”

Albert Lynch art.
Read Betty Williams’ bio.

Audrey Hepburn Quote ~ Happy

“I believe happy girls are the pretties girls.”

Childe Hassam art.
Read Audrey Hepburn’s short bio.

Mary Wollstonecraft Quote ~ Man

“…here is the sexual difference, when the education has been the same, all the difference that I can discern, arises from the superior advantage of liberty which enables the man to see more of life.”

Arturo Ricci art.
Read Mary Wollstonecraft’s bio.

Gloria Allred Quote ~ Injustice

“Women will no longer be silent when they suffer injustice against them.

Anton Ebert art.
Read Gloria Allred’s short bio.

Arianna Huffington Quote ~ Success

“We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.”

Albert Neuhuys art.
Read Arianna Huffington’s bio.

Eleonora Duse Quote ~ Riches

“I have the greataest of all riches:  that of not desiring them.

Donna Schuster art.
Eleanora Duse bio.

Bronnie Ware Quote ~ Pain

“It is when the pain become too much that we finally find the courage to make changes.”

Alice Pike Barney art.
Bronnie Ware bio.

Betty Williams Quote ~ Duty

“It’s our duty as human beings, whatever age we are, to become the protectors of human life.”

Albert Aneker art.
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Etta Palm d’Aelders Quote ~ Justice

“Gentlemen, justice must be the first virtue of free men and justice demands that the laws be the same for all beings, like the air and the sun.  And yet everywhere, the laws favor men at the expense of women, because everywhere power is in your hands.”

Eduardo Leon Garrido art.
Etta Palm d’Aelders bio.

Diana Athill Quote ~ Faith

“People of faith so often seem to forget that a god who gives their lives meaning too often provides them with justification when they want to wipe out other people who believe in other gods.”

Abbott H. Thayer art.
Diana Athill bio.

Bronnie Ware Quote ~ Heal

“Laughter is a very underrated tool for healing.”

Arturo Ricci art.
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Arianna Huffington Quote ~ Change

“I can change nearly everything about myself.  I can run from my children and trade in my spouse, but unless I care for my soul, I will not have changed who I am.”

Albert Roelofs art.
Arianna Huffington short bio.

Annie Besant Quote ~ Harmony

“Life is not a monotone but a many-stringed harmony and to this harmony is contributed a distinctive note by each individual.”

Edward Hallé art.
Read Annie Besant’s bio.

Anais Nin Quote ~ Things

“We don’t see things as they are…we see things as we are.”

Adam Pirsch art.
Read Annais Nin’s bio.

Virginia Woolf Quote ~ Stars

“When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don’t seem to matter very much, do they?”

Edward Robert Hughes art.
Virginia Woolf bio.

Rosa Luxemburg Quote ~ Revolution

“The most revolutionary thing one can do is always to proclaim loudly what is happening.”

Alexandre Cabanel art.
Rosa Luxemburg bio.

Mairead Corrigan Maguire Quote ~ Nonviolence

“Nonviolence is the most daring, creative and courageous way of living and it is the only hope for our world.”

Alessandro Zezzos art.
Read Mairead Maguire’s bio.