Clarissa Pinkola Estés Quote ~ Pretend

What if you, being a swan, had to pretend you were a mouse? What if you had to pretend to be gray, furry & tiny...you tried to walk like a mouse, but you waddled?...Wouldn't you be the most miserable creature in the world?" Camille Pissarro art. Clarissa Pinkola Estée quoteWhat if you, being a swan, had to pretend you were a mouse? What if you had to pretend to be gray, furry & tiny…you tried to walk like a mouse, but you waddled?…Wouldn’t you be the most miserable creature in the world?”

Camille Pissarro art.
Clarissa Pinkola Estée bio.

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Caroline Myss Quote ~ Life

"Just let go.  Let go of how you thought your life should be, and embrace the life that is trying to work its way into your consciousness." Boris Dmitrievich Grigoriev art. Caroline Myss bio.“Just let go.  Let go of how you thought your life should be, and embrace the life that is trying to work its way into your consciousness.”

Boris Dmitrievich Grigoriev art.
Caroline Myss bio.

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote ~ Reach

x Eleanor Roosevelt quote purpose of life love taste experience“The purpose of life is to love, taste  & experience to the utmost; to reach out eagerly & without fear for newer and richer experiences.”

Art by B. E. Minns.
Eleanor Roosevelt bio.

Katrina Mayer Quote ~ Affair

z Katrina Mayer quote mad passionate love afair with life

“When I began to have a mad, passionate love affair with my own life, the rest fell perfectly into place.”

Bartolomeo Giuliano art.
Katrina Mayer bio.

Mandy Hale Quote ~ Beauty

“Confidence is the ability to feel beautiful without someone to tell you.”

Art by Berthe Morisot.
Mandy Hale bio.

Mandy Hale Quote ~ Thought

"The key to Happiness is letting each situation be what it is instead of what you think it should be."Brake Baldwin art.“The key to Happiness is letting each situation be what it is instead of what you think it should be.”

Brake Baldwin art.
Mandy Hale bio.

Mandy Hale Quote ~ Moments

“Let every moment be what it’s going to be.  What’s meant to be will come your way. What’s not will fall away.”

Art by Johannes Blommers
Mandy Hale bio.

Mandy Hale Quote ~ Flaws

“Be honest about who you are, flaws and all.  You never know who you are inspiring by simply being you.”

Boris D. Grigoriev art.
Mandy Hale bio.

Bett Davis Quote ~ Opinions

“When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man.  When a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch.”

 C. de Vylder art.
Bett Davis bio.

Karin Abarbanel Quote ~ Relief

“Nothing comes of butting your head against a stone wall except a feeling of relief when you stop.”

Art by Berthe Morisot.
Karin Abarbanel bio.

Julia Cameron Quote ~ Self

“Creativity flourishes when we have a sense of safety and self-acceptance.”

Art by Berthe Morisot.
Julia Cameron bio.

Maya Angelou Quote ~ Success

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”

Art by Burr Nicholls.
Maya Angelou bio.

Ellen DeGeneres Quote ~ Love

Do we have to know who’s gay and who’s straight? Can’t we just love everybody and just them by the car they drive?

Art by Edouard Bisson.
Ellen DeGeneres bio.

Marianne Williamson Quote ~ Hurt

“In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart there is power to do it.”

David Dellepiane art.
Mariann Williamson’s 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.

Ayn Rand Quote ~ Rights

“The smallest minority on earth is the individual.  Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.”

Eishi Chobunsai art.
Read Ayn Rand’s short bio.

Betty Williams Quote ~ Fears

Betty Williams Quote ~ Fears "...we must understand each other's fears and beliefs, get to know each other physically, philosophically and spiritually. It is much harder to kill your neighbour than the thousand of unknown and hostile aliens at the other end of the nuclear missile. We have to create a world in which there are no unknown, hostile aliens at the other end of any missiles." Chrles Curran art.“…we must understand each other’s fears and beliefs, get to know each other physically, philosophically and spiritually.  It is much harder to kill your neighbour than the thousand of unknown and hostile aliens at the other end of the nuclear missile.  We have to create a world in which there are no unknown, hostile aliens at the other end of any missiles.”

Charles Courtney Curran art.
Betty Williams bio.

Virginia Woolf Quote ~ Wants

“Never pretend that the things you haven’t got are not worth having.”

Abbott H. Thayer art.
Virginia Woolf bio.

Mairead Corrigan Maguire Quote ~ Women

“Women are more for consensus politics, more for looking at different options, so women have a tremendous role in the world today.”

Adrien DeBoucherville art.
Mairead Corrigan bio.

Mary Wollstonecraft Quote ~ Education

“…the education of the rich tends to render them vain and helpless, and the unfolding mind is not strengthened by the practice of those duties which dignify the human character.  They only live to amuse themselves.”

Pimen Nikitich Orlov art.
Mary Wollstonecraft bio.

Audrey Hepburn Quote ~ Joy

“Pick the day.  Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes.  People as they come…”

Antoni Piotrowski art.
Audrey Hepburn bio.>

Benazir Bhutto Quote ~ Peace

“I have found that those who do achieve peace never acquiesce to obstacles, especially those constructed by bigotry, intolerance and inflexible traditions.”

Art by Abbot F. Graves.
Benazir Bhutto bio.

Annie Besant Quote ~ Humanity

“Every person, every race, every nation, has its own particular keynote which it brings to the general chord of life and humanity.”

Art by Edward Cobbett.
Annie Besant bio.

Anais Nin Quote ~ Blossom

“…and the time came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”

Art  by August Herbin.
Anais Nin bio.