“We are not on this earth to accumulate victories or trophies or experiences or even to avoid failures, but to be whittled and sandpapered down until what’s left is who we truly are.”
Childe Hassam art.
Arianna Huffington bio.
“Perhaps in order to find part of ourselves that we never knew existed, we must go to a place that we never knew we had.”
Art by Camille Pissarro.
Linda Poindexter bio.
“One of the hardest lessons to learn is that the wrong path for us may be the right path for someone else… we have to learn to let them go their way.”
Baron Francois Gerard art.
Katrina Mayer bio.
“Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose – it teaches you about life.”
C. Edouard Boutibonne art.
Billie Jean King bio.
“The impulse to keep to yourself wht you have learned is not only shameful, it is destructive.”
Abraham van Stry art.
Annie Dillard bio.
“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.
“There are two moments that are important. There’s the moment whenyou know you can find out the answer and that’s the period you are sleepless before you know what it is.”
Alice Pike Barney art.
Dorothy Hodgkin bio.
“Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.”
Albert Edelfeit art.
Rosa Luxembury bio.
“…if men eat of the tree of knowledge, women will come in for a taste; but from the imperfect cultivation which their understandings now receive, they only attain a knowledge of evel.”
David Oyens art.
Mary Wollstonecraft bio.
“I was the first to offer a course on “women and development” because it was important for people and students to realize that women were doing a lot of things that North Americans did not know about.”
Albert Anker painting
Nora A. Cebotarev bio.
“If you don’t know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.”
Albert Anker art.
Ayn Rand bio.
“I’ve never found the possible to be beyond my reach.”
Albert Edelfelt art.
Ayn Rand bio.
“A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation.”
Art by Armand Ressenfosse.
Audrey Hepburn bio.
“You can never learn it all and I hope to continue my growth as a person and a musician.”
Art by Carl Larsson.
Lita Ford bio.