"No matter what age or your circumstances,  YOU ARE SPECIAL." Arthur L. Vernon art. Barbara de Angelis'bio.

Barbara de Angelis Quote ~ Special

“No matter what age or your circumstances,  YOU ARE SPECIAL.”

Arthur L. Vernon art.
Barbara de Angelis’bio.

"I am so perfect, so divine, so ethereal, so surreal I cannot be comprehended except by my  permission."  Albert Tayler art. Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni Quote ~ Surreal

“I am so perfect, so divine, so ethereal, so surreal I cannot be comprehended except by my  permission.”

 Albert Tayler art.
Nikki Giovanni bio.

"I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday." Art by Arthur Garrett. Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt ~ Choices

“I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.”

Art by Arthur Garrett.
Eleanor Roosevelt bio.

Maya Angelou Quote ~ Spirit

“A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing.  She goes where she will without pretense and arrive at her destination prepared to be herself.”

Artur Lajos Halmi art.
Maya Angelou bio.

Maya Angelou Quote ~ Normal

“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.”

Armand Hubert Simon Leleux art.
Maya Angelou bio.

"What's standing in the way of your new life being born? You're going to have to forgive yourself for not being born male.  You're going to have to learn to love your real female life." Auguste Delacroix art. Sue Monk Kidd quote

Sue Monk Kidd Quote ~ New Birth

 

“What’s standing in the way of your new life being born?
You’re going to have to forgive yourself for not being born male.  You’re going to have to learn to love your real female life.”

Auguste Delacroix art.
Sue Monk Kidd bio.

"Be willing to let go of who you think you should be, in order to be who you are." Auguste Toulmouche art. Brené Brown bio.

Brené Brown Quote ~ You

 

“Be willing to let go of who you think you should be, in order to be who you are.”

Auguste Toulmouche art.
Brené Brown bio.

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 quote

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 bio.

Caroline Myss Quote ~ Discover

 

“Our goal while on this earth is to transcend our illusions and discover the innate power of our spirit.”

Art by Berthe Morisot.
Caroline Myss bio.

Clarissa Pinkola Estés Quote ~ Source

 

“When a Woman is cut away from her basic source, she is sanitized…”

Bartolomeo Giuliano art.
Clarissa Pinkola Estés

Maya Angelou Quote ~ Me

“I’m a woman phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that’s me.”

Art by Berthe Morisot.
Maya Angelou bio.

Madeleine l’Engle Quote ~ Art

 

“The discipline of creation, be it to paint, compose, write is an effort toward wholeness.”

Art by Berthe Morisot.
Madeleine l’Engle bio.

Victoria Secunda Quote ~ Daughter

“…daughters, in adulthood must  make the effort to really know their mothers in order to understand what forces shaped them…”

Art by Berthe Morisot.
Victoria Secunda bio.

Audre Lorde Quote ~ Self

“If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me.”

Alfred Stevens art.
Audre Lorde bio.

Mary Woolstonecraft Quote ~ Independence

“Independence I have long considered as the grand blessing of life…independence I will ever secure by contracting my wants, though I were to live on a bearren heath.”

Alfred J. Woolmer art.
Mary Woolstonecraft bio.

Virginia Woolf Quote ~ Self

“I am rooted but I flow.”

Allen Tucker art.
Virginia Woolf bio.

Audrey Hepburn Quote ~ Beauty

“The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries or the way she combs her hair.  The beauty is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.”

Anna Bilińska-Bohdanowicz art.
Audrey Hepburn bio.

Mary Wollstonecraft Quote ~ Women

“The conduct and manner of women proves that their minds are not in a healthy state; for, like the flowers that are planted in too rich a soil,  strength and usefulness are sacrificed to beauty and the flaunting leaves, after having pleased a fastidious eye, fade, disregarded on the stalk, long before the season when they ought to have arrived at maturity.”

Alfred J. Woolmer art.
Mary Wollstonecraft bio.

Audrey Hepburn Quote ~ Woman

“I don’t need a bedroom to prove my womanliness.  I can convey just as much sex appeal picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.”

Anders Zorn art.
AudreyHepburn bio.

Anais Nin Quote ~ Reality

“We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire; often against reality.”

Armand Seguin art.
Read Anais Nin bio.

Ayn Rand Quote ~ Fire

“Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all.”

Adrien Moreau art.
Ayn Rand bio.

Charu Agarwal Quote ~ Surrender

I surrender…to the rise and fall of life; to the sweet, bitter, sour; to every second, minute, hour.”

Art by Albert Edelfelt.
Charu Agarwal bio.

Anais Nin Quote ~ Walls

“I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another.  No more walls.”

Anais Nin bio.
Art by Anthony Troncet

Charlotte Brontë Quote ~ Free

 

“I am no bird and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”

Art by Arthur Hopkins.
Charlotte Brontë bio.