Celebrate - Women in History for the Month of March
Out & Equal is proud of the accomplishments made from women throughout history. See some quotes below of famous women to inspire and drive you to success.
Greta Garbo (1905-1990)
“Is there anything better than to be longing for something, when you know it is within reach?”
"Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values."
Ruth Benedict (1887-1948)
“Racism is an ism to which everyone in the world today is exposed; for or against, we must take sides. And the history of the future will differ according to the decision which we make.”
"The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed."
Roberta “Betty” Cowell (1918-2011)
“It’s easier to change a body than to change a mind”
"Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not."
Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)
“It is funny that men who are supposed to be scientific cannot get themselves to realize the basic principle of physics, that action and reaction are equal and opposite, that when you persecute people you always rouse them to be strong and stronger.”
"If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn't be here. I guarantee you that."
Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992)
“The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong.”
"In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book."
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)
“We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face… we must do that which we think we cannot.”
Jane Addams (1860-1935)
“Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself.”
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
“Luck is not chance, it’s toil; fortune’s expensive smile is earned.”
Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899)
“To his doctrines I owe my great and glorious ambition for the sex to which I proudly belong and whose independence I shall defend until my dying day.”