Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.— Mae Jemison
Revealing Great Female quotations
Silence is a source of great strength.
Somewhere behind the athlete you've become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back... play for her.
I learned to always take on things I'd never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.
Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
When you look fear in the face, you are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'
It's nice to have a great female composer in the program and add her color.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?
You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.
My best successes came on the heels of failures.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
Growth and comfort do not coexist.
Keep what is worth keeping and with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.
Whatever you do, be different. If you're different, you will stand out.
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.
Shave off your beard and wear a dress. You would be a great female impersonator.
You are more powerful than you think.
Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism.
But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
Oh, the comfort - the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person - having neither to weigh thoughts nor to measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together.
You got a handful of great guys - Ne-Yo, R.
Kelly, Usher. You have a handful of great female artists. But for the most part the music world's changing and change is good. You have to make adjustments if you want to survive in that world.
To a great mind, nothing is little.
Ask a toad what is beauty....; he will answer that it is a female with two great round eyes coming out of her little head, a large flat head, a yellow belly and a brown back.
A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That's why they don't get what they want.
Don't be intimidated by what you don't know.
Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.
There is a great quote from a female writer.
She said, 'If you don't break out in a sweat of fear when you write, you are not writing well enough. I tend to agree. I think my best pictures come when I push myself.
At all times, except when a monarch could enforce his will, war has been facilitated by the fact that vigorous males, confident of victory, enjoyed it, while their females admired them for their prowess.
The positive nature of some child-adult sexual relationships is not confined to non-Western cultures. Several of my friends - gay and straight, male and female - had sex with adults from the ages of nine to 13. None feel they were abused. All say it was their conscious choice and gave them great joy.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
I want to be something special. I want to be known as a great female basketballer.
I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that's how you grow.
To be able to be caught up into the world of thought-that is educated.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
I think it would be a great challenge to work on a military game which featured a female lead character. Since female soldiers are now being allowed on the frontlines, we're actually in danger of reality overtaking games!
I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want.
Women perform great in the box office. Audiences want to see lead female characters.
No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.
To a female superhero her sexiness is not the most important thing about her, it's her mind, her spirit, and when I look at that character that to me is an example of characters that I like to play and I think it does a great thing for women.
In the tradition of great female artists, Karla Bonoff, Bonnie Raitt, Christine McVie, Shawn Colvin, Sarah McLachlan....now enter Maia Sharp.
What makes a kingdom great is its being like a down-flowing river,--the central point towards which all the smaller streams under Heaven converge; or like the female throughout the world, who by quiescence always overcomes the male. And quiescence is a form of humility.
It's no coincidence that female interest in the sport of baseball has increased greatly since the ballplayers swapped those wonderful old-time baggy flannel uniforms for leotards.
As for music, my tastes are eclectic.
Elvis Costello is my all-time favorite. I listen to a lot of jazz, primarily the great female vocalists, and I am very fond of the late cabaret singer Nancy Lamott.