Words of a Woman

Patti Smith

Patti Smith

Build a good name. Keep your name clean. Don’t make compromises, don’t worry about making a bunch of money or being successful. Be concerned about doing good work. Protect your work and...

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Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir

The point is not for women simply to take power out of men’s hands, since that wouldn’t change...

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Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe

I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I’ve never let it keep me...

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Gilda Radner

Gilda Radner

I can always be distracted by love, but eventually I get horny for my creativity. – Gilda...

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Nora Ephron

I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are. -Nora...

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Laverne Cox

My beauty is not about how I look. My beauty is about my heart and soul. – Laverne Cox

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Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall

Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you...

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Cher

A man is not a necessity, a man is a luxury, like dessert. – Cher

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Whoopi Goldberg

Normal is just a cycle on the washing machine. – Whoopi Goldberg

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Joan Didion

Joan Didion

The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which...

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Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor

Success is its own reward, but failure is a great teacher too, and not to be feared. – Sonia...

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Amy Poehler

It’s never overreacting to ask for what you want and need. – Amy Poehler Image via Glamour

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Laura Dern

Stay true to your own voice, and don’t worry about needing to be liked or what anybody else...

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Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek

People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I say that the most liberating thing...

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Laura Brown

Laura Brown

I say “envy no one” all the time. Look at these celebrities, who we might be conditioned to...

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Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand

Do not fall for the lie that ambition is counter to femininity. What creature is stronger and more...

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Sheryl Sandberg

Trying to do it all and expecting that it all can be done exactly right is a recipe for...

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Emma Watson

Emma Watson

Feminism is about giving women choice. Feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women....

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