Pearls of Wisdom

30
May
2014

Share Feminine Wisdom: SheQuotes!

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she quotes logo square pinterestSheQuotes is a sister initiative of Amazing Women Rock. We quote women exclusively on Twitter and Facebook.

Our mission is to amplify the voice of women worldwide. We want to share the wisdom of as many women as possible around the world with as many other women (and men!) as possible around the world.

SheQuotes now has its own site here - please visit and subscribe!

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25
Mar
2014

53 Gloria Steinem Quotable Quotes

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Gloria SteinemGloria Marie Steinem is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the Women's Liberation Movement  in the late 1960s and 1970s.

In 2005, Steinem worked alongside Robin Morgan and Jane Fonda to co-found the Women's Media Center.

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16
Mar
2014

50 Pearls of Amazing Feminine Wisdom

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FINAL efw1SheQuotes quotes women exclusively on Twitter and Facebook. There are 50 favourite quotes listed below. If you use these quotes, please attribute them to the women who said them.

Get the best of SheQuotes 2011 <== Everyday Feminine Wisdom Vol 1. Submit your own feminine wisdom here.

"Be a girl with a mind, a woman with attitude and a lady with class" ~ @chirpydove 

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15
Mar
2014

40 Thought-Provoking Quotes From Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder Of Acumen

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jacqueline-novogratz.jpgJacqueline Novogratz founded and leads Acumen, a non-profit organisation that takes a businesslike approach to improving the lives of the poor.

In her book, The Blue Sweater, she tells stories from the new philanthropy, which emphasizes sustainable bottom-up solutions over traditional top-down aid.

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03
Mar
2014

12 Agnes MacPhail Quotable Quotes

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agnes macphailAgnes Campbell Macphail (March 24, 1890 – February 13, 1954) was the first woman to be elected to the Canadian House of Commons, and one of the first two women elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

Active throughout her life in progressive Canadian politics, Macphail worked for two separate parties and promoted her ideas through column-writing, activist organizing, and legislation.

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20
Feb
2014

24 Toni Morrison Quotable Quotes

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toni-morrisonToni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford on February 18, 1931) is a Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, editor, and professor.

Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed black characters.

Here are 24 quotable quotes drawn from her books and lectures:

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19
Feb
2014

10 Helen Gurley Brown Quotable Quotes

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helen-gurley-brownHelen Gurley Brown (born February 18, 1922 in Green Forest, Arkansas), is an author, publisher, and businesswoman. She was editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for 32 years.

In 1962, at the age of 40, she authored the bestselling book Sex and the Single Girl.

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18
Feb
2014

76 Erma Bombeck Quotable Quotes

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erma bombeckFrom 1965 to 1996, Erma Bombeck wrote over 4,000 newspaper columns chronicling the ordinary life of a midwestern suburban housewife with broad, and sometimes eloquent, humor.

By the 1970s, her columns were read, twice weekly, by thirty million readers of 900 newspapers of the U.S. and Canada. She was funny - very, very funny.

She wrote lots of books.

Here are 76 of her most quotable quotes:

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29
Jun
2012

14 Margaret Heffernan TEDGlobal Quotes

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Margaret HeffernanMargaret Heffernan is an entrepreneur, Chief Executive and author. She was born in Texas, raised in Holland and educated at Cambridge University.

She worked in BBC Radio for five years where she wrote, directed, produced and commissioned dozens of documentaries and dramas.

Here are 14 provocative quotes from her TEDGlobal 2012 talk:

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18
May
2012

62 Pearls of Amazing Feminine Wisdom

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FINAL efw1SheQuotes quotes women exclusively on Twitter and Facebook. This week's favourite quotes are listed below. If you use these quotes, please attribute them to the women who said them.

Get the best of SheQuotes 2011 <== Everyday Feminine Wisdom Vol 1. Submit your own feminine wisdom here.

"Greatness is about who you were born to be, not about who you are pretending to be." ~ @DeeCMarshall

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