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7 Ways To Wake Up & Realize Your Dreams

... something that I’ve tried to hold onto over the years... While growing up, my parents always encouraged me to go after my passions and to never let obstacles or fear get in the way. Unfortunately, as ...

Claudette Colvin (Civil Rights Activist)

Claudette Colvin (born September 5, 1939) is a pioneer of the African American civil rights movement. She spontaneously resisted Alabaman bus segregation preceding the better known Rosa Parks  incident ...

50 Pearls of Amazing Feminine Wisdom

SheQuotes 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 ...

Bitter Or Better? The Choice Is Ours

... d no longer touch my body. This was a huge declaration and it took every ounce of courage I had. I didn't know what he would say. I didn't know what he would do. I didn't know what would happen. But I took ...

How To Write a Tribute or Eulogy

... er a kindred spirit. She was, in many ways, the inspiration for this website.Two of her books, Women of Courage and Women of Spirit, were the sparks that reignited my passion for telling women’s stori ...

Still I Rise

You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? 'Cause ...

Life Can Be Scary. It's OK To Feel Afraid.

Words of wisdom from Daily Om. No matter how brave, strong, or levelheaded we are, sometimes we all get scared. Life can take us on a roller coaster ride full of highs and lows and twists and turns. ...

Anna Held (Stage Performer)

... ne for her contributions, and was highly regarded for the courage she displayed in travelling to the frontline to be where she could do the most good. She returned to the United States and starred in t ...