The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.
There is so much that must be done in a civilized barbarism like war.
Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.
Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done.
Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.
The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done.
In soloing — as in other activities — it is far easier to start something than it is to finish it.
There are two kinds of stones, as everyone knows, one of which rolls.
No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.
Now and then women should do for themselves what men have already done—occasionally what men have not done—thereby establishing themselves as persons, and perhaps encouraging other women toward greater independence of thought and action.
One of my favorite phobias is that girls, especially those whose tastes aren’t routine, often don’t get a fair break… It has come down through the generations, an inheritance of age-old customs which produced the corollary that women are bred to timidity.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don’t have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
I cannot guarantee to endure at all times the confinements of even an attractive cage
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.