From the Masters

An excerpt from Great Quotes from Great Women by Peggy Anderson

If you had the opportunity to ask the greatest women of all time for advice, wouldn’t you jump at the chance?

Now, you can draw from the timeless wisdom of women throughout history to inspire, to comfort, to persuade, to motivate…or even to change the way you look at life.


Here’s a tiny sampling of Great Quotes from Great Women. Enjoy!

We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Abigail Adams
(1744 – 1818)

The surest test of discipline is its absence.
Clara Barton
(1821 – 1912)

If I can stop one heart from breaking I shall not live in vain.
Emily Dickinson
(1830 – 1886)

The triumph can’t be had without the struggle.
Wilma Rudolph
(1940 – 1994)

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Maya Angelou
(1928 – )

I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.
Florence Nightingale
(1820 – 1910)

A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.
Amelia Earhart
(1897 – 1937)

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