Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author, the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. “Decide whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.”
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, having held the post from March 1933 to April 1945. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
While doing some research for a writing project I started looking for quotes from famous American women. There were MANY but these four jumped out at me.
Each one inspires me to keep on going regardless of the challenges that life brings. I hope they will drop a bit of courage and hope into your life too.
Maria Mitchell, the first American woman to become a professional astronomer. “When we are chafed and fretted by small cares, a look at the stars will show us the littleness of our own interests.”
Louisa May Alcott, author of “Little Women” and other literary works. “I am not afraid of storms for I am learning to sail my ship.”