Mid Week Quote: Marge Piercy

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My chosen quote for today is by the American progressive activist and writer Marge Piercy (1936).

“A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.”

Marge Piercy

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Etsy

Mid Week Quote: Billie Burke

My chosen quote for this week is by the American actress who was famous on Broadway and radio, and in silent and sound films Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke (1884-1970), otherwise known as Billie Burke. She was best known for her role as Glinda the Good Witch of the North in the musical The Wizard of Oz (1939).

 “Age is of no importance unless you’re a cheese.”

Billie Burke

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Mid Week Quote: Hilary Clinton

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My chosen quote this week is by Hilary Clinton (1947). Clinton is an American politician, diplomat and former lawyer who served as the 67th United States secretary of state under president Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013, as a United States senator representing New York from 2001 to 2009, and as First Lady of the United States as the wife of president Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001.

“Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in. And, when you stumble, keep faith. And, when you’re knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can’t or shouldn’t go on.” 

Hilary Clinton

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Mid Week Quote: Freya Stark

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My chosen quote this week is by Dame Freya Madeline Stark (1893-1993). Stark was a British-Italian explorer and travel writer. She wrote more than two dozen books on her travels in the Middle East and Afghanistan as well as several autobiographical works and essays.

“I have no reason to go, except that I have never been, and knowledge is better than ignorance. What better reason could there be for travelling.”

Freya Stark

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Etsy

Mid Week Quote: Anna Botsford Comstock

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My chosen quote this week is by Anna Botsford Comstock (1854-1930) who was an acclaimed author, illustrator, and educator of natural studies. She was the first female professor at Cornell University and her 900 page work The Handbook of Nature Study is now in its 24th edition.

“I look upon a year lived as a year earned; and each year earned means a greater treasury of experience and power laid up against time of need.”

Anna Botsford Comstock

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Etsy