Women’s History Month, celebrated in March, is in full swing. Here are some women who unleashed their potential.
“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Helen Keller
Though blind and deaf, Helen Keller became a world-famous speaker, author, political activist, and the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.
“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall
Jane Goodall’s dedication and passion for wildlife conservation has given us extensive insight on the social and family interactions of chimpanzees.
“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.”– Amelia Earhart
Known as daring and determined, Amelia Earhart was the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, despite criticism.
“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might has well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” – J.K. Rowling
Once living and supporting her daughter on welfare checks, J.K. Rowling was rejected by multiple publishers before her first Harry Potter book was picked up. The seven-book Harry Potter series and the eight-part film series has made her a multi-billionaire.
Who inspires you?