Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Week 43: Ayn Rand

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?” The Fountainhead

—Ayn Rand

Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Week 42: Beverly Sills

“There are no short cuts to any place worth going.”

—Beverly Sills

Operatic soprano who later became general manager of NYC opera and chairman of Lincoln Center &
The Metropolitan Opera

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Week 41: Elizabeth Somer

“If you want to feel your best, you have to eat the best.”

—Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D.

Author and leading authority on nutrition and diet as well as contributor on national TV

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Week 40: Shirley Chisholm

From Address on Equal Rights for Women Given To The US House Of Representatives,
Washington, DC: May 21, 1969

“...I wish to introduce today a proposal that has been before every Congress for the last 40 years and that sooner or later must become part of the basic law of the land -- the equal rights amendment.”

—Shirley Chisholm

American politician,
educator and author