Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Michelle Rhee

“It has for as long as I can remember driven me crazy when people beat around the bush instead of saying, ‘Look, I need you to do this.’”

Michelle Rhee

Founder of The New Teacher Project and StudentsFirst

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Fannie Flagg

"Remember if people talk behind your back, it only means you’re two steps ahead!"

Fannie Flagg

American actress, comedian, author

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Wilma Mankiller

“I learned a lot from watching [my mother] and the other women around me…grateful to both my parents for never telling me, "Girls can't do that," and for letting me define for myself what it means to be a woman.”

Wilma Pearl Mankiller
First woman elected chief of the Cherokee Nation, Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Clinton, excerpt from “Womanhood”

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

"George Sand"

"Happiness lies in the consciousness we have of it."

Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin
“George Sand”

French Writer