Words of a Woman

ANAIS NIN

ANAIS NIN

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin

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Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe

I feel there is something unexplored about women that only a woman can explore. – Georgia...

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Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson

Even the silence has a story to tell you. Just listen. Listen. – Jacqueline Woodson

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Phoebe Waller-Bridge

I call the character “priest” in the script. But, everyone started calling him “hot priest.”...

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Alex Borstein

Alex Borstein

[My grandparents] are immigrants—they are holocaust survivors. My grandmother was in line to be...

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Lilly Singh

Lilly Singh

You’re standing in the middle of a blank piece of paper. Unleash your inner architect and design...

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Rebecca Traister

Rebecca Traister

On some level, if not intellectual then animal, there has always been an understanding of the power...

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Isabel Toledo

Isabel Toledo

In fashion and in style, many truths are revealed. Style is common property; it belongs to all....

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Serena Williams

Serena Williams

“Growing up I wasn’t the richest, but I had a rich family in spirit. Standing here with 19...

11 months ago by

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. – Dolly Parton

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Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende

I seek truth and beauty in the transparency of an autumn leaf, in the perfect form of a seashell on...

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Claudia Rankine

Claudia Rankine

Yes, and the body has memory. The physical carriage hauls more than its weight. The body is a...

12 months ago by

Megan Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe

When I take a knee, I am facing the flag with my full body, staring straight into the heart of our...

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Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile

You get discouraged, don’t you, girl? It’s your brother’s world for a while longer...

1 year ago by

Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King

Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don’t...

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Heather Havrilesky

Heather Havrilesky

You can’t just sleep with men and learn about them that way. You have to observe and get to know...

1 year ago by

Ariel Levy

Ariel Levy

I wanted what we all want: everything. We want a mate who feels like family and a lover who is...

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Dani Shapiro

Dani Shapiro

It would be many years before I began to understand that all of life is practice: writing, driving,...

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