Words of a Woman

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...

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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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Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison

We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives…...

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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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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...

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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...

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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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Oroma Elewa

Oroma Elewa

I am my own muse, the subject I know best – Oroma Elewa *Editor’s Note: Originally, we...

6 months ago by

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

I believe that a girl should not do what she thinks she should do, but should find out through...

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