This song became an “anthem” for women of my generation. It is just as powerful today. And so is Helen Reddy. Thank you Helen!
“As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.” — Marian Anderson, African-American contralto
“If we do anything to further the kingdom of God, we may expect to find what Christ found on that road – abuse, indifference, injustice, misunderstanding, trouble of some kind. Take it. Why not? To that you were called.” — Elisabeth Elliot
“The work of today is the history of tomorrow, and we are its makers.” — Juliette Gordon Low, Founder of the Girl Scouts
“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” — Audrey Hepburn
“The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents.” — Belva Lockwood — 1st woman to argue a case before the Supreme Court https://www.rd.com/culture/womens-history-quotes/
“Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.”
— Mary Kay Ash, Founder Mary Kay Cosmetics
“[T]here never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.” — Susan B. Anthony
“You have to imagine it possible before you can see something. You can have the evidence right in front of you, but if you can’t imagine something that has never existed before, it’s impossible.”
— Rita Dove, first African-American poet laureate of the U.S.