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The Glory of Each Generation

Inage Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“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/

If you are successful…

 

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“If you are successful, it is because somewhere, sometime, someone gave you a life or an idea that started you in the right direction.  Remember also that you are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped.”  — Melinda Gales

The Bumblebee Shouldn’t be Able to Fly…

Azaleas in Lendonwood Gardens. Copyright 2016 by R.A. Robbins

“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

Rita Dove: Imagine the Possibilities

Copyright 2016 by R.A. Robbins

“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.

Read more at http://www.beliefnet.com/inspiration/2010/01/inspiring-quotes-from-great-women-in-history.aspx?p=8#HCYhXakXPJ8hDZiP.99

Remember Seven Generations

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to remember seven generations in the past and consider seven generations in the future when making decisions that affect the people. “- Wilma Mankiller, the first female Chief of the Cherokee Nation