If you are successful…

  “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

Rita Dove: Imagine the Possibilities

“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

“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