The Curious Autodidact

August 30, 2016

Women’s Wisdom: Reality… Mostly Over Rated

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 11:32 pm

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Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.

-Jane Wagner

August 26, 2016

Wisdom of Women: Edith Cavell

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 9:06 pm

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I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
Edith Cavell, nurse and humanitarian (1865-1915)

August 22, 2016

Wisdom of Katharine Whitehorn

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 11:25 pm

 

The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.

Katharine Whitehorn

August 17, 2016

In the Words of Jessica Mitford

Filed under: social justice,women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 9:00 pm

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You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty.
Jessica Mitford, author, journalist, and civil rights activist (1917-1996)

August 15, 2016

Wisdom of Arthur C. Clarke

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 11:30 pm

The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale. – 

 – Arthur C. Clarke

August 10, 2016

Wisdom of Ann Strong

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 11:36 pm

The bicycle is just as good company as most husbands and, when it gets old and shabby, a woman can dispose of it and get a new one without shocking the entire community.

Ann Strong

August 1, 2016

For the Love of Bikes

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 11:37 pm

Bicycling is the nearest approximation I know to the flight of birds. The airplane simply carries a man on its back like an obedient Pegasus; it gives him no wings of his own.
Louis J. Helle

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