Celebrating Women's Wisdom


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In honor of Women’s History Month, the members of Connect: Professional Women’s Network share the quotes that have inspired them in their careers. To learn more about Connect and join the group for free, visit http://www.linkedin.com/womenconnect.

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Celebrating Women's Wisdom

  1. In honor of Women’s History Month, members of Connect: Professional Women’s Network share the quotes that have inspired them in their careers. Women’s Wisdom BROUGHT TO YOU BY
  2. Women’s History Month is an opportunity for us to celebrate the groundbreaking women whose achievements and leadership live on––motivating us to be better, try harder and always believe in ourselves. Read on for a sampling of Connect members’ favorite quotes from some of the best mentors history has to offer–– inspirational women.
  3. First things first: “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” –Maya Angelou Vidya Raman, PMP, IT Project Manager
  4. Seize the day: “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before beginning to improve the world.” –Anne Frank Linda C. Modica, Art Director, Brand Specialist, Graphic Designer
  5. Push your limits: “Feel the fear and do it anyway.” –Susan Jeffers Pamela Rogers, Employment Specialist/Trainer
  6. Own your power: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” –Eleanor Roosevelt Cynthia Padilla, JD, Independent Researcher, Analyst, Writer
  7. Get started: “Work will win where wishing won’t.” –Mary Kay Ash Donna Jean McDunn, Author of “Nightmares”, Administrative Assistant
  8. Keep it simple: “Good is better than perfect.” –Regina Spektor Claire Parsons, Attorney
  9. Make your own rules: “Well behaved women rarely make history.” –Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Laura Downing, Owner, Choreblaster House Cleaning Service
  10. Think ahead: “Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.” –Margaret Thatcher Pauline Weger, Founder & CEO Quotabelle
  11. Power in numbers: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” –Helen Keller Cynthia Bazin, Owner and Founder of SmartChic Network
  12. Attitude is everything: “I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.” –Martha Washington Melanie Walsh, Online Risk Assessment, Fraud Identification
  13. Change the way you look at things: “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says, I’m possible!” –Audrey Hepburn Jane Seelbach, Director of Consulting Services
  14. We’re in this together: “There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women” –Madeleine Albright Susan Angele, Senior Advisor Thought Leadership
  15. Dream and achieve: “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination. Never limit others because of your limited imagination.” –Mae Jemison Cynthia Lofton, Project Manager
  16. Give back: “Material success provides you with the ability to concentrate on the things that really matter: being able to make a difference, not only in your life, but other people’s lives. –Oprah Winfrey Sandra Vance, Manager
  17. ©2014 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Join the conversation! Connect: Professional Women’s Network, Powered by Citi, is an online community on LinkedIn that helps women achieve the careers they want and discuss the issues relevant to their success. To share your favorite quote from an inspirational woman visit the discussion: Looking for great quotes from women. Can you help? Visit linkedin.com/womenconnect for more information and to join the group for free! 1: Paul Stringer/Shutterstock 2: demonique/Shutterstock 3: Burns Library/Flickr 4: museumnacht/Flickr 5: Emka/Shutterstock 6: universityymca/Flickr 7: BenGoode/Flickr 8: crazybobbles/Flickr 9: Everett Collection/Shutterstock 10: roberthuffstutter/Flickr 11: oocha/Flickr 12: HowardIgnatius/Flickr 13: fred baby/Flickr 14: commonwealth.club/Flickr 15: Sunny studio/Shutterstock 16: evenstar7/Flickr PHOTO CREDITS:
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