Inspiring Thursday: Emma Watson

“Feminism is about giving women choice. Feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women with. It’s about freedom, it’s about liberation, it’s about equality.” – Emma Watson, The Guardian.   

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Inspiring Thursday: Alicia Alonso

“If a person keeps thinking, ‘How old am I going to be?’ and thinking about the age, that’s the worst thing you can do. You don’t have to think about how old you are. You have to think about how many things you want to do, and how to do it, and keep on doing it. Otherwise, …

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Inspiring Thursday: Hevrin Khalaf

“The role of women in solving the Syrian crisis is great, and women are not only half of society, but constitute the whole society (…)” Hevrin Khalaf  Hevrin Khalaf, 35 years old, was one of the nine civilians killed on Saturday 12th October 2019 by the Turkish-backed militias in Syria.  

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Inspiring Thursday: Toni Morrison

“Being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but a rich place to write from. It doesn’t limit my imagination; it expands it. It’s richer than being a white male writer because I know more and I’ve experienced more.” — Toni Morrison, in a 2003 New Yorker profile.

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Inspiring Thursday: Naomi Wolf

#104 Thankful Thursday – Naomi Wolf  “Let´s be shameless. Be greedy. Pursue pleasure. Avoid pain. Wear and touch and drink what we feel like. Tolerate other women’s choices. Seek out the sex we want and fight fiercely against the sex we don’t want. Choose our own causes. And once we break through and change the …

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Inspiring Thursday: Lissy Gröner

“There is no discrimination of same-sex couples in Belgium by law. And this is the signal we want to give to the people in Europe, to send the message out: it’s possible to honor the love of same-sex people by law”

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Inspiring Thursday: Rupi Kaur

“what is the greatest lesson a woman should learn that since day one she’s already had everything she needs within herself it’s the world that convinced her she did not” ― Rupi Kaur, the sun and her flowers

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