Archive for October 15th, 2012


dare mighty things

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt, “The Strenuous Life” (1899)


marriage and a career

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.

Gloria Steinem, radio interview, LBC (1984)

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