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Feminine Leadership and Communication


Quotes from the book, Brilliance: Uncommon Voices for Uncommon Women

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. – Amelia Earhart.

Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never know what a burden it was or what freedom really us. – Margaret Mitchell

Mistakes are a part of the dues one pays for a full life. – Sophia Loren

Since when do you have to agree with people to defend them from injustice? – Susan Scott

We mothered this nation, and we have no intention of abandoning our roles as nurturers, wives, mothers, loving daughters, homemakers, bread-winners, and tax-paying citizens. – Liz Carpenter

Age is not important unless you are a cheese. – Helen Hayes

I am not a has been. I am a will be. – Lauren Bacall

I believe in hard work. It keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit. – Helen Rubenstein

The older I grow, the more I listen to people who don’t say much. – Gretchen Glidden

I look forward to growing old and wise and audacious. – Glenda Jackson

What a lovely surprise to discover how unlonely being alone can be. – Ellen Burstyn




Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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