Wisdom From 16 Goddesses To Get You Through December

Hey SheRa babes!

December just got here and to make this month go by as positively and smoothly as possible, I’ve compiled a list of inspirational quotes that I often find myself reading during times of distress. Some of these are sentimental, some are funny, and some so ridiculously real that they’ll make your heart hurt. Regardless, enjoy these words of wisdom from these timeless goddesses.

  1. “When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.” – Helen Keller
  2. “We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie
  3. “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand
  4. “Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.” – Ruth Gordon
  5. “One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go. “
  6. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” – Malala Yousafzai
  7. “Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” – Golda Meir
  8. “You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.” – Leymah Gbowee
  9. “I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.” – Louise Hay
  10. “You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and God damn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way.” – Elizabeth Taylor
  11. “I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.” – Georgia O’Keeffe
  12. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. Beautiful people do not just happen.” ― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
  13. “I decided to be confident one day, and then I just was. I think it’s a conscious decision. Everything in society tells you to hate yourself, but you know what? If you decide to love yourself, it’s an act of revolution.” – Gaby Dunn
  14. “Don’t assume, ask. Be kind. Tell the truth. Don’t say anything you can’t stand behind fully. Have integrity. Tell people how you feel.” – Warshan Shire
  15. “Personal happiness lies in knowing that life is not a checklist of acquisition or achievement. Your qualifications are not your life.” – JK Rowlings
  16. “I never change, I simply become more myself.” – Joyce Carol Oates

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Sara Li

 

Feature image of Edie Sedgwick sourced from nlcatp.org

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