Powerful Affirmations of Hope. The Wit and Wisdom of Wise Women: 901 quotes from Maya Angelou and Helen Keller

Positive Affirmations and Motivational Quotes for Women
This book is full of positive affirmations. For real-life heroines. More than 900 quotes to inspire Hope. A collection of timeless and beautiful words of wisdom from Maya Angelou and Helen Keller!
Maya Angelou is a true American national treasure, overcame racism, sexual abuse, poverty, and violence, to become an award-winning author, a civil rights activist, an actress and filmmaker, an educator, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Helen Keller, advocate for the disabled. She had to go through to establish herself, with her impairment of hearing and seeing in the competitive world. It is a miracle for somebody with a double impairment to enter into the world of academics and become a writer, apart from being a social activist.

Some random quotes inside this book:

I’m interested in women’s health because I’m a woman. I’d be a darn fool not to be on my own side. – Maya Angelou
The civilization of a state should be measured by the amount of suffering it prevents and the degree of happiness it makes possible for its citizens. – Helen Keller
In an unfamiliar culture, it is wise to offer no innovations, no suggestions, or lessons. – Maya Angelou
When all you can feel are the shadows, turn your face towards the sun. – Helen Keller
Money and power can liberate only if they are used to do so. They can imprison and inhibit more finally than barred windows and iron chains. – Maya Angelou
Speech is the birthright of every child. It is the deaf child’s one fair chance to keep in touch with his fellows. – Helen Keller
There is a lot of ignorance, and I don’t mean intellectual ignorance. I mean people think that if you get something, it will take away from what I have. It’s just ignorance. – Maya Angelou
We can decide to let our trials crush us, or we can convert them to new forces of good. – Helen Keller
You rose into my life like a promised sunrise, brightening my days with the light in your eyes. I’ve never been so strong. Now I’m where I belong. – Maya Angelou
This is my life. it is my one time to be me. i want to experience every good thing. – Maya Angelou
Creativity or talent, like electricity, is something I don’t understand but something I’m able to harness and use. – Maya Angelou
Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle. – Helen Keller
to liberate us into life. – Maya Angelou
Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise. I rise. I rise. – Maya Angelou
Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise. – Maya Angelou
If I’m the people’s poet, then I ought to be in people’s hands – and, I hope, in their heart. – Maya Angelou
Through the centuries, we faced down death by daring to hope. – Maya Angelou
The children to whom we read simple stories may or may not show gratitude, but each boon we give strengthens the pillars of the world. – Maya Angelou
health in all lands is among the indispensable guarantees of human progress. – Helen Keller
In a world so rife with vulgarity, with brutality and violence, love exists. I’m grateful to know that it exists. – Maya Angelou
jealousy is conceived only in insecurity and must be nourished in fear. – Maya Angelou
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. – Maya Angelou
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. – Maya Angelou
I’ve learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one. – Maya Angelou
The world is sown with good; but unless I turn my glad thoughts into practical living and till my own field. I cannot reap a kernel of the good. – Helen Keller
I’ve lived many places on the planet, and I still have friends in many places. – Maya Angelou
My encouragement to you is to go tomorrow to the library. – Maya Angelou
If funkytown was a trailerpark, this guy would be a double-wide. – Maya Angelou
When one door of hapiness closes, another opens. – Helen Keller