Career Quotes by Women


“Above all, don’t improve yourself. Improve the world, so that your characteristics stop being problems.” — Barbara Sher


“Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun.” — Colleen C. Barrett


“I never stop to plan. I take things step by step.” — Mary McLeod Bethune


“Dwell in possibility.” — Emily Dickinson


“Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.” — Julie Andrews


“I’ve spent about ten per cent of my energies on writing. The other ninety per cent went to keeping my head above water. ” — Katherine Anne Porter


“The best time for planning a book is while you are doing the dishes. ” –Agatha Christie


“You are not in business to be popular.” — Kirstie Alley


“I don’t want my tombstone to read, ‘She had a great retirement plan.’” — Laurel Gray


“Fear stops action. Action cures fear. ” — Margaret Bourke-White


“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.” — Louisa May Alcott