Success Is…

duchess-diaries-oprahAh, success. That thing that seems to always be just beyond reach. Funny thing is, it has no definition. Everyone’s definition of success is indeed different.

For some, it’s marrying well. Being a good mother. Owning a company. Making boatloads of money. Fame. Notoriety. For others, it’s nothing more than being happy, whatever that means, another thing with a different definition for every woman on earth.
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What do the successful say?

“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.”—Maya Angelou

“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

“Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.”—Margaret Thatcher

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”—Katherine Hepburn

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”—Anais Nin

“If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.”—Al Anon

“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me?”—Ayn Rand

“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”—Oprah Winfrey

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”–Alice Walker

“Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.”—Ruth Gordon

“Always go with the choice that scares you most, because that is the one that is going to require the most from you.”—Caroline Myss

“Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.”—Elizabeth Gilbert

“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.”—J.K. Rowling

“Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.”—Rosalind Russell

Have a day filled with success—whatever that means to you dolls!

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