Badass Affirmations by Becca Anderson

Badass Affirmations by Becca Anderson

Author:Becca Anderson [Anderson, Becca]
Language: eng
Format: epub
ISBN: 9781633537538
Publisher: Mango Media
Published: 2018-04-12T23:54:52+00:00

How we spend our days is of course, how we spend our lives.

—Annie Dillard, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who wanted to use her “rough edges” as a can-opener to escape the world

If I’d been a housemaid I’d have been the best in Australia—I couldn’t help it. It’s got to be perfection for me.

—Nellie Melba, an opera soprano and diva known for her larger-than-life personality and incredible voice

All things are possible until they are proved impossible—and even the impossible may only be so, as of now.

—Pearl Buck, a humanitarian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who was the first female American Nobel laureate, winning the Nobel Prize for Literature

It is necessary to try to pass one’s self always; this occupation ought to last as long as life.

—Christina, Queen of Sweden, who prevented her country from falling into civil war and voluntarily abdicated her own throne

If you want to stand out don’t be different, be outstanding.

—Meredith West, an esteemed professor whose research interests include how behavior develops in humans and animals

Affirmation Station

Nothing is impossible for me.

I have unshakeable dedication to my goals.

I am a highly focused individual.

It’s not how fast you get here but how long you stay.

—Patty Berg, the Ladies Professional Golf Association’s first president and winner of over eighty golf tournaments

If one is going to change things, one has to make a fuss and catch the eye of the world.

—Elizabeth Janeway, an author whose highly praised psychological insight and incredible writing led to her being known as a modern Jane Austen

One baby is a patient baby, and waits indefinitely until its mother is ready to feed it. The other baby is an impatient baby and cries lustily, screams and kicks and makes everybody unpleasant until it is fed. Well, we know perfectly well which baby is attended to first. That is the whole history of politics.

—Emmeline Pankhurst, a leader of the British women’s suffrage movement and founder of the Women’s Social and Political Union

Opportunity knocked. My doorman threw him out.

—Adrienne Gusoff, whose lengthy resume includes the roles of author, humor writer, greeting-card writer, and costumed Birthday Bagel deliverer

If you want a high performance woman, I can go from zero to bitch in less than two seconds.

—Krystal Ann Kraus, whose famous quote has inspired everything from book titles to Pinterest boards

Affirmation Station

I am living a life of my own design.

I am an action taker.

I am a hard worker.

Behind every successful woman … is a substantial amount of coffee.

—Stephanie Piro, an artist and designer whose relatable comics appear in newspapers around the world

The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one’s work seriously and taking one’s self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous.

—Dame Margot Fonteyn, who drew international acclaim to England’s Royal Ballet through her incredible dancing

I found what I was looking for at Langley. This was what a research mathematician did. I went to work every day for 33 years happy. Never did I get up and say I don’t want to go to work.


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