There is a growing strength in women, but it's in the forehead, not in the forearm.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
I had found a kind of serenity, a new maturity... I didn't feel better or stronger than anyone else but it seemed no longer important whether everyone loved me or not--more important now was for me to love them. Feeling that way turns your whole life around; living becomes the act of giving.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.