Weekly words of wisdom

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward. – Amelia Earhart

 

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Amelia Earhart Creative Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Earhart.jpg

This week’s quote is from famous American Pilot Amelia Earhart.  Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record. Today there are many theories that exist about what happened to Amelia Earhart. But there is no doubt that the world will always remember Earhart for her courage, vision, and groundbreaking achievements both in aviation and for women.In her last letter to her husband Amelia wrote, “Please know I am quite aware of the hazards,” she said. “I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.”

 

 
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