Daily Quote - The Poached Egg Christian Worldview and Apologetics Network
I am at once a physician, a citizen and a woman, and I am not willing to stand aside and allow this concept of expendable human lives to turn this great land of ours into just another exclusive reservation where only the perfect, the privileged and the planned have the right to live. – …
Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander (1898 – 1989) achieved a lot of firsts in her life. She was the first African American woman to receive a Ph.D. in the United States, the first woman to receive a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the first African American woman to be admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, and was the first national president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
The brave and principled gentleman in this photograph. The real Claus von Stauffenberg who was behind the 1944 plot to kill Hitler. He was executed and deemed a traitor until later years when Germans build a memorial to him and the others behind the attempt to save the destruction of Germany from Hitler. They KNEW if their plan failed they would be executed.
photos by Yousuf Karsh
Ernest Hemingway Charles de Gaulle Andy Warhol Humphrey Bogart Gérard Depardieu W. H. Auden Muhammad Ali Albert Einstein Winston Churchill Elizabeth Taylor Pablo Picasso Albert Schweitzer Jacques Couseteau Vladimir Nabokov Marian Anderson Marcel Marceau John F. Kennedy Mikhail Gorbachev Alfred…
Nadar | [Album Containing Photographs, Engravings, Drawings, and Publications Pertaining to Alexandre Dumas] | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Inscription: Signed in ink on print, recto BR: "Nadar // 113 St. Lazare"; Blindstamp on mount below image; recto BC: " NADAR // & Cie SOCIETE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE ARTISTIQUE 113 R.St. Lazare 113"
Rita Levi Montalcini
Nella vita non bisogna mai rassegnarsi, arrendersi alla mediocrità, bensì uscire da quella "zona grigia" in cui tutto è abitudine e rassegnazione passiva, [...] bisogna coltivare [...] il coraggio di ribellarsi.
Woman’s History Month 2013 - Day 1
So today marks the first day of Woman’s History Month. The theme, so I’m told, is: Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Which I think is a pretty good theme, especially as this is one area of history that women are often conveniently left out of, or passed over for their male counterparts. Subsequently to honour this month – and also educate myself a bit more – each day of WHM I am going to honour one women from…
Susanna “Dora” Salter
Susanna “Dora” Salter became quite famous, both nationally and internationally, in 1887 when the townspeople of Argonia, Kansas elected her as the first woman mayor in the United States. She was also the first woman to be elected to any political office in the U.S. At the time, she was only 27 years old. Leading up to the election, the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (of which Salter was a member of) fought to keep prohibition a prime issue in the city’s elections. This angered some of…