Welcome back to Tuesday's Takeaways!
This week our Top 5 Quotes are about some famous literary and historical figures!
"Sometimes it feels like I care too much.
Like I walk around with the Midas touch.
Gift and a curse.
Turning everything into something precious and malleable."
-Anya Supernova, Taking the Scenic Route
"I pray my daughters will not feel the wrath of misogyny.
We continue to walk the road paved by Susan B. Anthony,
But one hundred eleven years later and I still wonder if I am safe to walk streets alone."
- a.a., Ahmed
"We wanted it to be lowkey but it ended up being the talk of the town
because the Capulets don’t associate with the Montagues.
Romeo and Juliet never had the happy ending they wanted.
They were the perfect match, but matches burn."
-Emily Shrem, Goodbye For Now
"Blue is the turbulent crashing sea of Moby Dick,
and the placid, pale waters of
a babbling brook."
-Alana Silberg, Infinite Blue
"I am Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
And my place is in the History books
Because I am a powerful Black woman"
-Shadae Brown, Who Am I? I Am a Woman of Color
Most of them went unrecognized in their time! There are, of course, a few exceptions but most revered writers whose works we praise today were totally ahead of their time!
Next week's theme is going to be about mental health.
Make sure to stay tuned! <3
-Mic and Gina
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- Mic and Gina <3
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