Welcome to Bookish Quotes where I share quotes from books, about books or by my favorite authors.
“How many women had to hit that glass before the pressure of their effort caused it to evolve from a thick pane of glass into just a thin sheet of splintered ice? So that when it was my turn to run, it didn’t even look like a ceiling anymore?”
~ Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes
I love this quote, because it’s so true. We have come along way and I am so thankful for the women that have shattered the glass ceilings that we face because we would not where we are today without them.
I don’t know if you all watched the Golden Globes last night but it was a huge deal. Not necessarily for the stars but for the message that they chose to send. Wearing black, standing in solidarity in the fight for equality, celebrating the women (and men) who have come forward to speak their truth, share their stories, and let the rest of us know that we are not alone in our fight.
One of the best parts of the night was Oprah being the first black woman to win the Cecil B. de Mille Award and giving a beautiful and moving speech. If you missed the speech, here it is.