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I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy...

French writer, philosopher, cultural critic, and public intellectual Simone de Beauvoir (January 9, 1908–April 14, 1986) is celebrated as th...

"We are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not," Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) observed in her timeless meditation on the value of keeping a notebook. For the past half-century, the beloved author has been keeping American society on nodding terms with itself, despite the themes of cultural collapse and moral chaos that permeate Didion’s novels and her literary nonfiction. A champion of the New ...

"Pioneering photographer and photojournalist Frances “Fannie” Benjamin Johnston revolutionized the cultural impact of the photographic image." [See many more images and profiles in this series.]

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"A huge part of being a feminist is giving other women the freedom to make choices that you might not necessarily make yourself."