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Adelle Davis - an inspiration to millions.

"My life is full of mistakes.They're like pebbles that make a good road," said ceramic artist Beatrice Wood. She worked on a potter's wheel every day until she was 103, and died at age 105.

John Muir, 1907. His wilderness preservation activism helped save Yosemite Valley and Sequoia National Park. Founder of the Sierra Club.

A writer, social activist, and arts aficionado, Mabel Dodge Luhan is celebrated less for her artistic accomplishments than for her key role in building artistic communities, supporting artists, and generating interest in modern art forms.

Fleeing Victorian propriety, Mable Dodge Luhan voyaged to the Taos desert and brought Georgia O’Keefe, Ansel Adams and D.H. Lawrence with her.

"Your time is limited, so... don't be trapped by dogma ....Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice...follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary." -- Steve Jobs

"If I had a prayer it would be this: 'God, spare me from the desire to seek love, appreciation or approval'."

There is an ancient Indian saying~ Something lives only as long as the last person who remembers it. My people have come to trust memory over history. Memory, like fire, is radiant & immutable while history serves only those who seek to control it, those who douse the flame of memory in order to put out the dangerous fire of truth. Beware these men for they are dangerous & unwise. Their false history is written in the blood of those who might remember & seek the truth.~Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman

This is incredible. This is a REAL hero!!! Go read "We Were Soldiers Once...and Young"! It's all about this particular battle.

"One day the absurdity of the almost universal belief in the slavery of other animals will be palpable. We shall then have discovered our souls and become worthier of sharing this planet with them." -| Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is only one human left living in the silent radioactive zone around the Fukushima nuclear plant: a 53-year-old farmer who stayed to care for the animals abandoned there.

Walt Disney, 1936 by Alfred Eisenstaedt

Ms. Josephine Baker ~ "Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul; when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood."

PEM | Rare Bird of Fashion: The Irreverent Iris Apfel... Lets be her, yes?

artist/bohemian Beatrice Wood. Interesting biography, her most productive years were from age 80 until her death at 105.

Simone de Beavoir: "Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."

"I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved. I know that I can give love for a minute, for half an hour, for a day, for a month, but I can give. I am very happy to do that, I want to do that." - Princess Diana

Ernestine Shepherd, oldest female body builder at age 74. (yes that is correct 7-4). Started pumping iron at 56.

twyla tharp. she said: "if you've done enough falls, you know exactly what to do when you hit the ground." she goes to the gym for two hours every day. she's 70.