Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly (May 1864 – January was the pen name of American journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane. She was a ground-breaking reporter known for a record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days, in emulation of Jules Verne's fictional character Phileas Fogg

Florence Nightingale 1858 - this is one of my favourite pictures of her. I love the serious, thoughtful expression.

Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a nurse during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers.

Amelia Earhart - she was a nurse's aid in Toronto, CA during WW1. Many of her…

Amelia Erhart - she was a nurses aide in Toronto, CA during Many of her patients were pilots. [Complete news to me!] History and WWI

French Impressionist Berthe Morisot (1841-95) c.1893-94

Berthe Morisot - French Impressionist born in Bourges, France. Influenced by Corot, Oudinot and Manet, she took up figure-painting as well as landscapes.

Albert Einstein looking fabulous. I love this man!!

Albert Einstein on the beach wearing what most common people today would bark, "Those are Women's shoes!" (Sandals with a slight heel)

<3 Insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy.<3 Nora Ephron

Remembering Nora Ephron (May 1941 – June You've Got Mail, Sleepless in Seattle, When Harry Met Sally, Julie & Julia.

Annie Oakley. "When a man hits a target, they call him a marksman. When I hit a target, they call it a trick. Never did like that much."

Throughout her career, it is believed that Annie Oakley taught upwards of women how to use a gun. Oakley believed strongly that it was crucial for women to learn how to use a gun, as not only a.

Karen Blixen with Denys Finch Hatton

Karen Blixen with 'Great White Hunter' Denys Finch Hatton, portrayed by Meryl Streep and Robert Redford in the movie of Out of Africa.

Daphne du Maurier - Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. What an opening line.

In Praise of Daphne du Maurier: For Books' Sake pays tribute to writer Daphne du Maurier, author of Rebecca, The Birds, Jamaica Inn and more.

Emilia Clarke

" Erica asked playfully as she watched him walk down the stairs the next day. His steps were slow & heavy from sleep still. He stopped & stared at her.

Dr. Martin Luther King pulling burned cross from his yard as his son stands aside.

The Most Powerful Photo Of Martin Luther King Jr. I've Ever Seen

Martin Luther King Jr removing a burned cross from his front yard with his son at his side. Atlanta Ga 1960 (In memory of Martin Luther King.

Leonard Cohen tombstone

Leonard Cohen’s tombstone.