“Individual courage is the only
interesting thing in life.”
“I’ve been through it all, baby.
I’m Mother Courage.”
“A ship in harbor is safe,
but that is not what ships are built for.”
“Don't underestimate the importance you have - history
has shown us that courage can be contagious.”
“The opposite of courage is not cowardice. It is
conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.”
“With enough courage,
you can do without a reputation.”
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Barbara Bonner started her professional life as an art historian, moving on to leadership positions in three New York City museums. She later served as Vice President of Bennington College and the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. She now has her own consulting practice focused on helping non-profits transform their philanthropic support. Committed to a life in philanthropy, she has served on ten nonprofit boards and has started a fund to serve women with cancer in her region. Until recently, she served as board chair at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. A gardener, swimmer, avid reader and enthusiastic student of yoga, Eastern religions, and contemplative practice, Barbara lives in a converted barn in the beautiful Berkshire hills of western Massachusetts.
See website www.barbarabonner.org for complete information