Posts Tagged 'Maria Mitchell'

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Maria Mitchell, painting by H. Dasell, 1851

Maria Mitchell, painting by H. Dasell, 1851 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When we are chafed and fretted by small cares, a look at the stars will show us the littleness of our own interests.”   —   Maria Mitchell

English: Buildings of the Maria Mitchell Lione...

English: Buildings of the Maria Mitchell Liones Observatory on Nantucket Island, Mass. (Original size is on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/versageek/2856395419/, under CC-BY-SA-3.0) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(With the universe being so immense, even the most accomplished of us are merely specks of dust.  Don’t let this be a cause for defeatism though.  Be that big speck!  Ms. “Mitchell was the first American woman to work as a professional astronomer.”  Be well and do good, friends.  Shoot for the stars!)   —   YUR


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