A selection of Illustrated quotes from personal project "100 Badass Women". 

"Every time you fall down, it gives you an opportunity to question yourself, question your integrity," she says in a team video. "It's not about the actual failure itself – it's how you respond to it." - Abby Wambach


"I refuse to be ruled by fear. How can America be free and be ruled by fear? How can anyone be?" -Bree Newsome


"I paint flowers so they will not die." - Frida Kahlo


"A woman is like a tea bag –- you never known how strong she is until she gets in hot water." Eleanor Roosevelt


"Beauty looks like encouragement, patience, acceptance, forgiveness, carefulness, and compassion. Beauty is spiritual and physical." -Erykah Badu


"I especially don't want men coming up to me and asking if sexism still exists. It's like, I'm seriously gonna barf a McDonald's salad on the next person to do that." -Kathleen Hanna


"The painter constructs, the photographer discloses." Susan Sontag


"Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got." Janis Joplin


"Camping has become one of my most beloved pastimes. I take a fierce delight in swinging a pak on my back or into a canoe and heading for the hills or lakes. In my opinion, camping can be the greatest expression of free will, personal independence, innate ability, and resourcefulness possible today in our industrialized, urbanized existence. Regardless of how miserable or how splendid the circumstances, the sheer experience of camping seems a total justification for doing it."  Anne LaBastille


"And I'm not gonna live my life on one side of an ampersand And even if I went with you, I'm not the girl you think I am"
Amanda Palmer


"I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance."
Bell Hooks