"Women face enough pressures and challenges in a workplace that is still depressingly biased against a female's success. Add to that, the fact that the very thing many women I know find most rewarding (having kids) is now frowned upon."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Mika Brzezinski on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Mika Brzezinski on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Mika Brzezinski on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Mika Brzezinski on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Mika Brzezinski on Winston Churchill
"I was fired at the pinnacle of my career, on my 39th birthday. And in the year that followed, I learned that there are many psychological phases of being 'let go.'"
"I try my best to be extremely disciplined about my diet."
"I realize that of all people, I am no expert on parenting or marriage."
"I suffered from a mild case of postpartum depression after my second child and the physical challenge of maintaining an overnight shift at CBS, a marriage, and two in diapers made the symptoms worse and everyone in the house paid the price."
"For many women, going back to work a few months after having a baby is overwhelming and unmanageable. As strange as it may seem, things get even more difficult for a working mom after the second and third baby arrive. By that time, the romance of being a modern 'superwoman' wears off and reality sets in."