Les enfants, de nos jours, ne grandissent plus dans la sécurité d'une famille extensive, ni dans des communautés bien intégrées. Il est donc important, beaucoup plus qu'à l'époque où les contes ont été inventés, de procurer à l'enfant moderne des images de héros qui doivent s'aventurer tout seuls dans le monde et qui, sans savoir au départ comment leurs aventures finiront, découvrent des endroits où ils se sentent en sécurité, tout en suivant le droit chemin avec une confiance solide.
—  Bruno Bettelheim, Psychanalyse des contes de fées.

93-year-old Betty Reid Soskin is the oldest ranger on active duty in the U.S. National Park Service, and she has no plans to retire anytime soon. Reid Soskin is rarely seen in public without her ranger uniform. “Because when I’m on the streets or on an escalator or elevator, I am making every little girl of color aware of a career choice she may not have known she had,” she said. “That’s important.”

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“It took me a long time to accept the idea, until I first fell in love with a girl at 20 and recognised that I had to accept it. The thing is if I ever found a guy I could fall in love with, I’d want to marry him and have his children. And that scares me to death because I think I’m a whole bunch of crazy, and I always worry that a guy will walk away once he really, truly knows me.”

The Zodiac Signs as Role Models

Aries as a role model: Stays youthful and energetic and can relate to the spirit of the young. Shows confidence, self-motivation, ambition, and how to look out for numero uno. 

Taurus as a role model: Is patient with young people and shows them inner strength, determination, practicality, and how to gradually grow. 

Gemini as a role model: Encourages people to always be a child at heart, to be involved, to speak their mind, and to always be curious. 

Cancer as a role model: Shows how to be caring, patient, and understanding towards others. They promote family values and compassion. 

Leo as a role model: Is all about doing the right thing, shows courage, encourages pride in yourself and your work, and promotes hard work.         

Virgo as a role model: Encourages self-improvement, education, career growth, being a reliable person, being honest and communicative.

Libra as a role model: Encourages sharing, fairness, having an open-mind and objectiveness, promotes justice, and letting your creativity out.           

Scorpio as a role model: Shows how to self-heal, encourages being strong, self-reliant, and listening to your intuition, and to follow your passions.

Sagittarius as a role model: Promotes honesty, exploratory behavior, independence, learning, and progress.                                                                  

Capricorn as a role model: Encourages integrity, responsibility, ambition, hard work, and being a productive member of society. 

Aquarius as a role model: Promotes acceptance and tolerance, an open-mind, change, intellectual pursuits, and sometimes their ideals. 

Pisces as a role model: Promotes sensitivity to others, emotional expression, an open-mind, giving, and love.