A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her.<<<< this makes me think of the lyrics to New Romantics by Taylor Swift, "cause baby i could build a castle out of all the bricks they threw at me"
The semi-colon appears where a sentence could end, but instead it goes on. This is becoming a symbol for suicide prevention. Don't use a period in your life; use a semi-colon. You have more to say, your story isn't finished.