You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
― Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter
Category Archives: Quotes
“Many men stumble over the truth from time to time,
but most pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing happened.”
Brian: Please, please, please listen! I’ve got one or two things to say.
The Crowd: Tell us! Tell us both of them!
Brian: Look, you’ve got it all wrong! You don’t NEED to follow ME, You don’t NEED to follow ANYBODY! You’ve got to think for your selves! You’re ALL individuals!
The Crowd: Yes! We’re all individuals!
Brian: You’re all different!
The Crowd: Yes, we ARE all different!
Man in crowd: I’m not…
The Crowd: Sch!
~from Monty Python’s
Life of Brian (1979)
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Celebrate what you want to see more of.
Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
July 18, 1918 ~ December 5, 2013
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”
“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”
“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”