Category Archives: Quotes
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
A poem is a naked person… Some people say that I am a poet.
“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.