We must combine the toughness of the serpent with the softness of the dove, a tough mind with a tender heart.
Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968)
American Civil Rights Leader
Let’s choose today to quench our thirst for the ‘good life’ we think others lead by acknowledging the good that already exists in our lives. We can then offer the universe the gift of our grateful hearts.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Author of Simple Abundance
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The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.
1883-1970, Author of Think and Grow Rich
Heroes come in all sizes, and you don’t have to be a giant hero. You can be a very small hero. It’s just as important to understand that accepting self-responsibility for the things you do, having good manners, caring about other people, these are heroic acts. Everybody has the choice of being a hero or not being a hero every day of their lives.
Inspirations – Tue., Oct. 9, 2012
I got a fortune cookie that said, ‘To remember is to understand.’ I have never forgotten it. A good judge remembers what it was like to be a lawyer. A good editor remembers being a writer. A good parent remembers what it was like to be a child.
Anna Quindlen Author and Journalist
Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
Gloria Steinem Writer and Journalist
Inspirations for Fri., June 15, 2012
If you can get someone to laugh with you, they will be more willing to identify with you, listen to you. It parts the waters.
– Robert Orben, Writer
If you can take care of the internal, you can easily take care of the external. Then you can avoid the infernal and latch on to the eternal.
– Joseph Lowery
A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it’s going to do is, every day, between now and the day you die, whether that’s a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day you’re going to actually live.
– Elizabeth Edwards
Inspirations for Thur., June 14, 2012
Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.
– Denis Waitley, Speaker and Author
What is needed is to learn afresh, to observe, and to discover for ourselves, the meaning of wholeness.
– David Bohm
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