Quotes January 21, 2017

“Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that, but simply growth. We are happy when we are growing.”
William Butler Yeats



The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man’s right to his body, or woman’s right to her soul.
Emma Goldman,
activist and writer


My coach said I run like a girl, and  I said if he ran a little faster he could too.
Mia Hamm





She’s been through more Hell than you’ll ever know. But, that’s what gives her beauty an edge…You can’t touch a woman who can wear pain like the grandest diamonds around her neck.



The moment you feel like you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away.
Alysia Harris


I’ve never been a fan of “self-help”. I think it’s bullshit. You don’t need help, you need action, self-action. Stop dwelling, start acting.
Gary John Bishop


Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.
The Lorax



Kind hearts are the gardens,
Kind thoughts are the roots
Kind words are the blossoms,
Kind deeds are the fruits.
19th Century rhyme used in in primary schools



I will not be discouraged about how far I have to go. Instead, I will be excited about where I’m headed.