Quotes July 21, 2022

People truly engaged in life have messy houses.
Ottessa Moshfegh,
writer
 
 
 
 
If things can change for the worse, the opposite is also true. But only if you open yourself to the possibilities.
Ruth Reichl,
chef, food writer, editor
 
 
 
 
My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life.
If you’re not nervous, you’re not paying attention.
Miles Davis,
jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer
 
 
 
 
“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.”
Frederick Douglass
 
 
 
 
It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
John Wooden – 1910-2010 – American Basketball Coach
 
 
 
 
“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”
Marie Curie
 
 
 
 
“There’s no shame in failing. The only shame is not giving things your best shot.”
Robin Williams
 
 
 
 
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Rick Riordan – Author
 
 
 
 
“I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.”
Thomas Paine
 
 
 
 
“Our life’s journey is really about the people who touch us.”
Stuart Scott
 
 
 
 
“You don’t have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things — to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.”
Sir Edmund Hillary
 
 
 
 
Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.
Unknown