Quotes July 27 & 28, 2021

“You’re entitled to your own opinion if you keep your opinion to yourself. If you decide to say it out loud, then I think you have a responsibility to be open to changing your mind in the face of better logic or stronger data. I think if you’re willing to voice an opinion, you should also be willing to change that opinion.”
Adam Grant on rethinking your position
I love to think about chance — about how one little overheard word, one pebble in a shoe, can change the universe.
Anne Tyler,
Throw away the light, the definitions, and say what you see in the dark.
It is not everyday that the world arranges itself into a poem.
Wallace Stevens,
Laughter is life-giving. It makes you breathe.
Kristin Chenoweth,
actor, singer
“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.”
Helen Keller
“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.”
Charles Dickens
“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”
Ernest Hemingway
“The real problem is not whether machines think, but whether men do.”
B.F. Skinner
Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.
David Bly – Politician-Retired Teacher
I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse.
Florence Nightingale – 1820-1910 – Social Reformer-Founder of Modern Nursing-Organized Care for Wounded Soldiers at Constantinople
“The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and respected Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations and Religions; whom we shall welcome to a participation of all our rights and privileges.”
George Washington
Always believe something wonderful is about to happen.