Quotes June 24, 2021

I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.
Booker T. Washington – 1856-1915 – Educator-Reformer
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Christopher Reeve – 1952-2004 – Actor-Director-Activist
Things are possible. The impossible can be possible.
The more you do, the more you learn. Work begets work.
Sarah Paulson,
June is Pride Month
“All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.”
Gabriel García Márquez
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
How wonderful, how very wonderful the operations of time, and the changes of the human mind!
Jane Austen,
I believe it was Shakespeare, or possibly Howard Cosell, who first observed that marriage is very much like a birthday candle, in that ‘the flames of passion burn brightest when the wick of intimacy is first ignited by the disposable butane lighter of physical attraction, but sooner or later the heat of familiarity causes the wax of boredom to drip all over the vanilla frosting of novelty and the shredded coconut of romance.’ I could not have phrased it better myself.
Dave Barry
“When you feel confused or burdened by problems focus on *this instant* and ask yourself: What problem do I have right now? You will find that there is no problem *now*. A challenge that requires action, possibly, but not a problem.”
Eckhart Tolle
“I eat no for breakfast.”
Kamala Harris
“Keep some room in your heart for the Unimaginable”
Mary Oliver
“To choose to live in a city is, at the end of the day, to choose human nature over Mother Nature. It’s to choose to live in connection with other people, accepting in equal measure all the risks this brings as well as the rewards. It’s the choice to be part of the collective.”
The Death and Life of the Greatest American City
Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
Albert Einstein
It is now life and not art that requires the willing suspension of disbelief.
Lionel Trilling
I’m going to do my best and do my part to cultivate a culture that’s accepting, that’s compassionate.
Carl Nassib,
first active National Football League player to come out as gay
June is Pride Month