Quotes October 16, 2021

You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.
Leymah Gbowee – Peace Activist
What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.
Jane Goodall – Primatologist-Anthropologist
“Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.”
Walter Savage Landor
Don’t be told something is impossible. There’s always a way.
Robert Rodriguez,
National Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 to Oct. 15
There isn’t time — so brief is life — for bickerings, apologies, heartburnings, callings to account. There is only time for loving — and but an instant, so to speak, for that.
Mark Twain
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia
The memories of childhood have a strange shuttling quality, and areas of darkness ring the spaces of light. The memories of childhood are like clear candles in an acre of night, illuminating fixed scenes from surrounding darkness.
Carson McCullers
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict – alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
Dorothy Thompson
The more any of us writes, the more our words will “come to us.” If we trust in the words and their own mysterious relationship with one another, they will help us find things out.
Naomi Shihab Nye