Tag: Possibilities

Quotes April 07, 2022

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”
Colin Powell
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
Groucho Marx
“The time to prepare for your next expedition is when you have just returned from a successful trip.”
Robert Peary
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
Henry Adams,
Throw yourself toward the unfamiliar. Let curiosity be your guide.
Sarah Jessica Parker,
actor, producer, businessperson, philanthropist
Instead of loving your enemy, treat your friend a little better.
People are always neglecting something they can do in trying to do something they can’t do.
Edgar Watson Howe,
writer, newspaper and magazine editor
“Somebody once said we never know what is enough until we know what’s more than enough.”
Billie Holiday
Knowing the right thing doesn’t mean much if you don’t do the right thing.
Eleanor Roosevelt – 1884-1962 – Former First Lady of the United States
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant – Magazine Columnist
Build something 100 people love, not something one million people kind of like.
Brian Chesky – Co-founder of Airbnb
I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening.
Larry King – 1933–2021 – American Television Radio Host
Anything’s possible in Human Nature … Love. Madness. Hope. Infinite joy.
Arundhati Roy,
“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”
Mark Twain
“Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man, youth never.”
Anna Jameson
“Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.”
Honore de Balzac
Things can change in a day.
Arundhati Roy,

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