Tag: Variety

Quotes April 28, 2022

Do not be embarrassed by your failure, learn from them, and start again.
Richard Branson – Entrepreneur
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.
Lucille Ball – 1911-1989 – Actress
“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.”
Albert Camus
“Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.”
“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.”
Coretta Scott King
“The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”
Atticus Finch, from Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”
Stay true to yourself — people respond to authenticity, and they can smell a phony.
Barbra Streisand,
singer-songwriter, actor, filmmaker
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
I do not pretend to start with precise questions. I do not think you can start with anything precise. You have to achieve such precision as you can, as you go along.
Bertrand Russell,
philosopher, logician, mathematician, social critic, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature

Quotes August 21, 2019

Being a successful person is not necessarily defined by what you have achieved, but by what you have overcome.
Fannie Flagg,
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Walter Bagehot,
journalist, businessman
In actual fact, contemplation is not a form of inactivity but an exercise.
Antoni Tapies,
artist, art theorist
When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.
Victor Frankl,
neurologist, psychologist who founded logotherapy
The mystery of life isn’t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.
Frank Herbert,
You are neither right nor wrong because people agree with you.
Benjamin Graham,
economist, investor, professor
Certainty is a closing of the mind. To create something new you must have doubt.
Milton Glaser,
graphic designer
Water at a distance does not put out a fire near at hand.
Stefano Guazzo,

A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.
Jack Dempsey,
professional heavyweight boxer

Military March 10, 2019

By Richard Sisk: VA Struggles to Curb Harassment of Female Veterans at Medical Centers
Task & Purpose: Quantico case raises questions about how the Marine Corps handles domestic abuse; U.S.-backed Syrian force attacks Islamic State enclave; The Pentagon wants to know if a swarm of drones can swoop in to help with hurricane relief and more ->
By Tanda Gmiter: Coast Guard Rescues Dozens of Fishermen After Ice Floe Breaks Off in Lake Erie
By Blake Stillwell: 4 Creepy Ghost Stories From the Vietnam War

Quotes January 10, 2018

No company can afford to waste knowledge.
W. Edwards Deming,
statistician, engineer and management consultant
Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.
Amit Ray,
writer and teacher
“The important thing to remember is that when someone ghosts you, it says nothing about you or your worthiness for love and everything about the person doing the ghosting. It shows he/she doesn’t have the courage to deal with the discomfort of their emotions or yours, and they either don’t understand the impact of their behavior or worse, don’t care.”
Jennice Vilhauer
“Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.”
Brené Brown
“Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t).”
James Baraz”
“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”
Johann Wolfang von Goethe
Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.
Elizabeth Bibesco,
There are some men who lift the age they inhabit, till all men walk on higher ground in that lifetime.
Maxwell Anderson,
Opportunity knocks, but it has never been known to turn the knob and walk in.

Quotes January 06, 2018

“Barack Obama is the best thing ever to happen to black nerds. Up until Obama, it was basically Urkel. Other than that, we had no role models. So he made us cool.” 
Jordan Peele
“Surround yourself with people who inspire you and return the favor by giving them the best of you.” 
 Jenny McCarthy
To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.
John Quincy Adams,
6th US president
“Change is only a good thing if you change in a good way.”
Malcolm X
If you love what you do and are willing to do what it takes, it’s within your reach. And it’ll be worth every minute you spend alone at night, thinking and thinking about what it is you want to design or build.
Steve Wozniak,
engineer and entrepreneur
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy,
political leader

Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
James Baldwin,
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.
Stephen R. Covey,
writer and educator
True redemption is when guilt leads to good.
Khaled Hosseini
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Edmund Burke,
statesman and philosopher
“My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place – police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.”
Sidney Sheldon