Tag: Various

Quotes May 16, 2019

I’ve never really taken anything very seriously. I enjoy life because I enjoy making other people enjoy it.
Tim Conway,
comedian, actor, writer and director
1933-2019
 
 
One of the things that attracted me to economics was its importance in improving people’s lives.
Alice Rivlin,
economist
1931-2019
 
 
I guess that’s just the life of an inventor: what people do with your ideas takes you totally by surprise.
Stephanie Kwolek,
inventor of industrial fibers used in Kevlar
 
 
I went to all the big names that you could think of and they said, ‘We don’t need it — no woman has asked us for that.’ So I went into manufacturing myself.
Marion Donovan,
inventor of Pampers diapers
 
 
I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then if possible add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success.
Wilbur Wright,
co-inventor of the first successful airplane
 
 
Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.
Dean Kamen,
engineer, businessman and inventor of the Segway vehicle
 
 
All you need is one person to say yes to an idea.
Joy Mangano
inventor and entrepreneur
 
 
I’m a crazy inventor … and my name is in the dictionary and I’m very pleased.
Rube Goldberg,
cartoonist, engineer and inventor
 
 
Even a secret agent can’t lie to a Jewish mother.
Peter Malkin,
former Israeli secret agent

Quotes & Images May 15, 2019


 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Images May 08, 2019


 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Music May 07, 2019

There are some people who could hear you speak a thousand words and still not understand you. And there are others who will understand without you even speaking a word.
Yasmin Mogahed
 
 
 
 
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
Benjamin Franklin
 
 
 
 
Don’t get mad. Don’t get even. Do better. Much better. Rise above. Become so engulfed in your own success that you forget ever happened.
Donald Driver
 
 
 
 
Kindness is just love with its workboots on.
The House Bunny movie
 
 
 
 
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life.
Emma Stone
 
 
 
 
Always remember be kind, be fair, be honest, be true, and all of these things will come back to you.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
I prefer to earn it. It makes me appreciate it more.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Running away from your problems is a race you will never win.
Anonymous
 
 
 
 
You know the truth by the way it feels.
Anonymous
 
 
 
 
Actions always prove why words mean nothing.
Unknown

Quotes April 30, 2019

“Brains have been washed, wheels have been greased, fear has been mongered.”
from the movie “Isle of Dogs”
 
 
 
 
Detachment doesn’t mean not caring. It’s taking care of yourself first and letting others take responsibility for their actions without trying to save or punish them.
CounselingRecovery.com
 
 
 
 
Her tragedy was that she never fitted into the real world as well as she fitted into the world on screen
Graham Daseler on the life and death of Marilyn Monroe
 
 
 
 
“Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first and is waiting for it.”
Terry Pratchett
 
 
 
 
These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.
Najwa Zebian
 
 
 
 
Normality is a paved road: it’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.
Vincent van Gogh
 
 
 
 
You are my blue crayon, the one I never have enough of, the one I use to color my sky.
a.r. asher
 
 
 
 
If you are more fortunate than others, it’s better to build a longer table than a taller fence.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
The best apology is changed behavior.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
When the devil keeps on asking you to look at your past, there must be something good in the future he doesn’t want you to see.
Unknown

Images April 22, 2019


 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Quotes April 11, 2019

It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.
Max Eastman,
writer, poet and political activist

 
 
 
 
I am different, not less.
Temple Grandin,
professor of animal science, author and advocate for those with autism
 
 
 
 
One need not hope in order to undertake, nor succeed in order to persevere.
William the Silent,
Dutch revolutionary
 
 
 
 
Stop holding your truth; speak your truth. Be yourself. It’s the healthiest way to be.
Tiffany Haddish,
comedian and actress
 
 
 
 
To consider oneself different from ordinary men is wrong, but it is right to hope that one will not remain like ordinary men.
Yoshida Shoin,
scholar
 
 
 
 
You never learn it all. … I don’t care if you’re the greatest, there’s always something to learn.
Otis Rush,
blues guitarist
 
 
 
 
There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance next time.
Malcolm X,
minister and human rights activist
 
 
 
 
To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time.
Leonard Bernstein,
composer
 
 
 
 
Finding inner peace is vital. If you don’t have inner peace, you are not living.
Kristoff St. John,
actor
 
 
 
 
If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden.
Robert Brault,
writer
 
 
 
 
Sometimes you think of things to say and you don’t say them and you think, “What a good decision!”
Jeffrey Toobin,
lawyer, author and political analyst
 
 
 
 
Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around.
Anna Quindlen,
writer

Quotes March 23, 2019

Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.
Cherokee Proverb
 
 
 
 
Some days it just flows and I feel like I’m born to do this, other days it feels like I’m trudging through hell. Everyday I make the choice to show up and see what I’ve got, and to try and be better.
My advice? Keep showing up.
Des Linden
 
 
 
 
In a culture that seeks instant results, we must learn the beauty of effort, patience and perseverance. Be strong, present and steadfast.
marcandangel
 
 
 
 
You can have results or excuses. Not both.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
 
 
 
 
You need to ignore what everyone else is doing and achieving. Your life is about breaking your own limits and outgrowing yourself to live your best life. You are not in competition with anyone else. Plan to outdo your past, not other people.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Train your mind to see the good in every situation.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Success in 9 words:
Do all the crap you don’t feel like doing.
Anonymous
 
 
 
 
My strength did not come from lifting weights. My strength came from lifting myself up every time I was knocked down.
Anonymous
 
 
 
 
Devote yourself to an idea. Go make it happen. Struggle on it. Overcome your fears. Smile. Don’t you forget: this is your dream.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Free will.
Let’s not blame others for our choices.
Unknown

Quotes March 20, 2019

In this life, people will love you and people will hate you and none of that will have anything to do with you.
Abraham Hicks
 
 
 
 
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.
Johnny Cash
 
 
 
 
If it always the start that requires the greatest effort.
James Cash Penney
 
 
 
 
A strong woman knows she has strength enough for the journey, but a woman of strength knows it is in the journey where she will become strong.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Worrying is a waste of time. Good and bad thing will happen in life. You just have to keep living and not stress over what you can’t control.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Leadership is not a position or a title, it is action and example.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
I don’t care how much weight you lifted in the gym today, I care more if you held the door for the person walking in behind you.
Anonymous
 
 
 
 
Happiness is when you realize your children have turned out to be good people.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Your attention please:
No one is coming to save you.
This life of yours is 100% your responsibility.
Unknown

Quotes March 03, 2019

Today, people struggle to find what’s real. Everything has become so synthetic that a lot of people, all they want is to grasp onto hope.
Bob Marley,
singer, songwriter and activist
 
 
 
 
Scarcity of self-value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence.
Gary Zukav
 
 
 
 
“When you’re constantly thinking of others and what they must be thinking or feeling or expecting, you wind up in this perpetual state of trying to please them. You see yourself through their eyes and you lose sight of who you are.”
Michael Soll, Scorched
 
 
 
 
Find the love you seek, by first finding the love within yourself. Learn to rest in that place within you that is your true home.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
 
 
 
 
“You were born an original work of art. Stay original always. Originals cost more than imitations.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem
 
 
 
 
“Love yourself and dream bigger.”
Teresa Collins, Live LIFE in All Caps: The Teresa Collins Story
 
 
 
 
To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now.
Alan Cohen
 
 
 
 
We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.
Mary Dunbar
 
 
 
 
“You can receive all the compliments in the world, but that won’t do a thing unless you believe it yourself.”
Criss Jami, Healology
 
 
 
 
“Respect, Love, and Value yourself. Always remember to be good to yourself by taking care of yourself. Make yourself a priority and know that it’s okay. Don’t feel guilty for loving yourself, first! You’re just as important as anybody else.”
Stephanie Lahart
 
 
 
 
Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.
William Shakespeare, Henry V.
 
 
 
 
“The absence of self-love can never be replaced with the presence of people’s love for you.”
Edmond Mbiaka
 
 
 
 
“Love yourself enough to have a meaningful life.”
Millen Livis
 
 
 
 
“Don’t suffocate your spirit for the lessons that were only passing through spring.”
Nikki Rowe
 
 
 
 
If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
 
 
 
 
“You are not an option, a choice or a soft place to land after a long battle. You were meant to be the one. If you can wrap yourself around the idea that you are something incredible, then you will stop excusing behavior that rapes your very soul. You were never meant to teach someone to love you. You were meant to be loved.”
Shannon L. Alder
 
 
 
 
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.
Abraham Lincoln
 
 
 
 
“You are responsible for who you become… Love yourself, like your speed; Leave your scars; live your skills!”
Israel more Ayivor, Daily Drive 365