Quotes February 20, 2021

When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.
William Arthur Ward
Don’t follow the path. Go where there is no path and begin the trail.
Ruby Bridges,
civil rights activist, first Black student to desegregate an all-white elementary school in the South
February is Black History Month
If you want to fly, you have to give up the things that weigh you down.
Toni Morrison,
writer, editor, educator
February is Black History Month
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
Franz Kafka,
Talking is fantastically overrated. Too many people do too much of it. It stuns the hell out of me how so many people like to talk. Sharkey, for example. If talking is so good for you, what the hell is Sharkey doing here? The guy tears me up. Talking does not heal you. Talking just adds to the noise pollution in the world. If we were really serious about going green, then maybe we’d all just be quiet.
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Last Night I Sang to the Monster
I won’t say another word — not one. I know I talk too much, but I am really trying to overcome it, and although I say far too much, yet if you only knew how much I want to say and don’t, you’d give me some credit for it
L.M. Montgomery
“The depressing thing about battery technology is that it gets better, but it gets better slowly. There are a whole bunch of problems in materials science and chemistry that come in trying to make existing batteries better.”
Nathan Myhrvold
“Batteries are the most dramatic object. Other things stop working or they break, But Batteries… They Die.”
Demetri Martin
“Regulation needs to catch up with innovation.”
Henry Paulson
Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.
Jodi Picoult
But love is always new. Regardless of whether we love once, twice, or a dozen times in our life, we always face a brand-new situation. Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere. We simply have to accept it, because it is what nourishes our existence. We have to take love where we find it, even if that means hours, days, weeks of disappointment and sadness.
Paulo Coelho
Stop stressing over things you can’t control or change. Overthinking leads to negative thoughts. Be grateful and focus on the positive.