Quotes September 12, 2021

“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world would do this, it would change the earth.”
William Faulkner
 
 
 
 
“My work with the poor and the incarcerated has persuaded me that the opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is justice.”
Bryan Stevenson
 
 
 
 
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
Dr. Seuss – 1904-1991 – Author-Political Cartoonist-Illustrator-Poet-Animator-Filmmaker
 
 
 
 
“Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.”
Helen Keller
 
 
 
 
“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.”
Thomas Jefferson
 
 
 
 
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Anne Frank – 1929-1945 – German-Dutch Diarist-Jewish Holocaust Victim
 
 
 
 
Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.
Albert Einstein – 1879-1955 – Theoretical Physicist
 
 
 
 
What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
Oscar Wilde – 1854-1900 – Irish Poet
 
 
 
 
So much of our time is spent in preparation, so much in routine and so much in retrospect, that the amount of each person’s genius is confined to a very few hours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson – 1803-1882 – Lecturer-Poet-Essayist
 
 
 
 
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Plutarch – Greek Philosopher
 
 
 
 

Trust because you are willing to accept the risk, not because it’s safe or certain.
If you want to achieve greatness, stop asking for permission.
Anonymous