Tag: Responsibility

Quotes August 20 & 21, 2022

The joy we feel has little to do with the circumstances of our lives and everything to do with the focus of our lives.
Russell M. Nelson – Religious Leader
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Napoleon Bonaparte – 1769-1821 – French Military Leader
“There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supersedes all other courts.”
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Mahatma Gandhi – 1869-1948 – Indian Lawyer
Most people are rowing against the current of life. Instead of turning the boat around, all they need to do is let go of the oars.
Esther Hicks – Inspirational Speaker-Author
Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Viktor Frankl – 1905-1997 – Psychiatrist and Author
Thoughts are often false. A feeling’s always real. Not true, just real.
Susan Choi,
Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery it is.
Frederick Buechner,
writer, poet, preacher, theologian
The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn’t have been complete without you.
Frederick Buechner
“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”
“Years ago, I tried to top everybody, but I don’t anymore. I realized it was killing conversation. When you’re always trying for a topper you aren’t really listening.”
Groucho Marx
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
Mae West
“Everyone has an identity. One of their own, and one for show.”
Jacqueline Susann, from “Valley of the Dolls”
“After a while you learn that privacy is something you can sell, but you can’t buy it back.”
Bob Dylan
“To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.”
Kofi Annan


Quotes October 23, 2021

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhumane.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
You have to be serious about what you do but you mustn’t take yourself seriously.
Stanley Tucci,
actor, writer, producer, director
You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.
Tina Fey – Actress-Comedian-Writer-Producer
You have so many extraordinary gifts; how can you expect to lead an ordinary life?
I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.
Louisa May Alcott,
“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.”
Napoleon Hill
“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Earn more while you’re sleeping than you can spend when you’re awake.”
Bob Proctor
How many more times will you watch the full moon rise? Perhaps twenty. And yet it all seems limitless.
How fragile we are under the sheltering sky. Behind the sheltering sky is a vast dark universe, and we’re just so small.
Paul Bowles,
writer, composer
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Jim Rohn – 1930-2009 – American Entrepreneur-Author

Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings:  Eleanor Roosevelt on the Power of Personal Conviction and Our Individual Responsibility in Social Change

Source: Eleanor Roosevelt on the Power of Personal Conviction and Our Individual Responsibility in Social Change – Brain Pickings