No Matter What They Tell You . . .

“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” ~ Robin Williams More quotes from Robin: “I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know that it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that.” “You knowContinue reading “No Matter What They Tell You . . .”

We are the Change We Seek

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ~ Barack Obama More quotes from President Obama: “The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feelContinue reading “We are the Change We Seek”

Just a Smile

“One smile has the power to…Calm fears.Soften stone walls.Warm a cold heart.Invite a new friend.Mimic a loving hug.Beautify the bearer.Lighten heavy loads.Promote good deeds.Brighten a gloomy day.Comfort a grieving spirit.Offer hope to the forlorn.Send a message of caring.Lift the downtrodden soul.Patch up invisible wounds.Weaken the hold of misery.Act as medicine for suffering.Attract the companionship ofContinue reading “Just a Smile”

Giving Back

“At the end of the day, it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished. It’s about what you’ve done with those accomplishments. It’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.” ~ Denzel Washington A few more quotes from Denzel: “My faith helps me understandContinue reading “Giving Back”

What Money Can Do

“It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate.” ~ Gloria Steinem More from Gloria Steinem –  “The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” “The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.” “If the shoeContinue reading “What Money Can Do”

Powerful Education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ~ Nelson Mandela More quotes from Nelson Mandela –  “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”  “The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,Continue reading “Powerful Education”

Imagine Better Things

“We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already; we have the power to imagine better.” ~ J. K. Rowling As you view your world through your window, ask yourself what gladdens your heart? What brings you joy, unbounded child-like joy? Acknowledge it and makeContinue reading “Imagine Better Things”

Changing Yourself

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ~ Leo Tolstoy Here are seven steps to try if you’d like to make some positive changes in yourself: See yourself outside yourself. Find the habit associated with the thing you want to change. Practice every day, no matter what. Set realisticContinue reading “Changing Yourself”