Belief

 

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed,it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~~   Margaret Mead

Filed under: Belief,  Change,  Determination,  Dreams,  Experience,  Freedom,  Love,  Margaret Mead
 

“A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.” ~~ Aesop


Filed under: Aesop,  Belief,  Character,  Experience,  Truth
 

“Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corn cribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” ~~ Atticus Finch in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Filed under: Belief,  Harper Lee,  Tolerance
 

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all going direct the other way – in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.” ~~ Charles Dickens, “The Tale of Two Cities”


Filed under: Belief,  Charles Dickens,  Experience,  Truth
 

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves.” ~~   William Shakespeare

Filed under: Belief,  Character,  Dreams,  Inspiration,  William Shakespeare
 

“Fear of a name increases fear of a thing itself.” Albus Dumbledore, in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling


Filed under: Attitude,  Belief,  J. K. Rowling
 

“Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

“You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

Filed under: Art,  Attitude,  Belief,  Dreams,  Experience,  Inspiration,  Joseph Joubert,  Optimism,  Reading,  Talent
 

“The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. ” ~~ Frank Lloyd Wright

Filed under: Belief,  Frank Lloyd Wright,  Success
 

“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” ~~   Oprah Winfrey

Filed under: Attitude,  Belief,  Character,  Determination,  Dreams,  Oprah Winfrey