“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

“Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.” ~~ Benjamin Disraeli

Filed under: Belief,  Benjamin Disraeli,  Inspiration

“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. ” ~~   Bertrand Russell

Filed under: Belief,  Bertrand Russell,  Talent,  Wisdom

“He can who thinks he can, and he can’t who thinks he can’t. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.” ~~

Filed under: Attitude,  Belief,  Pablo Picasso

“There’s tons of magic in the world, and it’s all science.” ~~ Martha Beck, at TEDx San Diego 2011

Filed under: Belief,  Education,  Martha Beck