Favorite Quotes

“Be not simply good; be good for something.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Being kind is fundamentally about taking responsibility for your impact on the people around you. It requires you be mindful of their feelings and considerate of the way your presence affects them.” – Andrew Bozworth- http://www.businessinsider.com/andrew-bozworth-kindness-2015-5

“Don’t compare your insides to someone else’s outsides.”  – Rob Lowe talking to his son before his first day of college.

“It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that.” —J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“The pieces I am, she gathered them and gave them back to me in all the right order.”
—Toni Morrison, Beloved

“You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.”  — Jim Carrey (full commencement speech link)

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” — Leonardo DaVinci (link is to many great quotes on Simplicity. Why does everyone have to make everything so damn hard?”

“Complex situations require simple solutions.” — Martin van Muijen

“Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” — Albert Einstein

“But it ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!” — Rocky Balboa, from the movie Rocky Balboa

“Boy Scouts … taught me to be comfortable with being uncomfortable.” — Mike Rowe in his 2010 Jamboree speech.

“‘Anything’ happens all the time.” — I don’t remember where I heard it, but it was a response to “Anything could happen.”

“We pave the sunlit path toward justice together, brick by brick. This is my brick.”  — Tom Cook, CEO of Apple

“There are some days that even free donuts can’t fix” — SkipDaddy

“Never understate the importance of doing what you can for those who have no choice but to fight.” — SkipDaddy