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Quote: Rihanna – on being self-aware

I wanted to ask her about being a young black woman with power in America but it seemed somehow wrong to speak of this; maybe she was postracial now. So I directed my question to a younger Rihanna, and asked… Continue Reading →

Quote: Langston Hughes (Personal)

Personal In an envelope marked: Personal God addressed me a letter. In an envelope marked: Personal I have given my answer. Click here to view the inspiration behind this post.

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

“Your feet will bring you to where your heart is.” Irish Proverb Happy St. Patty’s Day Harlem!

Inspired By Serena Williams’ Australian Open Victory Speech

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Quote: Inspired By Serena Williams’ Australian Open Victory Speech

QUOTE: Common “Selma is now”

“I am the hopeful black woman who was denied her right to vote. I am the caring white supporter killed on the front lines of freedom. I am the unarmed black kid who maybe needed a hand but was instead… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Muhammad Ali “Champion”

“Don’t quit.  Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” Muhammad Ali

QUOTE: Marcel Proust

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust

QUOTE: Martin Luther King, Jr. “Live Together”

“We must learn to live together as brothers, or perish together as fools.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

QUOTE: Rumi “Raise your words”

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi (*also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī)

QUOTE: #WeAreHere – Alicia Keys

Has Alicia Keys read your mind and your wish list too? ### “The day I wrote this song, I was sitting in a circle of people of all ages and we were asked, “Why are you here.” Why am I… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Vince Lombardi

“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vince Lombardi

QUOTE: Ralph Waldo Emmerson

“Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” Ralph Waldo Emmerson

QUOTE: Nelson Mandela

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” ~ Nelson Mandela

QUOTE: Haruki Murakami

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” – Haruki Murakami

QUOTE: Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

QUOTE: David Brower

“We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” ~ David Brower

QUOTE: Maya Angelou “The free bird leaps”

“The free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wings in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky.” ~ Maya Angelou

QUOTE: Ralph Waldo Emerson

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson  

QUOTE: Nora Ephron “be the heroine of your life”

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron

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