Category

Quote

Quote: Norm Lewis (Broadway’s 1st Black Phantom)

“Just show up Just have a presence And just make a loud noise because we all want to be heard” ~~~ “Phantom of the Opera” featuring Norm Lewis begins on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater.  “Phantom of the… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Miles Kington “Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit..”

“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” – Miles Kington *Clever sayings *Great T-Shirt *Famous Quotes

Quote Of The Week: Ryunosuke Satoro

“Individually, We are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” – Ryunosuke Satoro *The works of Ryunosuke Satoro have been translated in countless world languages and continue to inspire people of all ages and cultures beyond borders.

QUOTE: Malcolm X “Education is the passport”

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X * Malcolm X was born on May 19, 1925.  On February 21, 1965, he was preparing to address the Organization… Continue Reading →

Quote: Is Harlem ‘Good’ Now? (Marcus Samuelsson)

“I travel all over the world for work and I am constantly asked to define Harlem. What’s it like, people ask. Is it cool? Is it safe? When I go to places like the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland,… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: On finding out who you are (Michaela Angela Davis)

This week’s quote is a short but impactful and critically important video from Michaela Angela Davis – image activist, writer, conversationalist, editorial director, feminist, fashionista, community servant, and CNN contributor. No summary of ours could do her poetic words any kind of… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Nas (Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones)

“The hardest thing is to forgive, but God does, even if you murdered or robbed, ya it’s wrong, but God loves, take one step toward him he’ll take two toward you, even when all else fails, God’ll support you.” –… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Marcel Proust

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but seeing with new eyes.” ~ Marcel Proust * Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Martin Luther King, Jr. “Love will have the final word”

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Benjamin Franklin “Keep in the sunlight”

“Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen.  Keep in the sunlight.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

QUOTE: Mother Teresa “Kind Words”

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak. But their echoes are endless.” – Mother Teresa Mother Teresa was the recipient of numerous honours including the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. In late 2003, she was beatified, the third step… Continue Reading →

Quote: Asimbonanga – Soweto Gospel Choir

Shoppers in a Johannesburg Woolworth experience Soweto Gospel Choir flashmob – many of whom posed as workers – to perform Asimbonanga (We have not seen him), a call for freedom written during Mandela’s incarceration in prison. The lyrics are as… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Oprah Winfrey “Be Thankful”

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.  If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey * Interesting Fact – Oprah Winfrey was born into poverty in rural… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Jay-Z on his relationship with Barneys post racial profiling

“The easy position would have been to walk away and leave policy making to others hoping that someone addresses the problem,” Mr. Carter said in his statement. “I will not leave the outcome to others.” via The new York Times

QUOTE: George Bernard Shaw

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old;  we grow old because   we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw 

QUOTE: Of the Week – Russell Simmons

“You know, I love all kinds of activism.  I certainly think blacks deserve to have something whether it is affirmative action or an opportunity that should be opened up to them.  But at the same time I believe that people… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Don Lemon

Our Inspirational quote this week is by Don Lemon.  It is not a single sentence or phrase.  But rather Don’s “open letter” response to Russell Simmons. Simmons and others criticized Lemon for a broadcast during which Lemon shared his “5… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Stevie Wonder

“Life has meaning only in the struggle.  Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods.  So let us celebrate the struggle!” – Stevie Wonder

QUOTE: Frederick Douglass

“A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.” – Frederick Douglass

QUOTE: Confucius

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius 

© 2017 HarlemCondoLife — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑

%d bloggers like this: