“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
Posted in Art and Culture, Education, Harlem, HarlemCondoLife, Poetry, Quote
Tagged @HarlemHCL, @theharlemmom, art, Butterfly, Famous Quotes, Happiness, Harlem, Harlem Condo Life, HCL, inspiration, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Poetry, Quote of the week.
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Posted in Art and Culture, Harlem, HarlemCondoLife, Quote
Tagged 19th Century, @HarlemHCL, @theharlemmom, American, Famous Quotes, Harlem, HarlemBlogger, HarlemCondoLife.com, harlemmom, HCL, Literature, Quote of the week., Ralph Waldo Emerson, World Literature
“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.
Posted in Art and Culture, HarlemCondoLife, Poetry, Quote
Tagged @HarlemHCL, @theharlemmom, Famous Quotes, HarlemBlogger, HarlemCondoLife.com, Harvard University, Quote of the week., Quotes, Ryunosuke Satoro
“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 of Afro-American Unity in Manhattan’s Audubon Ballroom when a man who was seated in the front row of the 400-person audience rushed forward and shot him. Then two other men charged the stage and shot Malcolm X several times. He was pronounced dead at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital at 3:30 pm.
A Public viewing was held at Harlem’s Unity Funeral Home from February 23 through February 26. Estimates of the number of mourners attending varied from 14,000 to 30,000. The funeral was held on February 27 at the Faith Temple of the Church of God in Christ in Harlem. A local television station broadcast the funeral live. Actor and activist Ossie Davis delivered the eulogy, where he described Malcolm X as “our shining black prince.”
Posted in Central Harlem, Community, East Harlem, Harlem, History, New York City, North Harlem, Quote, South Harlem (SOHA), West Harlem
Tagged @HarlemHCL, Audubon Ballroom, black history month, Famous Quotes, Harlem, Harlem Condo Life, HarlemCondoLife.com, Malcolm X, Malcolm X Boulevard, manhattan, Organization of Afro-American Unity, Ossie Davis, Quote of the week., your gateway to harlem