Posts Tagged: decisions

Being a Black Being

“I love being black in America, and especially being black in Hollywood.” ~ Will Smith, a.k.a Willard Carroll Smith, Jr., Actor, Producer, Rapper & Songwriter

Being a Black Being

“I love being black in America, and especially being black in Hollywood.” ~ Will Smith, a.k.a Willard Carroll Smith, Jr., Actor, Producer, Rapper & Songwriter

An Enemy Transformed

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Pastor, Activist & Humanitarian Save

An Enemy Transformed

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Pastor, Activist & Humanitarian Save

A History of Victory

“I am not a victim. No matter what I have been through, I’m still here. I have a history of victory.” ~ Steve Maraboli, Author & Speaker

A History of Victory

“I am not a victim. No matter what I have been through, I’m still here. I have a history of victory.” ~ Steve Maraboli, Author & Speaker

The Pen is In Your Hands!

“A new year is like a blank book, and the pen is in your hands; it is your chance to write a beautiful story for yourself.” ~ Author Unknown

The Pen is In Your Hands!

“A new year is like a blank book, and the pen is in your hands; it is your chance to write a beautiful story for yourself.” ~ Author Unknown

Like a Chapter in Your Life’s Book

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” ~ Melody Beattie, Author

Like a Chapter in Your Life’s Book

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” ~ Melody Beattie, Author

Chase Perfection. Catch Excellence!

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” ~ Vince Lombardi, American Football Player, Coach, and Executive

Chase Perfection. Catch Excellence!

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” ~ Vince Lombardi, American Football Player, Coach, and Executive

Two Primary Choices

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them. ~ Denis Waitley, Motivational Speaker, Consultant & Author goo.gl/u7Obcu

Two Primary Choices

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them. ~ Denis Waitley, Motivational Speaker, Consultant & Author goo.gl/u7Obcu

Not From the Outside

  “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” ~ Abraham Lincoln, Lawyer & 16th President of the United States

Not From the Outside

  “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” ~ Abraham Lincoln, Lawyer & 16th President of the United States

A Yardstick of Quality

“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” ~ Steve Jobs, Entrepreneur, Marketer, Inventor, & Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of Apple, Inc. Founder & CEO of NeXT, Disney Legend (2013, posthumously) Grammy

A Yardstick of Quality

“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” ~ Steve Jobs, Entrepreneur, Marketer, Inventor, & Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of Apple, Inc. Founder & CEO of NeXT, Disney Legend (2013, posthumously) Grammy

A Vote FOR Them Without Voting

“Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.” ~ George Jean Nathan, Drama Critic & Magazine Editor

A Vote FOR Them Without Voting

“Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.” ~ George Jean Nathan, Drama Critic & Magazine Editor

Work the Democracy

“I’m tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn’t work. Of course IT doesn’t work. WE are supposed to work it.” ~ Alexander Humphreys Woollcott, Drama Critic, Essayist, Playwright, Editor, Actor, Raconteur & Radio Personality

Work the Democracy

“I’m tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn’t work. Of course IT doesn’t work. WE are supposed to work it.” ~ Alexander Humphreys Woollcott, Drama Critic, Essayist, Playwright, Editor, Actor, Raconteur & Radio Personality

Making Our Voices Heard, Now

“People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by a majority of the people. Of course, that is not true. Decisions are made by a majority of those who make themselves heard and who vote – a very

Making Our Voices Heard, Now

“People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by a majority of the people. Of course, that is not true. Decisions are made by a majority of those who make themselves heard and who vote – a very

Backs Turned Against the Fire Burns Behinds

  “Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” ~ Abraham Lincoln, Lawyer & 16th President

Backs Turned Against the Fire Burns Behinds

  “Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” ~ Abraham Lincoln, Lawyer & 16th President

Will We Deny Ourselves, Now?

“Nobody will ever deny the American people the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.” ~ Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Statesman & 32nd President of the United States

Will We Deny Ourselves, Now?

“Nobody will ever deny the American people the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.” ~ Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Statesman & 32nd President of the United States

Attempting Something Great

“I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.” ~ Dr. Robert Harold Schuller, Pastor, Motivational Speaker, Author & Founder of the Crystal Cathedral

Attempting Something Great

“I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.” ~ Dr. Robert Harold Schuller, Pastor, Motivational Speaker, Author & Founder of the Crystal Cathedral

Thoughts Have Wings

“I hold it true that thoughts are things Endowed with bodies, breath, and wings, And that we send them forth to fill The world with good results – or ill.” ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Author & Poet

Thoughts Have Wings

“I hold it true that thoughts are things Endowed with bodies, breath, and wings, And that we send them forth to fill The world with good results – or ill.” ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Author & Poet

Adorned with Our Smiles

“Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.” ~ Connie Stevens a.k.a Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia , Actress, Film Director, Screenwriter & Singer

Adorned with Our Smiles

“Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.” ~ Connie Stevens a.k.a Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia , Actress, Film Director, Screenwriter & Singer

Turning the Invisible

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” ~ Anthony Robbins a.k.a Anthony J. Mahavorick, Life Coach, Speaker, Actor, Philanthropist & Author

Turning the Invisible

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” ~ Anthony Robbins a.k.a Anthony J. Mahavorick, Life Coach, Speaker, Actor, Philanthropist & Author

Don’t Rob It, Bless It!

“You must decide if you are going to rob the world or bless it with the rich, valuable, potent, untapped resources locked away within you.” ~ Myles Munroe, Inspirational / Motivational Speaker, Founder of Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI), Founder

Don’t Rob It, Bless It!

“You must decide if you are going to rob the world or bless it with the rich, valuable, potent, untapped resources locked away within you.” ~ Myles Munroe, Inspirational / Motivational Speaker, Founder of Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI), Founder

Sticking with Love

“I have decided to stick with LOVE. HATE is too great a burden to bear.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr., Pastor, Activist & Humanitarian

Sticking with Love

“I have decided to stick with LOVE. HATE is too great a burden to bear.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr., Pastor, Activist & Humanitarian

Intellectually Made

“When you make a decision to forgive, it’s a decision that you have to make intellectually.” ~ T. D. Jakes, Sr., Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House, Author & Filmmaker

Intellectually Made

“When you make a decision to forgive, it’s a decision that you have to make intellectually.” ~ T. D. Jakes, Sr., Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House, Author & Filmmaker

Showing the Real Pictures

“Maybe we should always show pictures. …, pictures of our wounded service people, pictures of maimed innocent civilians. We can only make decisions about war if we see what war actually is — and not as a video game where

Showing the Real Pictures

“Maybe we should always show pictures. …, pictures of our wounded service people, pictures of maimed innocent civilians. We can only make decisions about war if we see what war actually is — and not as a video game where

What Kind of Legacies Are We Leaving?

“The choices we make about the lives we live determine the kinds of legacies we leave.” ~ Tavis Smiley, Talk Show Host, Author, Political Commentator, Entrepreneur, Advocate & Philanthropist

What Kind of Legacies Are We Leaving?

“The choices we make about the lives we live determine the kinds of legacies we leave.” ~ Tavis Smiley, Talk Show Host, Author, Political Commentator, Entrepreneur, Advocate & Philanthropist

Style-of-Life Lies

“Euphemisms persist (for some people) because lying is an indispensable part of making life tolerable.” ~ Bergen Evans, Professor of English, TV Show Host, & George Foster Peabody Award (1957)

Style-of-Life Lies

“Euphemisms persist (for some people) because lying is an indispensable part of making life tolerable.” ~ Bergen Evans, Professor of English, TV Show Host, & George Foster Peabody Award (1957)

Thoughts Boomerang!

  “You never can tell when you send a word, Like an arrow shot from a bow By an archer blind, be it cruel or kind, Just where it may chance to go. It may pierce the breast of your

Thoughts Boomerang!

  “You never can tell when you send a word, Like an arrow shot from a bow By an archer blind, be it cruel or kind, Just where it may chance to go. It may pierce the breast of your