Posts Tagged: honorable

Taking the Time to Raise Them

“I know I did the right thing by taking time off to raise my son.” ~ Arsenio Hall, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, NAACP Image Award (1988) & American Comedy Award (1989)

Taking the Time to Raise Them

“I know I did the right thing by taking time off to raise my son.” ~ Arsenio Hall, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, NAACP Image Award (1988) & American Comedy Award (1989)

Dad & Dependable

“All kids want from their dad is for them to be around – and to show up when they say they’re going to show up.” ~ Nicole Ari Parker, Actress

Dad & Dependable

“All kids want from their dad is for them to be around – and to show up when they say they’re going to show up.” ~ Nicole Ari Parker, Actress

Even Better the Next Day

. “I always wanted to be someone better the next day than I was the day before.” ~ Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE Actor, Director, Writer & Diplomat British Academy Film Award Winner, Academy Award (Oscar) Winner, Knight Commander of the

Even Better the Next Day

. “I always wanted to be someone better the next day than I was the day before.” ~ Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE Actor, Director, Writer & Diplomat British Academy Film Award Winner, Academy Award (Oscar) Winner, Knight Commander of the

It Shouldn’t Be an Oddity

“I have friends and family that are filled with massive amounts of integrity, and it shouldn’t be an oddity.” ~ Sandra Bullock, Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur, Founder – Fortis Films & Philanthropist

It Shouldn’t Be an Oddity

“I have friends and family that are filled with massive amounts of integrity, and it shouldn’t be an oddity.” ~ Sandra Bullock, Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur, Founder – Fortis Films & Philanthropist

Whatever Else You Do Well

“If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much.” ~ Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Photographer, Book Editor & 35th First Lady of the United States (1961 – 1963)

Whatever Else You Do Well

“If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much.” ~ Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Photographer, Book Editor & 35th First Lady of the United States (1961 – 1963)

The Bud of Victory

“The bud of victory is always in the truth.” ~ Benjamin Harrison Lawyer, Colonel of the 70th Volunteer Infantry & President of the United States (1889-1893)

The Bud of Victory

“The bud of victory is always in the truth.” ~ Benjamin Harrison Lawyer, Colonel of the 70th Volunteer Infantry & President of the United States (1889-1893)

Better Than We Say

“Do what you say you’re going to do. And try to do it a little better than you said you would.” ~ Jimmy Dean, Singer, Television Host, Actor, Businessman. Creator of Jimmy Dean Sausage, Actor & Country Music Hall of

Better Than We Say

“Do what you say you’re going to do. And try to do it a little better than you said you would.” ~ Jimmy Dean, Singer, Television Host, Actor, Businessman. Creator of Jimmy Dean Sausage, Actor & Country Music Hall of

That Faith, Ever Since

“I committed my life to Christ, and that faith has been most important to me ever since.” ~ Peyton Williams Manning, National Football League (NFL) Quarterback (1998-2015)

That Faith, Ever Since

“I committed my life to Christ, and that faith has been most important to me ever since.” ~ Peyton Williams Manning, National Football League (NFL) Quarterback (1998-2015)

Of Every Relationship & Every Institution.

… a clear, meaningful purpose and compelling ethical principles evoked from all participants should be the essence of every relationship, and every institution.” ~ Dee Ward Hock, Founder & former CEO of Visa

Of Every Relationship & Every Institution.

… a clear, meaningful purpose and compelling ethical principles evoked from all participants should be the essence of every relationship, and every institution.” ~ Dee Ward Hock, Founder & former CEO of Visa

To Live in Peace with One’s Self

“You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself.” ~ Lawrence Harvey “Larry” Brown, Basketball Coach (1969-Present), Basketball Hall of Fame (Coach, 2002), NBA Title (Pistons,

To Live in Peace with One’s Self

“You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself.” ~ Lawrence Harvey “Larry” Brown, Basketball Coach (1969-Present), Basketball Hall of Fame (Coach, 2002), NBA Title (Pistons,

It Is Speaking to Us

“When I look at the Gospel, I see how it is speaking to me at this time. I see how to be to others and it helps.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, Imagen Vision Award (2003), Latino

It Is Speaking to Us

“When I look at the Gospel, I see how it is speaking to me at this time. I see how to be to others and it helps.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, Imagen Vision Award (2003), Latino

Our Sense of Nationhood

“Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.” ~ Jimmy Carter, Jr. a.k.a James Earl Carter, Jr., Naval Officer, Farmer, Politician, Author, 39th President of the United

Our Sense of Nationhood

“Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.” ~ Jimmy Carter, Jr. a.k.a James Earl Carter, Jr., Naval Officer, Farmer, Politician, Author, 39th President of the United

The Greatest Legacy

“The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.” ~ William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr., Evangelist, Orator &

The Greatest Legacy

“The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.” ~ William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr., Evangelist, Orator &

Let’s Be Pretty & …

“We get so worried about being ‘PRETTY’. Let’s be: Pretty Kind, Pretty Funny, Pretty Smart, Pretty Strong.” ~ Niki Taylor, Super-Model & Founder, Begin Foundation Save Save Save

Let’s Be Pretty & …

“We get so worried about being ‘PRETTY’. Let’s be: Pretty Kind, Pretty Funny, Pretty Smart, Pretty Strong.” ~ Niki Taylor, Super-Model & Founder, Begin Foundation Save Save Save

Like the Sun

“Truth is like the sun; you can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.” ~ Elvis Aaron Presley, Musician, Singer & Actor

Like the Sun

“Truth is like the sun; you can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.” ~ Elvis Aaron Presley, Musician, Singer & Actor

Be a Great Spirit, Instead

“Great spirits have always faced violent opposition from mediocre minds.” ~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist & Nobel Prize for Physics (1921)

Be a Great Spirit, Instead

“Great spirits have always faced violent opposition from mediocre minds.” ~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist & Nobel Prize for Physics (1921)

Network of genuine friends of various cultures, T. Hsieh quote,

Friendships of the Genuine Kind

“My advice is to stop trying to “network” in the traditional business sense, and instead just try to build up the number and depth of your friendships, where the friendship itself is its own reward. The more diverse your set

Network of genuine friends of various cultures, T. Hsieh quote,

Friendships of the Genuine Kind

“My advice is to stop trying to “network” in the traditional business sense, and instead just try to build up the number and depth of your friendships, where the friendship itself is its own reward. The more diverse your set

The Steps, the Biologicals & the Spirituals

“I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working, diligently, to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, biological fathers or just spiritual fathers.” ~ T. D. Jakes, Sr., Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House, Author &

The Steps, the Biologicals & the Spirituals

“I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working, diligently, to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, biological fathers or just spiritual fathers.” ~ T. D. Jakes, Sr., Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House, Author &

Conduct & Behavior, Wherever They Go

“Sixty-five percent of Americans don’t have the conversation with their children. So you’re sending off boys and girls off to college, off to high school, off to wherever they go, and nobody’s had the conversation about how to conduct themselves.

Conduct & Behavior, Wherever They Go

“Sixty-five percent of Americans don’t have the conversation with their children. So you’re sending off boys and girls off to college, off to high school, off to wherever they go, and nobody’s had the conversation about how to conduct themselves.

Good, Hard, Honest

“Work hard, be honest, and keep good company.” ~ Mr. & Mrs. Gene Bronner, Farmer & Homemaker

Good, Hard, Honest

“Work hard, be honest, and keep good company.” ~ Mr. & Mrs. Gene Bronner, Farmer & Homemaker

Life-Sides: Light & Dark

“Humans have a light side and a dark side, and it’s up to us to choose which way we’re going to live our lives. Even if you start out on the dark side, it doesn’t mean you have to continue

Life-Sides: Light & Dark

“Humans have a light side and a dark side, and it’s up to us to choose which way we’re going to live our lives. Even if you start out on the dark side, it doesn’t mean you have to continue

The Right Answer

“Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.” ~ John F. Kennedy, 35th

The Right Answer

“Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.” ~ John F. Kennedy, 35th

To Stay on Top of Things

When asked to share her secret to having a long career in a competitive industry: “There is no secret. Prayer, good old-fashioned hard work, giving the personal touch, never compromising my integrity, listening to good business advice and keep a

To Stay on Top of Things

When asked to share her secret to having a long career in a competitive industry: “There is no secret. Prayer, good old-fashioned hard work, giving the personal touch, never compromising my integrity, listening to good business advice and keep a

Living Values

“What I’ve learned, first of all, is to live your values. It’s easy to put words on paper. What we had to do was demonstrate our values.“ ~ Mary Barra, CEO, General Motors

Living Values

“What I’ve learned, first of all, is to live your values. It’s easy to put words on paper. What we had to do was demonstrate our values.“ ~ Mary Barra, CEO, General Motors

Be Not Questionable

“No one will question your integrity if your integrity is not questionable.” ~ Nathaniel Bronner, Jr., Manufacturing Director, Bronner Bros., President, Century Systems Inc. & Senior Pastor, Ark of Salvation Church

Be Not Questionable

“No one will question your integrity if your integrity is not questionable.” ~ Nathaniel Bronner, Jr., Manufacturing Director, Bronner Bros., President, Century Systems Inc. & Senior Pastor, Ark of Salvation Church