Posts Tagged: intellect

The Sponge-like Constant Learners

“Children, in a way, are constant learners. Certainly sponge-like; absorbing everything without careful analysis, even though, at the same time, they are certainly capable of incredible insights.” ~ Yo-Yo Ma, Cellist, Educator, Composer, Humanitarian & Grammy Award Winner(15x)

The Sponge-like Constant Learners

“Children, in a way, are constant learners. Certainly sponge-like; absorbing everything without careful analysis, even though, at the same time, they are certainly capable of incredible insights.” ~ Yo-Yo Ma, Cellist, Educator, Composer, Humanitarian & Grammy Award Winner(15x)

One Key to a Healthy Body

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” ~John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (1961-1963)

One Key to a Healthy Body

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” ~John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (1961-1963)

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)

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

Learn Something Every Day

“Even now, at 82 years old, if I don’t learn something every day, you know what I think? It’s a day lost.” ~ B. B. King, a.k.a. Riley Benjamin King Blues Singer, Electric Guitarist, Songwriter, Record Producer, Philanthropist, Co-Founder –

Learn Something Every Day

“Even now, at 82 years old, if I don’t learn something every day, you know what I think? It’s a day lost.” ~ B. B. King, a.k.a. Riley Benjamin King Blues Singer, Electric Guitarist, Songwriter, Record Producer, Philanthropist, Co-Founder –

An Emotional & Intellectual Art Experience

“What I look for when I see a piece of art for the first time is some kind of emotional, intellectual experience, that’s a combination of both of those things and is informed by my knowledge and something new that

An Emotional & Intellectual Art Experience

“What I look for when I see a piece of art for the first time is some kind of emotional, intellectual experience, that’s a combination of both of those things and is informed by my knowledge and something new that

Fear Not, Understand More

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ~ Marie Curie, Physicist, Chemist, Nobel Prize – Physics (1903) & Nobel Prize –

Fear Not, Understand More

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ~ Marie Curie, Physicist, Chemist, Nobel Prize – Physics (1903) & Nobel Prize –

The Kind of Self You’ll Be Happy With

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” ~ Golda Meir, Teacher, Kibbutznik,

The Kind of Self You’ll Be Happy With

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” ~ Golda Meir, Teacher, Kibbutznik,

Proud to Be a Nerd

“Somebody called me a nerd. That’s not a word that I’m used to hearing. I was proud of it… It’s like a badge of honor to me, knowing where I came from.” ~ Malcolm Mitchell, NFL Football Player & Author

Proud to Be a Nerd

“Somebody called me a nerd. That’s not a word that I’m used to hearing. I was proud of it… It’s like a badge of honor to me, knowing where I came from.” ~ Malcolm Mitchell, NFL Football Player & Author

Her Body, Talent & Brain

“I don’t want my body to be a distraction from my talent or my brain.” ~ Shania Twain, Singer & Songwriter

Her Body, Talent & Brain

“I don’t want my body to be a distraction from my talent or my brain.” ~ Shania Twain, Singer & Songwriter

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)

Be Beautiful & Brainy

“I was a little fat pudgy kid with big thick glasses, and I was quiet and never said a word, you know – teachers loved me, straight-A student. Growing up in Texas, you were either pretty or smart. Smart didn’t

Be Beautiful & Brainy

“I was a little fat pudgy kid with big thick glasses, and I was quiet and never said a word, you know – teachers loved me, straight-A student. Growing up in Texas, you were either pretty or smart. Smart didn’t

Fear Aware

“Being aware of your fear is smart. Overcoming it is the mark of a successful person.” ~ Seth Godin , Author, Entrepreneur, Marketer, and Public Speaker

Fear Aware

“Being aware of your fear is smart. Overcoming it is the mark of a successful person.” ~ Seth Godin , Author, Entrepreneur, Marketer, and Public Speaker

Virtuoso of Self

“One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci, Polymath: Painter, Sculptor, Architect, Musician, Mathematician, Engineer, Inventor, Anatomist, Geologist, Cartographer, Botanist & Writer

Virtuoso of Self

“One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci, Polymath: Painter, Sculptor, Architect, Musician, Mathematician, Engineer, Inventor, Anatomist, Geologist, Cartographer, Botanist & Writer

Considered as An Expert

“A winner knows how much he still has to learn, even when he is considered an expert by others; a loser wants to be considered an expert by others before he has learned enough to know how little he knows.”

Considered as An Expert

“A winner knows how much he still has to learn, even when he is considered an expert by others; a loser wants to be considered an expert by others before he has learned enough to know how little he knows.”

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

Involving, Fun & Creative

“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” ~ Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, Business Magnate & Investor

Involving, Fun & Creative

“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” ~ Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, Business Magnate & Investor

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

You, Him & Everyone Else

“80% of people’s problems are about how they feel about themselves.” “Stop being tormented by everyone else’s reaction to you.” “Today, Lord, I am going to do my best with Your help and for Your glory. I realize that there

You, Him & Everyone Else

“80% of people’s problems are about how they feel about themselves.” “Stop being tormented by everyone else’s reaction to you.” “Today, Lord, I am going to do my best with Your help and for Your glory. I realize that there

His Dreams & Destiny

“May all of God’s dreams for you come to pass. May His destiny for you never be thwarted.” ~ Rory & Wendy Alec, Founders, GOD TV

His Dreams & Destiny

“May all of God’s dreams for you come to pass. May His destiny for you never be thwarted.” ~ Rory & Wendy Alec, Founders, GOD TV

The Most Extraordinary Computer

“Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.” ~John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (1961-1963)

The Most Extraordinary Computer

“Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.” ~John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (1961-1963)

Accidental Productivity?

“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning and focused effort.” ~ Paul J. Meyer, Founder of Success Motivation Institute and Leadership Management Institute, Author, Philanthropist & Entrepreneur

Accidental Productivity?

“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning and focused effort.” ~ Paul J. Meyer, Founder of Success Motivation Institute and Leadership Management Institute, Author, Philanthropist & Entrepreneur

Intelligence Having Fun

IMAGE GOES HERE. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” ~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist & Nobel Prize in Physics recipient (1921) ~ Image via NAME HERE

Intelligence Having Fun

IMAGE GOES HERE. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” ~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist & Nobel Prize in Physics recipient (1921) ~ Image via NAME HERE

Strong, Soft, Smart & Beautiful

“Women somehow get portrayed as one type. You’re either a feminist or you’re not. You’re a working woman or you’re not. I’m raising two girls, and I say to them, ‘I need you to be strong and soft. You can

Strong, Soft, Smart & Beautiful

“Women somehow get portrayed as one type. You’re either a feminist or you’re not. You’re a working woman or you’re not. I’m raising two girls, and I say to them, ‘I need you to be strong and soft. You can

A Good Neighborhood

“If you live in a ghetto and really want not to just change your life and your family’s life yet change your ghetto’s life, make your ghetto a good neighbor-hood, learn science; try to be like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates

A Good Neighborhood

“If you live in a ghetto and really want not to just change your life and your family’s life yet change your ghetto’s life, make your ghetto a good neighbor-hood, learn science; try to be like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates