Posts Tagged: joy

Happy to Be

“I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears.” “I like having my hair and face done, but I’m not going to lose weight because someone tells me to. I make music to be a musician, not to

Happy to Be

“I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears.” “I like having my hair and face done, but I’m not going to lose weight because someone tells me to. I make music to be a musician, not to

Totally Future-Oriented

“I’m so totally future-oriented that, for me, I don’t know what the future’s about, but I can promise you it’s gonna be exciting! ~ Kenny Rogers, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Record Producer, Guitarist & Fiddler

Totally Future-Oriented

“I’m so totally future-oriented that, for me, I don’t know what the future’s about, but I can promise you it’s gonna be exciting! ~ Kenny Rogers, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Record Producer, Guitarist & Fiddler

Doers of Good Projects

“It’s nice to be asked to do good projects.” ~ Dougray Scott, Actor

Doers of Good Projects

“It’s nice to be asked to do good projects.” ~ Dougray Scott, Actor

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

Life Will Love You

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” ~ Arthur Rubinstein, Classical Pianist

Life Will Love You

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” ~ Arthur Rubinstein, Classical Pianist

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)

A Time of Good Cheer

“For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.” ~ W. J. Tucker”,

A Time of Good Cheer

“For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.” ~ W. J. Tucker”,

Christmas-Happiness

“Christmas now surrounds us, happiness is everywhere. Our hands are busy with many tasks, as carols fill the air.” ~ Shirley Sallay,

Christmas-Happiness

“Christmas now surrounds us, happiness is everywhere. Our hands are busy with many tasks, as carols fill the air.” ~ Shirley Sallay,

The Christmases in Our Lives

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are

The Christmases in Our Lives

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are

Hanukkah & Christmas: We Do Both

“Well, because I have twin seven-year-old boys, I enjoy the gift giving stuff a great deal. We do both Hanukkah and Christmas, so it is a costly, though extremely pleasing proposition.” ~ Fred Melamed, Actor, Producer & Writer

Hanukkah & Christmas: We Do Both

“Well, because I have twin seven-year-old boys, I enjoy the gift giving stuff a great deal. We do both Hanukkah and Christmas, so it is a costly, though extremely pleasing proposition.” ~ Fred Melamed, Actor, Producer & Writer

Happiness: The Bomb Cosmetic!

“Happiness is the bomb cosmetic! When I’m smiling, sometimes I’m giving thanks for all the things I have rather than worrying about the things I don’t.” ~ Yaya DaCosta, a.k.a. Camara DaCosta Johnson Actress & Model

Happiness: The Bomb Cosmetic!

“Happiness is the bomb cosmetic! When I’m smiling, sometimes I’m giving thanks for all the things I have rather than worrying about the things I don’t.” ~ Yaya DaCosta, a.k.a. Camara DaCosta Johnson Actress & Model

Did I? Did You?

“Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I

Did I? Did You?

“Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I

Intently Focused

“Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So, choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.” ~ Ralph Marston, Author

Intently Focused

“Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So, choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.” ~ Ralph Marston, Author

Totally Self-Sufficient ‘Eats’

“I’m a farmer now, and it’s fantastic. My goal is to be totally self-sufficient and grow everything that I eat. There’s something about earning your dinner that’s cool.” ~ Roseanne Cherrie Barr, Actress, Comedian, Writer, Author, Producer, Director & Politician

Totally Self-Sufficient ‘Eats’

“I’m a farmer now, and it’s fantastic. My goal is to be totally self-sufficient and grow everything that I eat. There’s something about earning your dinner that’s cool.” ~ Roseanne Cherrie Barr, Actress, Comedian, Writer, Author, Producer, Director & Politician

Laughing at Yourself

“One thing that I am proud of: I am really capable of laughing at myself.” ~ Penelope Cruz, Actress, Model, Philanthropist, Clothing Designer, Academy Award (2008), Empire Award, Goya Award, BAFTA Awards, European Film Award, & Hollywood Walk of Fame

Laughing at Yourself

“One thing that I am proud of: I am really capable of laughing at myself.” ~ Penelope Cruz, Actress, Model, Philanthropist, Clothing Designer, Academy Award (2008), Empire Award, Goya Award, BAFTA Awards, European Film Award, & Hollywood Walk of Fame

It’s Worthwhile

“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” ~ Amelia Earhart, Aviation Pioneer & Author.

It’s Worthwhile

“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” ~ Amelia Earhart, Aviation Pioneer & Author.

Difficult Victories, Happiest Wins

“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.” ~ Pele a.k.a Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Footballer, Humanitarian, FIFA Ballon d’Or Prix d’Honneur (2013), France Football’s Football Player of the Century (1999), Player of the Century (1999), IOC

Difficult Victories, Happiest Wins

“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.” ~ Pele a.k.a Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Footballer, Humanitarian, FIFA Ballon d’Or Prix d’Honneur (2013), France Football’s Football Player of the Century (1999), Player of the Century (1999), IOC

Happiness Can Creep Up on You!

“Even when there are times that we’re not happy, happiness will creep in.” ~ Dyan Cannon, a.k.a Samille Diane Friesen Film & Television Actress, Director, Screenwriter, Editor, Producer, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, New York

Happiness Can Creep Up on You!

“Even when there are times that we’re not happy, happiness will creep in.” ~ Dyan Cannon, a.k.a Samille Diane Friesen Film & Television Actress, Director, Screenwriter, Editor, Producer, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, New York

Necessary Happiness

“Some people think happiness is a luxury, but it’s a necessity. You need to make space for it in your life.” ~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson, Super-Model, Actress, Artist, Author & Entrepreneur ~ Image via NAME HERE

Necessary Happiness

“Some people think happiness is a luxury, but it’s a necessity. You need to make space for it in your life.” ~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson, Super-Model, Actress, Artist, Author & Entrepreneur ~ Image via NAME HERE

My Strength & Stay

“My husband has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim.” ~ Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom & the other Commonwealth realms, Longest-Reigning Queen

My Strength & Stay

“My husband has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim.” ~ Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom & the other Commonwealth realms, Longest-Reigning Queen

Calmer, Happier & Alert

“Sleep makes people calmer, more alert, less fearful – just plain happier, or so I see around me and in me. I am sure that if this great nation were to concentrate on getting more sleep, we would be a

Calmer, Happier & Alert

“Sleep makes people calmer, more alert, less fearful – just plain happier, or so I see around me and in me. I am sure that if this great nation were to concentrate on getting more sleep, we would be a

Justified Resentment!

“The worst resentment that anybody can have is one you feel justified to keep.” ~ Louis Gossett, Jr., Actor, Academy Award (1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman) Emmy Award (1977 miniseries Roots)

Justified Resentment!

“The worst resentment that anybody can have is one you feel justified to keep.” ~ Louis Gossett, Jr., Actor, Academy Award (1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman) Emmy Award (1977 miniseries Roots)

What I Do Have is Great

“I don’t have a ton of friends, but the friends I have are great ones. I don’t have huge family, but the family I have is a great one.” ~ Alicia Keys a.k.a. Alicia Augello Cook, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

What I Do Have is Great

“I don’t have a ton of friends, but the friends I have are great ones. I don’t have huge family, but the family I have is a great one.” ~ Alicia Keys a.k.a. Alicia Augello Cook, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Have Business-Fun!

“Have fun. The game is a lot more enjoyable when you’re trying to do more than just make money.” ~ Tony Hsieh, Internet Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, Co-Founder of Venture Frogs & Author

Have Business-Fun!

“Have fun. The game is a lot more enjoyable when you’re trying to do more than just make money.” ~ Tony Hsieh, Internet Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, Co-Founder of Venture Frogs & Author

Attributes of Leadership

“I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their

Attributes of Leadership

“I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their