Using the Word ‘Civilization’

“There are times in the streets of Virginia City that I question the use of the word “civilization.”
~ Hop Sing 
Bonanza’s Cartwright Ranch Cook
portrayed by
Victor Sen Yung 
Film & TV Actor, U.S. Army Air Forces Veteran (World War II), Celebrity Chef, Cookbook Author & Chinese Pottery Entrepreneur
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There Are No Secrets for Success

“There are no secrets to success; don’t waste time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work and persistence. You must be ready for opportunity when it comes.”
~ Colin Powell
Politician, Statesman, Diplomat, United States Army 4-Star General (1989) & 65th United States Secretary of State (2001-2005)
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Your Vision for Deliverance

“.. Get a vision for your deliverance. You’re not going to wonder in the ‘wilderness’! You’re going to take possession! I believe God is going to download a Heavenly vision to you, today.”
~ Paula White-Cain,
Senior Pastor, Television Host, Author &
Co-Founder – Without Walls International Church (1991)

Business: It’s About People

“In business it’s about people. It’s about relationships.”
“But I look at failure as education. In that respect, I am so well-educated.”
~ Kathy Ireland
Model, Actress, Entrepreneur, Businesswoman, Author, Philanthropist, Activist,
Public Speaker, Anti-Defamation League American Heritage Award (2011), Jewish National Fund Tree of Life Gala Messenger of Peace Award (2012),
California State University honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation Ambassador & 9-1-1 For Kids Ambassador
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So, It’s Never Been Done

“I’m a curious person. I like to ask questions. Well, why? People would say, it’s never been done. It’s never been done does not mean that it can’t be done.”
“But I look at failure as education. In that respect, I am so well-educated.”
~ Kathy Ireland
Model, Actress, Entrepreneur, Businesswoman, Author, Philanthropist, Activist,
Public Speaker, Anti-Defamation League American Heritage Award (2011), Jewish National Fund Tree of Life Gala Messenger of Peace Award (2012),
California State University honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation Ambassador & 9-1-1 For Kids Ambassador
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Experienced Patriots

“If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.”
~ Samuel Adams
Statesman, Political Philosopher, Founding Father of the United States & Politician
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A Marriage: Precious, Protected & Lasting

 

“Marriage: If you want something to last forever, you treat it differently. You shield it and protect it. You never abuse it. You don’t expose it to the elements. You don’t make it common or ordinary. If it ever becomes tarnished, you lovingly polish it until it gleams like new. It becomes special because you have made it so, and it grows more beautiful and precious as time goes by.”
~ F. Burton Howard,
Emeritus General Authority – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

How Long Will Justice Be Crucified & Truth Buried?

“How long will justice be crucified and truth buried?”
“How long? Not long! I came to say to you, this afternoon, however difficult the moment, however frustrating the hour, it will not be long because “truth crushed to earth will rise again”. How long? Not long, because “no lie can live forever”. How long? Not long, because “you shall reap what you sow”. How long? Not long, because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.,
‘Our God is Marching On!’ Speech (a.k.a ‘How Long? Not Long!’) – March 25 1965 in Montgomery, Alabama
Pastor, Activist & Humanitarian

The Importance of Self-Care

“I honestly wish I understood the importance of self-care. Everything you go through, your business goes through. If you are not fully present, your business will suffer. Maintaining balance at all times should be your utmost priority and not something to be pushed off for later when you’re “more available.””
~ Stella Simona
Entrepreneur, Co-Founder – Haati Chai Jewelry & Amarilo Jewelry
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Shifting Your Season

“God is shifting your season! What took a long time will now happen quickly! I hear “suddenly” for someone! I decree it and declare it over your life NOW – GO FORTH WITH YOUR SUPERNATURAL SUDDENLY in the name of Jesus!!”
~ Paula White-Cain,
Senior Pastor, Television Host, Author &
Co-Founder – Without Walls International Church (1991)

“I Do What I Do Because I Love It!”

“You can’t just walk away when somebody recognizes you. You have to take some time out and talk to them. It’s not a waste of time – I just love talking to people. And I don’t do this to sell records. The truth is, I do what I do because I love it.”
~ Kenny G.,
a.k.a. Kenneth Bruce Gorelick,
Saxophonist, American Music Award (1994), Grammy Award (1994),
NAACP Image Award (1998) & Soul Train Music Awards (2x)

For Some the Journey Through Life is Quicker

“Life is but a stopping place,
A pause in what’s to be,
A resting place along the road, to sweet eternity.
We all have different journeys; different paths along the way,
We all were meant to learn some things, but never meant to stay …
Our destination is a place, far greater than we know.
For some the journey is quicker, for some the journey is slow.
When the journey finally ends, we’ll claim a great reward,
and find an everlasting peace, together with the Lord.”
~ Author Unknown
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Dare to Achieve Something Worth Doing

“Now is the time to be bolder, to dare to achieve, to begin something worth doing. Begin now to do something that has long been a dream, something that makes you approach each new day as a journey to accomplish what you want and desire.Your days are numbered, you won’t live forever so now is the time to grab hold of that dream and shake it for all it’s worth. Time is a fleeting commodity that can never be retrieved again so do it now, not tomorrow or the next day – now.”

~ Byron Pulsifer
Motivational Speaker & Author
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When to Say, “Yes!” to Your Dream

“There will never be a convenient time for you to say, “Yes!” to your dream.”
~ Simon T. Bailey,
Executive Advisor, Author, Entrepreneur, Keynote & Hall of Fame Speaker,
Founder – Brilliance Institute & CEO of Simon T. Bailey International, Inc.

Trying & Failing at Business

“The entire time I was modeling, I was trying and failing at businesses.
In fact, we would have started our business much sooner had I been more successful.”
“But I look at failure as education. In that respect, I am so well-educated.”
~ Kathy Ireland
Model, Actress, Entrepreneur, Businesswoman, Author, Philanthropist, Activist,
Public Speaker, Anti-Defamation League American Heritage Award (2011), Jewish National Fund Tree of Life Gala Messenger of Peace Award (2012),
California State University honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation Ambassador & 9-1-1 For Kids Ambassador
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The Most Valuable Thing You Can Give

“The most valuable thing you can give your kids is your time – and, of course, it’s the thing you never seem to have enough of!
Spending time with my children, exploring new experiences and sharing in creative endeavors, is my source of joy and
the greatest gift I can think of. Christmas inspires these moments to cherish, a time to create memories that last.
New Christmases always bring these wonderful memories back.”
~ Sandra Lynn “Sam” Sorbo
Actress, Writer, Homeschooling Advocate, Talk Radio Host – The Sam Sorbo Show
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Clock Management: Cutting Up Our Clocks

“Balance is so important. We all have to cut up our clock to find out what works for you.
If you’re ineffective, you’re using bad clock management, and you have to adjust.
Using a basketball reference, the team who wins is the team that can make adjustments in real time.”
~ Kim Fields
Actor & Director

What’s In Your Spirit?

“What you put into your spirit, mind and life
is what will come out in the time of trouble.
Ask yourself, “Am I allowing negative input into my life?”
Replace anything negative with something positive.”
~ Lisa Osteen Comes,
Associate Pastor – Lakewood Church & Author

It’s Never Too Late

“My father used to say that it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do,
and he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'”
~ Michael Jordan,
Professional Basketball Player (1984-2003) & Author