Posts Tagged: truth

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

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)

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

This Treasure House

“To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in this treasure house, the Bible?” ~ Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom & the other Commonwealth realms, Longest-Reigning Queen Regnant in

This Treasure House

“To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in this treasure house, the Bible?” ~ Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom & the other Commonwealth realms, Longest-Reigning Queen Regnant in

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

Sticky Values

“If you don’t stick to your values when they’re being tested, they’re not values: they’re hobbies.” ~ Jon Stewart a.k.a Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Director, Actor, Media Critic, & Television Host, The Daily Show (1999-2015)

Sticky Values

“If you don’t stick to your values when they’re being tested, they’re not values: they’re hobbies.” ~ Jon Stewart a.k.a Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Director, Actor, Media Critic, & Television Host, The Daily Show (1999-2015)

Truth is Always Stronger

“Any euphemism ceases to be euphemistic after a time and the true meaning begins to show through. It’s a losing game.” ~ Joseph Wood Krutch., Writer, Critic, & Naturalist

Truth is Always Stronger

“Any euphemism ceases to be euphemistic after a time and the true meaning begins to show through. It’s a losing game.” ~ Joseph Wood Krutch., Writer, Critic, & Naturalist

Political ‘C’s

“There is a term called political correctness, and I consider it to be a euphemism for political cowardice.” ~ Miloš Zeman, Politician

Political ‘C’s

“There is a term called political correctness, and I consider it to be a euphemism for political cowardice.” ~ Miloš Zeman, Politician

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)

Ignored Facts Don’t Die

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” ~ Aldous Huxley, Novelist, Essayist, Travel Writer, Script Writer, Poet & Short Story Writer ―

Ignored Facts Don’t Die

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” ~ Aldous Huxley, Novelist, Essayist, Travel Writer, Script Writer, Poet & Short Story Writer ―

Relabeling

“Users of clichés frequently have more sinister intentions beyond laziness and conventional thinking. Relabeling events often entails subtle changes of meaning. War produces many euphemisms, downplaying or giving verbal respectability to savagery and slaughter.” ~ Patrick Cockburn, Author, Journalist, Correspondent,

Relabeling

“Users of clichés frequently have more sinister intentions beyond laziness and conventional thinking. Relabeling events often entails subtle changes of meaning. War produces many euphemisms, downplaying or giving verbal respectability to savagery and slaughter.” ~ Patrick Cockburn, Author, Journalist, Correspondent,

These Are the Magic Keys

“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” ~ W. Clement Stone, Businessman, Philanthropist & Author

These Are the Magic Keys

“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” ~ W. Clement Stone, Businessman, Philanthropist & Author

When No One’s Looking

“Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that’s right is to get by, and the only thing that’s wrong is to get caught.” ~ Julius Caesar Watts,

When No One’s Looking

“Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that’s right is to get by, and the only thing that’s wrong is to get caught.” ~ Julius Caesar Watts,

When No One’s Watching

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” ~ C.S. Lewis a.k.a. Clive Staples Lewis, Novelist, Poet, Academic, Medievalist, Literary Critic, Essayist, Lay Theologian, Broadcaster, Lecturer, & Christian Apologist ~ Image via NAME HERE

When No One’s Watching

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” ~ C.S. Lewis a.k.a. Clive Staples Lewis, Novelist, Poet, Academic, Medievalist, Literary Critic, Essayist, Lay Theologian, Broadcaster, Lecturer, & Christian Apologist ~ Image via NAME HERE

It’s a Cliche, So True!

“The more you give, the more you get – it’s a cliche, but it’s really true.” ~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson, Super-Model, Actress, Artist, Author & Entrepreneur ~ Image via NAME HERE

It’s a Cliche, So True!

“The more you give, the more you get – it’s a cliche, but it’s really true.” ~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson, Super-Model, Actress, Artist, Author & Entrepreneur ~ Image via NAME HERE

Purified by Truth

“Bodies are cleansed by water; the mind is purified by truth.” ~ Horace Mann, Educator, College President & Politician

Purified by Truth

“Bodies are cleansed by water; the mind is purified by truth.” ~ Horace Mann, Educator, College President & Politician

When You’re to Blame

“I’m very observant and very instinctive. In life, you have to have the vulnerability to accept when you are to blame. And I do have that, and I am open enough to say it.” ~ Naomi Elaine Campbell, Model, Actress,

When You’re to Blame

“I’m very observant and very instinctive. In life, you have to have the vulnerability to accept when you are to blame. And I do have that, and I am open enough to say it.” ~ Naomi Elaine Campbell, Model, Actress,

The Wolf We Feed

“An old Cherokee told his grandson, “My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil: It is Anger, Jealousy, Greed, Resentment, Inferiority, Lies and Ego. The other is Good: It is Joy, Peace, Love,

The Wolf We Feed

“An old Cherokee told his grandson, “My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil: It is Anger, Jealousy, Greed, Resentment, Inferiority, Lies and Ego. The other is Good: It is Joy, Peace, Love,

Time-Honesty

“In my experience, being honest about the time that I have to do quality work for my stakeholders helps to foster deep relationships built on trust and relieves personal pressure (research shows that feeling control over one’s schedule reduces mental

Time-Honesty

“In my experience, being honest about the time that I have to do quality work for my stakeholders helps to foster deep relationships built on trust and relieves personal pressure (research shows that feeling control over one’s schedule reduces mental

Speak Only the Good You Know

“How would your life be different if you walked away from gossip and verbal defamation? Let today be the day you speak only the good you know of other people and encourage others to do the same.” ~ Steve Maraboli,

Speak Only the Good You Know

“How would your life be different if you walked away from gossip and verbal defamation? Let today be the day you speak only the good you know of other people and encourage others to do the same.” ~ Steve Maraboli,

Using Beauty

“A Beautiful woman uses her lips for Truth, her voice for Kindness, her ears for Compassion, her hands for Charity and her heart for Love. For those who do not like her, she uses Prayer.” ~ Jolly Rutten,

Using Beauty

“A Beautiful woman uses her lips for Truth, her voice for Kindness, her ears for Compassion, her hands for Charity and her heart for Love. For those who do not like her, she uses Prayer.” ~ Jolly Rutten,

Kindness, Beauty & Truth

“The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time, have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness, beauty and truth.” ~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist & recipient of Nobel Prize in Physics (1921) ~

Kindness, Beauty & Truth

“The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time, have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness, beauty and truth.” ~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist & recipient of Nobel Prize in Physics (1921) ~

Use Yours

Use Your Voice for KINDNESS, Your Ears for COMPASSION, Your Hands for CHARITY, Your Mind for TRUTH, and Your Heart for LOVE.

Use Yours

Use Your Voice for KINDNESS, Your Ears for COMPASSION, Your Hands for CHARITY, Your Mind for TRUTH, and Your Heart for LOVE.

Speak What Is True, Integrity Carries Through

“If you speak your mind and if it is true, what you’re saying, then I think the integrity of what you’re saying carries through.” ~ Bill Cosby

Speak What Is True, Integrity Carries Through

“If you speak your mind and if it is true, what you’re saying, then I think the integrity of what you’re saying carries through.” ~ Bill Cosby