Mess the Devil’s Plans Up!

a person's ankles and feet hovering above/over a bed while jumping image for a Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson quote
“Be the person that when your feet touch the floor in the morning the devil says, “Awe sh”t, they’re up!”.
~ Dwayne Douglas Johnson,
a.k.a. The Rock,
Professional Wrestler, Actor, Author
& Founder – Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation

Unlock the The Treasures Within

“Inside every human being there are treasures to unlock.”
~ Mike Huckabee
Politician, Christian Minister, 44th Governor of Arkansas (1996-2007), Author, Musician, Public Speaker & Host Huckabee Talk Show
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As Long As They’re Hiring

“I’ll continue working as long as people want to hire me.”
~ Maye Musk
Model, Dietitian, Author & Entrepreneur
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Liking What You Do

“Like what you do, and then you will do your best.”
~ Katherine G. Johnson
Mathematician, Computer, Space Scientist, Physicist, Presidential Medal of Freedom (2015), Silver Snoopy Award (2016), NASA Group Achievement Award (2016)
Congressional Gold Medal (2019), Mattel ‘Katherine G. Johnson’ Barbie Doll (2018), West Virginia State College Outstanding Alumnus of the Year (1999),
De Pizan Honor from National Women’s History Museum (2014), NCWIT Pioneer in Tech Award (2015), Presidential Medal of Freedom (2015),
Silver Snoopy award from Leland Melvin (2016), Astronomical Society of the Pacific’s Arthur B.C. Walker II Award (2016),
Langley West Computing Unit NASA Group Achievement Award (2016), Congressional Gold Medal (2019), NASA Group Achievement Award &
NASA Langley Research Center Special Achievement Award (5X)
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Good: Anywhere & Everywhere

“I’m convinced of this: Good done anywhere is good done everywhere.
For a change, start by speaking to people rather than walking by them like they’re stones that don’t matter.
As long as you’re breathing, it’s never too late to do some good.”

~ Maya Angelou,
Poet, Civil Rights Activist, Dancer,
Film Producer, Television Producer, Playwright,
Film Director, Author, Actress & Professor

Becoming Bound to Succeed

“The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination
to see how much he can give for a dollar,
instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.”
~ Henry Ford,
Industrialist, Business Magnate &
Founder of Ford Motor Company

I Went Merrily to the Bank

“If you can’t ‘Bank’, there’s no need to work.  If I want to do a charity or freebie, I will choose that on my own.
But, basically, I work to see “Okay, the nut is cracked what do I have left to put into the bank?”
Because the bottom line is to capitalize on my health and success, or popularity, at this moment;
because it’s not promised to me in the future (and to prepare for that future).
Even if I become more so, there’s no one to promise that to me.  I’d be a fool to cry later and say,
“I can’t pay my bills; I don’t have anything.”, and whatever.  I don’t want to be one of those people.
I want to say, “Look, when it was time to make hay, I made it.  I’m like a little ant, I went merrily to the bank and put it away.””
~ Lola Falana
Singer, Dancer, Actress, Model, Golden Globe Award Nom. (1970),
Tony Award Nom. (1975), Theater World Award (1975), Founder – Lambs of God.
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Stand, Even When It’s Unpopular

“Make decisions that speak truth to power and stand even when it is unpopular.
In fact, especially when it is unpopular. Stand for the true principles of life, liberty, choice,
and the pursuit of happiness to which we are entitled.”
~ Alfre Woodard,
Co-Founder – Artists for a New South Africa,
Emmy Award (4X), Golden Globe Award & Screen Actors Guild Awards (3X)
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Love: The Continual Growing

“Keep a conscious intent for your sonata, for your start up, your suspension bridge, for your space station.
Remember, our real work in this life is the continual growing into how to love and how to receive love.
You guys are finally free to go and do. So go, make stuff. Make just laws. Make films.
Make sustainable foods, renewable energy. Make love. Make peace.”
~ Alfre Woodard,
Co-Founder – Artists for a New South Africa,
Emmy Award (4X), Golden Globe Award & Screen Actors Guild Awards (3X)
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Gifts & Blessings

“If you’re given gifts or blessings in your life, it’s up to you to help the guy coming up behind you.”
~ Jimmy Smits,
Actor, Co-Founder – National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts,
Primetime Emmy Award (1990), Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995),
Golden Globe Awards (1996), Satellite Awards (1998),
ALMA Awards (2006) & Saturn Awards (2009)