Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. – Helen Keller (1880 – 1968) American speaker, author and political activist. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. – Amelia Earhart (1897 – 1937) American aviator and author. … Continue reading »
When I was twenty-seven, I felt like a pebble on the beach. Now I feel like the whole beach. – Shirley MacLaine (b. 1934) American actress and author. In 1983, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Terms of Endearment.
Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired. – Martha Graham (1894 – 1991) American dancer and choreographer
The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning, you’re not old. – Rosalyn Yalow (b. 1921) American medical physicist. In 1977 she became the second woman to be awarded the Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine. She shared the award with Roger Guillemin and Andrew Schally for the development … Continue reading »