Quotes

Human (Nuala O'Faolain) "Do the thing that's less passive. Do the active thing. There's more of the human in that."

Human (Nuala O’Faolain)

Do the thing that’s less passive. Do the active thing. There’s more of the human in that. Nuala O’Faolain     —————————————————————————————————————- This post is part of the Ireland Reading Month organised by 746 Books…

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"Some friends are like shadows... you only see them when the sun shines" - Michael Jackson (quote)

Shadows (Michael Jackson)

“Some friends are like shadows… you only see them when the sun shines.” – Michael Jackson    


Langston Hughes - Tomorrow - “I do not need my freedom when I’m dead… I cannot live on tomorrow’s bread”

Tomorrow’s bread

“I do not need my freedom when I’m dead… I cannot live on tomorrow’s bread” – Langston Hughes                


Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympics, was a most unlikely sports hero. A French aristocrat, he became fixated on physical education in the 1880s as he became convinced that athletic prowess could save his nation from military humiliation.

Olympism

Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of a good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles. – Pierre de Coubertin To the…


John Trudell - Hatred - "No matter what they ever do to us, we must always act for the love of our people and the earth. We must not react out of hatred against those who have no sense"

Not out of hatred

No matter what they ever do to us, we must always act for the love of our people and the earth. We must not react out of hatred against those who have no sense –…



No Picture

No fear

Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness – James Thurber —————————————   Thanks to Karen who shared this beautiful quote in her Three Day Quote Challenge  …


Wheel of Life - Search for your true soul in the deepst part of yourself (a visual story)

Wheel of Life

Man would not be man if his dreams did not exceed his grasp… If I remember the sunflower forest it is because from its hidden reaches man arose. The green world is his sacred center….


Audrey Hepburn - I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong

I believe in being strong

“I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that…



Childhood of the Morrigan (fantasy) - The Morrigan is most well known as an Irish Goddess who appears in crow or raven form, and is associated with battle, warriors, sovereignty, prophecy, and Otherworld power

Mórrígan

“Rising up into the air, they took to the sky and flew. From west and beyond west, into the wind and through it, they came past countless moons and suns. One laughed and briefly wore…


Michael Jordan - I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

That’s why I succeed

I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again…


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