Who Needs Change?

They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. ~ Confucius Confucius was an ancient Chinese teacher and philosopher who pre-dated Christianity by five centuries. He is one of the most influential and quoted thinkers of all time. In this quote, he teaches us about change. He likely wasn’t the first great […]

Starting a War Is Easy…

It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace. André Gide Andre Gide (1869-1951) was a French author and winner of a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947. He was noted for his significant writings about human problems and […]

What Do You Need to Succeed?

To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. ~ Tony Dorsett Tony Dorsett, a former American professional football player in the NFL, retired due to injuries after playing eleven seasons. Throughout his college and professional careers, he was a force to be reckoned with […]

I’m Not Angry… Not Much!

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” ~ Buddha Gautama Buddha is believed to have lived and taught in the northeastern part of India sometime between the 6th and the 4th centuries BCE. His teachings provided […]

Watch Others… And Learn!

“Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.” ~ Douglas Adams   Douglas Adams (1952-2001) was an English author and script writer who made a significant contribution to UK radio. In 1978, he wrote The Hitchhiker’s Guide […]