“Everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.”
Robert Louis Stevenson
“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”
“The nonviolent approach does not immediately change the heart of the oppressor. It first does something to the hearts and souls of those committed to it. It gives them new self-respect; it calls up resources of strength and courage that they did not know they had.”
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lots of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centres of energy and daring, those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance”.
Robert F. Kennedy
“The truth is the truth even though it is a minority of one.”
“If I have a clear conscience and a calm spirit, I dare to face an enemy of ten thousand men.”
“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is the victory over self.”
Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)
“Never, never, never give up.”
Winston Churchill, Sir (1874-1965)
“This is not the end. Neither is it the beginning of the end. But, you might say that it is the end of the beginning.”
W. Churchill 1942 at El Alamein
“To be is to do”
“To do is to be”
Jean Paul Satre
“Do be do be do”
“Scooby do be doo”
Yabba dabba doo”
Now, breathe out and, as you inhale your next breath, smile and grow as tall and as wide in your seat as you can. Hold it for a few seconds then, staying as big as you can, exhale slowly.
By the time you need to breathe in, you’ll be ready to go again.