5.27.2009

OT Quotes

This little entry was gathering dust in my drafts queue, and though it's past OT month and likely past many graduations, here are some randomly collected semi-inspirational quotes. Feel free to share additional gems in the comments.


"Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers" -Colin Powell

"Sometimes leadership is planting trees under whose shade you'll never sit." -Jennifer Granholm

"Your life is an occasion. Rise to it." -Mr Magorium's Wonder Emporium

"Do those served grow as persons? Do they, while being served, become healthier, wiser, freer, more autonomous, more likely themselves to become servants? And, what is the effect on the least privileged in society? Will they benefit or at least not be further deprived?" -Robert Greenleaf

"If you have come to help me, then you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together." Aboriginal Proverb

"Aspire, break bounds. Endeavor to be good, and better still, best." –Robert Browning

"Don’t you know, things’ll change, things’ll go your way if you hold on for one more day." –Wilson Phillips

"Everyone has a moment in history which belongs particularly to him." -A Separate Peace

"It's what you learn after you know it all that counts the most." -Phil Jackson

"The time to hesitate is through." -The Doors

"In valor, there is hope." -Police Officers Memorial

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly." -Bobby Kennedy

"You can't help someone else up a hill without getting closer to the top yourself." -Norman Schwarzkopf

"The journey is the reward" -Greg Norman

"Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage." -Lovelace

"Here’s hoping that all the days ahead won’t be as bitter as the ones behind you. Be an optimist instead and somehow happiness will find you." –The Kinks

"You've lived your life to become the person you are right now. Was it worth it?" -Richard Bach

"Yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it." -Lion King

"Dream your dreams, be happy, find something you like to do, and do it well." -Mrs. Wood, my kindergarten teacher

(if this collection does not deserve the adjective "random," then I don't know what would)

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