Thursday, September 30, 2010


"If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we
should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough
to disarm any hostility."
--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Wednesday, September 29, 2010


"What every man needs, regardless of his job or the kind of
work he is doing, is a vision of what his place is and may
be. He needs an objective and a purpose. He needs a feeling
and a belief that he has some worthwhile thing to do. What
this is no one can tell him. It must be his own creation."
--Joseph M. Dodge

Tuesday, September 28, 2010


"People only see what they are prepared to see." -Emerson


"No matter what you do, you will get criticized. So do
exactly what you want to do."
-- Nancy Reagan

Sunday, September 26, 2010


FEEL THE FEAR AND DO IT ANY WAY! This is what she lived by. This was her daily motto. May you take it into your own lives. May you step out of the box and try new things. May you run and not walk to find your happiness. May you find who you really are. May you know that she never said it would be easy but that it would be WORTH it. I love you all. -Anne Marie Barton

Tuesday, September 21, 2010


"A life of reaction is a life of slavery.  Intellectually
and spiritually one must fight for action and not reaction."

Monday, September 20, 2010


You write in order to change the world…. The world changes according to the way people see it, and if you alter, even by a millimeter, the way people look at reality, then you can change it.” -James Baldwin


"A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet
must write if he is to be a peace with himself. One must
be what one can be."
--Abraham Maslow


"Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and
know that everything has a purpose."
--Elizabeth Kublar Ross


"Make visible what without you might never be seen." 
--Rob Bresson

Sunday, September 19, 2010


“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” ~ Ayn Rand

Friday, September 17, 2010


"People don't buy what you do, they buy why you do it. What you do serves as the proof as what you believe." -Simon Sinek from speech

Tuesday, September 14, 2010


"Where is the life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?" T.S. Eliot

Monday, September 13, 2010


"I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling
that's as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way
to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way
to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard,
and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you."
--Oprah Winfrey


"If the only tool you have is a hammer, everything starts looking like a nail."

Saturday, September 11, 2010


"Never love anybody who treats you like you're ordinary." -Oscar Wilde

Let there be light

"Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish."

— Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters


"I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’"

Kurt Vonnegut

Friday, September 10, 2010


"One's best success comes after his greatest
--Henry Ward Beecher

Thursday, September 9, 2010


Of e-books she wrote, "Some things should happen on soft paper, not cold metal." -Harper Lee


"There are risks and costs to a program of action, but they
are far less than the long-range risks and costs of
comfortable inaction." --John F. Kennedy

Monday, September 6, 2010


"It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure."

albert einstein

Sunday, September 5, 2010


"If nothing else, one day you can look someone straight in the eyes and say, ‘But I lived through it. And it made me who I am today.’"


"I hope that someday, somebody wants to hold you for twenty minutes straight, and that’s all they do. They don’t pull away. They don’t look at your face, they don’t try to kiss you. All they do is wrap you up in their arms, without an ounce of selfishness in it."

— Waitress

Wednesday, September 1, 2010


Think big and act soon.

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.

All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
--Benjamin Franklin

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get. -- Ray Kroc


"You make a living by what you get.  You make a life by
what you give."

--Winston Churchill


"Rock bottom became a solid foundation on which I stood." -JK Rowling