It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. —Leonardo da Vinci

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It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

LEONARDO DA VINCI

artist, inventor, scientist

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Nancy from Brooklyn,Ny JULY 27, 2016
Inspiring action.


When I say it's you I like, I'm talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed. —Fred Rogers
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one. —John Lennon
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. —Victor Borge
Service is a smile.  It is an acknowledging wave, a reaching handshake, a friendly wink, and a warm hug.   It's these simple acts that matter most, because the greatest service to a human soul has always been the kindness of recognition. —Richelle E. Goodrich
Just as man cannot live without dreams, he cannot live without hope. If dreams reflect the past, hope summons the future. —Elie Wiesel
Although the world is full of suffering, it's full also of the overcoming it. —Helen Keller
Freedom lies in being bold. —Robert Frost
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. —William Shakespeare
Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. —Scott Adams
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
When life gets you down, do you wanna know what you've gotta do? Just keep swimming! —Dory, Finding Nemo
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. —Og Mandino
Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow. —Helen Keller
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you, and were helped by you, will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble. —Charles Hadden Spurgeon
Choose love and peace will follow. Choose peace and love will follow. —Mary Helen Doyle
It is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be, by remaining what we are. —Max De Pree

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