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.


Hope lies in dreams, in imagination and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality. —Jonas Salk
An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet, regardless of time, place, or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle, but will never break. —Chinese Proverb
Find life experiences and swallow them whole. Travel. Meet many people. Go down some dead ends and explore dark alleys. Try everything. Exhaust yourself in the glorious pursuit of life. —Lawrence K. Fish
Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature. —Steve Maraboli
If you can't excel with talent, triumph with effort. —Stephen G. Weinbaum
Anyone can look for fashion in a boutique or history in a museum. The creative explorer looks for history in a hardware store and fashion in an airport. —Robert S. Wieder
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success. —Diana Rankin
He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how. —Friedrich Nietzsche
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. —Maya Angelou
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. —Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
Compassion is the currency that leads to true wealth. —Jim Carrey
Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other. —Joseph Addison
The simple path: silence is prayer, prayer is faith, faith is love, love is service, the fruit of service is peace. —Mother Teresa
I don't want to live in the kind of world where we don't look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I can't change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit. —Charles de Lint
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. —Booker T. Washington
Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together.  —Robert Redford

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