It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. —e. e. cummings

Pass It On®


It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.


poet, playwright, painter, essayist


Kelvin from Liberia JULY 7, 2016

pamela from High Point NC MAY 30, 2016
To fight the good fight. To take a stand and let people know that you are a kind and Loving spirit and you believe in equality for all.

Sandor from San Francisco MAY 3, 2016
It takes a lifetime of courage , successes and failures alike to become who I really meant to be. Each turn in the road shapes my identety , thus Im constantly being aded on to. Formed like clay in the hand of my creater the loving universe God.

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. —Jalal ad-Din Rumi
Don’t just aspire to make a living. Aspire to make a difference. —Denzel Washington
We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.  —Martin Luther King, Jr.
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. —William Shakespeare
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. —George Washington Carver
Good manners and soft words have brought many a difficult thing to pass. —Sir John Vanbrugh
Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. —Mother Teresa
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. —Og Mandino
Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. —Bill Bradley
Life is a great and wondrous mystery, and the only thing we know that we have for sure is what is right here right now. Don’t miss it.  —Leo Buscaglia
Courage is grace under pressure. —Ernest Hemingway
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Falling down is part of life. Getting back up is living. —Anonymous
Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. —Zelda Fitzgerald
The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by. The saint is the man who walks through the dark paths of the world, himself a light. —Felix Adler
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. —Thornton Wilder

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