Get up and do something

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down. – Charles F. Kettering

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Inaction

Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigours of the mind. – Leonardo Da Vinci

Do We Care Who?

When they came for the Jews, I did nothing, for I am not a Jew. When they came for the Socialists, I did nothing, for I am not a Socialist. When they came for the labor leaders, the homosexuals, the gypsies, I did nothing, for I am none of these, and when they came for me, I was alone, there was no one to stand up for me. – Martin Niemoller, a Lutheran pastor from Nazi Germany

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Whatever misfortunes the unlucky ones are facing, do we have to know who they are? what they believe in, what colour is their skin?  Isn’t the same red blood is running in them? Aren’t they God’s creation? So make your stand and lend a helping hand in whatever way possible.

Random Quotes #02

Whatever you can do, or dream you can begin it.  Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. – Goethe

Involvement with people is always a very delicate thing – it requires real maturity to become involved and not get all messed up. – Bernard Cooke

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. – Henry Ford,

Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.  – Kahlil Gibran

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. – Arnold Palmer

It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined – Henry James

Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something. – Henry David Thoreau

Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.  – Conrad Hilton

Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God’s best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of oneself and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another. – Thomas Hughes

Treating others with respect can make getting things done easier and more pleasant for everyone. – Unknown

Our lucky day today

Forget mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it. Today is your lucky day. (Will Durant)

Luck is the residue of design. (Branch Rickey)

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. (Thomas Jefferson)