Insights, Axioms & Nuggets…

Mother Teresa once said: “I was once asked why I don’t participate in anti-war demonstrations. I said that I will never do that, but as soon as you have a pro-peace rally, I’ll be there.”

“Attacking judgement and prejudice, solving wicked problems through thinking and conversation, creating the framework for change – a wall for development of value through understanding. The tools of our trade are craft creativity and context. These are the new weapons of the 21st Century” – Group Partners

“Light yourself on fire with passion and people will come from miles to watch you burn.” – John Wesley

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene

“Respect is love in plain clothes.” – Frankie Byrnes

“Our consistent thinking patterns create our experience. By changing our thinking we also change our experience.” – Suzi Gablik

“Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless swamps of the approximate, the not-quite, the not-yet, the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish, in lonely frustration for the life you deserved, but have never been able to reach. Check your road and the nature of your battle. The world you desired can be won. It exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours.” – Ayn Rand

“Your life is an occasion; rise to it.” – Dustin Hoffman in “Mr. Magorium”

“This is our destiny.” – Jamal (Slumdog Millionaire)

“Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking about them.” – Alfred North Whitehead

“When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.” – Roy Disney

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence therefore, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

“New ideas are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.” – John Locke

“It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.” – Harvey S. Firestone

“Dream your dream. Follow your heart. Imagine. Listen to the wind. Drink sunsets. Be free. Let the wonder never cease. Believe. Wish on EVERY star. Create adventure. Be Kind.” – Debbie Coulter

And finally…

“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” – Mark Twain

“Don’t worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you.” – Winston Churchill

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