Friday, September 29, 2006

Quote Friday

Since AOL has let me down with a lack of interesting work-related things, and my only contribution today would be un-fun (I'm still on a roll from yesterday with a stapler in my hand), here's what some other people say.

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
--Harriet Tubman

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small doesn't serve the world. There's nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do."
--Marianne Williamson

First heard this in the movie Akeela and the Bee. Sometimes it's attributed to Nelson Mandela because he used it in a speech.

By means of art we are sometimes sent - dimly, briefly -
revelations unattainable by reason. Like that little mirror in
the fairy tales - look into it, and you will see not yourself
but, for a moment, that which passeth understanding, a realm to
which no man can ride or fly. And for which the soul begins to
-- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

AS: won a Nobel Prize for Literature, suffered Russian prisons, wrote about his experiences, found a strong Christian faith in the process, and eventually was deported from Russia. He lived in America but was very critical of the west.

And a one just for Friday:
"Joey: You can't have Thanksgiving without turkey. That's like Fourth of July without apple pie, or Friday with no two pizzas." Yes, it's a Friends quote. It's Joey. Enough said, right?

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