Category Archives: Quotes to Live By

Rosa Parks Quote

All I was doing was trying to get home from work.

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Albert Einstein On Clean Desks

“If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, then what are we to think of an empty desk?”

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A Tribe Called Quest Quote

Life is really bigger than the rolly on my wrist

– The Love, The Love Movement

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George Washington On The Company You Keep

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

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Do to others what you would have them do to you.” – Matthew 7:12

The source of the famous “Golden Rule.” Many famous lines were variations on this theme. (link)

We could all give this oldest of rules more thought every now and then.

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“If Our Children Should Live To See The Next Century . . . What Change Will They See”

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So tonight, let us ask ourselves — if our children should live to see the next century; if my daughters should be so lucky to live as long as Ann Nixon Cooper, what change will they see? What progress will we have made?

This is our chance to answer that call. – President-Elect Barack Obama acceptance speech, November 4, 2008

My favorite part of the entire speech (at 6:55). It asks a question which makes you fundamentally ponder the meaning and purpose of your existence, the existence of your children, and there children’s children.

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“I Am Reminded Everyday, I Am Not A Perfect Man, I Will Not Be A Perfect President”

“But I can promise you this, I will always tell you what I think and where I stand. I will always be honest with you about the challenges we face. I will listen to you when we disagree. And most importantly I will open the doors of government and ask you to be involved in your democracy again.” – Barack Obama October 29, 2008

The full closing quote from the infomercial. I am sold.

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