Quotes on Life

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Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.
~ Dale Carnegie

Always do what you are afraid to do.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

A bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn. – Unknown

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. – Harry Golden

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. ~Albert Einstein

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. ~Albert Einstein

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive. ~Albert
Einstein

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. ~Albert Einstein

Breakdowns can create breakthroughs. Things fall apart so things can fall together.

Life is so ironic to understand fully, it takes sadness to know what is happiness, noise to distinguish silent and a broken heart to find true love.

Life runs on hope…Don’t lose it.

Life is about falling — Living is about getting backup.

We will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

 

Montreal Botanical Garden, Canada

Author: Angela Grant

I am a first generation Jamaican immigrant whose experiences and accomplishments were made possible by the courage, sacrifices and the heroic acts of many whose bodies have rotted away in unmarked graves. Those are my heroes. Their sacrifices and death paved the way for my children and I. Failure to Listen is a token of my eternal gratitude. Failure to Listen is a tribute those generations of unmarked graves occupied by people of all races whose ultimate sacrifice of life opened the door for me and others, THANK YOU. Failure to Listen https://failuretolisten.wordpress.com/ uses cultural lenses to appreciate and understand the relationships between current events and our values, beliefs and attitudes. Culture is everything without it we are nothing. Failure to Listen will take you on a journey to recognize the beauty of our differences as the seeds to creativity, innovation and resolving disparities. By sharing my personal and professional experiences, I hope to do justice to the perspectives of those who are rarely heard or listened to. This site is not to incite anger but rather to provoke thought. It is my hope that Failure to Listen will work to foster intergroup dialogues and motivate readers to step outside the box and get to know ALL PEOPLE. In the spirit of Martin Luther King, let's join hands and remember his famous speech about a dream... A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. -Margaret Mead

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