Adversity

There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. – Malcolm X

Next time you feel defeated think about this quote.  Go to the balcony, process the full picture and find the opportunities for  self-growth as well as improved performance beneath those feelings of failure.

Unarmed Truth and Unconditional Love

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant. -Martin Luther King Jr.

A bit of hope that eventually truth and love conquer all. But how long is eventually? And is this really so?

Malcolm X: Who Taught You To Hate Yourself? |Video

“It’s just like when you’ve got some coffee that’s too black, which means it’s too strong. What do you do? You integrate it with cream, you make it weak. But if you pour too much cream in it, you won’t even know you ever had coffee. It used to be hot, it becomes cool. It used to be strong, it becomes weak. It used to wake you up, now it puts you to sleep.” -Malcolm X

 

Happy 92nd Birthday Malcolm X

Einstein: Quotes of Wisdom for Humanity

Peace cannot be kept by force.  It can only be achieved by understanding. – Albert Einstein


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He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
– Albert Einstein

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Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism – how passionately I hate them! – Albert Einstein

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A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be. – Albert Einstein

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Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.  – Albert Einstein

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 All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. – Albert Einstein

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 Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions. – Albert Einstein

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The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.  -Albert Einstein

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Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted. – Albert Einstein

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I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.  – Albert Einstein

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Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction. – Albert Einstein

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Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.- Albert Einstein

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All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual. – Albert Einstein

Anais Nin: Quotes To Ignite Passion

Human beings can reach such desperate solitude that they may cross a boundary beyond which words cannot serve, and at such moments there is nothing left for them but to bark.

-Anais Nin

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This image of herself as a not ordinary women, an image which was trembling now in his eyes, might suddenly disappear. Nothing more difficult to live up to than men?s dreams.

-Anais Nin

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You cannot save people, you can only love them.

-Anais Nin

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Passion gives me moments of wholeness.

-Anais Nin

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The final lesson a writer learns is that everything can nourish the writer.

-Anais Nin

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Experience teaches acceptance of the imperfect as life.

-Anais Nin

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Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.

-Anais Nin

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The creative personality never remains fixed on the first world it discovers. It never resigns itself to anything.

-Anais Nin

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Anais Nin Quotes of Living

Anais Nin Quotes of Living


Life is so fluid that one can only hope to capture the living moment, to capture it alive and fresh … without destroying that moment.

-Anais Nin

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This image of herself as a not ordinary women, an image which was trembling now in his eyes, might suddenly disappear. Nothing more difficult to live up to than men?s dreams.

-Anais Nin

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You cannot save people, you can only love them.

-Anais Nin

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Experience teaches acceptance of the imperfect as life.

-Anais Nin

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Passion gives me moments of wholeness.

-Anais Nin

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Shame is the lie someone told you about yourself.

-Anais Nin

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The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

-Anais Nin

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We don’t see things as they are, we see things as we are.

-Anais Nin

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Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.

-Anais Nin

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The day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

-Anais Nin

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I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by living, by losing.

-Anais Nin

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