You are growing if you are green but you are dying if you are ripe. (paraphrase from Andy Stanley)

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. – Jonathan Kozol

The word ‘listen’ contains the same letters as the word ‘silent.’ – Alfred Brendel

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.  – Winston Churchill

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there’d be a shortage of sand.
-Milton Friedman

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children…to leave the world a better place…to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they’re really not. They’re companions – the hero and the sidekick. ~Laurence Shames


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