Archive for the ‘Words of Wisdom’ Category
by Diane Loomans
If I had my child to raise all over again,
I’d do less correcting, and more connecting,
I’d take my eyes off my watch, and watch with my eyes.
I would care to know less and know to care more.
I’d take more hikes and fly more kites.
I’d stop playing serious, and seriously play.
I’d run through more fields and gaze at more stars.
I’d do more hugging, and less tugging.
I would be firm less often, and affirm much more,
I’d build self-esteem first, and the house later.
I’d teach less about the love of power and more about the power of love.
“The work will wait while you show the child a rainbow, but the rainbow won’t wait while you do the work.” - Patricia Clifford
“There are three things I have learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics and the Great Pumpkin.” -Linus Van Pelt in It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Video from NASA (edited by USA Today)
“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” — Neil Armstrong
“If you wait until you are really sure, you’ll never take off the training wheels.”
- Cynthia Copeland Lewis, Author
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” –Groucho Marx
“In all our best efforts to provide “advantages” we have actually produced the busiest, most competitive, highly pressured and over-organized generation of youngsters in our history — and possibly the unhappiest.”
– Eda J. LeShan
”I have had dreams and I’ve had nightmares. I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.”
- Jonas Salk
“Be the change you wish to see in the world”
I just love this quote from Gandhi. I now have the bumper sticker on my car–mostly to remind myself of the responsibility we all share to “be the change we wish to see” in our families, communities, counties, states, countries, and the world.
A new arrival, ‘Be the Change’ Pendant, is now available at our sister site, IsabellaCatalog.com.
The following is an excerpt from an interview with graffiti artist Will Kasso:
Question: One of your latest portraits is Gandhi. Why?
Kasso: Well, Gandhi was a great human being. His contribution to society, the world for that matter, is undeniable. He directly influenced Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and a host of others for positive change. So when I decided to do the wall, I wanted to paint someone that ignited change, since aerosol artists are the most misunderstood and stereotyped artists on this planet.