“There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation – veneer isn’t worth anything.” – George Washington Carver
What in inspiration George Washington Carver is. He was an example of real achievement. Born into slavery and became a scientist and inventor. He embodies the true spirit of the the American dream. Freedom, hard work, brains and a life long thirst for knowledge. Thank you Mr. Carver.
This month quote is one that I feel is beneficial for our country, given the intense and even hateful sentiment surrounding this last election and inauguration. I hope everyone will step back and take a breath and perhaps listen to those who have a smaller voice and those who know that hate begets hate and violence begets violence.
“There are seven blunders that will destroy us: wealth without work, pleasure without consequence, knowledge without character, religion without sacrifice, Politics without principle, Science without humanity, business without ethics.” – – Mahatma Gandhi universally credited
This being the month of Thanksgiving, I have been pondering my many gifts in this life. I am blessed. And those blessings, I have found, ring in my heart when I truly sit and ponder. This thought is beautiful: “Gratitude is the heart’s memory.” – Jean-Baptiste Massieu
“You know your life has changed when going to the grocery store alone is a vacation.” – unknown
My family and I recently moved from Nevada to Idaho. My oldest daughter is finally old enough to stay home with my other 3 kids. This statement is true!
“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” – Oscar Wilde
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt
“Comparison is the thief of joy.” – President Theodore Roosevelt