Favorite Quote March 2017

“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.

Favorite Quote January 2017

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

Favorite quote November 2016

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