"An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind."
"Be careful that you do not write or paint anything that is not your own, that you don't know in your own soul."
Vincent Van Gogh
"What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?"
The Group of Seven
"No man ever did a real thing that was not in the beginning misunderstood. A new path is bound to be somewhat lonely." — Canadian Group of Seven Painter, Lawren Harris
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."
"Never be ashamed of what you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion that you want, and to do what makes you happy. That's my life motto."
Queen Rania of Jordan
"If one girl with courage is a revolution, imagine what feats we can achieve together. "
"I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long."
"I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message."
"Many were healed by our [Native] spirituality. It’s more than healing; it’s the feeling that you have something to contribute."
"Julie D'Aubigny was a 17th-century bisexual French opera singer and fencing master who killed or wounded at least ten men in life-or-death duels..." http://www.badassoftheweek.com/lamaupin.html
Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian Mckellen
"Every anti-gay remark from the Church gives the thug a license to be cruel." IM "I’ve always believed that it is not possible to be in the world and not be political." PS
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
"When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful."
Martin Luther King Jr.
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
"I will not be triumphed over."
"We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better."
“I don't want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself.”
"The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other."
"Science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated."
"There are lessons in everything. The bad, the good. Our job is to listen, and to continue to learn, so that maybe we get better at this. Maybe get better at life."
"You can sell millions of records, be showered with all this love and admiration and still feel despised and unwanted. That's what I felt. I've made a lot of mistakes I'm not proud of."
"Adventure is worthwhile in itself."
"I would like to be called an inspiration to people, not a role model - because I make mistakes like everybody else. When I'm offstage, I'm just like everybody else."
Helan Abdulla (Helly Luv)
"I've sacrificed everything for this. I know there will not be normal life again. What is most important is I get the message out to the world and that together we can stop these people."
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