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On the day my daughter was born, I started writing a book for her. The plan was that, over the course of her life, I'd fill it with advice on how to be a strong woman. But along the way, I got caught up in the stories of Amelia Earhart, Sally Ride, and so many others. So how do you pick the best heroes for your kids?
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works of Genius, whether of man or Nature. The Artisan is he who merely applies the rules which others have detected.
Henry David Thoreau
When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us.
Sydney J. Harris
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
In an ideal world, nobody's work would be just about the money. People could pursue excellence in what they do, take pride in achievement, and derive meaning from knowing that their work improved the lives of others.
There is nothing we like to communicate to others as much as the seal of secrecy together with what lies under it.
It's also selfish because it makes you feel good when you help others. I've been helped by acts of kindness from strangers. That's why we're here, after all, to help others.
I think every family is dysfunctional, and some manage to control it better than others.
My favorite six words in recovery are: trust God, clean house, and help others.
One of my greatest talents is recognizing talent in others and giving them the forum to shine.
Rhetoric, which is the use of language to inform or persuade, is very important in shaping public opinion. We are very easily fooled by language and how it is used by others.
Do not do unto others as you expect they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.
George Bernard Shaw
One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
Robert A. Heinlein
Ultimately we need to recognize that while humans continue to build urban landscapes, we share these spaces with others species.
Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.
A. Bartlett Giamatti
Leadership appears to be the art of getting others to want to do something you are convinced should be done.
The eyes of some persons are large, others small, and others of a moderate size; the last-mentioned are the best. And some eyes are projecting, some deep-set, and some moderate, and those which are deep-set have the most acute vision in all animals; the middle position is a sign of the best disposition.
Some are made modest by great praise, others insolent.
Dividers seek to make themselves look or feel better by making others feel worse. They damage relationships, fracture teams and organizations, and create havoc in people's lives.
John C. Maxwell
People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found by others.
The key to winning is choosing to do God's will and loving others with all you've got.
I quote others only in order the better to express myself.
Michel de Montaigne
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're alive.
Orlando Aloysius Battista
Please know that I am aware of the hazards. I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be a challenge to others.
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves.
E. Joseph Cossman
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
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