Rather than pick just one quote of the week, why not try several previous quotes of the week that all encourage us to get moving and bring about the change we want to see in the world. This is going to be a fantastic and challenging week. I’m ready to get started. How about you?
It had long ago come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Leonard Da Vinci. [E-F-C quote of the week 9 Jan 2011]
We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there is such a thing as being too late. Procrastination is still the thief of time. Life often leaves us standing bare, naked, and dejected with a lost opportunity. The tide in the affairs of men does not remain at flood — it ebbs. We may cry out desperately for time to pause in her passage, but time is adamant to every plea and rushes on. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residues of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words, “Too late.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.[E-F-C quote of the week 18 Jan 2011]
Freedom is the right to question and change the established way of doing things…It is the understanding that allows us to recognize shortcomings and seek solutions.” – Ronald Reagan [E-F-C quote of the week 30 Jan 2011]
Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.” – Doug Firebaugh