This is a place to support each other, by sharing the resources (quotes, stories, videos, life lessons, and anecdotes) that inspire, guide, and motivate us: the things that give us strength and have helped make us who we are today.
ON EMPATHY, COMPASSION, AND PURPOSE
"When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.
Live your life in such a way that when you die the world cries and you rejoice." - Native American Proverb
“If not me who? If not now when” - Emma Watson
“As one person I cannot change the world but I can change the world of one person” - Author Unknown (Submitted by Lizzy)
“Every single person has at least one secret that would break your heart. If we could just remember this, I think there would be a lot more compassion and tolerance in the world.” - Frank Warren
“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.” - Wendy Mass
ON NEVER GIVING UP
"We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations." - Charles Swindoll
ON THE SECRETS TO SUCCESS
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” - Mark Twain
"It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things"
- Theodore Roosevelt (Submitted by Jaymar)
(Submitted by Erica)
ON LEADERSHIP AND COLLABORATION
“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” - Lao Tzu