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Category: Quotes

Box of Crayons

Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty they take the crayons away and replace them with dry, uninspiring books […]

Stan Lee (1922 – 2018)

“You know, my motto is ‘Excelsior.’ That’s an old word that means ‘upward and onward to greater glory.’ It’s on the seal of the state of New York. Keep moving […]

Happiness or Misery

“All human happiness or misery takes forms of action…character gives us qualities, but it is in our actions, what we do, that we are happy or miserable.” – Aristotle

Expressing of Thought

“But we do not merely protest; we make renewed demand for freedom in that vast kingdom of the human spirit where freedom has ever had the right to dwell:the expressing […]

Muhammad Ali [1942 – 2016]

“I know where I’m going and I know the truth.  I don’t have to be what you want me to be.  I’m free to be what I want.” – Muhammad […]

Afeni Shakur [1947 – 2016]

  I guarantee that the seed you plant in love, not matter how small, will grow into a mighty tree of refuge. We all want a future for ourselves and […]

Prince (1958 – 2016)

“When I’m writing [songs], some days the pen just goes. I’m not in charge and I’m almost listening outside of it. That’s when I realize that we all have to […]

Clemenceau McAdoo Givings [1919 – 1944]

Clemenceau McAdoo Givings is the son of Noel Givings and nephew of my great-grandfather Francis Givings.  Known by many as Clem, he was born in Richmond, Virginia in the year […]

Every Moment is A Story

“Some moments are nice, some are nicer, some are even worth writing about.” ― Charles Bukowski (War All the Time) These moments reek of untold stories. Obscure trinkets in time both shiny and […]

David Bowie (1947 – 2016)

“The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.” – David Bowie

Scrutiny

“Be careful who you tell your secrets to because when situations change… sometimes, so do people.” ― Gwen Ro

Live in the Present

“I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life […]

Put It Behind You

“But there’s a beginning in an end, you know?  It’s true that you can’t reclaim what you had, but you can lock it up behind you.  Start fresh.” ― Alexandra […]