Intergenerational Impact Pairs
"You were born an original, don't die a copy" - John L. Mason
“We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreparably broken” -John Green; ‘Looking for Alaska
"The Truth Will Set You Free." -John 8:32
“After awhile you could get used to anything.” - Albert Camus, The Stranger
"It takes a Potemkin Village."
"We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect." -- Anaïs Nin
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." -Nelson Mandela
"I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become"
- Carl Jung
“Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth ‘you owe me.’ Look what happens with a love like that, it lights the whole sky.” Hafiz
"May you always remember to enjoy the road, especially when it’s a hard one." - Kobe Bryant
Respect the air you breathe,
The sustaining soil underfoot;
Relish the warming rays of the life-giving sun.
“Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.” – Khabib Nurmagomedov
— and I will meet you there — quote by friend/colleague
"Humankind cannot bear very much reality"
- T.S. Eliot
"You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop." -Rumi
"Whatever you fear most has no power, it is your fear that has the power"
- Oprah Winfery
To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time. - Leonard Bernstein
Kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see -Mark Twain
"It's better to have style, than be in style." -Marcella Moy
"Even a broken clock is right twice a day." - Tony Soprano
"You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you odd." ... Flannery O'Connor
"We be all night. We be all night" -Nick Miller (quoting Beyonce)
"We are all mentors through our words and actions, consciously or not." - Art Richmond
"My silence had not protected me. Your silence will not protect you" -Audre Lorde
"There is no path.
The path you create by walking.
By walking you create your path. "
--- Antonio Machado
If you surround yourself with those you can call family, you will never be alone
“DON’T WORRY…BE HAPPY” Bobby McFerrin
"You are what you love, not what loves you." - Charlie Kaufman
"Were there none who were discontented with what we have, the world would never reach for anything better."
"be good, do good"
"God is silence, all else is bad translation"
“Hamsters are like cigarettes, they are perfectly harmless till you put them in your mouth and light them on fire” -Sam Slace
Bill de la Cruz
"Never Lose Sight of Your Dreams" Huayna Picchu