Quote of the Day – Mary Travers On Civil Rights

On this day in 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. Things didn’t change overnight, some would say that ideas and ideals are still changing. Today’s quote reflects that. We’ve learned that it will take more than one generation to bring about change. The fight for civil rights has developed into a broader concern for human rights, and that encompasses a great many people and countries. Those of us who live in a democracy have a responsibility to be the voice for those whose voices are stilled. – Mary Travers Photo used under creative commons, … Continue reading Quote of the Day – Mary Travers On Civil Rights

Quote of the Day – Peter Ustinov on Optimism

While on social media, you probably wouldn’t imagine it, but I am an optimist. I always try to see the brighter days ahead, even in the face of all things adverse. I just tripped and feel upon this quote and thought it was perfect for this crossroad I am currently at. I am an optimist, unrepentant and militant. After all, in order not to be a fool an optimist must know how sad a place the world can be. It is only the pessimist who finds this out anew every day. – Peter Ustinov Continue reading Quote of the Day – Peter Ustinov on Optimism

Quote of the Day – Michael Dorris on Connections

An interesting quote. Often, while searching for the quote of the day, I pluck a word out of the air and scan the page until something speaks to me. This spoke to me and I hope it says something to you. At different stages in our lives, the signs of love may vary: dependence, attraction, contentment, worry, loyalty, grief, but at heart the source is always the same. Human beings have the rare capacity to connect with each other, against all odds. – Michael Dorris (Photo Credit: Paparutzi via Flickr) Continue reading Quote of the Day – Michael Dorris on Connections