Monday, August 31, 2009

Social Media and Haiti

Great thoughts about the power of media communications technologies.

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity."

Horace Mann

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains. the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch."

Bette Davis

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy."

Samuel Goldwyn

Friday, August 28, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"Part of being a hero is knowing when you don't need to be one anymore."

Alan Moore

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment."

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"There are two main strategies we can adopt to improve the quality of life. The first is to try making external conditions match our goals. The second is to change how we experience external conditions to make them fit our goals better."

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered."

Michael J. Fox

Monday, August 24, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"The truth is not simply what you think it is; it is also the circumstances in which it is said, and to whom, why and how it is said."

Vaclav Havel

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle."

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"Frankly, I’m suspicious of anyone who has a strong opinion on a complicated issue."

Scott Adams

Friday, August 21, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought."

Henri Bergson

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"Trouble is part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough."

Dinah Shore

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"Patterning your life around other's opinions is nothing more than slavery."

Lawana Blackwell

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself."

Spanish Proverb

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Quips & Quotes from Haiti

"Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level."

Max L. Forman

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"Strangers are made, not found."

- Luke Renner

Friday, August 14, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"The idea of a mass audience was really an invention of the Industrial Revolution."

- David Cronenberg

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"When I'm trusting and being myself... everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously."

- Shakti Gawain

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"If you really want to do something, you do it. You don't save it for a sound bite."

- Liz Friedman

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, August 10, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"But penance need not be paid in suffering...It can be paid in forward motion. Correcting the mistake is a positive move, a nurturing move."

- Barbara Hall

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person."

- Dr. David M. Burns

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"Do not wait for the last judgment. It takes place every day."

- Albert Camus

Friday, August 7, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"He who opens a school door, closes a prison."

- Victor Hugo

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity."

- Aristotle

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army."

- Edward Everett

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself."

- John Dewey

Monday, August 3, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success. Talent is only a starting point in this business. You've got to keep on working that talent. Someday I'll reach for it and it won't be there."

- Irving Berlin

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"Every society must be intentional about educating it's leaders."

- Patrick Awuah

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Quips & Quotes

"When all you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail."

- Eli Renner