“It’s a powerful thing to know that you are empowering someone to lift themselves out of poverty,”—Jessica Jackley.
Each quote that I share here has at one time or another shaped the direction of my life
“If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds,”—Jesse Jackson.
“Do what you love; you’ll be better at it. It sounds pretty simple, but you’d be surprised how many people don’t get this one right away,”—LL Cool J.
“My gut feelings and my faith tell me that until God shuts a door, no human can shut it,”—Olusegun Obasanjo.
“Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life – a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are,”—Princess Diana.
“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody,”—Bill Cosby.
“We learned about gratitude and humility – that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean… and we were taught to value everyone’s contribution and treat everyone with respect,”—Michelle Obama.
“We learned about honesty and integrity – that the truth matters… that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules… and success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square,”—Michelle Obama.
“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness,”—Desmond Tutu.
“Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people,”—John D. Rockefeller.