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20 of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Most Inspiring Quotes

The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr continues to inspire many, including myself. As a formative figure in the modern fight for civil rights, King embodied servant leadership, unconditional love, and uncompromising faith in God. Here are 20 quotes that have particularly influenced my worldview and inspired me to live a life worthy of God's calling and purpose.   #1 – The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. (more…)

The Top 10 Nelson Mandela Quotes of All Time

On December 5th, Nelson Mandela, the peaceful liberator, died at 95 of a lung infection connected to the tuberculosis he contracted while serving 27 years as a political prisoner. He has became the most prized national figure, anti-apartheid icon world-wide. To celebrate his extraordinary life, here is a pinnable collection of some of his most uplifting, profound words. (By the way, today, July 18, is the Nelson Mandela International Day) (more…)

30 Quotes That Will Help You Get Through the Day

For a limited time, I'm offering my new quote book, “He Said, She Said, and You?”  FREE when you click on this link HERE. "It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of the deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who, at best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who, at the worse, if he fails, at least ...

Quotes Worth Memorizing: “Purpose”

“The place where God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” – Frederick Buchener (more…)

Food for Thought: Memorable Quotes on Leadership

"The wisdom of the wise and the experience of ages may be preserved by quotation." — Benjamin Disraeli    To download a complimentary free e-book "He Said, She Said, And YOU?: Your Pit Stop for Inspiration" simply click HERE.  Look at phenomenal leaders. A common denominator for their extraordinary success has been a passion for reading. One key benefit of reading has the ability to inspire and ignite creativity, helping leaders see the "big picture" more clearly.  Here, I'd like to share some of my favorite collection of quotes on leadership. As 1 Timothy says, "To aspire into leadership is an honorable ambition."  It is my sincerest ...

Sobering Remarks on Servant Leadership

Servant Leadership Quotes FROM LISTENING TO SERVING "We must be silent before we can listen. We must listen before we can learn. We must learn before we can prepare. We must prepare before we can serve. We must serve before we can lead." ~ by William Arthur Ward as quoted in Leadership . . . with a human touch. June 1,1999. p.11. "The goal of many leaders is to get people to think more highly of the leader. The goal of a great leader is to help people to think more highly of themselves." ~ J. Carla Nortcutt "Leaders we admire do not place themselves at the center; they place others there. They do not seek the attention of people; they give ...

10 Inspiring Quotes that Will Maximize Your Potential

This week I’m sharing on Twitter some of my favorite quotes on potential. But I’m not always able to include them all. Here are the thoughts of some people, both famous and unknown, on our potential and how we use it: An unused life is an early death. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe It is very dangerous to go into eternity with possibilities which one has oneself prevented from becoming realities. A possibility is a hint from God. One must follow it. –Soren Kierkegaard If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the ...