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Action
Saying or Verse Source
No investigation. No right to speak. Confucius
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity Unknown Sources
Before you run, check to see if the bulldog has teeth Les Brown
A delay is not a denial Reverend James Cleveland
There are three kinds of people in the world: Those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened. Unknown Source
The greatest gift is not being afraid to question. Ruby Dee
To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice. Confucius
You’ve got to continue to grow, or you’ll find yourself like last night’s cornbread: STALE and DRY. Loretta Lynn
I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand. Chinese Proverbs
Anything worth having is worth working for. Mary Kay Ash
Wisdom is knowing what to do; skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it. Unknown Source

 

Belief
Saying or Verse Source
When you’re down to nothing, God is up to something. Unknown Sources
Life shrinks or expands, according to our belief. Unknown Sources
If you’re afraid to die, you will not be able to live. James Baldwin

 

Change
Saying or Verse Source
The only thing that is constant in life is change Unknown Source

 

Competition
Saying or Verse Source
If you're not a competitor, You've just got to go home. Venus Williams
Tall trees experience strong winds. Chinese

 

Courage
Saying or Verse Source
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it. Cowardice represses fear and is thereby mastered by it. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
You cannot fix what you will not face James Baldwin
It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow Ralph Ellison
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. T. S. Elliott

 

Creativity
Saying or Verse Source
Let your imagination guide your work. Unknown Source
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not follow the path. Go where there is no path to begin the trail. Multiple Sources
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. Albert Einstein
If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got Jackie "Moms" Mabley
You must dare to interrupt the cycle of the present; to move into the cycle of the future. Bishop E. Bernard Jordan
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he(she) hears a different drummer. Let him (her) step to the music which he(she) hears, however measured or far away. (adapted) Thoreau

 

Culture
Saying or Verse Source
If you don’t know where you come from, it’s difficult to assess where You are. It’s even more difficult to plan where you are going. Reverand Joseph Lowery

 

Determination
Saying or Verse Source
Aint gonna let nobody turn me around. African American Spiritual

 

Dream
Saying or Verse Source
A very great vision is needed and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky. Crazy Horse

 

Diversity
Saying or Verse Source
To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good. 1st Corinthians 12:7
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is a process; working together is a success Henry Ford
Divide and empower, in our world, must become define and empower. Audre Lorde
When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free. Charles Evans Hughes
If we cannot end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity. John F. Kennedy
Where there is no difference, there is only indifference. Louis Nizer
Everyone in the world smiles in the same language. Mexican-American Proverb
We should acknowledge differences, we should greet differences, until difference makes no differeence anymore. Dr. Adela A. Allen
It's interesting to see how we are all uniquely different. Jai Rodriguez
The high note is not the only thing. Placido Domingo

 

Evil
Saying or Verse Source
He(she) is fallen into the ditch which he (she) made. His (her) mischief shall return upon his (her) head. Psalm 7:15,16 (adapted)

 

Example
Saying or Verse Source
Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your God in heaven. Matthew 5:16 (adapted)

 

Faith
Saying or Verse Source
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1
I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. Mother Teresa
I will fear no evil, for thou art with me Psalm 23:4
This is the day the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. 
Psalm 118:24
Faith
Now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. 
1st Corinthians: 13:13
Faith
Ask, and it shall be given you… Matthew 7:7
Because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities. Luke 19:17
When you’re down to nothing, God is up to something. Unknown Source
Life shrinks or expands, according to our belief. Unknown Source
Faith keeps me calm during the storms of life. Unknown Source

 

Freedom
Saying or Verse Source
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Power concedes nothing without a demand Frederick Douglas
If you win non-violently, then you have a double victory; you not only won your fight, but you remain free. Cesar Chavez

 

Friendship
Saying or Verse Source
Friendships are treasures to be cherished, so be sure to value them. Unknown Source
Always keep people in your life that charge your battery, not those who will drain it! Unknown Source
I get by with a little help from my friends. John Lennon
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. Kahlil Gibron
The only way to have a friend is to be one Ralph Waldo Emerson
The thing we surround ourselves with most frequently, becomes our power. Ernest Holmes
Always keep people in your life that charge your battery, not those who will drain it! Unknown Source

 

God's Power
Saying or Verse Source
If this plan or this undertaking is of human origin, it will fail; but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow it. Acts 5:38,39 (adapted)
Man's schemes are inferior to those made by heaven. Chinese Proverbs
Because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities. Luke 19:17
When you’re down to nothing, God is up to something. Unknown Sources

 

Happiness
Saying or Verse Source
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi

 

Healing & Helping
Saying or Verse Source
As soon as healing takes place, go out and heal somebody else. Maya Angelou
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it for anyone else Charles Dickens
I get by with a little help from my friends. John Lennon
Just as you did it to one of the least of these …you did it to me. Matthew 25:40 (adapted)

 

Hope
Saying or Verse Source
Hope is a beautiful treasure. Adapted from Unknown Source

 

Humility
Saying or Verse Source
Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and the Lord shall lift you up. James 4:10 (adapted)

 

Integrity
Saying or Verse Source
If you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything. Malcolm X

 

Justice
Saying or Verse Source
Plead my cause, O Lord, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me. Psalm 35:1

 

Leadership
Saying or Verse Source
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you have no critics, you'll likely have no success. Malcolm X
Plead my cause, O Lord, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me. Psalm 35:1
Those who say it can't be done are,and also usually interrupted by others doing it. James Baldwin

 


Love
Saying or Verse Source
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within the reach of every hand Mother Teresa
Every act of love is a work of peace no matter how small. Mother Teresa
To show great love for God and our neighbor we need not do great things. It is how much love we put in the doing that makes our offering something beautiful for God. Mother Teresa
The success of love is in the loving, it is not in the result of loving. Mother Teresa
Let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth. 1st John 3:18
One love, one heart. Let's get together and feel alright Bob Marley
We know that all things work together for good to those who love God. Romans 8:28
Tell me whom you love, and I'll tell you who you are. Creole proverb
If there is anything better than being loved, it’s loving. Unknown Source

 

Meditation
Saying or Verse Source
Meditation: When we quiet the conscious mind to hear the Divine presence. Iyanla Vanzant
For a love to grow through the tests of everyday living, one must respect that zone of privacy where one retires to relate to the inside instead of the outside. Kahlil Gibran
Make time and space for quiet time, and then use it. Unknown Source
To meet everything and everyone through stillness instead of mental noise is the greatest gift you can offer to the universe. Eckart Tolle
God is the friend of silence. See how nature - Trees, flowers, grass grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls. Unknown Sources

 

Networking
Saying or Verse Source
The thing we surround ourselves with most frequently, becomes our power. Ernest Holmes
Always keep people in your life that charge your battery, not those who will drain it! Unknown Source

 

Opportunity
Saying or Verse Source
When one door closes, another one opens. Unknown Sources
Failure is only an opportunity to begin again, more intelligently. Henry Ford

 

Power
Saying or Verse Source
Divide and empower, in our world, must become define and empower. Audre Lorde
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Frederick Douglass
The thing we surround ourselves with most frequently, becomes our power. Ernest Holmes
He who controls images controls everything Townsend

 

Prayer
Saying or Verse Source
Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines. Satchel Paige

 

Pressing On
Saying or Verse Source
Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect; but …I press toward the mark. Philippians 3:12,14
Persistence breaks down resistance. Unknown Sources
Don’t you set down on the steps’ Cause you finds it’s kinder hard. Don’t you fall now . . .For I’s still goin’, honey, I’s still climbin’, And life for me aint been no crystal stair. Langston Hughes
Those who say it can't be done are,and also usually interrupted by others doing it. James Baldwin

 

Purpose
Saying or Verse Source
Everybody is born to fulfill a divine purpose, and God has given us everything we will ever need to fulfill that purpose. Iyanla Vanzant
If rain doesn't fall, corn does not grow. Yoruba proverbs
For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 (adapted)
No one can uproot the tree which God has planted. Yoruba proverbs
Life has two rules: Number 1, Never Quit! Number 2, Always remember rule Number 1 Duke Ellington
To be who you are and become what you are capable. Alvin Ailey

 

Rest
Saying or Verse Source
And the Lord said unto them, Come aside into the desert place; and rest awhile. Mark 6:31 (adapted)

 

Self Esteem
Saying or Verse Source
You cannot belong to anyone else, until you belong to yourself Pearl Bailey
Where you will sit when you are old shows where you stood in youth Yoruba Proverbs
In my mind, I'm always the best. If I walk out on the court (and) I think the next person is better, I've already lost. Venus Williams
No one can give you wisdom. You must discover it for yourself, on the journey through life, which no one can take for you. Sun Bear
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself. Oprah Winfrey
Set yourself as the standard. Chinese Proverbs
One does not sell the land people walk on. Crazy Horse
Bigger than life is not difficult for me. I am bigger than life. Rita Moreno
I used to want the words "She tried" on my tombstone. Now I want "She did it". Katherine Dunham
You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die. Or when. You only decide how you’re going to live. Now. Joan Baez
I change myself, I change the world. Gloria Anzaldua
I’m trying to arrange my life so that I don’t even have to be present. Unknown Sources
Deal with yourself as an individual worthy of respect, and make everyone else deal with you the same way. Nikki Giovanni
The greatest thing you have is your self image, a positive opinion of yourself. You must never let anyone take it from you. Jaime Escalante

 

 

Self Sufficiency
Saying or Verse Source
The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your arm. Unknown Source
Self Determination
Saying or Verse Source
You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die. Or when. You only decide how you’re going to live. Now. Joan Baez
I change myself, I change the world. Self Determination
Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect; but …I press toward the mark. Philippians 3:12,14
Persistence breaks down resistance. Unknown Sources
Don’t you set down on the steps’ Cause you finds it’s kinder hard. Don’t you fall now . . .For I’s still goin’, honey, I’s still climbin’, And life for me aint been no crystal stair. Langston Hughes
Those who say it can't be done are,and also usually interrupted by others doing it. James Baldwin

 

Self Preservation
Saying or Verse Source
One does not sell the land people walk on. Crazy Horse

 


Silence
Saying or Verse Source
Meditation: When we quiet the conscious mind to hear the Divine presence. Iyanla Vanzant
To meet everything and everyone through stillness instead of mental noise is the greatest gift you can offer to the universe. Eckart Tolle
For a love to grow through the tests of everyday living, one must respect that zone of privacy where one retires to relate to the inside instead of the outside. Kahlil Gibran
Make time and space for quiet time, and then use it. Unknown Sources
You don't always have to have something to say Sammy Davis, Jr.
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in life has a purpose. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
God is the friend of silence. See how nature - Trees, flowers, grass grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls. Unknown Sources

 

Spirituality
Saying or Verse Source
The most sacred place isn't the church, the mosque or the temple; it's the temple of the body. That's where the spirit lives Susan Taylor
Spiritual growth results from absorbing and digesting truth and putting it to practice in daily life White Eagle
The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Galatians 5:22
Spirituality - Whole living by nurturing every component - physical, emotional, and certainly spiritual - of whom you are. Adapted from Staying Strong by Sara Lomax Reese, Kirk Johnson and Therman Evans, M.D.
If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else Marvin Gaye
Serenity isn't freedom from the storm, but peace within the storm. Unknown Sources
Spirit works on a full-time basis Unknown Sources
Being happy doesn't mean everything is perfect, it means that you've decided to see beyond the imperfections. Unknown Sources
Nothing can dim the light which shines from within Maya Angelou
Go behind the apparent circumstances of the situation and locate the love in yourself and in all others involved in the situation Mother Teresa
Go within and find what you've been searching outside yourself to find. Unknown Source
When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us. Ancient Arapaho proverb
We must protect the forests for our children, grandchildren and children yet to be born. We must protect the forests for those who can't speak for themselves such as the birds, animals, fish and trees. Qwatsinas

 

Success
Saying or Verse Source
If you are willing to deal with the past, you can make the moment you are in rich Oprah Winfrey
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher. Oprah Winfrey
We are prone to judge success by the index of our salaries or the size of our automobiles, rather than by the quality of our service and relationship to humanity. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
True power comes through cooperation and silence. Ashanti proverb
Everything an Indian does is in a circle, and that is because the power of the world always works in circles, and everything tries to be round. In the old days when we were a strong and happy people, all our power came to us from the sacred hoop of the nation, and so long as the hoop was unbroken the people flourished. Black Elk
Failure is only an opportunity to begin again, more intelligently. Henry Ford
Persistence breaks down resistance. Unknown Source
If you are going to play the game properly, you’d better know every Rule. Barbara Jordan
Success sometimes depends on having a chance, or taking one. Unknown Source
If you have no critics, you'll likely have no success. Malcolm X
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is a process; working together is a success. Henry Ford

 

Tested
Saying or Verse Source
Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to test you. 1 Peter 4:12

 

Thankfulness
Saying or Verse Source
Feeling grateful for each thing in your life is a great way to open the heart and let the Spirit slip in Adapted from Awakening Your Spirituality, Jonathan Robinson
Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for the Lord is good! The Lord's mercy endures forever. Psalm 136:1 (adapted)
I will praise Thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Psalm 139:14

 

Thought, Thinking
Saying or Verse Source
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. Buddha
It is more important to understand than to be understood. Bill Russell

 

Trouble
If you have no critics, you'll likely have no success. Malcolm X
There is no better [lesson] than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss contains its own seed, its own how toimprove your performance the next time. Malcolm X

 

Value(s)
Saying or Verse Source
It doesn't have to glitter to be gold Arthur Ashe
Don’t find fault, find remedy. Henry Ford
A mind is like a parachute; it only serves it purpose when it's open. Unknown Sources
The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people. Cesar Chavez

 

Waking up
I am sick and tired of being sick and tired. Fannie Lou Hamer

 

Vision & Planning
If you sail without a chart, you may return without a ship Unknown Source
A very great vision is needed and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky. Crazy Horse

 

Waiting
Saying or Verse Source
But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 (adapted)

 

Work
Saying or Verse Source
What doth it profit, my brethren (sisters), though one say he (she) hath faith, and have not works? James 2:14 (adapted)

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