Words of Wisdom
I’ve been fortunate in my life to have guides come in and out and provide me with some really good thoughts. I also stumble on a few thoughts here and there so here you go. Enjoy. I believe it’s part of my job here on earth to pass on the good. Feel free to add your pearls. Aloha.
“Life is a Gift. Respect is Earned. Love is Gained” ~ Aunty Anna
“An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.” ~ Charles Bukowksi
“Someone always got it worse.” ~ Keone Rawlins (and many others I’m sure but props to my cousin)
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ~ Lao Tzu
“I have the 1030 rule.” ~ Someone at UH in reference to not taking a class prior to 1030 in the morning.
“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them- a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.” ~ Muhammed Ali
“Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.” ~ Will Smith
“To those of you who received honours, awards, and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you, too, can be President of the United States.” ~ George W. Bush
“In a mad world, only the mad are sane.” ~ Akira Kurosawa
“I’m going to be 60 and I’m almost used to myself.” ~ Martin Scorsese
“I come bearing an olive branch in one hand, and the freedom fighter’s gun in the other hand. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand.” ~ Yasser Arafat
“Let a hundred flowers bloom.” ~ Mao Zedong
“You’ve got to know your limitations. I don’t know what your limitations are. I found out what mine were when I was twelve. I found out that there weren’t too many limitiations, if I did it my way.” ~ Johnny Cash
“Never, never, never, never give up.” ~ Winston Churchill