In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there's something stronger – something better, pushing right back.”
Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education, to prepare each citizen to choose wisely and to enable him to choose freely are paramount functions of the school of democracy - Franklin D. Roosevelt.
On staying positive:
"Don't ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn't. - Michelle Obama
On enacting change:
"We cannot solve a crisis without treating it as a crisis. [...] Ans if solutions within the system are so impossible to find, then maybe we should change the system itself." - Greta Thunberg, Climate Change Activist.
“The most noteworthy thing about gardeners is that they are always optimistic, always enterprising, and never satisfied. They always look forward to doing something better than they have ever done before."
Vita Sackville-West, the British novelist, member of the Bloomsbury circle, dear friend/lover of Virginia Woolf, and noted horticulturist.
“Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.”
- Eleanor Roosevelt
“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” - Eleanor Roosevelt
- Reader’s Digest