Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Quotidian, October 31, 2010 ~ One Must Not be Defeated

“While one may encounter many defeats, one must not be defeated.” ~ Maya Angelou (born April 4, 1928) Maya Angelou is an American author, poet, and activist. Angelou is perhaps best known for her autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird … Continue reading

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The Quotidian, October 30, 2010 ~ Work on Ourselves

“We work on ourselves in order to help others, but also we help others in order to work on ourselves.” ~ Pema Chödrön (born circa 1936) Pema Chödrön is an American ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1981. She is … Continue reading

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The Quotidian, October 29, 2010 ~ The Strongest Thing

“There is one thing stronger than all of the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.” ~ Victor Hugo (February 26, 1802 to May 22, 1885) Victor Hugo was a French poet, novelist, essayist, … Continue reading

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The Quotidian, October 28, 2010 ~ Take it Personally

“Take it personally” ~ Tony Clarke (born 1944) Tony Clarke is a Canadian activist and author. He founded the Polaris Institute in 1997 and serves as the organization’s Executive Director. Quotation further popularized by Anita Roddick (born 1942). Roddick is founder … Continue reading

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The Quotidian, October 27, 2010 ~ Your Power

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” ~ Alice Walker (born February 9, 1944) Alice Walker is a prominent novelist, essayist, poet, and activist. She is perhaps best known for her novel … Continue reading

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Pun-ku (sample)

vampire CEO / remains wary of / stakeholders This pun-ku is for my (non-vampire) friend Carolyn. Happy Halloween (early) everyone!

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The Quotidian, October 26, 2010 ~ Be a Learner

“In times of change, the learners inherit the world, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” ~ Eric Hoffer (July 25, 1902 to May 21, 1983) Hoffer was an American independent … Continue reading

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