“There’s almost always a way out. You can think it through. And you will. Do not ever underestimate yourself.”
These inspiring words would apply to anyone’s life in all situations big and small, however the situation that inspired Ann-Margret to say them was just about as terrible as they [...]
“Storytellers are a threat. They threaten all champions of control, they frighten usurpers of the right-to-freedom of the human spirit – in state, in church or mosque, in party congress, in the university or wherever.” – Chinua Achebe
Chinua Achebe wrote one of my favorite books of all time, Things Fall [...]
I really liked this quote until I read an article stating that this quote cannot be [...]
“Always expecting this and expecting that. May I recommend serenity to you? A life that is burdened with expectations is a heavy life. Its fruit is sorrow and disappointment. Learn to be one with the joy of the moment.”
-Douglas Adams, The Long [...]
Coming true is not the only purpose of a dream. Its most important purpose is to get us in touch with where dreams come from, where passion comes from, where happiness comes from. Even a shattered dream can do that for you.
“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.”
- Kurt Vonnegut
I’m reading Jane Eyre for the first time and this quote stopped me in my tracks because of how applicable it is to [...]
“Be aware of problems that can arise when an assigned leader is not a natural leader: Lack of vision, inability to communicate direction, lack of ability to facilitate, unawareness of group members’ needs, and waffling on topic ideas are some of the problems that may arise.
“Natural leaders are those who [...]
- Katelyn Choate Adamson
My beautiful, hilarious cousin posted this quote to facebook earlier today and I almost died laughing. She says she’s not sure where [...]
Welcome!I love Dayton, I've lived here for all of my 26 years and don't plan on settling anywhere else. I started this blog as a way to showcase the best of Dayton (as seen through my perspective) and also to share some of the things that occupy space in my mind, namely beauty, home decor, quotes, and various aspects of my life.