"Where there is peace, God is." ~George Herbert

"Carve your blessings in stone." ~Anon
"I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again." ~William Penn
"Dictum sapienti sat est - A word to a wise person is sufficient." ~Cicero Ovid Seneca

"Words pulsate in the veins of my pen"™Leah C. Dancel


‪Dana Stewart Scott‬ - on learning

"Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later." ~‪Dana Stewart Scott‬

Von G. Keetch - obedience

"True obedience is giving ourselves entirely to Him and allowing Him to chart our course both in calm waters and in troubled ones." ~Von G. Keetch

Edward Jay Epstein - Journalism

"The problem of journalism is simple. Journalists are rarely in a position to establish the truth of an issue themselves, since they didn't witness it personally. They are entirely dependent on self-interested sources to supply their facts. Every part of the news-making process is defined by this relationship; everything is coloured by this reality." ~Edward Jay Epstein

David G. Pumphrey Quotes

"Change is painful. It involves giving up comfortable old ways and habits. It is often said that the only thing we learn from history is that we do not learn." ~David G. Pumphrey

"Change must be welcomed with an open mind and a willing heart. New leadership styles must be developed that can accommodate and facilitate the new ideas upon which progress depends." ~David G. Pumphrey

"Shakespeare shows us how different leadership styles favor different times, situations, and cultures. He leaves us with the challenge to make a judgment call on which leadership style best suits us and the environment in which we are operating." ~David G Pumphrey

"...slow down, listen more, consult widely, and create management structures that allow new ideas to flourish." ~David G. Pumphrey

"The fault is not in our times, but in ourselves." ~David G. Pumphrey

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Michelle Penn Quotes

"Flowers are a tool to enlightenment!" ~Michelle Penn

"Redirect your thoughts to a better feeling thought." ~Michele Penn

Source: Peace In The Present Moment

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Harry Bartlett - MUSIC

"Music has a powerful hold of most people, it can make you cry, reminisce or fill you with pure excitement and ecstasy! Sometimes the good vibes are so strong that all you want to do is jump up on stage and join the fun." ~Harry Bartlett

Jim Jarmusch - originality

"Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent. And don’t bother concealing your thievery – celebrate it if you feel like it. In any case, always remember what Jean-Luc Godard said: “It’s not where you take things from – it’s where you take them to." ~Jim Jarmusch

Luc Godard - to and fro

“It’s not where you take things from – it’s where you take them to."


Franco (Andy) Mabanta Quotes

"It will be important to do things for the right reasons — when you remember this, it becomes very easy to be brave." ~Franco (Andy) Mabanta

"Love her or hate her, ultimately, Mocha’s got three awesome things going for her: she’s a formidable human, she’s grown her brand to the point that both her power and influence are quantifiably indisputable, and she doesn’t care what you think." ~Franco Mabanta, October 9, 2017

"The biggest problem our country faces isn’t drugs or poverty or transport or environmental. The current biggest problem has been the same biggest problem for over half a century. CORRUPTION HAS RAPED AND BURIED THE FILIPINO." ~Franco Mabanta, MindaNation, August 12, 2017


“Make sure your servant’s towel is bigger than your ego, as ego is the anesthesia that deadens the pain of stupidity…and pride is the burden of a foolish person.” ~Rick Rigsby

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Raven Fon - Poems

"Poems can describe something inside yourself you didn't know was there. They can transport you to a world you believe exists though you don't know why. They fill your soul with exactly the one thing it was missing." ~Raven Fon,

Robert Oxton Bolton - mind

"A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses, it is an idea that possesses the mind!" ~Robert Oxton Bolton

John Bowlby - Mask of indifference

"Behind the mask of indifference is bottomless misery and behind apparent callousness, despair." ~John Bowlby


Aaron Siskind - Photography

"Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything." ~Aaron Siskind

Stephanie Flaxman - creativity

"Creativity is not linear." ~Stephanie Flaxman



"No matter how worthless Vice-Presidents are, if you know how to play your cards right, it just might propel you to the Presidency when your time comes." ~We Are Collective, September 12, 2017

"There is equally noi need for us to have an opinion on everything. A lot of times, keeping your mouth shut and learning to observe in silence could be the smartest singular thing to do." ~WAC

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Life Coach Code - custodian

"We may differ in our faith, religion, and culture, yet we all live together on the same boat. We are only custodians and not owners of The Earth, not its conquerors nor its destroyers." ~Life Coach Code

Alfred Kazin - on Writing

“One writes to make a home for oneself, on paper, in time and in others' minds.” ~Alfred Kazin

Paulus Jovius - books

“They castrate the books of other men in order that with the fat of their works they may lard their own lean volumes.” ~Paulus Jovius (also known as Paolo Giovio, Italian Physician, Historian,)


Joanna Budwig Quotes

"Cancer cells are simply cells that lack the necessary at a molecular level (with the right photons and neutrons) in order to mature. Furthermore, she found that the red blood cells of cancer patients have no fatty layer, unlike the ones in healthy people." ~Joanna Budwig, Scientist

“I have the answer to cancer, but American doctors won’t listen. They come here and observe my methods and are impressed. Then they want to make a special deal so they can take it home and make a lot of money. I won’t do it, so I’m blackballed in every country.” ~Joanna Budwig

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Reyna Biddy - people

"Give people time. Give people space. Don’t beg anyone to stay. Let them roam. What’s meant for you will always be yours." ~Reyna Biddy

Caroline Dancel-Garcia Quotes

‪"Appreciate nature with child's innocence and love for Mother Nature." ~Caroline Dancel- Garcia‬

‪"Nature at its best becomes a masterpiece with a beautiful smile from a child." ~Caroline Dancel-Garcia‬

‪"Nature falls in love all over again‬
‪With a beautiful smile from a child."‬
‪~Caroline Dancel-Garcia‬

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Manuel Valdez Quotes

‪"Goals and dreams may not be realized. But the effort that is that matters." ~Manuel Valdez (Valdez Butchii)

"Self Control is strength.
Right Thought is mastery.
Calmness is Power."
‪~Valdez Butchii ‬

"‬Sometimes our lives have to be completely shaken up, changed and rearranged to relocate us to the place we are meant to be." ~Manuel Valdez (via Valdez Butchii)

"We can never attain change or reforms if our leaders will remain politicians when they work." ~Butch Valdez, 31 August 2017

"Winning an argument doesn't mean your morally right." ~Valdez Butchii

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Irene Mocallay Quotes

"I always love camping. I only open my phone very seldom, listen to radio instead of watching television or computer, make your own fresh food and breath fresh air in countryside." ~Irene Mocallay

"It's not that I need to manage my anger, it's that other people need to manage their stupidity." ~Irene Mocallay

"One day I will go back to my little home town and I will teach the children and people to change their mindset about the reality of life, give them encouragement and inspiration to build their dreams. And if I have the opportunity, I will help their voices to be heard because I don't want them to be left behind." ~Irene Mocallay

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James Randi - difference

"There is a distinct difference between having an open mind and having a hole in your head from which your brain leaks out." ~James Randi

Suzuki Roshi

"Because all existence is founded upon the ever-present state of union, everything already exists in a state of tranquility. However, this state of tranquility is masked from us by our assumption that there is a separation, that there is a problem." ~Suzuki Roshi

Yesu Ben Quotes

"A love arrow up in the air, falling on Elsie's dark sweet hair." ~Yesu Ben

"A transitional (revolutionary) government towards the adoption of a federal government is extra-constitutional and broader than Martial Law." ~Yesu Ben, 30 August 2017

"Mr. Alejandrino is asking us to prepare for a revolution that is big, and ripe and imminent. It is not a thing of whim but a clamoring from the people themselves - clamoring that's began a long time ago. We need to psyche ourselves up." ~YESU BEN, August 2017

"Our garden can still bloom beautiful flowers that will delight everyone. I submit to this dream and swear to help out in ways that i can." ~Yesu Ben

"Self respect, integrity and self worth fundamentally serve as our standard in our outlook on life." ~Yesu Ben, March 24, 2018 comment related to TAPANG at MALASAKIT

"We need faith, hard work and dedication towards the fulfillment of the Filipino dream." ~Yesu Ben


“A lion doesn't concern itself with the opinion of sheep.” ~George RR Martin

"Behind the mask of indifference is bottomless misery and behind apparent callousness, despair." ~John Bowlby

‪"Racism will never end as long as white cars are stil using black tyres. Racism will never end if people still use black to symbolise bad luck and white for peace. Racism will never end if people still wear white clothes to weddings and black clothes to funerals. Racism will never end as long as those who don't pay their bills are blacklisted not white listed. Even when playing Pool, You haven't won until you've sunk the black ball, and the white ball must remain on the table. But I don't care, as long as I'm still using white toilet paper to wipe my black ass I'm happy." ~Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe President‬

"The Westminster Parliamentary System is the way to go...it focuses on a change in political culture from idealisation of personalities to a scrutiny of platforms and manifestos." ~Fr. Rannie Aquino (from Yesu Ben)



"Long grey days of standstill, days of desolate frost;
Winter childbirths gloomiest thoughts, of loved ones we have lost.
Why heavy feelings come – why linger with the snow;
Why when there's no sun solacing, why when the sprouts can’t grow.
This stretches on and on, this sea of white and grey;
Its beauty simply is not real, like mem’ry dimmed away."

By Yesu Ben

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Ausonius - old age

"Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years." ~Ausonius

Sudha Murthy - thought process

"There are plenty of wrong ways to earn money in this world. You may be rich enough to buy comfort and luxuries, but the same money doesn’t define class or give you the ability to purchase it. Mother Teresa was a classy woman. So is Manjul Bhargava, a great mathematician of Indian origin. The concept that you automatically gain class by acquiring money is an outdated thought process." ~Sudha Murthy

A THOUGHT TO PONDER: green grass

"The only reason the grass may look greener on the other side is because it’s fake grass." ~Anon

Nelson Navarro - freedom

"They will never go gently into the night. There is no good night for those who betrayed and robbed the nation blind from Day One of its fight for freedom." ~Nelson Navarro, Karma on the Aquinos

Prince Julian Morden Tallano - time

“There will come a time that the poorest of the poor will no longer be squatters in this country’. ~Prince Julian Morden Tallano

Larry Bird - buzzer sound

“Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.” ~Larry Bird

PROVERB For TODAY: Slovenian Proverb

“Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.” ~Slovenian Proverb


Felix Ortega - chain of existence

"To a mother, a child is everything, but to a child, parents are only a link in the chain of their existence." ~Felix Ortega

Washington Sycip Quotes

"Leadership qualities must be backed by high ethical and moral standards, humility, fairness and a willingness to learn and to change." ~Washington SyCip

"The poor are more honest than the rich. That’s something you and I both have to learn." ~Washington Sycip

"What I learned is really not to give but to lend." ~Washington Sycip

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Carlos Silverio Bueno Quotes

"Brains are awesome! I wish everybody had one..." ~Caloy Bueno

"But (sic) life experiences and common sense (and sensibility) are ultimately the better forms of education." ~Carlos Silverio Bueno

"But the words also lend themselves to all other peoples of the world, who even now look up to their own governments to realize in their behalf the fundamental liberties that are due to all men, under the proposition that all are created equal as an inalienable right of all humanity that exist on God's earth." ~Caloy Bueno on Abraham Lincoln Gettysburg Address, 4 August 2017

"Filipinos are traditionally a hospitable people. We are generous even to strangers. That presupposes that we are a caring people -- but there is something about genuine caring that is somehow incompatible with the Filipinos' psyche -- while we can indeed be generous (when we want or need to, such as on special occasions), Filipinos generally have a xenophobic streak inherent in them (the fear of the stranger) -- this undercuts the required genuine caring attitude..." ~Caloy Bueno on Culture of Caring, 6 October 2017

"Hardly anything happens without a counterpoint or the opposite happening elsewhere... Here, we grope our way toward a federal and parliamentary form of government; Down Under, they're considering the option of becoming a republican state!" ~Caloy Bueno, 29 July 2017‬

"...if we can just get past our differences and idiosyncracies (deal with it positively), we should just stop our petty and senseless quarrels and debates and help one another to become better versions of our own selves from day to day. We have the opportunity to do so now." ~Caloy Bueno, December 26, 2017

"In the knowledge age, democracy will be innovated to become more efficient (not so much subject anymore to the vicissitudes of politicians' importunings) -- ordinary people through knowledge and technology tools will be able to exercise more meaningful power and privileges, because systems and procedures will be refined to enable maximum participation without chaos (more orderly and effective)..." ~Caloy Bueno, October 9, 2017

"... mass media should be the impartial, fair and honest (i.e., with full integrity) purveyors of information, ... charged with the duty and responsibility to educate the masses." ~Caloy Bueno

‪"Mass media's tragedy is that it became a willing tool for capitalist interests. It succumbed to greed and abandoned its noble cause of seeking and conveying the truth, as a result of which it even corrupted its journalistic standards and perverted its practices to serve only the vested interests of the few." ~Caloy Bueno, December 13, 2017‬

"Nothing defines us more sharply or eloquently than how we rise after we fall..." ~Caloy Bueno

"Nothing in life is perfect nor truly pure." ~Caloy Bueno

‪"Nothing like a calm and collected, confident visage to face the world with on a brand-new glorious morning." ~Carlos Silverio Bueno‬

"Our politics do not go beyond personalities. Our governance, therefore, cannot go beyond 'isang kahig -- isang tuka'..." ~Caloy Bueno, October 8, 2017

"Reality is like the horizon...
always there -- far away,
yet approachable.
And always, always -- changing."
~Carlos S Bueno

"The end of night (resting time) and the start of a new day (living again) are the measurements of time dividing our existence on earth, seemingly an unending progression that informs our lives on a daily basis... but the dawn is that special part of the day when the glory of the firmament is declared to announce the new day...." ~Caloy Bueno

"The essential significance of Rizal is as a symbolism of the best of the Filipino, and as the embodiment of hope in the power of change to make our society better (peaceful reforms)... " ~Caloy Bueno

"....the President -- represents the pinnacle of the people's choice and hopes for the realization of that promise to make the country's governance responsive and responsible to the people for the advancement of their lives." ~Caloy Bueno, 4 August 2017

"The survival of mankind is predicated on our being social animals. But often we are more animal than social." ~Caloy Bueno

‪"The 'wilderness' inside mankind itself is what should be relentlessly tamed or eliminated -- but instead, we destroy the external wilderness that sustains us." ~Caloy Bueno‬, January 10, 2018

"We all have our own truths -- therefore we have to bear the consequences of believing in those truths. But it shouldn't stop us from realizing the possibility that we may also be mistaken in our beliefs..." ~Caloy Bueno, September 23, 2017
"What makes us who we are? How we think, say and act? The sum of what we remember?

What we think and what we say tells how honest we are. What we say and what we do shows our integrity. Remembering how we were brought up is the foundation of our personality, its stability reflecting upon the wellbeing of family. How we habitually behave forms our character. What we know and believe in explicitly or implicitly informs our existence. And how we live directs us to our destiny.

When we die, our legacy is with those who really know who we were -- and whose lives were touched by us, just as they also touched our own..." ~Caloy Bueno, February 1, 2018
‪"Whether you believe in predestination ('manifest destiny') or a deterministic future (through your own choices/decisions and its consequences), nobody can really say how or even if we can reach such ends for our lives. Our intentions may be perfect, but alas, we are not!! So we view life as a mystery to be lived, and until the last possible moment, we do not really know what the future has in store for us." ~Caloy Bueno‬

‪"Why lookest thou -- thou lovest me?" ~Caloy Bueno ‬

‪"Wisdom enables you to understand people; enlightenment enables you to understand yourself." ~Carlos Silverio Bueno ‬

"Within the normal course of any democratic regime, the chief manifestation of a representative government "of the people, by the people, for the people" is the electoral exercise of the people for their freedom of choice in the leadership of their government." ~Caloy Bueno, 4 August 2017

‪"Your worth is said to be conversely proportional to how others see you, and perhaps inversely proportional to how you see yourself... But if it doesn't check out either way, it doesn't necessarily mean that you're either utterly worthless or totally worthy -- maybe we are just confused by how proportionality works in terms of worthiness!!" ~Caloy Bueno, 11 June 2018


"All persons make mistakes. And all mistakes can be forgiven." ~Native American Code of Ethics

"Children are the seeds of our future. Plant love in their hearts and water them with wisdom and life’s lessons. When they are grown, give them space to grow." ~Native American Code of Ethics

"Do not believe in something simply because you WANT to believe it." ~Tyrion Lannister

"Don't let others make your path for you. It is yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you."
~Native American Code of Ethics

"Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure." ~Bertrand Russell

"I'll take my destiny, whatever that may be, but I'm going to fight for my dignity and my honor." ~Ferdinand E. Marcos

"I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong." ~Bertrand Russell

“In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be, by remaining what we are.” ~Max DePree

"Our country's sacred honor is its good citizens' own, who risk life in its defense because they are also protected giving it." ~Andrew Jackson

"Sometimes we need to stop analyzing the past, stop planning the future, stop figuring out precisely how we feel, stop deciding exactly what we want, and just see what happens..." ~Carrie Bradshaw (Sex & the City)

"Stronger than lover's love is lover's hate.
Incurable, in each, the wounds they make."

"The clever combatant imposes his will on the enemy, but does not allow the enemy's will to be imposed on him." ~£Sun Tzu (The Art of War -- VI. Weak and Strong Points) ‬

"The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts." ~Bertrand Russell

"The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge." ~Bertrand Russell

“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” ~US President Ronald Reagan

‪"The needs of the many far outweigh the needs of the few." ~Spock, Star Trek‬

"There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing." ~Aristotle

Three classes of men:
lovers of wisdom,
lovers of honor,
and lovers of gain.

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Marcus Clarke - wilderness

"Some see no beauty in our trees without shade, our flowers without perfume, our birds who cannot fly, and our beasts who have not yet learned to walk on all fours. But the dweller in the wilderness acknowledges the subtle charm of this fantastic land of monstrosities. He becomes familiar with the beauty of loneliness." ~Marcus Clarke, 1846-1881, writer, poet

Orson F. Whitney - on building character

“No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable, more worthy to be called the children of God . . ." ~Orson F. Whitney


Raquel Geralde Villanueva Quotes

"Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody." ~Raquel Geralde Villanueva

"You should enjoy the freedom. Sometimes a bit of time helps you see what matters." ~Raquel Geralde Villanueva

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Mary Catherine Bateson Quotes

"By taking the disparate pieces of our lives and placing them together into a narrative, we create a unified whole that allows us to understand our lives as coherent — and coherence is a key source of meaning." ~Mary Catherine Bateson

"We are all storytellers — all engaged in an “act of creation” of the “composition of our lives.” ~Mary Catherine Bateson

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Dan McAdams - stories

"People who believe their lives are meaningful tend to tell stories defined by growth, communion and agency." ~Dan McAdams, Northwestern University psychologist

Quotes from Wikr

"Most people do not understand the wisdom of a free person. Such free spirits often become lonely in life. But the world needs them!" ~Wikr

"Shake off all the dust and dark thoughts and continue to live, create, smile, speak, scream, love and forgive." ~Wikr

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Justin Trudeau Quotes

As much as the world is involved in Philippines affairs, it’s only the goverment under their president’s who understands issues which need attention. ~Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, NewsFox, 27 July 2017

Every nation has its own set of challenges and the approach of resolving them may vary from one president to another. ~Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, NewsFox, 27 July 2017

Filipino’s problems will only and efficiently be handled by their own governments in collaboration with the citizens. ~Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, NewsFox, 27 July 2017

The world may not but your president understands your problems. ~Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canada PM to Filipinos

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Roy Nichols Aguilar Quotes

"A narcostate is a country where politicians amass wealth by engaging in the fantastically lucrative drug trade in order to buy themselves into power during elections thereby enabling themselves to amass still more wealth by using the power they have bought. Whenever they are caught and brought to court for their illegal activities they simply buy their freedom by using a part of the wealth they have amassed. The Philippines was heading for that state of affairs until a VERY STRONG LEADER in the person of our President came along to rescue our country and put an end to all that nonsense!" ~Roy Nichols Aguilar, 19 July 2016

"DIVERTING is running away from the truth. The people insist on knowing the truth for it "shall set them free" from CORRUPTION!!!" ~Roy Nichols Aguilar, August 2017

"Our President worked far above and beyond the call of duty! Now it's OUR TURN to do our part: let's give him REV POWERS!" ~Roy Nichols Aguilar, 31 August 2017

"President Duterte should now heed the people's clamor. He must not fail them who believe and support his programs all the way. It is not just that they are after the promised changes he pledged during and after the election. They want him to succeed and prove that in the bunch of our politicians, there is still a RARE soul who remains a TRUE public servant." ~Roy Nichols Aguilar, 2017

"Selective Justice is a BLATANT VIOLATION of the very fundamental rule of EQUALITY BEFORE THE LAW!" ~Roy Nichols Aguilar, 2 October 2017

"Selective Justice is NO JUSTICE at all! It exacerbates INJUSTICE! It's a MOCKERY of justice." ~Roy Nichols Aguilar, 2 October 2017

"We hold in our very hands the future of our country! Let's give our President the tools he needs to effect CHANGE FASTER!" ~Roy Nichols Aguilar, 23 August 2017

"WHY THE PEOPLE SAY OUR PRESIDENT IS THE BEST EVER, It's only now that our country has been blessed with a President who has BOTH the welfare of the country at heart and the drive, the wisdom, the courage, the strength of character, the political will to forge ahead and grab the bull by the horns to solve the country's problems. Some presidents in the past had the welfare of the country at heart but not the drive, etc. While others had the latter (the drive, etc) but sad to say not the welfare of the country but the welfare of their own pockets at heart." ~Roy Nicholas Aguilar on PRRD 2017

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King George VI

"Help to make the world a better place and life a worthier thing". ~King George VI (via Old Postcards Tower)

Stephen Agar Quotes

"A postcard is not only a snapshot of a carefree time but also a permanent reminder of exploring faraway lands. It is fascinating to think that what started out as a practical joke is now a part of the fabric of summer holidays." ~Stephen Agar, Daily Mail

"For over 100 years people up and down the country have been sending postcards home when they are away." ~Stephen Agar, From Daily Mail .co. uk

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Andrew Hornery - nuggets of gold

“I spend my working life sifting for nuggets of gold, sometimes they take a bit of polishing, but often that’s the fun bit.” ~Andrew Hornery

Gustav Petro - transportation

"A developed country is not where the poor have cars. It is where the rich use public transportation." ~Gustav Petro, Mayor of Bogota, Colombia (via Mark Lopez)

‪Colin McMahon‬- colossal battle

"Duterte is actually facing a colossal battle with a sophisticated matrix and machinery in this country. They have all the money to buy even the highest politicians one can think of, the church and its clergy, the bureaucracy, the judiciary, political parties, foreign and local media. If some people insist that they cannot understand nor believe in what all what this implies, they should brace themselves for a thorny and menacing future." ~‪Colin McMahon‬, FB via Jon T. Hermosisima

Lucy Gichuhi Quotes

“If we experiment with marriage this time around, what is next? How far is too far? What will society look like in four or five generations to come?" ~Lucy Gichuhi

“Let us avoid political and legal confusion. Likewise, we must also be careful about ideological invention and philosophical manipulation that cannot stand against the test of time.” ~Lucy Gichuhi

“Let us not remove or disturb the ancient stones our founding fathers laid. We are not just trying to fit in. We are trying to show the rest of the world how to preserve a country for generations to come by preserving the lowest civil unit – the family. There is a better way to negotiate than through intimidation and domination." ~Lucy Gichuhi

“Society changes as it grows but it could lead to unintended consequences that could encroach into other aspects of society as we know it.” ~ Lucy Gichuhi, Family First senator On reasons why she is opposed to same-sex marriage, arguing that just because other countries have legalised it didn’t mean Australia should. (South Australia)

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