Robert Smith’s Words to the Wise

Pondering child"A legacy is built by more than what is seen. It is not given, it is earned." -- MICHAEL JORDAN

If you want to know what your future will look like, look at the choices you're making right now.

"Beginning with KKK the Negro has been constantly subjected to some form of organized violence ever since he became free." -- MARY CHURCH TERRELL, "Lynching From a Negro's Point of View," North American Review, June 1904

"The victory so courageously won in the street can easily become an empty hollow mockery if we do not simultaneously equip ourselves with the skills, the values which the future will demand." WHITNEY YOUNG, "Social Revolution: Challenge of the Nation, "speech given at the Urban League Conference, 1963

 "If you can't focus, you can't finish. If you can't finish, you will fail." -- MATT BISHOP

"It's realizing that a great dream is not as good as a great memory. The dream can be had by anyone. The memory - must be made." -- ERIC THOMAS

Thoughts for the day ~ "Change is inevitable ....adapting to change is unavoidable, it's how you do it that sets you together or apart." -- WILLIAM NGWAKO MAPHOTO

"If you want to help someone change, they must first want to change. If they do not want to change it is the same thing as leading a horse to water." -- BYRON PULSIFER, I Wanted To Change The World

"If you haven't confidence in yourself, you are twice defeated in the race of life." -- MARCUS GARVEY

Once I realized I could make a positive difference, it seemed wrong not to try.

"Success is a team sport." -- SIMON SINEK

"When we tell people to do their jobs, we get workers. When we trust people to get the job done, we get leaders." -- SIMON SINEK

Life isn't about what happens to us. It's about how we perceive what happens to us.

To be continued…