Jane Austen is a celebrate literary genius. Her words fuel many women and men to new romantic heights. Being someone who loves to prepare for everything, this quote made me stop and re-evaluate thinks. When it comes to pleasure, it may suit us better to just jump in feet first.
This week’s wise words come from author April Sinclair. I fell in love with her books in my youth and think she is one of the most unsung authors of our time. #www
If you are in the market for some more wise words, check out her series below. These books really spoke to me as a young woman and even more as an adult.
This week’s wise words come from a television show that I was obsessed with as a child. Little House on the Prairie was a staple in my upbringing. It taught me all kinds of life lessons and I thank Michael Landon, aka Pa, for that. This quote was from an episode where a mother was sick and knew she didn’t have long to live. She told this to her children and it is very relevant in my life these days since I recently lost my mom.
This week’s Wise Words come from motivational speaker and author, John Maxwell. He usually speaks about leadership and business, however his words can be used in everyday life as well. I was first introduced to his work when I was working as a manager for a Fortune 500 company in Atlanta. He had given a speech to the executives and they purchased books for middle management. I found so much truth in his words and have been a fan ever since. Here’s one of my favorite quotes from him:
If you have the extra time, I would advise you to watch this video of his Top 10 Rules for Success. #www
This week’s Wise Words come from iconic actress Beah Richards.
This past weekend hundreds of people gathered in Eatonville, FL to celebrate the life and works of Miss Zora Neale Hurston. #zorafest She is one of my favorite authors and I wish I would have been able to attend this year. Unfortunately that did not work out, so I decided to honor her in my own small way. Here is my favorite quote from her:
If you are unfamiliar with Miss Hurston, she was a giant in the Harlem Renaissance. You may have seen a movie called “Their Eyes Were Watching God” staring Halle Berry. Well that movie is based a a great novel by Zora. Below is a short clip from a documentary that I found on YouTube.I hope you enjoy…
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