potted plants

Trust

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”  – Lao Tzu (600-531), philosopher

Blossom

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”—Anaïs Nin (1903-1977)
Author, Diarist

Ambition

“Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.”—Bill Bradley (born 1943)
American Hall Of Fame Basketball Player, Rhodes Scholar

Perseverance

“You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.”—Babe Ruth (1895-1948)
Baseball Player

How far can you go?

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”—T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)
Poet, Critic

Be yourself….

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

Thrive

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”—Maya Angelou (1928-2014)
Poet, Dancer, Producer, Playwright, Director, Author

Falling vs. Flying

“And you ask “what if I fall?” Oh but my darling, what if you fly?””—Erin Hanson
Poet

The strength of the team

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”—Phil Jackson (born 1945)
American Professional Basketball Executive

Team Work, part II

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”—African Proverb