Archive for the ‘passion’ Category
Do you not say, ‘four more months and then the harvest?’ I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe and ready for the harvest.
– John 4:35
Despite the progress, most personalized treatments don’t necessarily offer a cure.
– Ron Winslow
Major Shift in War on Cancer, The Wall Street Journal
People who don’t really believe in the future do not shape the future. Men and women of vitality have always been prepared to bet their futures, even their lives, on ventures of unknown outcome. If they had all looked before they leaped, we would still be crouched in caves sketching animal pictures on the wall.
– John Gardner
from a 1993 speech
The true measure of a man has nothing to do with status: life is not about prestige; it is about passion and purpose. It is about impacting the lives of others.
A small person with small ideas won’t lead us to new levels of excellence or an improved quality of life. There are a hundred times more small people than big people in the world. Wherever they are, they do their best to shoot down people with big visions, big dreams and big perspectives. This is sad , because all of us, including the small people, ultimately benefit from the big ideas.
We bring our calling to our work every single day, by expressing our gifts, passions and values in a manner that is consistent with the legacy we want to leave.
– Richard J. Leider and David A. Shapiro
Whistle While You Work: Heeding Your Life’s Calling