Quote #17 (Albert Ellis)

 

“By not caring too much about what people think, I’m able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed.”- Albert Ellis

(via: “Good Leaders ask Great Questions by John C. Maxwell)

Quote #16 (First Lady Michelle Obama)

 

“One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don’t invest any energy in them, because I know who I am.” – First Lady Michelle Obama

(via: “Good Leaders Ask Great Questions” by John C. Maxwell)

Quote #15 (John C. Maxwell)

 
 
“Even if you do everything right, there’s no guarantee that others won’t treat you wrong. People can decide they don’t like you with no legitimate reason. You can’t control that. Instead be confident…develop thick skin, and your critics won’t bother you as much.”- John C. Maxwell
“Good Leaders Ask Great Questions”

Quote #14 (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)

 

“We must rapidly begin the shift from a “thing-oriented” society to a “person-oriented” society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Beyond Vietnam” Speech in 1967

Quote #13 (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)

 

“If America does not respond creatively to the challenge to banish racism, some future historian will have to say, that a great civilization died because it lacked the soul and commitment to make justice a reality for all men.”- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “The Three Evils of Society” Speech 1967

Quote #12 (Alex Myers)

 

“I want to inspire people. I want someone to look at me and say, ‘because of you, I didn’t give up.'”
– Alex Myers (@Alex_Austin)

Quote #11- George Washington Carver

 

“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. ” – George Washington Carver

(via: African American Quotes: http://africanamericanquotes.org/life.html)

Quote #10- Erma Bombeck

 

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything you gave me.” – Erma Louise Bombeck

(via: http://quoteworld.org/quotes/1630)