Don't follow the path. Go where there is no path and begin the trail. When you start a new trail equipped with courage, strength and conviction, the only thing that can stop you is you!— Ruby Bridges
Provocative Newness quotations
The old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born; now is the time of monsters
What we need in South Africa is for egos to be suppressed in favour of peace.
We need to create a new breed of South Africans who love their country and love everybody, irrespective of their colour.
When you begin to realize that your past does not necessarily dictate the outcome of your future, then you can release the hurt. It is impossible to inhale new air until you exhale the old.
Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn
Every day I feel is a blessing from God.
And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.
When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.
Every day may not be good... but there's something good in every day
The child who has felt a strong love for his surroundings and for all living creatures, who has discovered joy and enthusiasm in work, gives us reason to hope that humanity can develop in a new direction.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
As long as judges tinker with the Constitution to 'do what the people want,' instead of what the document actually commands, politicians who pick and confirm new federal judges will naturally want only those who agree with them politically.
If you see a man opening a car door for a woman, it means one of two things: it's either a new woman or a new car!
People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
New friends may be poems but old friends are alphabets.
Don't forget the alphabets because you will need them to read the poems.
The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.
No idea is original, there's nothing new under the sun, it's never what you do, but how it's done
Every day is a new opportunity to reach that goal.
The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders.
..tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
every day a million miracles begin at sunrise!
You will feel better in ten sessions, look better in twenty sessions, and have a completely new body in thirty sessions.
Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
We must establish a new world order based on justice, on equity, and on peace.
There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.
You go to new places and it opens your eyes to different things you haven't seen before. Everything from colors, to silhouettes, to patterns - it just comes from everywhere.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and starting on the first one.
What did you expect? 'Welcome, sonny?' 'Make yourself at home?' 'Marry my daughter?' You've got to remember that these are just simple farmers. These are people of the land. The common clay of the new West. You know . . . morons.
Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.
God does not patch up the old life, or make certain repairs on the old life;
He gives a new life, through the new birth.
By the help of microscopes, there is nothing so small, as to escape our inquiry;
hence there is a new visible world discovered to the understanding.
Every time there are losses, there are choices to be made.
You choose to live your losses as passages to anger, blame, hatred, depression and resentment, or you choose to let these losses be passages to something new, something wider, and deeper.
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.
When you talk, you are only repeating what already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.