“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” -Nelson Mandela
Helen Mirren 'The hardest period in life is one’s twenties. It’s a shame because you’re your most gorgeous and you’re physically in peak condition. But it’s actually when you’re most insecure and full of self-doubt. When you don’t know what’s going to happen, it’s frightening'
I think this is hard for extroverts to understand. They think that if being with people is draining, then we must not like people. On the contrary, we want and like our friends as much as anyone, we just need that quiet time to fill up again.
J.K Rowling charity giving has knocked her off the Forbes Billionaires List.." “You have a moral responsibility when you’ve been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently," she said in a past interview. That giving includes supporting organizations linked to poverty, multiple sclerosis, children's welfare and illiteracy.
'Female Schindler' who saved 2,500 Jewish children, has died aged 98
Irena Sendler 1910-2008 During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older children in a burlap sack she carried in the back of her truck. She also had a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto. The soldiers wanted nothing to do with the dog, and the barking covered the kids’ and infants’ noises. Irena managed to…
This is Victoria. She died a hero. She hid her first-graders in the cabinets and closets after hearing the gunfire. When the shooter came to her classroom, she told him that her students were in the gym. He then gunned her down and moved on. She saved the lives of all of her students. Please pass this on if you see it. She deserves to be remembered for her bravery.