Ten Great Quotes by Barack Obama

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. 

We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what's in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense. 

We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion. This isn't a matter of political correctness. It's a matter of understanding what makes us strong. The world respects us not just for our arsenal; it respects us for our diversity and our openness and the way we respect every faith. 

I see Americans of every party, every background, every faith who believe that we are stronger together: black, white, Latino, Asian, Native American; young, old; gay, straight; men, women, folks with disabilities, all pledging allegiance under the same proud flag to this big, bold country that we love. That's what I see. That's the America I know! 

Ten Great Quotes by Melania Trump

If I am honored to serve as first lady, I will use that wonderful privilege to try to help people in our country who need it the most. One of the many causes dear to my heart is helping children and women. 

I think is important to give a child room to make mistakes in order to learn. Mistakes build wings so later in life they can fly and go on their own. Let them fall once in awhile... Be their friend and parent as well. When they're in trouble, they will come to you first. Don't try to change their opinion. 

I have a little spa at home. I put together a room where I get massages, pedicures, manicures. It's comfortable in my own home, and it's very private. It's very relaxing. 

“The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus

“The New Colossus” 

by Emma Lazarus

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name
Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand

Ten Best Quotes about Mother's Day

Ten Best Quotes about Mother's Day

'The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.' Theodore Hesburgh

'Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.' William Makepeace Thackeray

'There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.' Billy Sunday

'Motherhood is... difficult and... rewarding.' Gloria Estefan

Ten Best quotes by Donald Trump

Ten Best quotes by Donald Trump

'When I am president, I will work to ensure that all of our kids are treated equally and protected equally. Every action I take, I will ask myself, 'Does this make life better for young Americans in Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit, Ferguson, who have as much of a right to live out their dreams as any other child America?''

'I have used the laws of this country just like the greatest people that you read about every day in business have used the laws of this country, the chapter laws, to do a great job for my company, for myself, for my employees, for my family, et cetera.' 

'What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.'

25 Best Quotes by Kim Kardashian

25 Best Quotes by Kim Kardashian

'If I don't feel confident about my body, I'm not going to sit at home and feel sorry for myself and not do something about it. It's all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work, whether it's fitness or whatever. It's about getting up, motivating yourself and just doing it.'

'You make mistakes, but I don't have any regrets. I'm the kind of person who takes responsibility for it and deals with it. I learn from everything I do. I work very hard, I have so many things going on in my life. Get to know me and see who I am.' 

'I think if I'm 40 and I don't have any kids and I'm not married, I would have a baby artificially inseminated. I would feel like Mary - like Jesus is my baby.'

30 Best Quotes About Christmas

30 Best Quotes About Christmas

'It's true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you'll find you've created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are really what help to keep a family together over the long haul.' Caroline Kennedy

'Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.' Calvin Coolidge

'Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!' Charles Dickens

Poem - "The Plowboy" by Carl Sandburg

"The Plowboy" 
by Carl Sandburg

AFTER the last red sunset glimmer,

Black on the line of a low hill rise,

Formed into moving shadows, I saw
A plowboy and two horses lined against the gray,
Plowing in the dusk the last furrow.
The turf had a gleam of brown,
And smell of soil was in the air,
And, cool and moist, a haze of April.

Poem - "The Noon Hour" by Carl Sandburg

"The Noon Hour" 
by Carl Sandburg

SHE sits in the dust at the walls

And makes cigars,
Bending at the bench
With fingers wage-anxious,
Changing her sweat for the day's pay.

Now the noon hour has come,

And she leans with her bare arms
On the window-sill over the river,
Leans and feels at her throat
Cool-moving things out of the free open ways:

Poem - "The Liars" by Carl Sandburg

"The Liars" 
by Carl Sandburg

(March, 1919)A LIAR goes in fine clothes.

A liar goes in rags.
A liar is a liar, clothes or no clothes.
A liar is a liar and lives on the lies he tells and dies in a life of lies.
And the stonecutters earn a living—with lies—on the tombs of liars.

Aliar looks ’em in the eye

And lies to a woman,
Lies to a man, a pal, a child, a fool.
And he is an old liar; we know him many years back.

Poem - "The Year" by Carl Sandburg

"The Year" 
by Carl Sandburg

IA STORM of white petals,

Buds throwing open baby fists
Into hands of broad flowers.

IIRed roses running upward,

Clambering to the clutches of life
Soaked in crimson.

IIIRabbles of tattered leaves

Holding golden flimsy hopes
Against the tramplings
Into the pits and gullies.

Poem - "To Certain Journeymen" by Carl Sandburg

"To Certain Journeymen" 
by Carl Sandburg

UNDERTAKERS, hearse drivers, grave diggers,

I speak to you as one not afraid of your business.
You handle dust going to a long country,

You know the secret behind your job is the same whether
you lower the coffin with modern, automatic machinery,
well-oiled and noiseless, or whether the
body is laid in by naked hands and then covered
by the shovels.

Poem - "Think Of It Not, Sweet One" by John Keats

"Think Of It Not, Sweet One" 
by John Keats

Think not of it, sweet one, so;---

Give it not a tear;
Sigh thou mayst, and bid it go
Do not lool so sad, sweet one,---
Sad and fadingly;
Shed one drop then,---it is gone---
O 'twas born to die!

Poem - "To G.A.W." by John Keats

"To G.A.W." 
by John Keats

Nymph of the downward smile and sidelong glance!

In what diviner moments of the day
Art thou most lovely?—when gone far astray
Into the labyrinths of sweet utterance,
Or when serenely wandering in a trance
Of sober thought? Or when starting away,
With careless robe to meet the morning ray,

Poem - "To Fanny" by John Keats

"To Fanny" 
by John Keats

I cry your mercy—pity—love!—aye, love!

Merciful love that tantalizes not,
One-thoughted, never-wandering, guileless love,
Unmasked, and being seen—without a blot!
O! let me have thee whole,—all—all—be mine!
That shape, that fairness, that sweet minor zest

Poem - "Endymion: Book III" by John Keats

"Endymion: Book III" 
by John Keats

There are who lord it o'er their fellow-men

With most prevailing tinsel: who unpen
Their baaing vanities, to browse away
The comfortable green and juicy hay
From human pastures; or, O torturing fact!
Who, through an idiot blink, will see unpack'd
Fire-branded foxes to sear up and singe
Our gold and ripe-ear'd hopes. With not one tinge

Poem - "Fill For Me A Brimming Bowl" by John Keats

"Fill For Me A Brimming Bowl" 
by John Keats

Fill for me a brimming bowl

And in it let me drown my soul:

But put therein some drug, designed
To Banish Women from my mind:
For I want not the stream inspiring
That fills the mind with--fond desiring,
But I want as deep a draught

Poem - "Fragment of an Ode to Maia" by John Keats

"Fragment of an Ode to Maia" 
by John Keats

MOTHER of Hermes! and still youthful Maia!

May I sing to thee
As thou wast hymned on the shores of Baiae?
Or may I woo thee
In earlier Sicilian? or thy smiles

Poem - "Vintage" by Amy Lowell

by Amy Lowell

I will mix me a drink of stars, --

Large stars with polychrome needles,
Small stars jetting maroon and crimson,
Cool, quiet, green stars.
I will tear them out of the sky,
And squeeze them over an old silver cup,
And I will pour the cold scorn of my Beloved into it,
So that my drink shall be bubbled with ice.

Poem - "Sword Blades and Poppy Seed" by Amy Lowell

"Sword Blades and Poppy Seed" 
by Amy Lowell

A drifting, April, twilight sky,

A wind which blew the puddles dry,
And slapped the river into waves
That ran and hid among the staves
Of an old wharf. A watery light
Touched bleak the granite bridge, and white
Without the slightest tinge of gold,
The city shivered in the cold.
All day my thoughts had lain as dead,
Unborn and bursting in my head.
From time to time I wrote a word
Which lines and circles overscored.