Tag Archive for wisdom

Choose Who To Be

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A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Choose Your Character – As Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, “The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become.”

The Colorful 95-year-old Ilona Royce-Smithkin

Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy and 95-year-old Artist Ilona Royce-Smithkin, October 25, 2015

I had the most delightful encounters this week as a result of my recent trip to Montenegro thanks to new friend Ari Seth Cohen. His book, Advanced Style, has spurned a community of glamorous women who are 70 years old and above. One of these women I met is 95-year-old Ilona Royce-Smithkin. With red hair and red eyelashes she created, she is a burst of color and energy.

Share Scraps of Wisdom

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A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Share Scraps of Wisdom – Italian writer Umberto Eco said, “What we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.”

Scraps of Wisdom

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QUOTE CARD: “What we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.”
-Umberto Eco

Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
-Coco Chanel

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
-Coco Chanel

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.
-Coco Chanel

I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.
- Bruce Lee