"My future starts when I wake up every morning. ... Every day I find something creative to do with my life."
Miles Davis, American jazz musician
UN Dispatch: As the attack in Islamabad has shown, aid work is a deadly business. An unprecedented number of aid workers have been killed in the field in the past three years.
"Take ambiguity away from leadership, and you take away tough decisions and responsibility. What you're left with is overpaid administration."
Jason Seiden, author of "Super Staying Power: What You Need to Become Valuable and Resilient at Work," writing in SmartBlog on Workforce
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. president
Anais Nin, French writer and diarist