Tuesday, 17 April 2012

A-Z Blogging Challenge "O"

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As a very young girl I lived with my paternal grandmother for three formative years. Being an enthusiastic teacher and lover of words,
she invariably had quotations written all over the house... literally. On the backs of cupboard doors, on calendars, napkins or wherever she happened to be.  With this in mind I am finding the authors, in alphabetical sequence, of many of her favorite quotations and am adding some of those that are special to my family as well.  Hope you enjoy!


  Yoko Ono, born February 18, 1933 is a Japanese American artist, author and peace activist  known for her work in avant-garde art, music and film making, as well as her marriage to John Lennon.Ono brought feminism to the forefront in her music and is known for her philanthropic contributions to the arts, peace and AIDS outreach programs.

Remember, each one of us has the power to change the world. Just start thinking peace, and the message will spread quicker than you think.


Aristotle Sokratis Onassis (15 January 1906 – 15 March 1975), commonly called Ari or Aristo Onassis, was a prominent Greek born-Argentine shipping magnate.
 Onassis ended his relationship with  opera diva Maria Callas to marry Jacqueline Kennedy,  widow of U.S. President John F. Kennedy on 20 October 1968. They married on Onassis's privately owned island of Skorpios.Onassis died at age 69, on 15 March 1975  of respiratory failure, a complication of the myasthenia gravis  that he had been suffering from during the last years of his life.

 We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.


  1. I especially like this line from the Yoko Ono quote, "Remember, each one of us has the power to change the world." I think as individuals, we often forget the power we possess.
    Monica, Older Mommy Still Yummy

    1. You are right, Monica, we do indeed forget the power we have. Thanks for the comment.
      Patricia, Sugar & Spice & All Things ? Nice