Pioneer Quotes

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Albert Einstein
“The person who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The person who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever seen before.”
Albert Einstein

Robert Henri
“Do whatever you do intensely. The artist is the man who leaves the crowd and goes pioneering. With him there is an idea which is his life.”
Robert Henri, The Art Spirit: Notes, Articles, Fragments of Letters and Talks to Students, Bearing on the Concept and Technique of Picture Making, the Study of Art

Frazier Glenn Miller
“I spent much of my prison time reading. I must have read over 200 large books, mostly fictional stories about the American pioneers, the Vikings, Mafia, etc. As long as I was engrossed in a book, I was not in prison. Reading was my escape.”
Frazier Glenn Miller, A White Man Speaks Out

M. Russell Ballard
“When you understand the Atonement, then you understand the joy of being rescued.”
M. Russell Ballard

Dallin H. Oaks
“There is not a right and a wrong answer to every question.”
Dallin H. Oaks


I have seven heavenly panels
Leading up to a pointed sphere
I’m multidimensional like a crystal
And my center is never clear.

I’m an inventor and pioneer.
A mentor to my peers.
But I'm not as sound as my shell reveals,
Because I’m tormented by my fears -
That may appear to be grounded
But my insides are filled with tears.
And the sadness is well-founded,
From years and years
Of traumatic experiences
In the most demented

I talk but feel like nobody hears.

Has reason disappeared?
And, God, are you near?

This is Giza’s 7th light force
And I'm asking you to interfere.
I can no longer walk amongst the blind and dead
With open eyes and ears.
I’m trying to maintain my sanity
And to straighten up my veneer
As I roll amongst the growing calamities
Flowing on Earth’s severely trashed

Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun (2010)”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Dena Rash Guzman
“I'm a pioneer, motherfucker.”
Dena Rash Guzman, Life Cycle - Poems

Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
“It's quite a scary path to walk on,
When you have no one's past experience to lean on, or learn from.
It's all new and uncharted.
But nothing is finished unless it is started.”
Innocent Mwatsikesimbe, Reality Check: A Collection of Poems

Margaret Atwood
“If he had known unstructured
space is a deluge
and stocked his log house-
boat with all the animals

even the wolves,

he might have floated.

But obstinate he
stated, The land is solid
and stamped,

watching his foot sink
down through the stone
up to his knee.

From "Progressive insanities of a pioneer”
Margaret Atwood, The Animals in That Country

“The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.”
Douglas C. Engelbart

Margaret Brownley
“Paying twenty-five dollars for me was your mistake, ma’am. I’m not worth more than fifteen.”
Margaret Brownley, A Pioneer Christmas Collection

Charles A. Lindbergh
“In honoring the Wright Brothers, it is customary and proper to recognize their contribution to scientific progress. But I believe it is equally important to emphasize the qualities in their pioneering life and the character in man that such a life produced. The Wright Brothers balanced success with modesty, science with simplicity. At Kitty Hawk their intellects and senses worked in mutual support. They represented man in balance, and from that balance came wings to lift a world.”
Charles A. Lindbergh

Israelmore Ayivor
“Don’t try to prove to everybody that the reason why you can’t is that nobody could. It’s no excuse. You can break the tradition by being the first person to make it happen!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

“America is not a country of immigrants, we are a country of pioneers.”
Mike Klepper

“The neglected pioneer of one revolution, the honoured victim of another, brave to the point of folly, and as humane as he was brave, no man in his generation preached republican virtue in better English, nor lived it with a finer disregard of self.

{On American founding father and hero, Thomas Paine}”
H.N. Brailsford, Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle

Henry Moseley
“In the last four days I have got the (results) given by Tantalum, Chromium, Manganese, Iron , Nickel, Cobalt and Copper ... The chief result is that ... the result for any metal (is) quite easy to guess from the results for the others. This shews that the insides of all the atoms are very much alike, and from these results it will be possible to find out something of what the insides are made up of.”
Henry Moseley

“We stand at a crossroads. Do we choose 'the will to power' or 'the will to humanity,' or perhaps a new configuration of both: the power of humanity?”
Yasmine Sherif (The Case for Humanity: An Extraordinary Session)

“Becoming unshakeable through this storm.”
Nikki Rowe

Janette Oke
“There now,” she said with some satisfaction and, taking careful aim, she shut her eyes and chopped hard. It worked—but Marty was totally unprepared for the next event. A wildly flopping chicken—with no head—covered her unmercifully with spattered blood. “Stop thet! Stop thet!” she screamed. “Yer s’pose to be dead, ya—ya dumb headless thing.”
Janette Oke, Love Comes Softly

“It doesn't matter if most people refuse to understand nor support my efforts, not at all, it doesn't at all matter. What matters is, I am pioneering a revolution.”
Sunday Adelaja

Farshad Asl
“Don't be a prisoner of the past, become a pioneer of the future.”
Farshad Asl

Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
“Great things often come from actions and decisions taken by others, that are deemed wild, stupid or unreasonable at the time, but later prove to be very useful.”
Innocent Mwatsikesimbe, The Reason

“To be a pioneer of your own life, living an existence that has purpose and meaning you must first remove the past baggage that takes up space in all of your body, home and surroundings. Clean out the core soul clutter of built up three dimensional pathways to allow yourself the energy to overcome, heal and outgrow what no longer is. We are taught that our realities are a reflection of our thoughts and emotions and that we can alter anything with the law of attraction and i couldn't disagree more. Its so much deeper than that, it'd be insanity if it were that simple. Thoughts are powerful, i believe that much but without practical steps, vision and risks towards something that sets your soul on fire; changes and adverse situations to try distract you from your truth; words are just words and the meaning we give them can vary from person to person. We attract what we give focus to, we collide with the energy we hold within ourselves, we are constant mirrors of a bio product of the enviroment in which we have not only created but accepted or tolerated, regardless of what we percieve our circumstances to be. When you can sit with that truth and hold yourself accountable for your part in the unfolding of your journey you will come to a realization of self that will guide you all the way home. Becoming a pioneer is mastering self in few aspects within the human conciousness, be the change, let the way you live be your story.”
Nikki Rowe

Liv Strömquist
“NASA:n käsitys siis on, että JOPA AVARUUSOLIOT toisilla planeetoilla tuntisivat olonsa epämukavaksi joutuessaan kohtaamaan vulvan kuvassa.”
Liv Strömquist, Kunskapens frukt

“I am a true pioneer. And I don't let anyone take that away from me. There is nothing wrong with being a person who is among the first to explore or settle a new country or area. And it is precisely that, that I manage to reflect (and pass on) on everything I create.”
Efrat Cybulkiewicz

S. Rajaratnam
“The exhausted earth groaned and quivered under the monotonous glare of the sun. Spirals of heat rose from the ground as if from molten lava. A panting lizard crawled painfully over the fevered rock in search of a shady crevice. Cattle and dogs cringed under the scanty shade of the trees and waited for the rain to deliver them from the heat and thirst. Instead the heat grew more intense and oppressive each day, singeing and stifling all living things with an invisible sheet of fire, which only the rain could put out.

The drought had persisted for over a month.”
S. Rajaratnam, The Short Stories and Radio Plays of S. Rajaratnam

Vijay Fafat
“Never mourn the loss of a map.
There remains a world to discover.”
Vijay Fafat, The Ninth Pawn of White - A Book of Unwritten Verses

Talismanist Giebra
“Great philosophy is always a trailblazer.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

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