luxehotelier:

“There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”  ― Nelson Mandela Happy 95th, Mr. Mandela.

Indeed. Happy Birthday, Madiba!

luxehotelier:

“There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”
― Nelson Mandela
Happy 95th, Mr. Mandela.

Indeed. Happy Birthday, Madiba!

theatlantic:

Gay Marriage Has Made $259 Million for New York City

If New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s figures that same-sex marriages brought in some $259 million in economic benefits to the city are correct—that means gay marriages earned the city around $30,000 per hour since they were legalized one year ago. Or put another way, that’s an extra $31 for each 8,245,000 New Yorkers.
Read more. [Image: Reuters]

theatlantic:

Gay Marriage Has Made $259 Million for New York City

If New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s figures that same-sex marriages brought in some $259 million in economic benefits to the city are correct—that means gay marriages earned the city around $30,000 per hour since they were legalized one year ago. Or put another way, that’s an extra $31 for each 8,245,000 New Yorkers.

Read more. [Image: Reuters]

(via wnyc)

thetrevorproject:

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” -Nelson Mandela
Happy 94th Birthday, Mr. Mandela!

thetrevorproject:

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” -Nelson Mandela

Happy 94th Birthday, Mr. Mandela!