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So Sparked Quote of the Week

Power of Music to Melt Hostilities: Quote of the Week
4 weeks ago

Power of Music to Melt Hostilities: Quote of the Week

The power of music to melt hostilities is the message of The Socially Sparked Quote of the Week by internationally renowned American pianist Byron Janis. “Music has the power to make allies out of enemies” -- Byron Janis, world renowned American Pianist These words stem from Janis' first-hand experience performing in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) [...]
Breaking Down Barriers Begins with Dialogue: Quote of the Week
1 month ago

Breaking Down Barriers Begins with Dialogue: Quote of the Week

The Socially Sparked Quote of the Week comes from outspoken activist Harvey Milk. The visionary civil and human rights leader firmly believed that dialogue played a crucial role in breaking down prejudices. In honor of this week’s celebrations for Cultural Diversity of Dialogue and the birthday of the late Harvey Milk, we highlight one of [...]
Daily Dose of Wonderful: Quote of the Week
2 months ago

Daily Dose of Wonderful: Quote of the Week

This merry week in May deserves a daily dose of wonderful. The Socially Sparked® Quote of the Week is about inspiration. "Every day may not be wonderful, but there is something wonderful in every day." -- anonymous Thinking about inspiration, this week is National Nurses Week which culminates with International Nurses Day on May 12th. [...]
On Harmony by Norman Granz: Quote of the Week
3 months ago

On Harmony by Norman Granz: Quote of the Week

On Harmony by jazz impresario Norman Granz (1918 - 2001) is this week's Socially Sparked Quote of the Week. Known as one of the most influential producers of the 20th century jazz scene, Granz is equally recognized for his activism for civil rights and equality within the industry and beyond. "Jazz is America's own. It [...]
Music’s Power by Hans Christian Andersen: Quote of the Week
3 months ago

Music’s Power by Hans Christian Andersen: Quote of the Week

Music's power by renowned master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen is the Socially Sparked® Quote of the Week. The Danish author is best known for fairy tales that have stood the test of time as The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Clothes and Princess and the Pea. In honor of Music in Our Schools Month we [...]
Dreams & Sleep: Quote of the Week by William Shakespeare
4 months ago

Dreams & Sleep: Quote of the Week by William Shakespeare

Dreams & Sleep: the Socially Sparked Quote of the Week is by playwright William Shakespeare from The Tempest. Our lives are Socially Sparked daily by our dreams. According to the National Sleep Foundation™ (NSF) it is very important to get a good sleep health for individuals to best achieve their personal, family, and professional goals. [...]
Courage by Helen Keller: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week
4 months ago

Courage by Helen Keller: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week

Courage by Helen Keller is the Socially Sparked® Quote of the Week. Helen Keller (1880 – 1968) is known around the world as a symbol of courage in the face of overwhelming odds. She has Socially Sparked our lives as an educator, author and human rights activist who devoted her life to helping others. Keller's [...]
Albert Einstein on Hope: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week
4 months ago

Albert Einstein on Hope: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week

Albert Einstein's words on hope are the Socially Sparked Quote of the Week. The pre-eminent scientist of the modern age, Albert Einstein (1874 - 1955) was also known as a philosopher and humanist interested in and concerned about global issues. His words about 'hope' stand the test of time and have Socially Sparked® our lives. [...]
Socially Sparked Quote of the Week
1 year ago

Socially Sparked Quote of the Week

Socially Sparked Quote of the Week is by the Chair of UN-Water, Guy Rider in honor of World Water Day this Wednesday, March 22nd.

Passion with a purpose to …
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Trailblazer Audrey Hepburn Quote About Compassion
1 year ago

Trailblazer Audrey Hepburn Quote About Compassion

Trailblazer Audrey Hepburn’s quote about compassion is the Socially Sparked Quote of the Week. Actress, fashion icon and humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn epitomizes the classic compassionate role model. As we continue …
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L’aissez Les Bons Temps Rouler: Quote of the Week
1 year ago

L’aissez Les Bons Temps Rouler: Quote of the Week

L’aissez les bons temps rouler a/k/a Let The Good Times Roll is the Socially Sparked Quote of the Week.

In honor of Mardi Gras 2017 — in high gear through …
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Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity
1 year ago

Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity

Empathy plus action equals solidarity is the Socially Sparked quote of the week.

“Empathy plus action equals solidarity” — Billy Bragg, musician, singer/songwriter, grassroots political activist

Activism is the …
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We’re in This Love Together: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week
1 year ago

We’re in This Love Together: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week

Al Jarreau at the North Sea Jazz Festival of 2006."We're in this Love Together" by legendary singer Al Jarreau is this week's Socially Sparked quote of the week. A tribute to the music icon who died today at age 76, just days after announcing his retirement and on the eve of music's biggest night. "...everytime [...]
Socially Sparked Quote of the Week-Howard Cosell
1 year ago

Socially Sparked Quote of the Week-Howard Cosell

Socially Sparked Quote of the Week is by sports journalist Howard Cosell (1918 – 1995). His famous quote inspires determination and a can do attitude. Since it’s 2017, I gave …
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“Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes” – So Sparked Quote of the Week
1 year ago

“Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes” – So Sparked Quote of the Week

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes by Grammy Award-winner David Bowie is the So Sparked Quote of the Week. Given the state of affairs of our country this weekend, David Bowie's classic song Changes is a fitting testament to our times today. NYC Women's March, 400,000 Women, Men & Childen Strong. Over 3 million participated across the globe. Yesterday's historical Women's [...]
Best Picture and Music – Smiling Happy Children
1 year ago

Best Picture and Music – Smiling Happy Children

“To me, there is no picture so beautiful as smiling, bright-eyed, happy children; No music so sweet as their clear and ringing laughter”P. T. Barnum

The …
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Apathy to Action Through Art: So Sparked Quote of the Week
1 year ago

Apathy to Action Through Art: So Sparked Quote of the Week

Apathy to Action through Art is the So Sparked Quote of the Week. The quote comes from the executive director of Ripple Effect Artists, Inc. an Actor’s Equity, Off-Broadway 501 …
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Passion – So Sparked Quote of Week+Top 10 Resolutions
1 year ago

Passion – So Sparked Quote of Week+Top 10 Resolutions

So Sparked Quote of the Week:

“Do it with Passion or Not at All” — Rosa Nochette Carey

 

 

 Top 10 Socially Sparked New Year Resolutions

As we ring in …
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“…Spread the Joy” – SO SPARKED QUOTE OF THE WEEK
1 year ago

“…Spread the Joy” – SO SPARKED QUOTE OF THE WEEK

Joy is the So Sparked Word of the Week.  

Quote of the week:

 

“A smile is your best accessory — use it to spread joy” — Audrey Hepburn


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“To Help” — So Sparked Quote of the Week
2 years ago

“To Help” — So Sparked Quote of the Week

“After the verb ‘To Love’, ‘To Help’ is the most beautiful verb in the world.” — Bertha von Suttner

 

WORD OF THE DAY: Help

 

The song that comes to …
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