Our Own Voice

Photo taken in St. Martin in the Caribbean, Kurt Weiss & Anna Montgomery, 2006.

Your own voice is the voice that carries you through life the best.

Nanci Griffith (1953-2021), American troubadour on Austin City Limits

The purpose of art is not to show life as it is but life as it should be.

Harry Belafonte (March 1, 1927 – April 25, 2023), American singer, actor, and activist

I have only known for the last 10 years that ‘no’ is a complete sentence.

Jane Fonda, American actress, author, and activist

Be true to yourselves and be useful to the journey.

Sidney Poitier, Bahamian-American actor, film director, and diplomat

The best thing you can offer anyone is your honest self.

Mister Rogers (1928-2003), American children’s TV show host and national treasure

Don’t be afraid of dying. Be afraid of never living.

Adrienne Shelly, (1966-2006), American writer, director, and actress


~ Anna – 4/30/2023

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