“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”Maya Angelou
“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”Maya Angelou
“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.”August Wilson
“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters”Albert Einstein
“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”Abraham Lincoln
“The best index to a person’s character is how he treats people who can’t do him any good, and how he treats people who can’t fight back.”-Abigail Van Buren
“Whatever you are physically…male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy–all those things matter less than what your heart contains. If you have the soul of a warrior, you are a warrior. All those other things, they are the glass that contains the lamp, but you are the light inside.”-Cassandra Clare
“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.”-August Wilson
“The Seven Social Sins are:
Wealth without work.
Pleasure without conscience.
Knowledge without character.
Commerce without morality.
Science without humanity.
Worship without sacrifice.
Politics without principle.
From a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925.”-Frederick Lewis Donaldson