Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies any day.

People with good intentions make promises. People with good character keep them.

Stars cannot shine without darkness, ya bunch of hippie dippie happyloving fuckers.

“Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed, by the masses.” – Plato

“If I find in myself desires which nothing in this world can satisfy, the only logical explanation is that I was made for another world.” – C.S. Lewis

“You tried to change, didn’t you? Closed your mouth more, tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake… You can’t make homes out of human beings. Someone should have already told you that.” ~ Warsan Shire

“Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as an escape.” — Bell Hooks

“if there’s one thing I want you to know today, it’s that all you need to save a life is a little bit of empathy and a little bit of fearlessness.” – Dese’Rae L. Stage

“Loneliness is black coffee and late-night television; solitude is herb tea and soft music. Solitude, quality solitude, is an assertion of self-worth, because only in the stillness can we hear the truth of our own unique voices.” ― Pearl Cleage

“Our fear is the measure of our absence.” – David Whyte

“Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” — Tom Peters

“She’s mad but she’s magic. There’s no lie in her fire.” – Charles Bukowski

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” – Maya Angelou

Yesterday, I believed I never would have done, what I did today.

“A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t” – Mark Twain

“Mistrust the man who finds everything good, the man who finds everything evil, and still more the man who is indifferent to everything.” – Johann K. Lavater

“2012 was the year of curve balls.” – Tanner Keal I will add that it was the year of those curve balls being thrown at people who didn’t have a fucking bat.

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. – African proverb

“A Woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself ” ― Maya Angelou

“If you don’t build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs.” – Tony Gaskins

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

“The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them.” — Stephen King

“It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.” — Tom Brokaw

“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.” – Les Brown

“I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.” – Booker T. Washington