"If your number one goal is to make sure that everyone likes and approves of you, then you risk sacrificing your uniqueness and therefore, your excellence." -Anonymous.

"Whoever gossips to you will gossip of you." -Spanish Proverb.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." -Anais Nin.

"Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test before presenting the lesson." -Vernon Law.

"Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants." -Epicurus, Greek philosopher.

"Each of us will eventually give away all our earthly possessions. How we choose to do so, however, is a reflection of our commitment to the kingdom of God." -Charles Stanley.

"Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity." -Dr. E. Land.

"The easiest thing to find is fault." -Anonymous.

"Smooth seas do not make for a skillful sailor." -African Proverb.