~ A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.


~ I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.


~ There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.


~ There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.


~ It always seems impossible until it’s done.


~ The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.


~ For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.


~ As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.


~ A winner is a dreamer who never gives up


~ Man’s goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished.