Be sure that it is not you that is mortal, but only your body. For that man whom your outward form reveals is not yourself; the spirit is the true self, not that physical figure which and be pointed out by your finger.
~ Cicero Roman author, orator, & politician (106 BC - 43 BC)
to be nobody but yourself--in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else--means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.
~ e e cummings
Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.
~ Marva Collins
There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.
~ Jill Churchill
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: "What! You, too? Thought I was the only one."
~ C.S. Lewis
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
~ Oprah Winfrey