Being negative is easy. There will always be a downside to everything good, a hurdle to everything desirable, a con to every pro. The real courage is in finding the good in what you have, the opportunities in every hurdle, the pros in every con.
— Carolyn Hax
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
— W. Clement Stone
The diamond cannot be polished without friction, nor the man perfected without trials.
— Chinese Proverb
The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.
— Flora Whittemore