But he who dares not grasp the thorn
Should never crave the rose.
I realized that day, as I watched a man reduced to nothing by uniform soldiers, that there are weak and there are powerful people in our society, and that goodness is not a factor in determining into which camp one falls.
Having a low opinion of yourself is not modesty. It’s self-destruction.
Nobody can save you but yourself — and you’re worth saving. It’s a war not easily won but if anything is worth winning — this is it.
All men seek self esteem; the best by lifting themselves, which is hard to do, the rest by shoving others down, which is much easier.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The past is nothing but a weight. It will build inside of you like a stone.