The brightest crowns that are worn in heaven have been tried, and smelted, and polished, and glorified through the furnace of tribulation.Edward Chapin
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.William Ellery Channing
America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.Arnold J. Toynbee
Call on God, but row away from the rocks.Indian Proverb
The great thought, the great concern, the great anxiety of men is to restrict, as much as possible, the limits of their own responsibility.Giosu, Borsi
Great necessities call forth great leaders.Abigail Adams
How can a question be answered that asks a lifetime of questions?
The joy that isn't shared dies young.
If you want to be the popular one at a party, here's a good thing to do Go up to some people who are talking and laughing and say, 'Well, technically that's illegal.' It might fit in with what somebody just said. And even if it doesn't, so what, I hate this stupid party.