Here are some of my favorite inspirational quotes that guided me through those difficult years.
Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me."
1 Corinthians 9:22
Paul states, "To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some."
1 Corinthians 13:13
“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.”
"No matter who you are or what you look like, how you started off, or how and who you love, America is a place where you can write your own destiny."
"The strongest weapon against hateful speech is not repression; it is more speech."
"I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together."
"Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people."
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
"Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education."
"True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice."
"Courage is not the absence of fear, but the capacity to act despite our fears."
John F. Kennedy
“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.”
“The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.”
“One Of The Lessons That I Grew Up With Was To Always Stay True To Yourself And Never Let What Somebody Else Says Distract You From Your Goals.”
"My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world."
"Where there is truth, there is also light, but don't confuse light with the flash."
"My best successes came on the heels of failures."
“You Don’t Have To Be Great To Start, But You Have To Start To Be Great.”
"The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first."
“You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.”
“There is no greater legacy that we can leave our children and grandchildren than a peaceful and safer world.”
“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
"If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader."
“It’s Not Whether You Get Knocked Down, It’s Whether You Get Up.”
“People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do.”