"People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, People may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies; Succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; Be honest and frank anyway. What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight; Build anyway. If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous; Be happy anyway. The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow; Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough; Give the world the best you've got anyway. You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God; It was never between you and them anyway." -Mother Teresa "With everything that has happened to you, you can feel sorry for yourself or treat what happened as a gift. Everything in life is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose." "What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say." -Ralph Waldo Emerson "We learn something everyday, and lots of times it's that what we learned the day before was wrong." -Bill Vaughan "I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else." -Winston Churchill "The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly." -Buddha "I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become." -Oprah People may forget what you said, but they'll never forget how you made them feel. We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.