"We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate." -- Thomas Jefferson
"The best way to predict your future is to create it."--Abraham Lincoln
"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." -- Arthur Ashe
"You have tackled life’s challenges and although there are surely more to come no obstacle is too big for if your heart drives your actions then they will speak loudly. So move with conviction."
“You want a revolution? I want a revelation. So listen to my declaration: “We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal.” And when I meet Thomas Jefferson, I’m ‘a compel him to include women in the sequel! Work!” —Angelica Schuyler, “The Schuyler Sisters” from Hamilton: An American Musical
"They say that time changes things. But in reality, you have to change them yourself."
"Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best."
“Explanations exist; they have existed for all time; there is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.”
"Soak up life. Squeeze out fear. Leave your mark."