1. "Others may predict but only I will determine my destiny"
2. "I'd rather die than to drink from the cup of mediocrity"
3. "You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?" ~ Rumi
4. " The first step in acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth in practice and the fifth in teaching others." Solomon Ibn Gabriol
5. "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade"
6. "If you're going through hell, keep going."