"One small crack doesn't mean that you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and did not fall apart" --Linda Poindexter
“I believe that telling our stories, first to ourselves and then to one another and the world, is a revolutionary act. It is an act that can be met with hostility, exclusion, and violence. It can also lead to love, understanding, transcendence, and community. I hope that my being real with you will help empower you to step into who you are and encourage you to share yourself with those around you.” —Janet Mock, writer, TV host, and transgender activist
“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary.” — Fred Rogers
"Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases from being shared." - Buddha
"It is in strife that life lies, and were there no opposing forces there would neither be moral nor immoral, neither victory nor defeat" - Samuel Butler
“There are moments when one has to choose between living one’s own life, fully, entirely, completely-or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands” - Oscar Wilde
"Your present circumstances do not determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start" --Nido Qubein
"Fear is a reaction, courage is a decision" --Sir Winston Churchill
"If you can't run then walk. If you can't walk then crawl. But whatever you do you have to keep moving forward" --Martin Luther King Jr.
“Self-care is often a very unbeautiful thing. True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate cake, it is making the choice to build a life you don’t need to regularly escape from.” — Brianna Wiest
"A great relationship is not something that just happens it's something that must be cultivated"
Once you choose hope anything is possible --Christopher Reeve