"Surround yourself with people who are going to lift you higher."
"Leadership is about empathy: It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives."
"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen."
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."
"Create in me a clean heart, O God: and renew a right spirit within me."
"You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have."
"Beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but it's everything in between that makes it all worth living."
"Stand up straight and realize who you are. That you tower over your circumstances. You are a child of God. Stand up straight"
" You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them."
" "A wise man will hear, and will increase learning: and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels."
"I will strengthen you and help you: I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots"