Never be afraid to sit a while and think.
- Lorraine Hansberry
There are two kinds of talent, man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while.
- Pearl Bailey
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin
We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.
- Mary McLeod Bethune
What would men be without women? Scarce, sir, mighty scarce
- Mark Twain
Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me
- Alice Walker
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
- Mark Twain
Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love
- Stevie Wonder
I didn’t have a mother; I had a mama. I measure other women by the stature of my mama.
- Al Green
When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It’s not enough, but it helps.
- Dick Gregory
You’re on earth. There’s no cure for that.
- Samuel Beckett
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
I’m about to, ‘cause that’s what I was born to do
- Kris Kross
Life doesn’t give you all the practice races you need. One chance is all you need.
I really wish I was less of a thinking man and more of a fool not afraid of rejection
- Billy Joel