"Show me your friends and I will show you your future."  (Unknown)

“There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which can not fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance—that principle is contempt prior to investigation.” (Herbert Spencer)

“The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers. “   M. Scott Peck  

 “There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth, the persistent refusal to analyze the causes of happenings.”   Dorothy Thompson

 “In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.”   Eric Hoffer

 “Familiar misery.  Isn’t it sad that so many people would rather settle in to a situation or relationship that is absolutely miserable rather than attempt change and face the risks and possibilities of the unknown.”   Anonymous

“Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death. “    Anais Nin

"The colossal misunderstanding of our time is the assumption that insight will work with people who are unmotivated to change."  Edwin H. Freeman

"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it: and this you have the power to change at any moment."   Marcus Aurelius

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.  Never give it."   Eleanor Roosevelt

"Opportunity is missed by most because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."   Thomas Edison

"The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude."    William James

"The greatest part of our happiness depends on our disposition, not our circumstances."  Martha Washington

"The Grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for."  Allan K. Chalmers 

"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."    Dale Carnegie

"If you find yourself going through hell, keep going."   Winston Churchill