"Shining armor isn’t something you wear, it’s something you are. Yes, be the knight that saves the day, but always remember that it’s not how you look that matters, it’s how you think, it’s how you feel, it’s who you are..."
"There is nothing more important than immediate action. Grab life by the balls and squeeze, twist, and pull. Punch your fears in the face. Kick tomorrow in the teeth. Get shit done, do good shit, and make shit happen. Go out and make a fucking difference in the world. Begin immediately..."
"Why would I choose to lust for the perfect adjective, crave the ideal verb, and long for that one true sentence, the one that burns with so much passion and perfection that my soul ignites, an unquenchable burn, a searing desire for more, more, more?"
"Buried deep in our chests, with none of us giving it any credit, concern, or commitment, the heart works hard. There is honor in that determination. There should be admiration for that diligence. Through near-misses and nonsense, whistles and white noise, the heartbeat remains. We can hear it if we try. Slow down. Close our eyes. Listen..."
"Make him believe that he can do anything at any time with anyone, and show him that you are right there with him, down in the trenches, fighting dirty, side by side, smiling at him when it’s needed and crying with him when it’s not..."
"Let us be brave enough to be ourselves. Let us be powerful enough to resist the pressure to not pursue our own path. Let us be bold enough to make a difference. Let us honor ourselves and, in doing so, let us honor each other. Let us try to forget and let us remember to forgive..."
"I want to make opportunities, not just take them, and I want to push so strong and fight so long that my limits get tired of seeing me. I want to know my capabilities as well as I know my fears, and I want to slow dance with my nightmares until I have memorized their missteps..."
"You stared at me for a brief moment, just long enough for me to get lost in the past and for you to remember exactly what you wanted to forget. Before I knew it, you turned and walked away. You didn’t look back..."
"Our dreams are elusive and it takes the sharp claws, gritted teeth and finely honed vision of a hunter to chase them down, slaughter them, and then proudly drag them back into the vibrant light of our reality..."