“Barack Obama is the best thing ever to happen to black nerds. Up until Obama, it was basically Urkel. Other than that, we had no role models. So he made us cool.”
“Surround yourself with people who inspire you and return the favor by giving them the best of you.”
To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.
John Quincy Adams,
6th US president
“Change is only a good thing if you change in a good way.”
If you love what you do and are willing to do what it takes, it’s within your reach. And it’ll be worth every minute you spend alone at night, thinking and thinking about what it is you want to design or build.
engineer and entrepreneur
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy,
Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.
Stephen R. Covey,
writer and educator
True redemption is when guilt leads to good.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
statesman and philosopher
“My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place – police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.”