"The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak tree that resists." – Unknown
"Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress." – Nicholas M. Butler
"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up." – Paul Valery
"it is time to get back to basics: to self-discipline and respect for the law, to consideration for others, to accepting responsibility for yourself and your family, and not shuffling it off on the state." – John Major, former British Prime Minister
"The difference between a boss and a leader is this: a boss says, 'Go,' while a leader says, 'Let's go." – Unknown
"Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better." – King Whitney, Jr.