“Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.” – Cherie Carter-Scott

“There are two ways of meeting difficulties. You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself to meet them.” – Phyllis Bottome

“You had better live your best and act your best and think your best today; for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow.” – Harriet Martineau

“God will help you if you try, and you can if you think you can.” – Anna Delaney Peale

“Parents are friends that life gives us; friends are parents that the heart chooses.” – Comtesse Diane

“Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over.” – Gloria Naylor

“The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” – Elisabeth Foley