"Exemplary persons are steadfast in the face of adversity, while petty persons are engulfed by it." Confucius
"Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations." George Bernard Shaw
"Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself." Eleanor Roosevelt.