"The American flag is the symbol of our freedom, national pride and history".

~ Mike Fitzpatrick

"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls".

~Pablo Picasso

"With self-discipline most anything is possible".

~ Theodore Roosevelt

"To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater".


"We learned about honesty and integrity - that the truth matters... that you don't take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules... and success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square".

~ Michelle Obama

"I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose... we're all teachers - if we're willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid ...".

~ Marla Gibbs

"I think self-discipline is something, it's like a muscle. The more you exercise it, the stronger it gets".

~ Daniel Goldstein

"A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer".

~ Bruce Lee

"Diversity: the art of thinking independently together".

~ Malcolm Forbes

"A person's a person, no matter how small".

~ Dr. Seuss

"Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction".

~ Margaret Thatcher

"When you invest your time, you make a goal and a decision...make good grades in school, be a good athlete, be a good person, go down and do some community service and help somebody who's in're investing your time..."

~ Nick Saban
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever".

~ Mahatma Gandhi

"Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them".

~ Dalai Lama

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel".

~ Maya Angelou

"It is time to return to core values, time to get back to basics, to self-discipline and respect for the law, to consideration for the others, to accepting responsibility..." 

~ John Major "The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one".
~ Malcolm Forbes "Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself".

~ Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Every human has four endowments - self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change".

~Stephen Covey

"One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say".

~ Bryant H. McGill

"...take pride in being one of the best at doing what you do".

Sean "P-Diddy" Combs "I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity".

~ Julius Erving

"I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession". ~
John Steinbeck "If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride - and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards". ~
Paul Bryant "Quality is pride of workmanship".
~ W. Edwards Deming "I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will".

~ Charlotte Bronte

"I take a lot of pride in being myself. I'm comfortable with who I am". ~
James McAvoy