They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.
-- Mahatma Gandhi
To bring one's self to a frame of mind and to the proper energy to accomplish things that require plain hard work continuously is the one big battle that everyone has. When this battle is won for all time, then everything is easy.
-- Thomas A. Buckner
I am bigger than anything that can happen to me. All these things, sorrow, misfortune, and suffering, are outside my door. I am in the house and I have the key.
-- Charles Fletcher Lummis
If your attitude is 'Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?', what will you do when the cow is gone?