"When you go through hell, your own personal hell, and you have lost - loss of fame, loss of money, loss of career, loss of family, loss of love, loss of your own identity that I experienced in my own life - and you've been able to face the demons that have haunted you... I appreciate everything that I have." - David Cassidy
"All human happiness or misery takes forms of action...character gives us qualities, but it is in our actions, what we do, that we are happy or miserable." - Aristotle
The deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
“But we do not merely protest; we make renewed demand for freedom in that vast kingdom of the human spirit where freedom has ever had the right to dwell:the expressing of thought to unstuffed ears; the dreaming of dreams by untwisted souls.”  ― W.E.B. Du Bois
"I know where I'm going and I know the truth.  I don't have to be what you want me to be.  I'm free to be what I want." - Muhammad Ali  
  I guarantee that the seed you plant in love, not matter how small, will grow into a mighty tree of refuge. We all want a future for ourselves and we must now care enough to create, nurture and secure a future for our children.” - Afeni Shakur
"When I'm writing [songs], some days the pen just goes. I'm not in charge and I'm almost listening outside of it. That's when I realize that we all have to start looking at life as a gift. It's like listening to a color and believing that these colors have soul mates and once you get them all together the painting is complete." - Prince