“It's a troublesome world. All the people who're in it
are troubled with troubles almost every minute.
You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot,
for the places and people you're lucky you're not.”
“Fight to keep going, to get through all the crap that seems so thick there is no where to go and no way to get through it.....there is always a way. And that way is forward, just keep striving to move forward whether it's one step at a time or five. Just don't stay idle in all the thickness, it will devour you.”
“Becoming empowered and beginning to talk and take back control is a scary thing....very scary. Those that want to keep us down are afraid of that too. But, becoming empowered is necessary.... People couldn't shut me up now if their life depended on it....”