"When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened."
Alexander Graham Bell,American inventor
"A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties."
Harry S. Truman thirty-third U.S. president
"It doesn't matter if you're gay or black or both. What matters is your dedication to building a better community and your willingness to work hard at it."
Falls Church, Va., City Councilman Lawrence Webb, the first out black elected official in his state, as quoted in the Washington Blade
Henry James, American writer
"Creativity is so delicate a flower that praise tends to make it bloom while discouragement often nips it at the bud."
Alex Osborn, member, Advertising Hall of Fame