There is beauty in truth, even if it’s painful. Those who lie, twist life so that it looks tasty to the lazy, brilliant to the ignorant, and powerful to the weak. But lies only strengthen our defects. They don’t teach anything, help anything, fix anything or cure anything. Nor do they develop one’s character, one’s mind, one’s heart or one’s soul.
– José N. Harris
When you don’t dress like everybody else, you don’t have to think like everybody else.
– Iris Apfel
“What happens to a Black girl who is too anxious to ever feel like magic?”
– Jae Nichelle
“Wise is the one who flavors the future with some salt from the past. Becoming dust is no threat to the phoenix born from the ash.”
– Curtis Jones
“Run, run, run to your place till you’re gone.”
“A shaft of sunlight pierced the dark clouds and she looked up to see a silver lining. It was a sign, she thought.”
– Diane Grifith
“I do not regret one professional enemy I have made.”