“The moment of impact. The moment of impact proves potential for change. Has ripple effects far beyond what we can predict. Sending some particles crashing together. Making them closer than before. While sending others spinning off into great ventures. Landing them where you’ve never thought you’ve found them. That’s the thing about moments like these. [...]
“I know now that there are men out there who are, for me, the whole package, who are supportive of my successes because they know I will be just as supportive of theirs. I’m less tolerant of foolishness now; I know that it’s important I not tie myself up with the wrong person, because then [...]
“It’s funny what you notice the first time you see someone; confidence, a nice smile, a little connection. What you don’t see, what’s impossible at first glance is everything else; at least everything that counts.” – A Warrior’s Heart
"If he makes you cry more than he makes you smile, your tears are telling you something. So it's time to be brave; hold your head up, dry those tears and walk away. 'Cause the sun will shine tomorrow even if he isn't around."
"In a world that I seldom understand, there are winds of destiny that blow when we least expect them. Sometimes they gust with the fury of a hurricane, sometimes they barely fan one's cheek." - Nicholas Sparks, 'Message in a Bottle'
“Every man at some point in his life is going to lose a battle. He is going to fight and he is going to lose…but what makes him a man is that he does not lose himself in the midst of that battle.” - Friday Night Lights
“When you finally get absorbed in what you are doing you frequently surprise yourself with flashes of talent and brilliance you didn’t know you had in you. You can find a source of genius that lies dormant until called upon for great effort.…All of us can find resources within ourselves we would not normally suspect [...]