“People sometimes hold themselves back because they want to use racism as an excuse for them not being able to achieve what they want to achieve.”

Herman Cain

“And then you might see what the life of the good man is like – someone content with what nature assigns him, and satisfied with being just and kind himself.”

Marcus Aurelius

“I think I’ve been incredibly raw my whole career. A lot of people spend a lot of time trying to look cool and spend time being guarded and putting up walls. I just never had the time. It seems more honest to say.”

Ryan Adams

“Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them.”

John Ruskin

“I dreaded having a boring life when I grew up. And I certainly can’t complain about being bored.”

Ina May Gaskin