Personal Statement

For those who have to fight for it, life has a flavor the protected will never know

Love- Eros- makes his home in men's hearts, but not in every heart, for where there is hardness he departs. His greatest glory is that he cannot do wrong or allow it; force never comes near him. For all men serve him of their own free will. And he whom love touches not walks in darkness.  ~Plato

I know of no higher fortitude than stubbornness in the face of overwhelming odds~ Louis Nizer

If you scatter thorns don't go barefoot.

To succeed you have to believe in something with such a passion that it becomes a reality~ Anita Roddick

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission~ Eleanor Roosevelt

In matters of style, swim with the current; In matters of principle, stand like a rock~ Thomas Jefferson

A ship in port is safe but that's not what ships are built for~ Grace Murray Hopper

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When I do good I feel good. When I do bad- I feel bad. And that is my religion~ Abraham Lincoln

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work~ Thomas Edison

You are only given a little spark of madness; you mustn't lose it~ Robin Williams

Do or Die, You'll Never Make Me, Because the World Will Never Take My Heart, Go and Try, You'll Never Break Me, We Want it All, We Want to Play This Part, I won't Explain, or Say I'm Sorry, I'm Unashamed, I'm Gonna Show My Scar, Give a Cheer for All the Broken, Listen Here Because it's Who We Are ~My Chemical Romance ~Welcome to the Black Parade

My Kids
  • Dustin
    Dustin 12 years old