"We cannot just expect a happy marriage to come easily or randomly."
"The little moments which mean nothing to you now, will mean everything later in life. Little things like being able to go to your mom’s birthday party, eating breakfast with your grandma, spending time with your brother, and driving the roads you grew up on; will make all the difference later in life."
"Do not let yourself become lazy or content. Do not stop trying to improve yourself and others. Don’t be afraid to fail and don’t be afraid of new experiences; because the moment you stop growing and learning is the moment you start dying."
"By spreading knowledge you can live forever. You can be the lighthouse that guides people to safety; a light in the darkest of times."
"I know from personal experience that living different distances from your support network dramatically affects your connection with them. Distance can seem rather abstract when not tied to concrete examples. Living three hours away does not mean anything until the first time you drive from school to home."