"The important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle."
"Nothing comes free. Nothing. Not even good."
"You kick a dog long enough, he's gonna bite."
"The only thing you can do when things go against you is pick yourself up and push back."
"In life, going downhill is an uphill job."
"When there is a storm and you stand in front of a tree, if you look at its branches, you swear it will fall. But if you watch the trunk, you will see its stability."
"There will always be struggle. You just need to choose who you want to struggle with."
"The wind cannot defeat a tree with strong roots."
"You won't enjoy the resolution unless you have dissonance. What would it be if we didn't have the dissonance? We wouldn't know the meaning of the resolution."
"What is to give light must endure burning."