"Girls have to go into the world and make their mind up about things."
"Hope is like the sun. If you only believe in it when you can see it, you'll never make it through the night."
"I've always been someone's daughter or mother or wife. I never got to be in the driver's seat of my own life."
"You gotta find your best self and when you do, you gotta hold on to it for dear life."
“Sometimes you really can’t listen to what anybody else says. You just got to listen inside.”