Quotes by some folks worth quoting...

 

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” 

— Ralph Waldo Emerson 

 

"Caring about the happiness of others, we find our own.” 

— Plato 

  

“L'uomo non è fatto per la sconfitta, ha detto. Un uomo può essere distrutto, ma non può essere sconfitto." = "But man is not made for defeat", he said. "A man can be destroyed but not defeated." 
  
— Ernest Hemingway  

 

  
"Insecure people (including those with wealth and power) try to make you feel smaller. Confident people love to see you walk taller." 

 — Unknown 

 

And mob justice is not, in fact, justice due to the inherent unfairness. [The] “accusers” are also the judges, the juries, the executioners: there is no one “above” the group. We must remember that… we’re still dealing with people, who have friends, family and loved ones.       

– Tauriq Moosa 

 

"Cyberbullying campaigns usually don't follow a fair trial, and passions hinder a rational judgment of the wrongdoing and bring disproportionate consequences. Many compare online shaming to a lynch mob." 

― Netivist.org 

  

“You build on failure. You use (the past) as a stepping stone. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space." 

  ― Johnny Cash 

  

"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." 

  ― Winston Churchill 

  

"Cyber bullies’ cowardly and destructive actions are often more about their own problems [and insecurities] than they are about [their target]; And in their attempt to get [others] down, they are showing themselves to be on a level of cowardly bitterness."  

— Watch Your Space,  The Irish Department of Education and Skills 

  

“Strong people define themselves, weak people allow others to define them.” 

  ― Ken Poirot 

  

“Nothing should be done for spite's sake” 

  ― Winston Churchill 

  

“It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion, it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.” 

— Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self Reliance"