The bracelet says ‘Fear Nothing.’ It was given to me by my friends, and it was

The bracelet says ‘Fear Nothing.’ It was given to me by my friends, and it was made for me and my friends during the period of time that I was going through chemotherapy. And I still wear it, because it’s a great reminder of friendship and how my buddies and others came together in my time of need.
– Joseph J. Lhota –







I usually give a book 40 pages. If it doesn’t grab me by then, adios. With young

I usually give a book 40 pages. If it doesn’t grab me by then, adios. With young adult books, you can usually tell by Page 4 if it’s worth the time. The author establishes the conflict early, sometimes in the first sentence. The themes of hope, family, friendship and overcoming hardship appeal to most everyone.
– Regina Brett –




Taft was Roosevelt’s handpicked successor. I didn’t know how deep the friendship

Taft was Roosevelt’s handpicked successor. I didn’t know how deep the friendship was between the two men until I read their almost four hundred letters, stretching back the to early ’30s. It made me realize the heartbreak when they ruptured was much more than a political division.
– Doris Kearns Goodwin –