"The genius of communication is the ability to be both totally honest and totally kind at the same time." A favorite quote that my Father liked, but I do not know who the author is.
"All despair is fundamentally a despair of being ourselves." -- Soren Kierkegaard
"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing, the last of the human freedoms -- to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose ones own way." -- Victor E. Frankel