"In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you." - Andrea Dykstra | I don't know if I fully agree with this statement... If you've been abused or experienced trauma, I think you can simultaneously hate that it happened and also choose to love what it's taught you.
"If I have anything to say against Obama, it's not because I'm a racist; it's because I don't like what he's doing as President and anybody should be able to feel that way, but what I find now is that if you say anything against him, you're called a racist." -- Angie Harmon to have her stand up is remarkable