Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul.— Dave Pelzer
The most pleasurable Dave Pelzer quotes that are little-known but priceless
To help yourself, you must be yourself.
Be the best that you can be. When you make a mistake, learn from it, pick yourself up and move on.
In life you are going to make mistakes, you're going to fall down, but it's the getting up that counts. Just like in baseball: you'll get a few hits, but most likely, you'll strike out more than you'll get on base. But don't quit. Find your focus, relax, take a deep breath and give it a good swing
Even in its darkest passages, the heart is unconquerable.
It is important that the body survives, but it is more meaningful that the human spirit prevails.
When you please others in hopes of being accepted, you lose you self-worth in the process.
It is important for people to know that no matter what lies in their past, they can overcome the dark side and press on the a brighter world.
Ask yourself: was there anything I could have done to prevent the situation? If the answer is yes, do something now and become a better person for it.
Inside, my soul became so cold I hated everything.
I even despised the sun, for I knew I would never be able to play in its warm presence. I cringed with hate whenever I heard other children laughing, as they played outside. My stomach coiled whenever I smelled food that was about to be served to somebody else, knowing it wasn't for me.
You have to understand that in a person's life there are a few precious moments in which decisions, choices that you make now, will affect you for the rest of your life.
If people have a basic understanding of right from wrong, possess a strong desire to better themselves and persist in there cause, they can break the chain of any negative environment.
I believe that no matter how many mistakes weve made;
how badly weve really, really screwed up; how old, worn out, or dejected weve become; as long as there is true, steadfast ambition, all of us have an opportunity for greatness.
Build on past successes, be grateful for what you do have, and know that this, too, shall pass. It's only for the now. Whatever we're facing, it's not forever.
I am not the most eloquent guy in the world.
Whatever you do for the sole purpose of having others admire you, your efforts will most likely be in vain.
One could come from less than humble beginnings, to become a winner from within.
The thing is, at the end of the day you still have to face yourself.
Something good comes out of every crisis.
David what your mother did to you was wrong.
Verry wrong.No child deserves to be treated like that. She's sick.
Your going to be fine.I promise you."- with my finger I made an X sign on my chest-"cross my heart and hope to die,you have my word.You don't deserve to live like that,and we're going to turn things around.
Draw Support From Those You Know And Trust. Don't Leave Your Happiness To Fate.
Hate is a cancer that spreads one cell at a time.
I am a very shy, introverted guy.
I know I can be very standoffish . . .
I buy thousands of books a year.
I plan my life in 15-minute sections.
Gripping my arm, Mother held it in the orange-blue flame. My skin seemed to explode from the heat.
I just don't want to forget this first day of the rest of my life!
...and deliver me from evil." "Amen.
Mother can beat me all she wants, but I haven’t let her take away my will to somehow survive.
One Child's courage to survive.
I told myself no matter what she did i would not let the b**** take me down
I work 338 days a year, 16 hours a day.
well, young man," the judge began, what it biols down to this if the court so desires and if you belive that your home setting is undesirable... you may return and desire with your mother at your home residents
The Stovepipe is a memoir full of laughter and tears and a moving story of sisterly love as well as their will to survive.
I was abused my family was the "brady bunch
I couldn't lie to get myself fame and fortune.
Everybody has a tragedy or two in their lives.
I am proud of who you were, David-that hurt person who refused to "die.
" And I'm more caring, giving, fixing person, the guy with the same sense of humor and that deft, sensitive touch. Good on you, David I love you.