"I cannot give you the answers I have not got."
When I am the president of General Motors and write my autobiography, I'm going to start it with this moment.
"Hit her with the strap. That's what I do at home."
If you hit me, motherfucker, I'm hitting you back.
"You are in control. You have a choice. You can choose to clean the bathroom or you can choose to lose points."
"And you can choose to go fuck yourself."
"Look, I can't stand seeing you like this. It ain't right. Just promise me you won't hit me or kick me and I'll let you up."
"You know, Mom, a lot of the students I teach in downtown LA have stories like yours - suspended from school, in juvenile hall, foster homes, living with a grandma that never went to high school. Those stories don't normally end up with ... and by 19 she graduated college, at 21 finished her MBA, won a world judo championships, earned a Ph.D., founded multiple companies that made over a million dollars, raised four daughters and lives by the beach in Santa Monica."
"To live a life of the truth"
You either live a life of the truth or the life of a lie. If you are an alcoholic, you are living a life of a lie. You are telling yourself you don't have a problem drinking, that everyone gets a DUI now and then. You are lying about why you missed work.