5 quotes of the week

  • Posted: Friday, February 14, 2014 5:17 a.m.
    UPDATED: Friday, February 14, 2014 6:12 a.m.
Bob Holmes is a motivational speaker on anti-bullying who plays as a one man team in volleyball.  photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post
Bob Holmes is a motivational speaker on anti-bullying who plays as a one man team in volleyball. photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post

I dont want the next teenager to be a flower arrangement on the side of the road. I want them living and laughing and enjoying life. Bob Holmes, inspirational speaker addressing Rowan County students and parents

What we do is treat the road for safety, not convenience for people to go to the store and change the movies out. Kevin Neal, N.C. Department of Transportation safety engineer for Rowan County


I had never learned to be respectful to those who were disrespectful. Dr. Henry B. Waiters, on experiences he as a black man had with white sergeants in the Air Force during the Korean War

The community knows about the heightened activities of our young adults and the lack of support as far as jobs and helping to build broken family relationships. We try our hardest as parents, as guardians to help our young people, but at the end of the day its their own decisions. Shenita Russell, aunt of 17-year-old charged in shooting at Salisbury High School, DaJuan Russell

We had no idea it would draw such a crowd. Toby Hagmaier, president, Downtown Salisbury Merchants, on the sellout crowd for Wine about Winter event Feb. 7

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