Quotes

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  • “TRUST YOURSELF.  THEN YOU WILL KNOW HOW TO LIVE.” – Goethe (1749-1832) German poet
  • “ALL GLORY COMES FROM DARING TO BEGIN.”
  • “HE WHO SEIZES THE RIGHT MOMENT, IS THE RIGHT MAN.” – Goethe
  • “TO SEE WHAT IS RIGHT IN FRONT OF ONE’S NOSE REQUIRES A CONSTANT STRUGGLE.” – George Orwell
  • ‘WE DO NOT RECRUIT, WE CONVINCE, TRUTH HAS NO NEED FOR COERCION.”
  • “NEVER RESIST A TEMPORARY INCONVENIENCE IF IT RESULTS IN PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT.”
  • “DON’T CONFUSE WEALTH WITH SUCCESS.”
  • “TRY NOT TO BECOME A MAN OF SUCCESS BUT RATHER TRY TO BECOME A MAN OF VALUES.”
  • “WATCH FOR BIG PROBLEMS, THEY DISGUISE BIG OPPORTUNITIES.”
  • “KNOWING IS NOT ENOUGH, WE MUST APPLY.  WILLING IS NOT ENOUGH WE MUST DO.” — Goethe
  • “STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE, NOT PERFECTION.”  “KEEP SEVERAL IRONS IN THE FIRE.”
  • “REMEMBER THAT OVERNIGHT SUCCESS USUALLY TAKES ABOUT FIFTEEN YEARS.”
  • ”THERE IS NOTHING MORE FRIGHTING THAN ACTIVE IGNORANCE.” –Goethe
  • “REMEMBER THAT WINNERS DO WHAT LOSERS DON’T WANT TO.”
  • “THE MAN WHO WAKES UP AND FINDS HIMSELF A SUCCESS HASN’T BEEN ASLEEP.”
  • “REMEMBER THAT ONLY DEAD FISH SWIM WITH THE STREAM.” – Malcolm Muggerridge
  •  “DO THE RIGHT THING REGARDLESS OF WHAT OTHERS THINK.”
  •  “REMEMBER THAT YOUR CHARACTER IS YOUR DESTINY.”
  • “NEVER APOLOGIZE FOR EXTREME MEASURES WHEN DEFENDING YOUR VALUES, YOUR HEALTH, OR YOUR FAMILY’S SAFETY.”
  • “CHOOSE A JOB YOU LOVE AND YOU WILL NEVER HAVE TO WORK A DAY IN YOUR LIFE.” – Confucius
  • “THE YOUNGER MAN KNOWS RULES.  THE OLDER MAN KNOWS EXCEPTIONS.” — Oliver Wendell Homes
  • “PRAY.  THERE IS IMMEASURABLE POWER IN IT.”
  • “BE ORIGINAL.  IF THAT MEANS BEING A LITTLE ECCENTRIC, SO BE IT.”
  • “JUDGE PEOPLE FROM WHERE THEY STAND, NOT FROM WHERE YOU STAND.”
  • “BE THE FIRST TO FIGHT FOR A JUST CAUSE.”
  • “THUNDER IS GOOD, THUNDER IS IMPRESSIVE, BUT IT’S THE LIGHTING THAT DOES THE WORK.” – Mark Twain
  • “THE WORK OF AN INDIVIDUAL STILL REMAINS THE SPARK THAT MOVES MANKIND FORWARD.”
  • “LIGHT TOMORROW WITH TODAY. THERE IS NO SUCH WORD AS CAN’T.”
  • “YOU MUST BE THE CHANGE YOU WISH TO SEE IN THE WORLD.”
  • “DETERMINE THAT THE THINGS CAN AND SHALL BE DONE, AND THEN WE SHALL FIND THE WAY.”
  • “NOTHING CONTRIBUTES SO MUCH TO TRANQUILIZE THE MIND AS A STEADY PURPOSE.” – Mary Shelley
  • “PATIENCE AND PASSAGE OF TIME DO MORE THAN STRENGTH AND FURY.” – Jean de La Fontaine
  • “NEVER GIVE UP.  KEEP YOU THOUGHTS AND YOUR MIND ALWAYS ON THE GOAL.” – Tom Bradley
  • “THE GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS WERE AT FIRST AND FOR SOMETIME DREAMS.” – James Allen
  • “IT IS TIME NOW FOR US TO RISE FROM SLEEP.” – Saint Benedict
  • “IF THERE IS NO STRUGGLE, THREE IS NO PROGRESS.” – Frederick Douglass
  • “WHAT THE CATERPILLAR CALLS THE END OF THE WORLD, THE MASTER CALLS A BUTTERFLY.” – Richard Bach
  • “TO LOOK BACK IS A TASK.  IT IS LIKE RE-ENTERING A TRAP OR LABYRINTH, FROM WHICH ONE HAS ONLY TOO LATELY, AND TOO NARROWLY, ESCAPED.” – Louise Bogan
  • “LIFE IS NOT A MATTER OF HOLDING GOOD CARDS, BUT OF PLAYING A POOR HAND WELL.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  • “THE GREAT AND GLORIOUS MASTERPIECE OF MAN IS HOW TO LIVE WITH PURPOSE.” – Michel de Montaigne
  • “YOU CONQUER FATE BY THOUGHT.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “WE ARE RICH ONLY THROUGH WHAT WE GIVE, AND POOR ONLY WHAT WE REFUSE.” – Anne-Sophie Swetchine
  • “NO ONE CAN ARRIVE FROM BEING TALENTED ALONE.  GOD GIVES TALENT, WORK TRANSFORMS TALENT INTO GENIUS.” — Anna Pavola
  • ‘WE NEVER KNOW, BELIEVE ME, WHEN WE HAVE SUCCEEDED BEST.” – Miguel de Unamund
  • “THE MAN WHO SAYS IT CAN’T BE DONE IS GENERALLY INTERRUPTED BY SOMEONE DOING IT.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick
  • “THERE COMES A MOMENT WHEN YOU HAVE TO STOP REVVING UP THE CAR AND SHOVE IT INTO GEAR.” – David Mahoney
  • “GREAT WORKS ARE NOT PERFORMED BY STRENGTH BUT BY PERSEVERANCE.” — Samuel Johnson
  • “SUCCESS OFTEN COMES TO THOSE WHO DARE AND ACT; IT SELDOM GOES TO THE TIMID WHO ARE EVER AFRAID OF THE CONSEQUENCES.” –  Jawaharlal Nehru
  • “THOSE WHO ACT HAVE THE PRIZES.” – Aristotle
  • “BETTER RUINED TEN TIMES THAN DEAD ONCE.” – Yiddish proverb
  • “THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO ACHIEVE MUCH ARE THOSE WHO WANT KNOWLEDGE SO BADLY THAT THEY SEEK IT WHILE THE CONDITIONS ARE STILL UNFAVORABLE.  FAVORABLE CONDITIONS NEVER COME.” – C.S. Lewis
  • “WELL DONE IS BETTER THAN WELL SAID.” – Benjamin Franklin
  • “DESTINY IS NOT A MATTER OF CHANCE; IT IS A MATTER OF CHOICE.  IT IS NOT A THING TO BE WAITED FOR; IT IS A THING TO BE ACHIEVED.” – William Jennings Bryan
  • “YESTERDAY I DARED TO STRUGGLE.  TODAY I DARE TO WIN.” – Bernadette Delvin
  • “YOU CAN’T BUILD YOUR REPUTATION ON WHAT YOU’RE GOING TO DO.” – Henry Ford
  • “BEHIND EVERY SUCCESSFUL MAN THERE’S A LOT OF UNSUCCESSFUL YEARS.” – Bob Brown
  • “SUCCESS IS NEVER FINAL AND FAILURE NEVER FATAL.  IT’S COURAGE THAT COUNTS. – George Tilton
  • “YOU SEE THINGS; AND SAY WHY?  BUT I DREAM THINGS THAT NEVER WERE; AND I SAY, WHY NOT?” – George Bernard Shaw
  • “AND THE TROUBLE IS, IF YOU DON’T RISK ANYTHING, YOU RISK EVEN MORE.” – Erica Long
  • “IF WE DID ALL WE ARE CAPABLE OF DOING WE WOULD LITERALLY ASTONISH OURSELVES. “ – Tomas Edison
  • “LORD, GRANT THAT I MAY ALWAYS DESIRE MORE THAN I CAN ACCOMPLISH.” — Michelangelo
  • “THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SUCCESSFUL PERSON AND OTHERS IS NOT LACK OF STRENGTH, NOT A LACK OF KNOWLEDGE, BUT RATHER A LACK OF WILL.” – Vince Lombardi
  • “BE NOT AFRAID OF GOING SLOWLY BE ONLY AFRAID OF STANDING STILL.” – Chinese proverb.
  • “BE NOT AFRAID OF GREATNESS: SOME ARE BORN GREAT, SOME ACHIEVE GREATNESS, AND SOME HAVE GREATNESS THRUST UPON THEM.” –William Shakespeare
  • “KEEP AWAY FROM PEOPLE WHO TRY TO BELITTLE YOUR AMBITIONS. SMALL PEOPLE ALWAYS DO THAT, BUT THE REALLY GREAT MAKE YOU FEEL THAT YOU TOO CAN BECOME GREAT.” –Mark Twain
  • “AS LONG AS YOU’RE GOING TO THINK ANYWAY, THINK BIG.” – Donald Trump
  • ‘YOU HAVE REACHED THE PINNACLE OF SUCCESS AS SOON AS YOU BECOME UNINTERESTED IN MONEY, COMPLIMENTS, OR PUBLICITY.” – Eddie Rickenbacker
  • “THE WRIGHT BROTHERS FLEW RIGHT THROUGH THE SMOKE SCREEN OF IMPOSSIBILITY.” – Charles F. Kettering
  • “THOSE WHO DARE TO FAIL MISERABLY CAN ACHIEVE GREATLY. “ – Robbert F. Kennedy
  • “SOMETIMES IT IS MORE IMPORTANT TO DISCOVER WHAT ONE CANNOT DO THAN WHAT ONE CAN DO.” – Lin Yutang
  • “RULE OF SURVIVAL: PACK YOUR OWN PARACHUTE.” – T. L. Hakala
  • “THEY SAY YOU CAN’T DO IT, BUT REMEMBER THAT DOESN’T ALWAYS WORK.” – Casey Stengel
  • “YOU MUST DO THE THINGS YOU THINK YOU CANNOT DO.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “THE WILL TO SUCCEED IS IMPORTANT, BUT WHAT’S EVEN MORE IMPORTANT IS THE WILL TO PREPARE.” – Bobby Knight
  • “BE PATIENT AND YOU WILL FINALLY WIN, FOR A SOFT TONGUE CAN BREAK HARD BONES.” – Proverb
  • “THOSE WHO HAVE NOT ASKED THE QUESTION ARE NOT READY TO ACCEPT THE ANSWER.
  • “RATHER THAN DEFEAT YOUR ENEMIES, SEEK TO TRANSFORM THEM INTO ALLIES.”
  • “MANY TIMES THE BEST WAY TO FIGHT IS NOT TO FIGHT AT ALL.”
  • “MASTER YOU’RE PAST IN THE PRESENT OR THE PAST WILL MASTER YOUR FUTURE.”
  • “THE PURSUIT OF TRUTH ATTRACTS CRITICS.”
  • “REFUSE TO LOWER YOURSELF TO THE LEVEL OF YOUR ANTAGONIST.”
  • “THE CHOICES WE MAKE IN THOUGHT, WORD, AND DEED INEVITABLY RETURN TO US IN KIND.”
  • “THE LOTUS FLOWER BLOOMS MOST BEAUTIFULLY, FROM THE DEEPEST AND THICKEST MUD.”
  • “IF YOU WANT ONE YEAR OF PROSPERITY, PLANT CORN.  IF YOU WANT TEN YEARS OF PROSPERITY, GROW TREES.  IF YOU WANT ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF PROSPERITY, EDUCATE PEOPLE.” – Chinese Proverb
  • “THE MORE ENLIGHTENING A TEACHING, THE MORE DIFFICULT IT IS TO BELIEVE AND EVEN MORE DIFFICULT TO PRACTICE.”
  • “NONVIOLENCE IS THE IS THE GREATEST VIRTUE, COWARDICE THE GREATEST VICE – NONVIOLENCE SPRINGS FROM LOVE COWARDICE FROM HATE.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  • “A GREAT MENTOR IS ONE WHO AIMS FOR OTHERS’ ABILITIES TO SURPASS HIS OWN.”
  • “WHEN THE STUDENT IS READY, THE TEACHER WILL APPEAR.” – Buddhist Proverb
  • “EVERYTHING ABIDES BY THE LAW OF CAUSE AND EFFECT.”
  • “BE CONCERNED MORE WITH HOW YOU LIVE THAN WITH HOW LONG.”
  • “BECOME A MASTER OF WORDS.”
  • “LET GO OF WHATEVER HOLDS YOU BACK”
  • “ALL ANSWERS EXIST WITHIN YOUR ACTIONS.”
  • “MISFORTUNE COMES FROM ONE’S MOUTH AND RUIN’S HIM, BUT FORTUNE COMES FROM ONE’S MIND AND MAKES HIM WORTHY OF RESPECT.” – Nichiern
  • “LASTING GOODNESS WORKS AT THE PACE OF A SNAIL.”
  • “THE FOOL WHO KNOWS HE IS A FOOL IS FOR THAT VERY REASON WISE.  THE FOOL WHO THINKS HIMSELF WISE IS THE GREATEST FOOL OF ALL.”
  • “YOUR BEHAVIOR WHILE PEOPLE ARE WATCHING IS IMPORTANT.  HOWEVER, YOUR BEHAVIOR WHILE NO ONE IS WATCHING IS MORE IMPORTANT, FOR IT REVEALS YOUR TRUE CHARACTER.”
  • “HE WHO KNOWS OTHERS IS WISE; HE WHO KNOWS HIMSELF IS ENLIGHTENED.” – Lao Tzn
  • “THOSE WHO MAINTAIN A CLEAR SENSE OF PURPOSE IN LIFE ARE STRENGTHENED BY HARDSHIP.”
  • “DEVELOP A BROAD COMPASSION THAT REACHES BEYOND YOUR OWN SURROUNDINGS AND EXTENDS TO UNKNOWN PLACES.”
  • “WISDOM, COURAGE, AND COMPASSION – THREE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF A NOBLE LIFE.”
  • “THE SUREST PATH IS ONE DEDICATED TO A GREAT CAUSE.”
  • “IGNORANCE BREEDS FEAR, FEAR BREEDS HATE, HATE BREEDS VIOLENCE.”
  • “THE MIND IS A POWERFUL AND MYSTERIOUS FORCE.  IT CAN MAKE THE BEST OF THE WORST AND THE WORST OF THE BEST.”
  • “A TRULY WISE PERSON WILL NOT BE CARRIED AWAY BY ANY OF THE EIGHT WINDS: PROSPERITY, DECLINE, DISGRACE, HONOR, PRAISE, CENSURE, SUFFERING OR PLEASURE.” – Nichiren
  • “A DYNAMIC LIFE IS A CONSTANT STRUGGLE AGAINST COMPLACENCY.”
  • “THERE IS ALWAYS A PIECE OF FORTUNE IN MISFORTUNE.” – Japanese Proverb
  • “ONE WHO IS AFRAID TO EXAMINE THE PAST CANNOT SEE THE FUTURE.”
  • “IF YOU BEFRIEND ANOTHER PERSON BUT LACK THE MERCY TO CORRECT HIM, YOU ARE IN FACT HIS ENEMY.” – Chang-an
  • “AS LONG AS BIAS EXISTS, EXPECT JUSTICE TO BE THE EXCEPTION INSTEAD OF THE RULE.”
  • “NONVIOLENCE REQUIRES MUCH MORE COURAGE THAN VIOLENCE.” – Mahatma Ganghi
  • “THERE MAY BE NOTHING MORE TREACHEROUS THAN FALSE KNOWLEDGE.”
  • “AS WATER CARVES THROUGH STONE, THOSE WHO WILL PERSEVERE WILL WIN.”
  • “MANIFEST THE COURAGE TO DISCARD THE SHALLOW AND SEEK THE PROFOUND.”
  • “GUESSING IS CHEAP; GUESSING WRONG IS EXPENSIVE.” –Chinese Proverb
  • “TRUE WORDS ARE OFTEN NOT BEAUTIFUL, JUST AS BEAUTIFUL WORDS ARE OFTEN NOT TRUE.” – Japanese Proverb
  • “REMEMBER WHO YOU KNEW YOU WERE WHEN YOU WERE A CHILD.”
  • “ENJOYING THE JOURNEY IS EVEN BETTER THAN ARRIVING AT THE DESTINATION.”
  • “A MASTER OF ONES INNER EXPERIENCES IS A MASTER OF LIFE.”
  • “STRIVE TO ACHIEVE WHATEVER YOU THINK YOU CANNOT, FOR IT IS ON THE PATH TOWARD YOUR IMPOSSIBLE DREAM THAT YOU WILL FIND WHAT YOU TRULY SEEK.”
  • “INTUITION TRANSCENDS THE LIMITATIONS OF REASON”
  • “KEEP A GREEN TREE IN YOUR HEART AND PERHAPS A SONGBIRD WILL COME.” – Chinese Proverb
  • “DREAM MORE OF BECOMING THAN OF OBTAINING.”
  •  “BECOME A MASTER OF YOUR MIND. DO WHAT YOU MEAN”
  •  “CONCEALING SHORTCOMINGS WHILE BOASTING VIRTUES DEFINES ARROGANCE.” – Miao-lo
  •  “DO MORE THAN EXPECTED. NEVER COMPROMISE YOUR DREAMS.”
  • “TIMELESS IS HE WHO CAN MAKE THE PAST PRESENT.” – James Killbrant