"It is better be alone than in bad company."
"I'd rather regret the things that I have done
than the things that I have not done."
"No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction."
Charles Kendall Adams
"Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered you will never grow."
Ronald E. Osborn
"Life is not measured by the breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath."
"There is only a perfect time to start working towards a goal; right now."
Byron Pulsifer, from Quotes To Live By 4 U
"Comedy is acting out optimism."
"There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged
to find the ways in which you yourself have altered."
"Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be."
"The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have,
and that is our attitude -
I am convinced that life is
10% what happens to me
and 90% how I react to it."
He who has great power should use it lightly.
"In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy."
"Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going."
"Every problem has a gift for you in its hands."
"Try to do unto others as you would have them do to you, and do not be discouraged if they fail sometimes. It is much better that they should fail than you should."
"Every person, all the events of your life, are there because you have drawn them there. that you choose to do with them is up to you."
"He is able who thinks he is able."
"To move ahead you need to believe in yourself . . .have conviction in your beliefs and the confidence to execute those beliefs."
"Many individuals have, like an uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior."
"Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect.
There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions.
So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful."
Mark Victor Hansen
"Do not suppose opportunity will knock twice at your door."
"Life is a jig saw puzzle with most of the pieces missing."
"Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success."
Dr. Joyce Brothers
"The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success. Talent is only a starting point in business. You've got to keep working that talent."
"Everything costs and costs the earth. In order to win, we pay with energy and effort and discipline. If we lose, we pay in disappointment, discontent, and lack of fulfillment."
Maya Angelou, Wouldn't Take Nothing For My Journey Now
"Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it."
"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience."
"The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?"
Pablo Casals, Jeanne Larson and Madge Micheels-Cyrus, from Seeds Of Peace
"God did not promise sun without rain, light without darkness or joy without pain. He only promised strength for the day."
Helen Steiner Rice, The Poems And Prayers Of Helen Steiner Rice