Quotes

“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. “ – Robert 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

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