The light which experience gives
is a lantern on the stern,
which shines only
on the waves behind us.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
– Longfellow

You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandparents were.
– Irish Proverb

The basic problem in the world today is that there is too much religion and not enough common sense.
– Richard G. Harms

The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

No one is liable to make more mistakes than
the man who acts only on reflection.
– Vauvenargues

Whatever your past has been, you have a spotless future.
– Melanie Gustafson

Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait. The truth is, there are only two things in life: reasons and results, and reasons simply don’t count.
– Robert Anthony

There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
– Alfred Korzybski

The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.
– Harold Taylor

The most profound statements are often said in silence.
– Lynn Johnston

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
– Dylan Marlais Thomas, 1914 – 1953

All high achievers plan their work and work their plan, for they are keenly aware that “luck” is most often being prepared to take advantage of a situation.
– Unknown

He who has health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
– Arabian Proverb

Nothing else can quite substitute
for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere
words of praise.
They’re absolutely free
and worth a fortune.
– Sam Walton

To the North American Indian, „medicine‰ meant more than a substance to restore health and vitality to a sick or maladjusted body. Medicine was energy–a vital power or force that was inherent in Nature itself. A person‚s medicine was their power–the inherent expression of ttheir own life-energy system. „Medicine Wheel‰ meant a circle of generated energy under the control of mind, which provided knowledge of that power. „Medicine,‰ then, is personal empowerment.
– Kenneth Meadows

A man is but a product of his thoughts; what he thinks, that he becomes.
– Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 – 1948

‘Taint’t worthwhile to wear a day all out before it comes.
– Sarah Orne Jewett

If you haven’t found something strange during the day, it hasn’t been much of a day.
– John A. Wheeler

“The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth…”
– Albert Einstein

“Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.”
– Samuel Johnson

A man must be obedient to the promptings of his innermost heart.
– Robertson Davies

As long as my body is in shape, my mind is working at its full capacity.
– Victoria Principal

The feeble tremble before opinion,
the foolish defy it,
the wise judge it and
the skillful direct it.
– Jeane Platiere

“I had rather do and not promise than promise and not do.”
– Arthur Warwick

“When two people love each other, they don’t look at each other, they look in the same direction
– Ginger Rogers

It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
– Anatole France

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.
– William James

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
– Mark Twain

“Believe you can, and you can.”
– Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993)

Most lives are spent putting on and taking off masks.
– Gore Vidal

“There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.”
– Anonymous



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