Knowledge itself is power.
What you think of yourself is much
more important than what others
think of you.
None are so old as those who have
Henry David Thoreau
To avoid criticism , do nothing, say
nothing, be nothing.
Elbert Green Hubbard
I can live for two months on a good
Follow your bliss.
Try out your ideas by visualizing
them in action
There is only one person who could
ever make you happy, and that person
Our doubts are traitors, and make us
lose the good we oft might win, by
fearing to attempt.
Carpe diem, quam minimum credula
postero! (Seize the day, put no
trust in tomorrow)
Horace/Quintus Hortius Flaccus
No bird soars too high, if he soars
with his own wings.
The ultimate measure of a man is not
where he stands in moments of
comfort and convenience, but where
he stands at times of challenge and
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Believe that you have it, and you
The future belongs to those who
believe in the beauty of their
To win takes a complete commitment
of mind and body. When you can't
make that commitment, they don't
call you a champion anymore
When everything seems like an uphill
struggle, just think of the view
from the top
Many of life's
failures are people who did not
realize how close they were to
success when they gave up.
Every day, in every way, I am
getting better and better.
If one advances confidently in the
direction of his dreams, and
endeavours to live the life which he
had imagined, he will meet with a
success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Great works are performed, not by
strength, but perseverance.
The body moves naturally,
automatically, without any personal
intervention or awareness. If we
think too much, our actions become
slow and hesitant.
Champions in any field have made a
habit of doing what others find
boring or uncomfortable.
The price of greatness is
It's easy to make a buck. It's
tougher to make a difference.
Opportunity... often it comes
disguised in the form of misfortune,
or temporary defeat.
The greater the obstacle, the more
glory in overcoming it.
doesn't lie in things. Meaning lies
in us. When we attach value to
things that aren't love - the money,
the car, the house, the prestige -
we are loving things that can't love
us back. We are searching for
meaning in the meaningless. Money,
of itself, means nothing. Material
things, of themselves, mean nothing.
It's not that they're bad. It's that
Keep steadily before you the fact
that all true success depends at
last upon yourself.
Theodore T. Hunger
The thing always happens that you
really believe in; and the belief in
a thing makes it happen.
Frank Loyd Wright
A failure is a man who has
blundered, but is not able to cash
in on the experience.
There is only one success--to be
able to spend your life in your own
I cannot give you the formula for
success, but I can give you the
formula for failure--which is: Try
to please everybody.
Herbert Bayard Swope
The talent of success is nothing
more than doing what you can do,
Henry W. Longfellow
A strong imagination begetteth
Michel de Montaigne
Your imagination is your preview of
life's coming attractions.
You cannot depend on your eyes when
your imagination is out of focus.
The ability to convert ideas to
things is the secret to outward
Henry Ward Beecher
A wise man will make more
opportunities than he finds.
Nature and wisdom never are at
The art of being wise is knowing
what to overlook.
The first step in the acquisition of
wisdom is silence, the second
listening, the third memory, the
fourth practice, the fifth teaching
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
Nothing happens unless first a
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
I have been through some terrible
things in my life, some of which
Happiness depends more on the inward
disposition of mind than on outward
A man cannot be comfortable without
his own approval.
Somehow our devils are never quite
what we expect when we meet them
face to face.
Some patients I see are actually
draining into their bodies the
diseased thoughts of their minds.
I am an old man and have known a
great many troubles, but most of
them never happened.
The harder the conflict, the more
glorious the triumph... You can't be
a winner and be afraid to lose.
Worry is a think stream of fear
which, if encouraged, becomes a wide
channel into which all other
thoughts flow. Assume an attitude of