Be it great, be it small, do it right or not at all.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
One man can make a difference and every man should try.
The most human thing we have to do in life is to learn to speak our honest convictions and feelings and live with the consequences.
-Father William Du Bay
The function of freedom is to free someone else.
There is no darkness, but ignorance.
The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.
Opportunity's favorite disguise is trouble.
Unless the job means more than the pay, it will never pay more.
-H Bertram Lewis
Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances: it was somebody's name, or he happened to be there at the time, or it was so then, and another day it would have been otherwise. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happy are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.
Learn by listening, understand by reflecting.
Be what you wish to seem.
For suspense, it's pretty hard to beat the period after the mosquito in the bedroom stops buzzing.
If an individual empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him.
A man is literally what he thinks.
A man's judgment is best when he can forget himself and any reputation he may have acquired and can concentrate wholly on making the right decisions.
-Adm. Raymond A. Spruance
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
Anyone can make a mistake. A fool insists on repeating it.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
If you're looking for a big opportunity, seek out a big problem.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
The biggest mistake you can make is to believe that you work for someone else.
`They themselves are makers of themselves' by virtue of the thoughts which they choose and encourage; that mind is the master weaver, both of the inner garment of character and the outer garment of circumstance, and that, as they may have hitherto woven in ignorance and pain they may now weave in enlightenment and happiness.
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it the superficial appearance of being right.
Truth and Reality are not relative, only our perceptions of them are.
- Rob John
People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not best that we should all think alike; it is differences of opinion which makes horse races.
- Mark Twain
The only thing about a man that is a man is his mind, everything else you can find in a pig or a horse.
- Archibald McLeach
Watch your thought; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
"A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort."
- Herm Albright