"Success is to be measured not
so much by the position that one has reached in life as by
the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed. Washington"
"Courage is the first of human
qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the
others. Winston Churchill"
"It is not what he has, nor even
what he does, which directly expresses the worth of a man,
but what he is. Henri Frederic Amiel"
"Blessed are those who can give
without remembering and take without forgetting. Elizabeth Bibesco"
"Real joy comes not from ease
or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something
worthwhile. Wilfred T. Grenfell"
"The pessimist sees the difficulty
in every opportunity; the optimist, the opportunity in every
difficulty. L.P. Jacks"
"The best cosmetic in the world
is an active mind that is always finding something new. Mary Meek Atkeson"
"The secret of success is
consistency of purpose. Benjamin Disraeli"
"Show me a thoroughly satisfied
man, and I will show you a failure. Thomas A. Edison"
"Man's actions are the picture
book of his creeds. Ralph Waldo Emerson"
"Growing old is no more than a
bad habit which a busy man has no time to form. Andre Maurois"
"So long as enthusiasm lasts,
so long is youth still with us. David Starr Jordan"
"There are three ingredients in
the good life: learning, earning, and yearning. Morley"
"The poor man is not he who is
without a cent, but he who is without a dream. Harry Kemp"
"The difficult we do immediately;
the impossible takes a little longer. An Air Force Motto"
"Be not simply good; be good for
something. Henry David Thoreau"
"It is not easy to find happiness
in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. Agnes Repplier"
"The only way on earth to
multiply happiness is to divide it. Paul Scherer"
"Education consists in being afraid
at the right time. Angelo Patri"
"No man really becomes a fool
until he stops asking questions. Charles P. Steinmetz"
"You can not solve the problem
with the same kind of thinking that has created the problem. Albert Einstein"
"Isn't there a more complicated
way we can make this thing easier? Microsoft Motto"
"Incessant repetition of myths
does not make them true. Thomas Sowell"
Their market is not confined to the
countries in the neighbourhood of the mine, but extends to
the whole world. Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations (1776)
He who hesitates is lost, but he who proceeds without
wisdom is a fool.