There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long-range risks of comfortable inaction.
John F. Kennedy
You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others. That's the mark of a true professional.
To accuse others for one’s own misfortune is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one’s education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one’s education is complete.
Epictetus, Greek philosopher
In order to succeed, you must know what you are doing, like what you are doing and believe in what you are doing.
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Without justice, courage is weak.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with -- a man is what he makes of himself.
Alexander Graham Bell
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
We are all works in progress
I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change."