"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."
~Henry David Thoreau
"A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do!"
"You can sit around and wait for the good things to happen to you, or you can go out and make them happen."
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."
"Failure is not the worst thing in the world. The very worst thing is not to try."
"Failure is the path of least persistence."
"Patience is counting down without blasting off."
"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."
"We must conquer war or war will conquer us."
"It's better to be known by six people for something you're proud of than to be known by sixty million for something you're not."
"Recovering from failure is often easier than building from success."
"The life you have led doesn't need to be the only life you have."
"Live your life so that if someone says 'Be yourself' it's good advice."
"There are no speed limits on the road to excellence."
"We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are."
"Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling, enduring, and accomplishing."
"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot."
"There is no shortage of good days. It is good lives that are hard to come by."
"Sometimes you have to put your foot down to get a leg up."
"The virtue of achievement is victory over oneself. Those who know this can never know defeat."
"Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows."
"We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life."
"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try."
"It may be that those who do most, dream most."
"Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat him as he could be, and he will become what he should be."
"The world is blessed most by men who do things, not by those who merely talk about them."
"I find the great thing in this world is, not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving."
"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up."