Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.
Conquest is easy. Control is not
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
It often takes more courage to change ones opinion than to keep it.
One kind word can warm three winter months.
While the builders of the cages sleep with bullets, bars and stones, they do not see your road to freedom that you build with flesh and bone. There is no limit to the amount of good that people can accomplish, if they don't care who gets the credit.
For every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, neat and wrong.
Have the courage to live. Any one can die.
Heroism consists in hanging on one minute longer.
A single death a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic.
Ageing isn't that bad if you consider the alternatives.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible
Don't be depressed cause you don't know what to do...Be depressed when you stop thinking of things to do.
Driven by Knowledge...Success my Destination
Hard work never killed anyone
Sometime you got to rock the boat in order to have smooth sailing.
Falling down don't make you a failure staying down does.
Success is a road, and it is paved with the bricks of failure.
Originality and a feeling of one's own dignity are achieved only through work and struggle.
If you always do what you always did then you'll always get what you always got.
The heights by great men reached
Were not attained by sudden flight;
But they, while their companions slept,
Were toiling upward in the night.
Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.
Defeat should never be a source of discouragement but rather a fresh stimulus.
There is a divinity that shapes
Rough hew them how we will.
I have learned to seek happiness
by limiting my
desires rather than in attempting to satisfy them
My strength is as the strength
Because my heart is pure.
A goal is a purpose, " a reason to be in
-Russ von Hoelscher
Some extrinsic motivation helps to build self esteem. But total submission to external motivation leads to destruction of the individual. Extrinsic motivation in the extreme crushes intrinsic motivation.
-W. Edwards Deming
From a stress standpoint, you're better off making a choice and having it turn out to be the wrong choice than to have the choice made for you, even if it's right
-Psychologist Eric Margenau