"Striving for perfection is the greatest stopper there is.
It's your excuse to yourself for not doing anything. Instead, strive for excellence, doing your best." -- Sir Laurence Olivier, English actor
"There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow." -- Orison Swett Marden, American writer
We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. -- George Bernard Shaw
Each day comes bearing its gifts. Untie the ribbons. -- Ann Ruth Schabader
There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
-- Booker T. Washington
By asking the question How can I afford it? your brain is put to work. -- Robert Kiyosaki
Virtue herself is her own fairest reward. -- Silius Italicus
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. -- Jimi Hendrix
The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers. -- Brian Tracy
Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can be aroused by two things: first, an idea which takes the imagination by storm; and second, a definite, intelligible plan for carrying that idea into action. -- Arnold Toynbee (1889-1975)