You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.
~ Jan Glidwell
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.
~ Jonathan Kozol
The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.
~ Michael Korda
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
~ Mary Kay Ash
Nobody’s a natural. You work hard to get good and then work hard to get better.
~ Paul Coffey
What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.
~ Albert Pine
A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left him.
~ Harry Mathews
A man of courage flees forward in the midst of new things.
~ Jacques Maritain
Some folk want their luck buttered.
~ Thomas Hardy
Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
~ Calvin Coolidge
When it’s all over, it’s not who you were. It’s whether you made a difference.
~ Bob Dole
The only limits are, as always, those of vision.
~ James Broughton
You become a champion by fighting one more round. When things are tough, you fight one more round.
~ James J. Corbett
The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.
~ Joe Girard
Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.
~ Jamie Paolinetti
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
~ Pablo Picasso
Money is flat and was meant to be piled up.
~ Scottish Proverb
A lifestyle is what you pay for; a life is what pays you.
~ Thomas Leonard
Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
~ William Faulkner
Right actions for the future are the best apologies for wrong ones in the past.
~ Tyron Edwards
The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.
~ John Dewey