Quotes May 23, 2018

“Confidence is positive and empowering, but arrogance is deadly. Be confident, but not at the expense of your respect for others. Don’t burn up all your energy proving how great you are. Invest your time and energy being thoughtful and helpful.”
Ralph Marston
 
 
 
 
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
Thomas Carlyle,
philosopher and historian
 
 
 
 
The basis of insincerity is the idealized image we hold of ourselves and wish to impose on others.
Anais Nin,
writer
If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.”
Flavia Weedn
 
 
 
 
“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.”
Randy Pausch, “The Last Lecture”
 
 
 
 
“Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.”
Leigh Mitchell Hodges
 
 
 
 
“Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.”
Douglas MacArthur
 
 
 
 
“A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.”
Helen Keller
 
 
 
 
“Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.”
Benjamin Disraeli
 
 
 
 
“History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.”
B.C. Forbes
 
 
 
 
Know that you can start late, look different, be uncertain, and still succeed.
Misty Copeland