"Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failures, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat." - T. Roosevelt (1858-1919)

"Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds people." - Lawrence J. Peter

"For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories." - Plato (427-347 BC)

"The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials." - Chinese proverb

"Make the most of every failure. Fall forward." - Anon.

"Concern yourself not with the stumbles of the past or future. Only a worm does not stumble." - Og Mandino

"Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways." - Benet (1898-1943)

"One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life." - Butler (1612-1680)