- Henry A. Kissinger
En rose er svært lik livet;
du kommer til å støte på torner underveis, men hvis du har tillit
og tror på dine drømmer,
kommer du til slutt
forbi tornene og beveger
deg inn i blomstens prakt.
-Robin Sharma fra boken "Munken som solgte sin Ferrari"
Do what you can,
with what you have,
where you are.
- Theodore Roosevelt
- Robert Byrne
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
- James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937), Author of Peter Pan
- Sandra Carey
Not every successful man is a good father.
But every good father is a successful man.
- R. Duvall
Try not to be a person of success. But rather a person of value.
Success is never final.
Failure is never fatal.
Courage is what counts.
- Sir Winston Churchill
Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.
- Norman R. Augustine
Unless a man undertakes more
than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
- Henry Drummond
The tragedy in life doesn't lie
in not reaching your goal.
The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.
- Benjamin Mays
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
- Samuel Johnson
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia, Author and speaker
- Jacob Bronowski
It is time for us to stand and cheer for the doer,
the achiever, the one who recognizes the challenge
and does something about it.
- Vince Lombardi
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
- John C. Maxwell
The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.
- William James
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
- Henry Ford
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
- Abraham Lincoln
The mind is like a parachute - it works only when it is open.
What would you attempt to do
if you knew you would not fail?
- Robert Schuller
We never know how far reaching something we may think, say or do today will affect the lives of millions tomorrow.
- B.J. Palmer
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside you.
- Wayne Dyer
Empowerment is all about letting go so that others can get going.
- Kenneth Blanchard
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm Forbes
Anger makes you smaller,
while forgiveness forces you
to grow beyond what you were.
- Cherie Carter-Scott
If you are to be,
you must begin
by assuming responsibility.
You alone are responsible
for every moment of your life,
for every one of your acts.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.