The toughest thing about success is
that you’ve got to keep on winning.
— Irving Berlin
The creation of art is not the fulfillment of a need but
the creation of a need. The world never needed Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony
until he created it. Now we could not live without it.
— Louis Kahn
Be such a person, and live such a life,
that if every one were such as you,
and every life such as yours,
this earth would be God’s paradise.
— Phillips Brooks
We ask for a piece of sand and he gives us a beach.
We ask for a drop of water and he gives us an ocean.
We ask for time and he gives us life eternal.
And it is so easy for us to fall in love with the gift
and forget the Giver!
— Edward Farrell
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober, not to make us sorry but wise.
— Henry Ward Beecher
Please all, and you will please none.
What can we gain by sailing to the moon if
we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves?
— Thomas Merton
People who want the most approval get the least and people who need
approval the least get the most.
— Wayne Dyer
The average estimate themselves by what they do,
the above average by what they are.
— Friedrich Schiller