Inspirational Quotations #419

My chief task has been to conquer fear. The public sees only the thrill of the accomplished trick; they have no conception of the tortuous preliminary self-training that was necessary to conquer fear… no one except myself can appreciate how I have to work at this job every single day, never letting up for a moment. I always have on my mind the thought that next year I must do something greater, something more wonderful.
Harry Houdini

It’s a strange thing, but when you are dreading something, and would give anything to slow down time, it has a disobliging habit of speeding up.
J. K. Rowling

The cause of most of man’s unhappiness is sacrificing what he wants most for what he wants now.
Gordon B. Hinckley

The human heart in its perversity finds it hard to escape hatred and revenge.
Moshe Chaim Luzzatto

Henceforth I ask not good-fortune, I myself am good-fortune.
Walt Whitman

A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.
Chinese Proverb

The mill wheel turns, it turns forever, though what is uppermost remains not so.
Bertolt Brecht

Those who are prepared to die for any cause are seldom defeated.
Jawaharlal Nehru

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