Great designs are not accomplished without enthusiasm of some sort.—It is the inspiration of everything great.—Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.
—Christian Nestell Bovee
In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success.
—Arthur Helps (English Dramatist, Essayist)
Success requires first expending ten units of effort to produce one unit of results. Your momentum will then produce ten units of results with each unit of effort.
—Charles J. Givens (American Self-Help Writer)
Better little prayer with devotion than much without devotion.
—The Talmud (Sacred Text of the Jewish Faith)
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
—Charles Spurgeon (British Baptist Preacher)
Why slap them on the wrist with feather when you can belt them over the head with a sledgehammer.
—Katharine Hepburn (American Actor)
There’s no need to hang about waiting for the last judgment. It takes place every day.
—Albert Camus (Algerian-born French Philosopher)
The vices we scoff at in others, laugh at us within ourselves.
—Thomas Browne (English Christian Author)
We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves.
—Galileo Galilei (Italian Astronomer)
The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything.
—Albert Einstein (German-born Physicist)
Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.
—Henry Kissinger (American Diplomat)
The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains.
—Napoleon I (French Monarch)
Nothing is difficult, it is only we who are indolent.
—Benjamin Haydon (English Painter, Writer)
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
—Arnold Bennett (British Novelist)
While I do not suggest that humanity will ever be able to dispense with its martyrs, I cannot avoid the suspicion that with a little more thought and a little less belief their number may be substantially reduced.
—J. B. S. Haldane (British Biologist, Geneticist)
The most manifest sign of wisdom is continued cheerfulness; her estate is like that of the things in the regions above the moon, always clear and serene.
—Michel de Montaigne (French Philosopher)
When a man has done all he can do, still there is a mighty, mysterious agency over which he needs influence to secure success. The only way he can reach it is by prayer.
—Russell Conwell (American Baptist Minister)
If you must make a mistake, make a new one each time.
—Dale Carnegie (American Author)