Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Accountability starts with yourself. “I am responsible.”
—Rudy Giuliani (American Politician)
Every human mind is a great slumbering power until awakened by a keen desire and by definite resolution to do.
—Edgar V. Roberts
There’s no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
—Wayne Dyer (American Motivational Writer)
When a man begins to understand himself he begins to live. When he begins to live he begins to understand his fellow men.
—Noruin G. McGranahan
Doubt is the vestibule which all must pass before they can enter the temple of wisdom.—When we are in doubt and puzzle out the truth by our own exertions, we have gained something that will stay by us and will serve us again.—But if to avoid the trouble of the search we avail ourselves of the superior information of a friend, such knowledge will not remain with us; we have not bought, but borrowed it.
—Charles Caleb Colton (English Angelic Priest)
Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who’ll never find out.
—Frank A. Clark
No matter what I do, someone is going to hate me for it, so I might as well do it anyways.
One who fears failure limits his activities. Failure is only the opportunity more intelligently to begin again.
—Henry Ford (American Businessperson)
In spite of all wanderings, happiness is always found within a narrow compass and among objects which lie within our immediate reach.
—Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton (English Poet)
We can only learn to love by loving.
—Iris Murdoch (English Novelist)
Let a man strive to purify his thoughts. What a man thinketh, that is he; this is the eternal mystery. Dwelling within himself with thoughts serene, he will obtain imperishable happiness. Man becomes that of which he thinks.