Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
—John Wooden (American Sportsperson)
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
—Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) (Roman Poet)
Wisdom is divided into two parts: (a) having a great deal to say, and (b) not saying it.
The test of a man is how much he can bear and how much he can share and how soon he confesses a mistake and makes amends for it.
—J. P. Vaswani (Indian Hindu Philosopher)
With confidence, you can reach truly amazing heights; without confidence, even the simplest accomplishments are beyond your grasp.
Every man I meet is in some way my superior. In that I learn of him.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Philosopher)
A loser doesn’t know what he’ll do if he loses, but talks about what he’ll do if he wins, and a winner doesn’t talk about what he’ll do if he wins, but knows what he’ll do if he loses.
No man becomes rich unless he enriches others.
—Andrew Carnegie (Scottish-American Industrialist, Philanthropist)
An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves.
—Lydia Maria Child (American Abolitionist)
Let us keep a firm grip upon our money, for without it the whole assembly of virtues are but as blades of grass.