Know contentment and you will suffer no disgrace. Know when to stop and you will meet with no danger. You can then endure.
—Laozi (Chinese Philosopher)
A lofty idea must be had, not of what one is doing, but of what one may someday do. Otherwise there is no point in working on.
—Edgar Degas (French Painter)
It’s never a good idea to wait to do anything; given the uncertainty of life, just get going.
—Warren Buffett (American Investor)
Ability is a poor man’s wealth.
—John Wooden (American Sportsperson)
The day you decide to do it is your lucky day.
A diamond is a chunk of coal that made good under pressure.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
—Henry David Thoreau (American Philosopher)
Real knowledge, like everything else of the highest value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and, more than all, it must be prayed for.
Whoever is friendly in adversity, is indeed a true friend. In prosperity, even a wicked person wants to be a friend.
A goal is created three times. First as a mental picture. Second, when written down to add clarity and dimension. And third, when you take action towards its achievement.
—Gary Ryan Blair