When people screw up, give them a second chance.
—Richard Branson (British Entrepreneur)
It is our mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us. Our thoughts make things beautiful, our thoughts make things ugly. The whole world is in our own minds.
—Swami Vivekananda (Indian Hindu Mystic)
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
—Edmund Burke (Irish Political leader)
Great works are done when one is not calculating and thinking.
—D. T. Suzuki (Japanese Buddhist Philosopher)
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
—G. K. Chesterton (English Journalist)
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.
—Booker T. Washington (American Educator)
My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose–somehow we win out.
—Ronald Reagan (American Head of State)
We made too many wrong mistakes.
—Yogi Berra (American Sportsperson)
This, indeed, is one of the eternal paradoxes of both life and literature—that without passion little gets done; yet, without control of that passion, its effects are largely ill or null.
—F. L. Lucas (English Literary Critic)
Fear to let fall a drop and you spill a lot.