One must be something, in order to do something.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German Poet)
We have, in fact, two kinds of morality side by side; one which we preach but do not practice and another which we practice but seldom preach.
—Bertrand A. Russell (British Philosopher)
Think of the poorest person you have ever seen and ask if your next act will be of any use to him.
—Mohandas K. Gandhi (Indian Hindu Political leader)
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. So aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
—Henry David Thoreau (American Philosopher)
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
—George Santayana (Spanish Philosopher)
Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.
—Elbert Hubbard (American Writer)
A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted—in the air. A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward. A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards. A liberal is a man who uses his legs and his hands at the behest—at the command—of his head.
—Franklin D. Roosevelt (American Head of State)
It all comes down to this: if your subconscious “financial blueprint” is not “set’ for success, nothing you learn, nothing you know, and nothing you do will make much of a difference.
—T. Harv Eker (American Motivational Speaker)
They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in life who does not every day surmount a fear.
—Virgil (Roman Poet)