If there’s anything worse than self-questioning coming too early in life, it’s self-questioning coming too late.
—Philip Roth (American Novelist)
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
—Napoleon Hill (American Author)
True affection is a body of enigmas, mysteries and riddles, wherein two so become one that they both become two.
—Thomas Browne (English Christian Author)
Days are scrolls: write on them only what you want remembered.
—Bahya ibn Paquda (Spanish Jewish Philosopher)
Courage from hearts and not from numbers grows.
—John Dryden (English Poet)
Optimism doesn’t wait on facts. It deals with prospects. Pessimism is a waste of time.
—Norman Cousins (American Journalist)
Who can confess his poverty and look it in the face, destroys its sting: but a proud poor man, he is poor, indeed.
—Letitia Elizabeth Landon (English Poet)