I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
I couldn’t wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
— Jonathon Winters
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
— Mark Twain
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
– William Butler Yeats
He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
– Lao Tzu
– Samuel Ullman
There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
– Nelson Mandela
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
– Maya Angelou
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
– Abraham Lincoln
Success is a matter of perception. Just because you didn’t get what you want doesn’t mean you didn’t get what you need.
– Caitlin Boyle
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul…
– Emily Dickenson
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
– Robert Frost
“The important thing is to do something, even if it’s as simple as making a pile of pebbles. For it’s always the doing that leads to the becoming, and before you know it you’re on to the next stage of life.”
– Joan Erickson from A Walk On The Beach by Joan Anderson.