It is said, you can lead a horse to water but not make him drink. While that may be true, you can drown the SOB. :)-Eric Case
Mean what you say or say what you mean.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.-Thomas Jefferson
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.-Aristotle
Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -- but sail we must, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.-Oliver Wendell Homes
The credit belongs to those people who are actually in the arena...who know the great enthusiasms, the great devotions to a worthy cause; who at best, know the triumph of high achievement; and who, at worst, fail while daring greatly...so that their place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.-Theodore Roosevelt
Do what you can, where you are, with what you've got.-Theodore Roosevelt
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away.-Thoreau
It matters little how we die, so long as we die better men than we imagined we could be -- and no worse than we feared.-Drago Museveni in Andromeda: The Unconquerable Man (2003)
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind. [Lat., Semper et infirmi est animi exiguique voluptas Ultio.]-Juvenal (Decimus Junius Juvenal)
By taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing over it, he is superior.-Francis Bacon
Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.-Anthony D’Angelo
Never be afraid to try something new. Remember amateurs built the ark. Professionals built the Titanic.-David Broome
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order to things.-Machiavelli
There is no such thing as immaculate perception.
What you see depends upon what you thought before you looked.-Myron Tribus
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.-Winston Churchill
As we enjoy great advantages from inventions of others, we should be glad of an opportunity to serve others by any invention of ours; and this we should do freely and generously.-Benjamin Franklin
Nothing is good or bad, but thinking makes it so.-Shakespeare
Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.-Peter Drucker
Don't let perfect be the enemy of good. [Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien]-François-Marie Arouet (better known by his pen name Voltaire)
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.-Dwight D. Eisenhower
Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two.-Octavio Paz
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go with others.-African Proverb