‘Determine the thing that can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.’
’Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.’
‘Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.’
ALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD
‘It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.’
ALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD
‘Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.’
’Dream big dreams, then don’t be afraid to work for them’.
‘To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.’
‘Learn as much as you can. Get to know different kinds of people. Don’t be afraid to dream big dreams. Don’t forget to enjoy every day. Be grateful to your family and friends and be generous and giving’.
‘Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back and choose the path that leads to wisdom’.
‘Success is not measured by height attained but by obstacles overcome.'
‘The only decision to focus on is the one you are still able to make.'
‘The man who moved a mountain is the one who started taking away the small stones.'
‘The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions.'
‘We have a duty to use our time and our talents to the fullest extent.’
‘The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually fear you will make one.'
‘Life is a perpetual instruction in cause and effect.'
‘You can do anything if you give your best energy to it. Time truly becomes less important.'
EUGENE O' KELLY
‘Some books are to be tasted, some to swallow and some to be chewed on and digested.’
‘Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.'
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
'We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience'
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
‘As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.'
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
‘I' d rather know some of the questions than all of the answers.'
‘Whoever I am, or whatever I am doing, some kind of excellence is within my reach.'
JOHN W. GARDNER
‘It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.'
‘Emotional intelligence is a shortcut to achievement but there is no shortcut to achieving it.'
‘Truly successful decision making relies on a balance between deliberate and instinctive thinking'
‘Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.’
‘Passion plus vision plus action is the equation for success.'
‘I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.’
‘Argue for your possibilities, and sure enough, you will find so much more capacity and ability inside you than you have ever dreamed is possible.'
‘The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but it is too low and we reach it.'
‘If you habitually use your past experience to try to solve today’s problems, you are looking in a rear view mirror.’
‘It always seems impossible until it’s done.’
‘The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise that saved by criticism.'
NORMAN VINCENT PEALE
‘Education is a wonderful thing, provided you always remember that nothing worth knowing can ever be taught.’
‘The only dumb question is a question you don' t ask.'
‘The best way to predict the future is to create it.'
‘The worst of all deceptions is the self-
‘Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.’
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
‘When people are forced to play a role that is not truly themselves it is impossible for them to unlock their full potential as human beings'
‘Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.’
‘Moving fast is not the same as going somewhere.'
‘Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.'
‘Spectacular achievements are always preceded by unspectacular preparation.'
‘If we don’t fix our minds or learn to use them, nothing will change. I hope we move towards a world where it’s not survival of the fittest, but survival of the wisest.’
‘Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.'
‘The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.'
‘To show your true ability is always, in a sense, to surpass the limits of your ability, to go a little beyond them.’
SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR
‘In an earthquake, the most dangerous place to be is in a tall building that is not flexible. Yet, one of the safest places is a tall building that has been stressed for earthquakes; in other words, one that has a deep foundation and is flexible. So, too, over the coming years, large organisations that remain rigid will crumble and fall, while those that succeed in adding flexibility, teamwork and creativity to their cultures will thrive.'
‘Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.’
‘Many of life's failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up.'
‘I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.'
‘Focus is what distracts us from whatever is distracting us.'
‘Relaxed concentration is the key to excellence in all things.'
‘We will do nothing for you, but we will help you do anything.’
‘Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.'
VERNON SANDERS LAW
‘It' s never crowded along the extra mile'
‘The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces'
‘I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.'
‘I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I borrow.'
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