If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
- Jim Rohn
All teachings are mere references. The true experience is living your own life. Then, even the holiest of words are only words.
- Ming-Dao Deng
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
- Thomas A. Edison
I envy that man who passes through life safely, to the world and fame unknown.
- Euripides
You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather
The shell must break before the bird can fly.
- Alfred, Lord Tennyson
I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.
- Edward Everett Hale
Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites.
- William Ruckelshaus
There is a great need for the introduction of new values in our society, where bigger is not necessarily better, where slower can be faster, and where less can be more.
- Gaylord Nelson
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
- Oprah Winfrey
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
- Oscar Wilde