“Whether you think you can or whether think you can’t, you’re right.”
“It’s not why me, it’s try me.”
“Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”
“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”
“Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.”
-Henry Van Dyke
“You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.”
-Professor Harold Hill (The Music Man)
“I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
-Henry David Thoreau
"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals."
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."
“Onward... and with a smile!”
"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Celebrate life and you’ll have a life worth celebrating.”
“I hear and I forget; I see and I remember; I do and I understand.”
“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.”
“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.”
-Dwight D. Eisenhower
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”
-William Arthur Ward
"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; un-rewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."