"Tis not knowing much, but what is useful, that makes a wise man."

Thomas Fuller






Quotes for Motivation

All rising to a great place is by a winding stair.
Sir Francis Bacon
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Ideas are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny.
- Carl Schurz

Pursue worthy aims.
- Anna Cummins

Dream big dreams. If you are considering writing an article, develop it into a book. If you are writing a book, think ahead to your next project. Fill your days with ambitious goals.
- Alexanda Stoddard

The only time you mustn't fail is the last time you try.
Charles F. Kettering

Four things come not back: the spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life and the neglected opportunity.
- Arabian Proverb

A strong will can overcome all obstacles. - Japanese Proverb

We make our own fortunes and call them fate.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Dream as if you'll live forever,
Live as if you'll die today.
- James Dean

Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
Justice O. W. Holmes

The important thing in life is to have a great aim, and the determination to attain it.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never--in nothing, great or small, large or petty--never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Winston Churchill

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.
Abraham Lincoln

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