Some thoughts and quotes I liked
Achievements, Success and Faliure:
"Success is a journey, not a destination." - Arthur Ashe
"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one
has reached in his life as by the obstacles which he has overcome
while trying to succeed" - Booker T. Washington
“Behind every successful man there's a lot of
unsuccessful years.”- Bob Brown
“I would prefer even to fail with honor than to win by cheating.”-
“The only place where success comes before work is in a
dictionary.” - Vidal Sassoon
“I don't know the key to success, but the key
to failure is to try to please everyone."-
Life and philosophy
"Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions
which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most
people are even incapable of forming such opinions"
"Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already
mastered, you will never grow"
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad.
Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague,
like a breeze among flowers."
- Helen Keller
"Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more
fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the
great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among
- Helen Keller
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen
or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."
"Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of
what you can't change. Kiss slowly, play hard, forgive quickly, take
chances, give everything and have no regrets. Life's too short to be
anything but happy."
- Anonymous -
"The ultimate measure of man is not where he stands in moments of
comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge
- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. -
never really goes away; you just elevate and get used to it by
- Philippos -
"You have to take the
good with the bad, smile with the sad, love what you've got,
remember what you had, learn from your mistakes, but never regret,
people change, things go wrong, but remember life goes on!"
"The true measure of a man is how he treats
someone who can do him absolutely no good."
- Ann Landers -
"Always put yourself in the other's shoes. If you feel that it
hurts you, it probably hurts the person too."
"Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising
every time we fall."
"The fact is, that to do
anything in the world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering
and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble
through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing -