An old boss sent me these several years ago. I like them all!
No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking. Voltaire
I do the best I know how, the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing it to the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me will not amount to anything. If the end brings me out all wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference. Abraham Lincoln
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them. George Bernard Shaw
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck. Channing Pollock
When nothing seems to help, I go and look at the stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it – but all that had gone before. Jacob Riis
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do. Andrew Carnegie
Success is a journey, not a destination. Ben Sweetland
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden
Act as though it were impossible to fail.
Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps. David Lloyd George
Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared. Eddie Rickenbacher
All of the significant battles are waged within self. Sheldon Kopp