“it is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.” — leo tolstoy
“stand up and walk out of your history.” — phil mcgraw
“if I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. determination. the will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, “here comes number seventy-one!” — richard m. devos
“i do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.” — jane austen
“my strength lies solely in my tenacity.” — louis pasteur
“people are unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered. love them anyway. if you do good, people may accuse you of selfish motives. do good anyway. if you are successful, you may win false friends and true enemies. succeed anyway. the good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. be honest and transparent anyway. what you spend...
“if you are all wrapped up in yourself, you are overdressed.” — kate halverson