If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost. That is where they should be. Now put the foundation under them.
– Henry David Thoreau –

Kites rise highest against the wind; not with it.
– Sir Winston Churchill –

You cannot raise a man up by calling him down.
– William Boetcker –

Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching.
– George Van Valkenburg –

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
– Plato –

Life is like a dogsled team. If you ain’t the lead dog, the scenery never changes.
– Lewis Grizzard –

Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
– Robert Frost –

When you are right, you cannot be too radical; When you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.
– Martin Luther King, Jr –

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
– Charles R. Swindoll –

Good is not good where better is expected.
– Thomas Fuller –

I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.
– Abraham Lincoln –

Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
– Chinese Proverb –

A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her.
– David Brinkley –

Argue for your limitations and sure enough they’re yours.
– Richard Bach –

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
– Josh Billings –

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
– Lucretius –

A man always have two reasons for doing anything; a good reason and the real reason.
– John Pierpont Morgan –

Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you will be taken at your word.
– Joseph Roux –

We see things not as they are, but as we are.
– H. M. Tomlinson –

The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.
– Hugh Walpole –

The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should not want neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture.
– Ben Franklin –

Income these days is something you cannot live without or within.
– Anonymous –

Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
– E. M. Forster –

The brighter you are, the more you have to learn.
– Don Herold –

Don’t dwell on reality; it will only keep you from greatness.
– Rev. Randall R. McBride, Jr. –

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
– Henry David Thoreau –

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.
– George Eliot –

In matter of principle, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.
– Thomas Jefferson –

Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being at ill ease with yourself.
– Balzac –

Too many people don’t care what happens so long as it doesn’t happen to them.
– William Howard Taft –

You can only live once, but if you live right, once is enough.
– Joe E. Lewis –

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
– John Lubbock –

I have never had a policy. I have simply tried to do what seemed best each day, as each day came.
– Abe Lincoln –

Always do right; this will gratify some people and astonish the rest. — Mark Twain –

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
– Theodore Roosevelt –

Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.
– Thomas Edison –

Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well.
– Josh Billings –

The tragedy of life is not that a man loses, but that he almost wins.
– Heywood Brown –

There is more to life than increasing its speed.
– Gandhi –

And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
– Abe Lincoln –

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
– Aristotle –

Success is that old ABC — ability, breaks, and courage.
– Charles Luckman –

The price of greatness is responsibility.
– Winston Churchill –

Wisdom begins in wonder.
– Socrates –

It is not the length of life, but the depth of life.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson –

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
– Amelia Earhart –

It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead.
The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
– Sir Winston Churchill –

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
– Napolean Hill –

Vision without action is a daydream, Action without vision is a nightmare.
– Japanese Proverb –

Courage is the mastery of fear, not the absence of fear.
– Mark Twain –

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
– Harriet Beecher Stowe –

He’s no failure. He’s not dead yet.
– William Lloyd George –

Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.
– Doug Firebaugh –

Without involvement, there is no commitment. Mark it down, asterisk it, circle it, underline it. No involvement, no commitment.
– Stephen Covey –

Beware of rashness, but with energy and sleepless vigilance go forward and give us victories.
– Abe Lincoln –

Hope is a waking dream.
– Aristotle –

It is better to be making the news than taking it; to be an actor rather than a critic.
– Winston Churchill –

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
– Ben Franklin –

Arise, awake, stop not till the goal is reached.
– Swami Vivekananda –

Unless a person has trained himself for his chance, the chance will only make him ridiculous. A great occasion is worth to man exactly what his preparation enables him to make of it.
– J.B. Matthews –

The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight But they while their companions slept Were toiling upwards in the night.
– Longfellow –

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
– Albert Einstein –

You gotta have goals!
– Zig Ziglar –

Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.
– Les Brown –