"Judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgement."
"Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself. "
"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so."
"The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true"
"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty"
"A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others."
"Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it."
"In life there are just two types of people – those who do the work and those who actually take the credit. Always try to be in the first group, as there is less competition there. "
"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one."
"It’s funny, the harder I practice those bunker shots, the luckier I become."
"It is the worst of all mistakes to do nothing when you can only do a little. Do what you can."
"Sometimes the lesser-trodden path is lesser trodden for a reason."
"Never be afraid to put your head into the mouth of the tiger…"
"An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience."
"And this mess is so big
And so deep and so tall,
We cannot pick it up.
There is no way at all!"
"Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true."
"Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think."
"Never try to teach a Pig to sing – it wastes time, won’t work and annoys the Pig."
"Nirvana is the feeling that you have, between having a great idea and… discovering what is wrong with it."
"It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities."
"A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation."
"When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade."
"Believe yourself a failure and that is what you will always be, however, know yourself to be a champion and that is what you will become!"
"Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm."
"If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever."
"The reasonable man moulds himself around the world, whereas the unreasonable man moulds the world around himself. Therefore, all of humanity’s progress relies on the unreasonable man."
"Reality is harsh. It can be cruel and ugly. Yet no matter how much we grieve over our environment and circumstances nothing will change. What is important is not to be defeated, to forge ahead bravely. If we do this, a path will open before us."
"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe."
"Watch your thoughts, for they become words. Watch your words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become...habits. Watch your habits, for they become your character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny! What we think we become. My father always said that, and I think I am fine."
"It’s not whether you get kicked down on the floor – what counts is whether you get back up again."
"The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different outcome."
"Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men."
"The hardest lessons in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which to burn."
"To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time."
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of."
"If you think things can't get worse it's probably only because you lack sufficient imagination."
"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."
"It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more."
"Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get."
"A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at."
"Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory."
"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts."
"The best way to complete a difficult task… is to begin."
"We are the sum product of all of our life’s choices."
"It's late, I'm tired and there's still so much to do."