"The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear."
"The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones."
"Let him that would move the world, first move himself."
"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."
"The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself he becomes wise."
Alden Nowlan, Between Tears and Laughter
"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't."
"He who can't endure the bad will not live to see the good."
"To err is human; to repent, divine; to persist, devilish."