Charles F. Dole

Goodwill is the mightiest practical force in the universe.

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.

Lord Avebury

Most of us can, if we choose, make this world either a prison or a palace.

Kevin Costner

Real heroes are men who fall and fail and are flawed, but win out in the end because they've stayed true to their ideals and beliefs and commitments.

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.

Francois Constantin

Do better if possible, which always is possible.

All high achievers plan their work and work their plan, for they are keenly aware that "luck" is most often being prepared to take advantage of a situation.

J. Harold Wilkins

The world of achievement has always belonged to the optimist.

It is better to say, "This one thing I do" than to say, "These forty things I dabble in."


Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.


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