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A very long distance

Sometimes a person has to go a very long distance out of his way to come back a short distance correctly.

~ Edward Albec

A man's work

In the morning, when you are sluggish about getting up, let this thought be present: "I am rising to a man's work."

~ Marcus Aurelius

The impossible

"It's kind of fun to do the impossible."

~ Walt Disney

Secrets to success

There are no secrets to success. Don't waste your time looking for them.

~ Colin Powell

Our chief want

Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can. 

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The chain of destiny

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.

~ Winston Churchill


Labor conquers everything.

~ Virgil

This is the answer. If everyone does his part, these seemingly impossible tasks get done.

~ George S. Patton

If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.

~ Thomas Edison

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble.

~ Helen Keller

It always seems impossible until it’s done.

~ Nelson Mandela

No day should pass without something being done.

~ Latin proverb

No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helps you.

~ Althea Gibson

When I stand before God at the end of my life I would hope that I would have not a single bit of talent left and could say, “I used everything you gave me.”

~ Erma Bombeck

The bold are always lucky.

~ Danish Proverb

You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.

~ Henry Ford

One person can make a difference, and every person should try. 


An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. 

~ Friedrich Engels

Great things are not done by impulse but by a series of small things brought together. 

~ Vincent Van Gogh