"We are not what we know but what we are willing to learn."
Mary Catherine Bateson
"When you get into a tight place and it seems that you can't go on, hold on - for that's just the place and the time that the tide will turn."
Harriet Beecher Stowe
"There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do."
"I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time."
"Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do the best."
"Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing until it gets there."
"Luck is the by-product of busting your fanny."
"Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success."
Swami Sivananda Saraswati
"A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction."
Rita Mae Brown
"No one can really pull you up very high - you lose your grip on the rope. But on your own two feet you can climb mountains."