"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you got to put up with the rain."
"The measure of a man is what he does with power." Pittacus
"All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it." Harry S. Truman
"If you have the will to win, you have achieved half your success; if you don't, you have achieved half your failure." David Ambrose
"When we choose not to focus on what is missing from our lives but are grateful for the abundance that's present...we experience heaven on earth." Sarah Breathnach
"Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time." Marabel Morgan
"This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man." William Shakespeare
"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." Confucius
"Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy."
"Anger is never without reason, but seldom with a good one."
"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is wasted." Aesop
"The world doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do."
"If a man cannot forget, he will never amount to much." Sren Kierkegaard
"We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like." Jean Cocteau
"Strive for excellence, not perfection." H. Jackson Brown Jr.
"A friend can tell you things you don't want to tell yourself."
"Truth, like surgery, may hurt, but it cures." Han Suyin
"Often the search proves more profitable than the goal." E.L. Konigsburg
"You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not." Jodi Picoult
"There are many trails up the mountain, but in time they all reach the top."
"A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing." George Bernard Shaw
"Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs." Henry Ford
"The better part of happiness is to wish to be what you are."
"To understand is to forgive, even oneself." Alexander Chase
"The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief."
"Faith is not being sure where you are going, but going anyway."
"Don't make excuses - make good!" Elbert Hubbard
"Self-assurance reassures others." Garry Wills
"It may be that those who do most, dream most." Stephen Butler Leacock
"If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got anywhere." Marilyn Monroe
"If you want to be loved, be lovable." Ovid
"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page."
"The heart that gives, gathers." Tao Te Ching
"Wealth consists not in having great possessions but in having few wants."