Saturday, February 19, 2011

Quotation Saturday


"Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have."
-- Louis E. Boone

“When boundaries are present, there is fear - when wholeness and unity is recognized, fear cannot exist."
-- James A. Ray

"Never let the fear of striking out get in your way."
--George Herman "Babe" Ruth

"Do the thing you fear, then the death of fear is certain."
-- Brian Tracy


"All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success."
-- Dorothea Brande

"The sages do not consider that making no mistakes is a blessing. They believe, rather, that the great virtue of man lies in his ability to correct his mistakes and continually make a new man of himself."
-- Wang Yang-Ming

"Failure is only postponed success as long as courage "coaches" ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory."
-- Herbert Kaufman

"When we can begin to take our failures seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves."
-- Katherine Mansfield

You can make more friends in two months by helping other people than you can in two years trying to get others to help you.
-Author unknown

I have a duty to speak the truth as I see it and share not just my triumphs, not just the things that felt good, but the pain, the intense, often unmitigated pain. It is important to share how I know survival is survival and not just a walk through the rain.
-Audre Lorde
Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words?
-Marcell Marceau
If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn't matter a damn how you write.
-Somerset Maugham

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