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I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.

Thomas A. Edison

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.

Thomas A. Edison

I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing.

Thomas A. Edison

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas A. Edison

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas A. Edison

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas A. Edison
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Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.

Thomas A. Edison

Appreciate your surroundings and be grateful for it and that's when good things happen.

Conor McGregor

God doesn't expect the impossible from us. He wants us to expect the impossible from Him!

Dwight L. Moody

My friend, be not like him who sits by his fireside and watches the fire go out, then blows vainly upon the dead ashes. Do not give up hope or yield to despair because of that which is past, for to bewail the irretrievable is the worst of human frailties.

Khalil Gibran

Living with the immediacy of death helps you sort out your priorities in life. It helps you to live a less trivial life.

Sogyal Rinpoche

I've had the most incredible luck in my career.

Richard Dawson

You cannot teach today the same way you did yesterday to prepare students for tomorrow.

John Dewey

Right action is better than knowledge; but in order to do what is right, we must know what is right.


Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

John Dewey

Tell your lizard (brain) to shut up.

Seth Godin

The dimension that counts for the creative person is the space he creates within himself. This inner space is closer to the infinite than the other, and it is the privilege of the balanced mind... and the search for an equilibrium is essential - to be as aware of inner space as he is of outer space.

Mark Tobey

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.

Carl Jung

A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don't have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.

Nelson Mandela

Perhaps I am stronger than I think.

Thomas Merton

You can have the best intentions in the world but if you do nothing, you are nothing.

Corey Taylor

Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not to suffer.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Swift as the wind. Quiet as the forest. Conquer like the fire. Steady as the mountain

Sun Tzu

You're going to think I'm being corny, but this is how I really feel: I hope my family and my friends will be able to say that I was an honest, kind and fairly decent man.

John Wayne

The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself - the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us - that's where it's at.

Jesse Owens

Time is the wisest counselor of all.


Worrying gets you nowhere. If you turn up worrying about how you're going to perform, you've already lost. Train hard, turn up, run your best and the rest will take care of itself.

Usain Bolt

The voice you believe will determine the future you experience

Steven Furtick

We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.


If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Mindfulness is a pause - the space between stimulus and response: that's where choice lies.

Tara Brach

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