I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.— Jimmy Dean
Reckoning Cans quotations
Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.
If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.
A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend.
A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
Don't follow the path. Go where there is no path and begin the trail. When you start a new trail equipped with courage, strength and conviction, the only thing that can stop you is you!
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal;
nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
If a man does not have the sauce, then he is lost. But the same man can be lost in the sauce.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The bond with a dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth can ever be.
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.
We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Why drink and drive if I can smoke and fly?
No one can pass through life, any more than he can pass through a bit of country, without leaving tracks behind, and those tracks may often be helpful to those coming after him in finding their way.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
We can all fight the battles of just one day. It is when we add the burdens of two uncontrollable days, yesterday and tomorrow, that we get overwhelmed.
The message I'm sending to myself - I can't change the world until I change myself first.
As you get older three things happen.
The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two.
You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.