“The biggest challenge we all face is to learn about ourselves
and to understand our strengths and weaknesses.
We need to utilize our strengths, but not so
much that we don’t work on our weaknesses.”
~ Mae Jemison,
Engineer, Physician & NASA Astronaut (1987-1993)
“At the heart of every storm is VICTORY — waiting to be claimed.”
~ Mary Southerland,
Author & Speaker
“The difference between
the Successful and the Unsuccessful
is not the Absence of Obstacles,
but the Presence of Perseverance.”
~ Chris Widener,
Author & Motivational Speaker
“Out of difficulties grow miracles. ”
~ Jean de la Bruyère,
Philosopher & Moralist.
“Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand
that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity
and are able to turn both to their advantage.”
~ Victor K. Kiam,
Entrepreneur & Owner, New England Patriots (1988–1991)
“The turning point in the process of growing up
is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.”
~ Maxwell Alan Lerner,
Journalist & Educator
“A man is not finished when he is defeated.
He is finished when he quits.”
~ Richard Nixon
37th President of the United States (1969-1974),
U.S. Representative, Senator, &
36th Vice President of the United States (1953-1961)
“It’s not the will to win that matters, everyone has that.
It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”
~ Paul William “Bear” Bryant,
College Football Player & Head Coach of the University of Alabama (1958-1982).
“First they IGNORE you, then they LAUGH at you,
then they FIGHT you, then you WIN.”
~ Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi,
Civil Rights Activist, Nonviolence Activist
& Leader of Indian Nationalism
“Fall seven times, Stand up eight.”
~ Japanese Proverb
“Happiness does not come from doing easy work
but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes
after the achievement of a difficult task
that demanded our best.
~ Theodore Isaac Rubin,
Psychiatrist & Author
“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity.
The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchilll,
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom ( 1940-1945 ) & (1951–1955),
Non-academic Historian, Writer, Artist,
Nobel Prize in Literature (1953) &
Honorary Citizen of the United States (1963)