I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.

By Herbert Bayard Swope

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.

By John F. Kennedy

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

By David Brinkley

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

By Eleanor Roosevelt

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.

By William Shakespeare

When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

By Audre Lorde

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.

By Mark Twain

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.

By Helen Keller

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.

By Mark Caine

Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.

By John Lennon

I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.

By Marilyn Monroe