Sunday, July 18, 2010

Quotes by Ryan M. Gray

Well... not my quotes, but my favorite quotes.

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
Neale Donald Walsch

“I never failed.  It just didn’t work 10,000 times.”
Thomas Edison

“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least.”

“Nothing is exciting if you know what the outcome is going to be.”
Joseph Campbell

“Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.”

“Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.”
Thomas Jefferson

“Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste.  The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.”
Thomas Arnold Bennett

"We are what we repeatedly do; excellence then is not an act but a habit."

"A man's worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions."
Marcus Aurelius

"The best kind of pride is that which compels a man to do his best even when no one is watching!"
Mike Bellotti

"Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress."
Thomas Alva Edison

“We have no right to ask when a sorrow comes, 'Why did this happen to me?' unless we ask the same question for every joy that comes our way.”

“The superior man is distressed by his lack of ability”

"He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty."

"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift."
Steve Prefontaine

"Doubt whom you will, but never yourself."
American Proverb

“Success is going from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
Winston Churchill

Its not the destination that is important, but the discoveries you make on the way”

“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.”

“Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want.”

“Pain is temporary.  Glory is forever.”

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, “I used everything you gave me.”
Erma Bombeck

“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“What other people think of me is none of my business.  One of the highest places you can get is to be independent of good opinions of other people.”
Wayne Dyer

“The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well.”
Joe Ancis

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”
Jim Rohn

“Some mistake are too much fun to only make once.”

“Work like you don’t need the money.
Love like you’ve never been hurt.
Dance like nobody’s watching.
Sing like nobody’s listening.
Live like it’s Heaven on Earth.”

“Everything that happens once can never happen again.  But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.”
Paulo Coelho (The Alchemist)

“If you’re not following your heart, you’re living someone else’s dream.”
Lyn Christian

“Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.”
David Starr Jordan

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
Winston Churchill

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.”
Winston Churchill

“Show me a thoroughly satisfied man, and I will show you a failure.”
Thomas Edison

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.”
Albert Einstein

“A clever person solves a problem.  A wise person avoids it.”
Albert Einstein

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
Albert Einstein

“A man’s dreams are an index to his greatness”
Zadok Rabinwitz

“An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.”
Aldous Huxley

“Cogito ergo sum (I think therefore I am)”
Renee Descartes

“If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.”
Renee Descartes

"Give them what they never knew they wanted"
Diana Vreeland

"Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
American Proverb

"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life."
Muhammad Ali

“Those who lack courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.”
Albert Camus abundance

“Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.”

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
Thomas Jefferson

"The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender."
Vince Lombardi

"Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated."
Ernest Hemingway

"The tragedy of life is not that man loses but that he almost wins."
Heywood Broun

"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."
Albert Einstein

“If everything seems under control you’re not going fast enough.”
Mario Andretti

"Doubt whom you will, but never yourself."
American Proverb

"Nothing is impossible to a willing heart."
John Heywood

"I am easily satisfied with the very best."
Winston Churchill

“To become a champion, fight one more round.”
James Corbett

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”
Beverly Sills

"Anything easy, ain't worth a damn!"
Wayne "Woody" Hayes

“I feel sorry for people who don’t drink.  They wake up in the morning and that’s the best they’re going to feel all day.”
Dean Martin