My Favorite Quotes

  • If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail. – Mark Spitz
  • Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, ‘Where have I gone wrong?’ Then a voice says to me, ‘This is going to take more than one night.
  • If you are doing your best, you will not have time to worry about failure.- Robert Hillyer
  • [M]aybe the most any of us can expect of ourselves isn’t perfection but progress.
  • Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
  • Japanese Proverb: If one can do it, U too can do it, If none Can do it, U must do it.
    Indian Version: If one Can do it, Let him do it. If none Can do it, Leave it.
  • Do not ask the Lord to guide your footsteps, if you are not willing to move your feet.
  • It’s amazing how one word from the right person can turn your whole day around and make you feel better in a second!
  • “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we are not really living. Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.”
    — Gail Sheehy, American journalist
  • “It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.”
    — Jackie Joyner-Kersee, first woman to win back-to-back gold medals in the Summer Olympics
  • You have to imagine it possible before you can see something. You can have the evidence right in front of you, but if you can’t imagine something that has never existed before, it’s impossible.”
  • “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.”
    — Marie Curie, chemist and physicist
  • “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”
  • “Don’t let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.”
    — Mae C. Jemison, first African-American woman astronaut
  • “If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write something worth reading or do things worth the writing.”
    – Benjamin Franklin
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    1. Rohit
      September 29, 2009 at 5:43 pm

      ‘It’s a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no telling where you might be swept off to…’
      – Bilbo Baggins in ‘The Lord of The Rings’

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