Category Archives: Quotes

Wretched

A man is as wretched as he has convinced himself that he is. – Seneca

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Effort

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. – Napoleon Hill

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Success is not to be pursued

Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person we become. – Jim Rohn

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One small anchor

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope. – Epictetus

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Pick battles big enough to matter

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. — Jonathon Kozol

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If the bad stuff is getting to you

If the bad stuff is getting to you too much, create more good stuff. — Ralph Marston

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Lumps

If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you’ve got a problem. Everything else is an inconvenience. Life is inconvenient. Life is lumpy. A lump in the oatmeal, a lump … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid of death

Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever; you just have to live. — Natalie Babbitt

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Great works

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. — Samuel Johnson

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If life had a second edition

If life had a second edition, how I would correct the proofs. — John Clare

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