"I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself."
"A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves."
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."
"Become a possibleitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- always see them, for they are always there."
"The greatest of faults is to be conscious of none."
"If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team."
"I judge character not by how men deal with their superiors, but mostly how they deal with their subordinates."
"Give the American people a good cause, and there's nothing they can't lick." -- John Wayne
Flaherty's CrossingKaylin McFarren
Successful yet emotionally stifled artist Kate Flaherty stands at the deathbed of her estranged father, conflicted by his morphine-induced confession exposing his part in her mother's death. While racing home, Kate's car mishap leads her to a soul-searching discussion ...
"Don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love, inspiration and hard work. I don't think you can go wrong."
"The greatest thing a human being ever does in this world is to see something...To see clearly is poetry, prophecy, and religion, all in one."
"Towering genius disdains a beaten path...It scorns to tread in the footsteps of any predecessor, however illustrious. It thirsts for distinction."
"Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood."
"Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it."
"What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself."
"Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for."
"The work never is done while the power to work remains."
"Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning."
"In the long run, men hit only what they aim at."
"In America nobody says you have to keep the circumstances somebody else gives you."
"There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course; a quiet conscience."