"Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short in all management of human affairs."
"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."
"Going into business for yourself, becoming an entrepreneur, is the modern-day equivalent of pioneering on the old frontier."
"The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher."
"The future has several names. For the weak, it is the impossible. For the fainthearted, it is the unknown. For the thoughtful and valiant, it is the ideal."
"Act as if you were already happy, and that will tend to make you happy."
"Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you have already."
"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus when the limo breaks down."
Freedom's Long MarchPaul F. Murray
A Germanic tribe along the Rhine River, the Tencteri, is trying to stay independent of the Roman Empire in the mid-first century A.D. Led by lovers Etibert and Batavia, the tribe must endure a long march which the Romans force them to make in order to assist them ...
"The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators."
"Managers are people who do things right, and leaders are people who do the right thing."
"Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn't make me stronger."
"Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game."
"What it comes down to is that anybody can win with the best horse. What makes you good is if you can take the second- or third-best horse and win."
"To me success can only be achieved through repeated failure and introspection. In fact, success represents 1 percent of your work that results from the 99 percent that is called failure."
"When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past?"
"One of the things my parents have taught me is never listen to other people's expectations. You should live your own life and live up to your own expectations."
"Fears are educated into us and can, if we wish, be educated out."
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failures."
"The only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet."
"Success is where preparation and opportunity meet."