"For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth -- to know the worst and provide for it."
"A wise person does at once what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing, only at different times."
"Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds."
"Going into business for yourself, becoming an entrepreneur, is the modern-day equivalent of pioneering on the old frontier."
"Strength does not come from physical capability. It comes from an indomitable will."
"The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor."
"An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots."
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."
Mill Village RoadLinda M. Simmons
Nine-year old April Dawn Tyler is thrilled to be friends with her classmate Hilda Jean Norton, who lives on Mill Village Road. She sees it as a place to live out her dream, a dream that does not involved her isolated farm life in the foothills of North Carolina. The ...
"Whenever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together."
"Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others."
"To me success can only be achieved through repeated failure and introspection. In fact, success represents 1% of your work that results from the 99% that is called failure."
"Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash."
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared with what lies within us."
"In America nobody says you have to keep the circumstances somebody else gives you."
"Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none."
"Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning."
"In civil business, what first? Boldness. What's second and third? Boldness."
"In the long run, men hit only what they aim at."
"We see things not as they are, but as we are."
"The wisest mind has something yet to learn."