Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults – Antithenes

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards – Vernon Sanders Law

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of – Benjamin Franklin

Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved – William Jennings Bryan

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something – Thomas H. Huxley

Work like you don’t need the money.  Love like you’ve never been hurt.  Dance like nobody’s watching – Satchel Paige

For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, “It might have been” John Greenleaf Whittier

The squeaking wheel doesn’t always get the grease. Sometimes it gets replaced – Vic Gold

When in doubt, tell the truth – Mark Twain

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing – George Bernard Shaw

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.  It’s the life in your years – Abraham Lincoln

If you’re going through hell, keep going – Winston Churchill

It is not life and wealth and power that enslave men, but the cleaving to
life and wealth and power – Buddha

If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind, give it more thought – Dennis Roth

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be – Abraham Lincoln

The real measure of our wealth is how much we’d be worth if we lost all our money – John Henry Jowett

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear – Ambrose Redmoon

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win – Jonathan Kozel

You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do – Thomas Jefferson

If you devote your life to seeking revenge, first dig two graves – Confucius

It’s not the cards your dealt; it’s how you play ’em – Francis Law

The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.  I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.  I shall use my time – Jack London

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable Denis Waitley

You can conquer almost any fear if you will make up your mind to do so.  For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind Dale Carnegie

Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it.  Boldness has genius, power and magic in it – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power – Abraham Lincoln

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend – Theophrastus

Wealth consists not in having great possessions but in having few wants – Esther de Waal

 Chance favors those in motion – James H. Austin

The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget – Thomas Szasz

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock – Thomas Jefferson

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time Thomas Edison 

If at first you don’t succeed, before you try again, stop to figure out what you did wrong – Leo Rosten

Real wealth is measured in experience, not money – Francis Law

There is no such thing as security, only varying degrees of risk – Francis Law

Just be who you are – Francis Law

Whatever you are, be a good one – Abraham Lincoln

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind – Theodore Seuss Geisel

The present moment is everything – there is no rewind button when it comes to life – Francis Law

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain – Dolly Parton

Everyone today seems so concerned about not dying that they end up not living – Francis Law

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be – Kurt Vonnegut (from Mother Night)

People who expect nothing will never be disappointed – Francis Law

To him in whom love dwells, the whole world is but one family – Buddha

The end is nothing; the road is all – Willa Silbert Cather

If you find yourself in hole, the first thing to do is to stop digging – Will Rogers

Know, first, who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly – Epictetus

We can’t know the future, all we can do is best prepare ourselves for whatever shape it ends up taking – Francis Law

Don’t judge me when things are going well, judge me when things are going poorly – Francis Law

When it is time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived – Henry David Thoreau

A man is not finished when he is defeated.  He is finished when he quits – Richard Nixon

I am a part of all that I have met – Alfred Tennyson

I am not young enough to know everything – Oscar Wilde

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy – Martin Luther King, Jr,

May you live every day of your life – Jonathan Swift

Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness.  Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it – George Santayana

At any rate, I am convinced that God does not play dice – Albert Einstein

God not only plays dice, He also sometimes throws the dice where they cannot be seen – Stephen Hawking