- Fail, fail again, fail better; for failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor (Samuel Beckett and Truman Capote)
- Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind (Chinese proverb)
- If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it (Jonathan Winters)
- Don’t just be sorry, do something (The Animals)
- Always remember; never again (Elie Wiesel)
- Your life doesn’t get better by chance, it gets better by change (Jim Rohn)
- Bloom where you’re planted (1 Corinthians 7:17-24)
- Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.
- Can’t stand that nagging feeling of “What if”
- Keep doing what you’ve always done, and you’ll always get what you always got (W. L. Bateman)
- Oh, well, maybe it’s not about the happy ending; maybe it’s about the story
- Never throw in the towel . . . use it to wipe off the sweat, then keep going.
- Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid (Albert Einstein)
- Rise up. Start where you are; use what you have; do what you can (Arthur Ashe)
- Stand up for something or fall for anything