a learning adventure


"No one knows what he cant do until he tries."

Publilius Syrus (c. 42 B.C.–)

"To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first."

William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

"Whether you think you can - or whether you think you can't - you are probably right."

Henry Ford (1863–1947)

"The successful person has the habit of doing the things failures dont like to do"

Albert E.N. Gray - The Common Denominator of Success

"If you make things that work, you'll get filthy, stinking rich."

Tom Peters (1942–)

"I cannot give you the formula for sucess, but I can give you the formula for failure: try to please everybody."

Herbert Bayard Swope (1882–1958)

"Scitum est inter caecos luscum regnare posse.
It is well known, that among the blind the one-eyed man is king."

Erasmus (1465–1536)

"If you can imagine it, you can achieve; if you dream it, you can become it."

William Arthur Ward (1921–1994)

"Success covers a multitude of blunders."

George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

"What people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can."

Henry Thoreau (1817–1862)

"'Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!'"

Lewis Carroll (1832–1898)

"By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day."

Robert Frost (1874–1963)

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."

Thomas Edison (1847–1931)

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one."

Mark Twain (1835–1910)

"Not because of an extraordinary talent did he succeed, but because he had a capacity of a level for business and not above it."

Tacitus (55–120 B.C.)

"Energy and persistence conquer all things."

Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790)

"Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for change."

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

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