Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Euripides

They can because they think they can.
Virgil

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Thomas Jefferson

Keep steadily before you the fact that all true success depends at last upon yourself.
Theodore T. Hunger

We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory.
Cicero

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.
Elbert Hubbard

There is only one success--to be able to spend your life in your own way.
Christopher Morley

Success is the child of audacity.
Benjamin Disraeli

Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
An Wang

Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton

The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.
Aristotle Onassis

The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed in these two: common-sense and perseverance.
Owen Felltham

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Vince Lombardi

Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases.
Jeremy Collier

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure--which is: Try to please everybody.
Herbert Bayard Swope

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington

Success does not consist in never making blunders, but in never making the same one a second time.
Josh Billings

Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration.
Evan Esar

He is great enough who is his own master.
Bishop Hail

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
Joseph Addison

Impatience never commanded success.
Edwin H. Chapin

Careful thinking and hard work will solve nearly all your problems. Try and see for yourself.
Ullery

The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.
Henry W. Longfellow

The man who makes a success of an important venture never wails for the crowd. He strikes out for himself. It takes nerve, it takes a great lot of grit; but the man that succeeds has both. Anyone can fail. The public admires the man who has enough confidence in himself to take a chance. These chances are the main things after all. The man who tries to succeed must expect to be criticized. Nothing important was ever done but the greater number consulted previously doubted the possibility. Success is the accomplishment of that which most people think can't be done.
C. V. White

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no use being a damn fool about it.
W.C. Fields

Great opportunities come to all but many do not know they have met them. The only preparation to take advantage of them is simple fidelity to what each day brings.
A. E. Dunning

The sure way to miss success is to miss the opportunity.
Victor Charles

Opportunity, sooner or later, comes to all who work and wish.
Lord Stanley

Take all the swift advantage of the hours.
William Shakespeare

Opportunities do not come with their values stamped upon them. Everyone must be challenged. A day dawns, quite like other days; in it a single hour comes, quite like other hours; but in that day and in that hour the chance of a lifetime faces us.
Maltbie Davenport Babcock

Welcome every new and difficult problem in life as a new opportunity to wrestle and win — and to gain new experience and new power.
L H. Murlin

Many do with opportunities as children do at the seashore; they fill their little hands with sand, and then let the grains fall through, one by one.
Thomas Jones

The future is an opportunity.
J. F. Ware

The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen to them all.
Ecclesiastes 9:11

To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our reach, is the great art of life.
Samuel Johnson

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Francis Bacon

Opportunities are on every hand; what we need is, not a new chance, but clearness of vision to discern the chance which at this very hour is ours, if we recognize it.
Katherine Krieger

A man in earnest finds means or, if he cannot find, creates them.
William Ellery Channing

Who seeks, and will not take, when once 'tis offered, Shall never find it more.
William Shakespeare

And then one day you find ten years have got behind you. No one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun.
Time lyrics, Pink Floyd

When the time comes in which one could, the time has passed in which one can.
Marie Ebner Eschenbach

There's a time for all things.
William Shakespeare

The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
George Eliot

We have the power within, but the secret of success is to employ our power and talents and be prepared for opportunity when it comes.
Walter Matthews

We must look for the opportunity in every difficulty instead of being paralyzed at the thought of the difficulty in every opportunity.
Walter E. Cole

A good opportunity is seldom presented, and is easily lost.
Syrus

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Benjamin Disraeli

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas A. Edison

Who cannot but see oftentimes how strange the threads of our destiny run? Oft it is only for a moment the favorable instant is presented. We miss it, and months and years are lost.
Ludwig Tieck

Present opportunities are not to be neglected; they rarely visit us twice.
Voltaire

Arrange whatever pieces come your way.
Virginia Woolf

The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.
John Burroughs

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities; they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart

Occasions are rare: and those who know how to seize upon them are rarer.
H. W. Shaw

Ability is of little account without opportunity.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities and make the most of one's resources.
Marquis de Vauvenargues

Chance is always powerful; let your hook always be cast in a pool where you least expect there will be fish.
Ovid

How often events, by chance and unexpectedly, come to pass, which you had not dared even to hope for!
Terence

A stray, unthought-of five minutes may contain the event of a life, and this all-important moment — who can tell when it will be upon us?
Dean Alford

Do not suppose opportunity will knock twice at your door.
Nicolas de Chamfort

Improve time in the present; for opportunity is precious, and time is a sword.
Saadi

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Aristotle

Take calculated risks.
That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton

Storms make oaks take roots.
Proverb

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
St. Clement of Alexandra

Dream big and dare to fail.
Norman Vaughan

With will one can do anything.
Samuel Smiles

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Thornton Wilder

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke

Well begun is half done.
Greek Proverb

The best way out is always through.
Robert Frost

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder

Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well.
Josh Billings

He who moves not forward goes backward.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

And all may do what has by man been done.
Edward Young

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Samuel Smiles

Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.
Voltaire

If the wind will not serve,
take to the oars.
Destitutus ventis, remos adhibe
Latin Proverb

Men's best successes come after their disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher

No star is lost once we have seen,
We always may be what we might have been.
Adelaide Proctor

He turns not back who is bound to a star.
Leonardo Da Vinci

You cannot plough a field by
turning it over in your mind.
Author Unknown

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague

Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes.
Kenneth Hildebrand

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Samuel Johnson

Fortune favors the brave.
Publius Terence

When the best things are not possible, the best may be made of those that are.
Richard Hooker

He who hesitates is lost.
Proverb

If you want to succeed in the world must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the roadside until someone comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.
John B. Gough

An oak is not felled at one blow.
Spanish Proverb

In doubtful matters boldness is everything.
Publilius Syrus

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Albert Einstein

Amazing how we can light tomorrow with today.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale

Believe with all of your heart that you will do what you were made to do.
Orison Swett Marden

Each day I look for a kernel of excitement. In the morning, I say: "What is my exciting thing for today?" Then I do the day.
Barbara Jordan

Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We are still masters of our fate.
We are still captains of our souls.
Winston Churchill

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reach perfection.
Baltasar Gracián

For hope is but the dream
of those that wake.
Matthew Prior

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Lucretius

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose--
a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Mary Shelley

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau

Inspiration and genius--one and the same.
Victor Hugo

To find what you seek in the road of life,
the best proverb of all is that which says:
"Leave no stone unturned."
Edward Bulwer Lytton

Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Christian Nestell Bovee

If you would create something,
you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.
Horace Bushnell

Nothing is worth more than this day.
You cannot relive yesterday.
Tomorrow is still beyond our reach.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all of the time.
Anna Freud

In any project the important factor is your belief. Without belief, there can be no successful outcome.
William James

Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand.
Napoleon Hill

I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
Charlotte Brontë

Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps, till the legend, over steep ways to the stars, fulfills itself.
W. C. Doane

Tomorrow's life is too late. Live today.
Martial

We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.
Helen Keller

I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she will make the same effort, and have the same hope and faith.
Mahatma Gandhi

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Benjamin Disraeli

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.
Orison Swett Marden

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration?
George Eliot

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men do less than they ought,
unless they do all they can.
Thomas Carlyle

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities - brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
John Gardner

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes

The power of imagination makes us infinite.
John Muir

First say to yourself what you would be;
and then do what you have to do.
Epictetus

Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.
Albert Einstein

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau

Inspiration and genius--one and the same.
Victor Hugo

To find what you seek in the road of life,
the best proverb of all is that which says:
"Leave no stone unturned."
Edward Bulwer Lytton

Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Christian Nestell Bovee

If you would create something,
you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.
Horace Bushnell

Nothing is worth more than this day.
You cannot relive yesterday.
Tomorrow is still beyond our reach.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all of the time.
Anna Freud

In any project the important factor is your belief. Without belief, there can be no successful outcome.
William James

Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand.
Napoleon Hill

I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
Charlotte Brontë

Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps, till the legend, over steep ways to the stars, fulfills itself.
W. C. Doane

Tomorrow's life is too late. Live today.
Martial

We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.
Helen Keller

I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she will make the same effort, and have the same hope and faith.
Mahatma Gandhi

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Benjamin Disraeli

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.
Orison Swett Marden

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration?
George Eliot

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men do less than they ought,
unless they do all they can.
Thomas Carlyle

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities - brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
John Gardner

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes

The power of imagination makes us infinite.
John Muir

First say to yourself what you would be;
and then do what you have to do.
Epictetus

Divide the fire and you will soon put it out.
Greek Proverb

All for one and one for all.
Motto from the Three Musketeer’s, by Alexandre Dumas

Many hands make light work.
English Proverb

Not in numbers but in unity that our great strength lies.
Thomas Paine

Three, helping one another, bear the burden of six.
Latin Proverb

When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.
Ethiopian Proverb

One is too small a number to achieve greatness.
John Maxwell

All things come out of the one, and the one out of all things.
Heraclitus

No man is an island.
John Donne

When was ever honey made with one bee in a hive?
Thomas Hood

United we stand, divided we fall.
Aesop

He who cannot help may hinder.
German Proverb

A rising tide lifts all boats.
American Proverb

Victory is much more meaningful when it comes not just from one person, but from the joint achievements of many.
Howard Schultz

I not only use all the brains I have,
but all I can borrow.
Woodrow Wilson

No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

All know that the drop merges into the ocean but few know that the ocean merges into the drop.
Kabir

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Helen Keller

People in the same boat should help each other.
Chinese Proverb

A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.
Japanese Proverb

A willing helper does not wait until he is asked.
Danish Proverb

Never one thing and seldom one person can make for a success. It takes a number of them merging into one perfect whole.
Marie Dressler

There are no problems we cannot solve together, and very few we can solve by ourselves.
Lyndon B. Johnson

He who would do great things, should not attempt them alone.
Seneca

One right and honest definition of business is mutual helpfulness.
William Feather

Unity is a precious diamond.
Holyday

Light is the task where many share the toil.
Homer

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Isaac Newton

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
Henry Ford

Individual commitment to a group effort — that is what makes a team work, a company work, a civilization work.
Vince Lombardi

There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
David D. Burns, M.D.,Intimate Connections

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions—the little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimal of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
Frederick Koenig

Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Dale Carnegie

I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves.
Baron Alexander von Humboldt

The man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of life.
Euripides

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Henry Ford

Well-being is attained by little and little, and nevertheless is no little thing itself.
Zeno of Citium

Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.
Various Attributions

Happiness consists in activity: such is the constitution of our nature; it is a running stream, and not a stagnant pool.
John M. Good

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck

A light heart lives long.
William Shakespeare

We deem those happy who, from the experience of life, have learned to bear its ills, without being overcome by them.
Juvenal

Men spend their lives in anticipations,—in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every other—it is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine; but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton

Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realising that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
from How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, by Arnold Bennett

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Alice Meynell

Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
Epictetus

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Benjamin Franklin

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Epictetus

I do not like the idea of happiness—it is too momentary. I would say that I was always busy and interested in something—interest has more meaning than happiness.
Georgia O'Keefe

You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy

Action may not always bring happiness;
but there is no happiness without action
Benjamin Disraeli

Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing

The greater part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, and not on our circumstances.
Martha Washington

I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves.
Baron Alexander von Humboldt

The secret of contentment is knowing how to enjoy what you have, and to be able to lose all desire for things beyond your reach.
Lin Yutang

Happiness is not about making it to the peak of the mountain nor is it about climbing aimlessly around the mountain; happiness is the experience of climbing toward the peak.
Tal Ben-Shahar, Happier

There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.
Douglas Jerrold

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
Charles Spurgeon

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Albert Camus

The only way on earth to multiply happiness is to divide it.
Paul Scherer

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Aristotle

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come,—as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
Thomas Fuller

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
George Santayana

No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Publilius Syrus

Our minds are as different as our faces: we are all traveling to one destination; happiness; but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton

Happiness QuotesWhen one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Helen Keller

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold; the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Democritus

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly.
Marcus Aurelius

People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen

Happiness is not a goal, but a by-product.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Aldous Huxley

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck

There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
David D. Burns, M.D., Intimate Connections

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions—the little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimal of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
Frederick Koenig

Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Dale Carnegie

I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves.
Baron Alexander von Humboldt

The man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of life.
Euripides

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Henry Ford

Well-being is attained by little and little, and nevertheless is no little thing itself.
Zeno of Citium

Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.
Various Attributions

Happiness consists in activity: such is the constitution of our nature; it is a running stream, and not a stagnant pool.
John M. Good

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck

A light heart lives long.
William Shakespeare

We deem those happy who, from the experience of life, have learned to bear its ills, without being overcome by them.
Juvenal

Men spend their lives in anticipations, —in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every other—it is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine; but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton

Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
from How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, by Arnold Bennett

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Alice Meynell

Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
Epictetus

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Benjamin Franklin

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Epictetus

I do not like the idea of happiness—it is too momentary. I would say that I was always busy and interested in something—interest has more meaning than happiness.
Georgia O'Keefe

You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy

Action may not always bring happiness;
but there is no happiness without action.
Benjamin Disraeli

Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing

The greater part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, and not on our circumstances.
Martha Washington

I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves.
Baron Alexander von Humboldt

The secret of contentment is knowing how to enjoy what you have, and to be able to lose all desire for things beyond your reach.
Lin Yutang

Happiness is not about making it to the peak of the mountain nor is it about climbing aimlessly around the mountain; happiness is the experience of climbing toward the peak.
Tal Ben-Shahar, Happier

There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.
Douglas Jerrold

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
Charles Spurgeon

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Albert Camus

The only way on earth to multiply happiness is to divide it.
Paul Scherer

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Aristotle

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, —as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
Thomas Fuller

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
George Santayana

No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Publilius Syrus

Our minds are as different as our faces: we are all traveling to one destination; happiness; but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton

The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
Thomas Carlyle

Press on! A better fate awaits thee.
Victor Hugo

The waters wear the stones.
The Book of Job 14:19

Perseverance is king.
Josh Billings

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Chinese Proverb

Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
Epictetus

In a complex undertaking, no matter how many times we fail, if we keep trying, there is often a good chance we will succeed.
Leonard Mlodinow, The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives

Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo da Vinci

The important thing in life is to have great aim and to possess the aptitude and the perseverance to attain it.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Success in life is a matter not so much of talent or opportunity as of concentration and perseverance.
C. W. Wendte

We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I hold a doctrine, to which I owe not much, indeed, but all the little I ever had, namely, that with ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.
Sir T. F. Buxton

Those who would attain to any marked degree of excellence in a chosen pursuit must work, and work hard for it, prince or peasant.
Bayard Taylor

As long as the day lasts, let's give it all we got.
David O. McKay

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Louis Pasteur

Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.
Edward Eggleston

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There is nothing which persevering effort and unceasing and diligent care cannot overcome.
Seneca

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.
Lucretius 95 BC
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From Perseverance: (persistence...endurance...persevere... ) - Happy Otter

He who would do some great thing in this short life, must apply himself to the work with such a concentration of his forces as to the idle spectators, who live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity.
John Foster

Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.
Samuel Johnson

The way of progress is neither swift nor easy.
Marie Curie

Do not think that what is hard for thee to master is impossible for man; but if a thing is possible and proper to man, deem it attainable by thee.
Marcus Aurelius

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.
Confucius

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Helen Keller

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Albert Schweitzer

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold; the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Democritus

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly.
Marcus Aurelius

People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen

Happiness is not a goal, but a by-product.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Aldous Huxley

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck