Franklin D. Roosevelt:
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something
It is surprising what a man can do when he has to, and how little most men will do when they don't have to.
I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
Dr. Jonas Salk:
I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams
John W. Gardner:
Whoever I am, or whatever I am doing, some kind of excellence is within my reach.
To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character