The sea is dangerous and its storms terrible, but these obstacles have never been sufficient reason to remain ashore. Unlike the mediocre, intrepid spirits seek victory over those things that seem impossible. It is with an iron will that they embark on the most daring of all endeavors, to meet the shadowy future without fear and conquer the unknown.
Whatever is worth doing is worth doing well.
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Rule #1: If you don't take care of the customer, somebody else will.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.
The vices of leisure are gotten rid of by being busy.
Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see.
Don't take life too seriously. You'll never get out of it alive.