A peasant can do more with a little faith than an emperor can do by command.
He who never fell never climbed.
Success depends on your backbone, not your wishbone.
The race is not always to the swift but to those who keep on running.
The sin is not falling down, but staying down.
Success comes in cans; failure comes in can’ts.
There is a close correlation between getting up in the morning and getting up in the world.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
104? B.C. — 1065
The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man’s foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.
T. H. Huxley
1825 — 1895
Persistent people begin their success where others end in failures.
1837 — 1902
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are moveable, and those that move.
If you want your eggs hatched, sit on them yourself.
If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.
God gives every bird his worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.
Success doesn’t come to the sleeper.
Vows about doing something are impediments to perfection.
Miguel de Molinos
1628? — 1697?