"There are three kinds of people: Those who make things happen,
those who watch things happen, and those who ask, 'What happened?'"
"Press on: nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will
not; nothing is
more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded
genius is almost a
proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.
determination alone are omnipotent."
"You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the
world to live more amply,
with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are
here to enrich the
world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand."
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by
people who have kept on
trying when there seemed no help at all."
"If you work in government, you'll see things that need doing. You can choose to stay out of trouble, or you can ask yourself, 'If not me, who?'"
"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want
done because he wants to do it."
--Dwight D. Eisenhower
"Whether you think you can or think you can't--you are right."
"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far
one can go."
"You've got to go out on a limb sometimes because that's where the
"The men who have done big things are those who were not afraid to
attempt big things, who were not afraid to risk failure in order to gain
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