Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
— Judy Garland
Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. That’s why people are so cynical about it. . . . It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.
— Erica Jong
Even if I don’t reach all my goals, I’ve gone higher than I would have if I hadn’t set any.
— Danielle Fotopoulis
You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.
— Barbara De Angelis
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others.
–Robert Louis Stevenson
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
–Elizabeth Kubler Ross
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
–Henry David Thoreau
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
–Douglas Everett (American Hockey Player)
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
–Sir Winston Churchill
I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
–General George S. Patton
I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.