Nice sayings from great people

There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging. Confidence is believing you can get the job done.
– Johnny Unitas
It does not matter how many times you get knocked down, but how many times you get up.
– Vince Lombardi
Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.
– G.K. Nielson
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
– Socrates
Success doesn’t come to you. You go to it.
– Marva Collins
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
– Mark Twain
Don’t jump to conclusions, there may be a perfectly good explanation for what you just saw.
– Proverb
What we are is God’s gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.
– Eleanor Powell
Be a blessing to someone today.
– Proverb
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
– Robert Collier
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
– Tupac Shakur
Worry often gives a small thing a great shadow.
– Swedish Proverb
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
– Walt Disney
Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do.
– Brian Tracy
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.
– Tommy Lasorda
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
– Michael Jordan
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
– Oscar Wilde
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never have tried to succeed.
– Theodore Roosevelt
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
– Henry David Thoreau
In order to make anything a reality, you have to dream about it first.
– Adora Svitak
Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.
– Frank Tyger
Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved.
– Barbara Johnson
Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
Learn from the past, prepare for the future, and perform in the moment.
– Mike Van Hoozer
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.
– Michael Jordan
Danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high & failing short; but in setting our aim too low & achieving our mark.
– Michaelangelo
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
– Thomas Aquinas
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
– Walter Winchell
Revolution is an inalienable right of mankind. Freedom is an imperishable birth right of all. Labour is the real sustainer of society.
– Bhagat Singh
The country doesn’t deserve anything less than success from us. Let us aim for success.
– Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Don’t see others doing better than you, beat your own records everyday, because success is a fight between you and yourself.
– Chandrashekhar Azad
One individual may die for an idea, but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives.
– Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
Manpower without unity is not a strength unless it is harmonized and united properly, then it becomes a spiritual power.
– Vallabhbhai Patel
A country’s greatness lies in its undying ideals of love and sacrifice that inspire the mothers of the race.
– Sarojini Naidu
Any man who stands for progress has to criticize, disbilief and challenge every item of the old faith.
– Bhagat Singh
Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.
– Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
What lies behind us & what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not joy that makes us grateful. It is gratitude that makes us joyful.
– David Rast
Deal with your problems before they deal with your happiness.
– Proverb
Don’t make excuses for why you can’t get it done. Focus on all the reasons why you must make it happen.
– Ralph Marston
Stop running to those who ignore you and start running to those who adore you.
– Joseph Simmons
Before you can win, you have to believe you are worthy.
– Mike Ditka
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
– Hugh Downs
Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat.
– Paul J. Meyer
You can’t fall if you don’t climb, but there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.
– Proverb
If you do not enjoy what you are doing, you will never be good at it.
-Luke Parker
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
-Robert F. Kennedy
Tell the truth or someone will tell it for you.
-Stephanie Klein
Even fools seem smart when they are quiet.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
-Winston Churchill
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
-Pablo Picasso
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished.
-Og Mandino
I began learning long ago that those who are the happiest are those who do the most for others.
-Booker T. Washington
In a crisis, don’t hide behind anything or anybody. They are going to find you anyway.
-Bear Bryant
When a goal matters enough to a person, that person will find a way to accomplish what at first seemed impossible.
-Nido Qubein
I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs, but how high he bounces when he hits the bottom.
-George Patton
Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.
Great spirits have always faced violent opposition from mediocre minds.
-Albert Einstein
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
-Andy Warhol
Every saint has a past. Every sinner has a future.
-Warren Buffet
If you are afraid of failure, you don’t deserve to be successful.
-Charles Barkley
When you win, say nothing, when you lose, say less.
-Paul Brown
Don’t count the days, make the days count.
-Muhammad Ali
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly coloured than the day.
-Vincent Van Gogh
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
-Henry Ford
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
-Bill Gates
A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
-Mark Twain
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
-Thomas A. Edison
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
-Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Leap, and the net will appear.
-John Burroughs
You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.
-George S. Patton
True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents.
-John W. Gardner
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
-John F. Kennedy
Success is falling 9 times and getting up 10.
-Jon Bon Jovi
The toughest thing about success is that you’ve got to keep on being a success.-
Irving Berlin
Don’t go through life, grow through life.
-Eric Butterworth
Better a broken promise than none at all.
-Mark Twain
Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.
-Zig Ziglar
I didn’t know I was a slave until I found out I couldn’t do the things I wanted.
-Frederick Douglass
Silence is a true friend who never betrays. – Confucius

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
-Marcus Aurelius
Ever tried. Ever failed. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
-Samuel Beckett
The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.
-Rabindranath Tagore
What we think, we become.
Act like you expect to get into the end zone.
-Christopher Morley
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
-Ernest Hemingway
There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
-Booker T. Washington
I like criticism. It makes you strong.
-LeBron James
There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.
-Usian Bolt
He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
-Louisa May Alcott
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
-Robert H. Schuller
Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.
-Demi Lovato
Be very strong…be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion.
-Alberto Juantorena
I like feeling strong. It keeps my mental floor higher.
Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice.
-Shaw Johnson
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Love is the poetry of the senses.
-Honore de Balzac
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.
-Michelle Obama
Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.
-William James
Minds are like parachutes – they only function when open.
-Thomas Dewar
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
-Helen Keller
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.
-Mahatma Gandhi
Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.
-Martin Luther King Jr.
Let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.
-Maya Angelou
Light can devour the darkness, but darkness cannot consume the light.
-Ken Poirot
Truth is strong, and sometime or other will prevail.
-Mary Astell
The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil.
-Walt Disney
The flame of the diya, or the lamp, reminds us that light will ultimately triumph over darkness.
-Barack Obama
Most people never run far enough on their wind to find out they’ve got a second.
-William James
Make today ridiculously amazing. -English Saying
Treat people like mirrors & watch how you reflect in their eyes. -Nnamdi G. Osuagwu
Don’t just be good to others; be good to yourself too. -English Saying
Never give up on the things that make you smile. – English Saying

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