Pay no attention to what the critics say; no statue has ever been
erected to a critic.
Beware of help from questionable sources
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small
people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
At the timberline where the storms strike with the most fury, the
sturdiest trees are found.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so
regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past
What a man really wants is creative
challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so
that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze
you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself
that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument
stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
When I hear somebody sigh, "Life is hard," I am always
tempted to ask, "Compared to what?"
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under
edition by Gary Hyink, Felicia Daniels, Alyssa Boyett, interns, and
Bill Blackman, the president. Most recent
edition by Katie Lusk, Hearts & Minds intern