When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it – but all that had gone before.

September 23, 2014 Jacob Riis ,

For my nonconformity, society whips me with it’s displeasure.

September 22, 2014 Ralph Waldo Emerson

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

September 21, 2014 Vince Lombardi

To be pleased with one’s limits is a wretched state.

September 20, 2014 Goethe

Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.

September 19, 2014 Bertolt Brecht

To be one’s self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.

September 18, 2014 Irving Wallace

Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things losers don’t like to do.

September 17, 2014 Albert Gray

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.

September 16, 2014 Reggie Leach

What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.

September 15, 2014 Mary Pickford

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.

September 14, 2014 Henry Ford

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