"If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play."
John CleeseActor, Comedian, Writer, and Film Producer
"Fix your eyes forward on what you can do, not back on what you cannot change."
"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all."
Sam EwingFormer Major League Baseball Player
"And so it has come to this. I am one of the lucky people in the world. I found something that I always wanted to do and I have enjoyed every single minute of it."
"Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress."
Nicholas Murray Butler
"Do just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again."
James R. Cook1728-1779, Naval Explorer
"There never has been security. No man has ever known what he would meet around the next corner; if life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor."
"Behold the turtle: He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out."
James Bryant Conant
"If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done."
"There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them."
"If you're feeling low, don't despair. The sun has a sinking spell every night, but it comes back up every morning. The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain."
"People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things."
Sir Edmund Hillary1919-2008, Mountaineer, Explorer and Philanthropist