Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk. -J.C. Penney

Wear the old coat and buy the new book.-Austin Phelps

I am always doing things I can’t do, that’s how I get to do them. -Pablo Picasso

My mother said to me, “If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general; if you become a monk, you’ll end up as the Pope.” Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. -Pablo Picasso

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. -Plato

The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depend upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. -Plato

The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it. -Plutarch

He who laughs, lasts! -Mary Pettibone Poole

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. -Marcel Proust

To me, there is only one form of human depravity the man without a purpose. -Ayn Rand

The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. -Ayn Rand

Sow a thought, and you reap an act; Sow an act, and you reap a habit; Sow a habit, and you reap a character; Sow a character, and you reap a destiny. -Charles Reade

This one stepchoosing a goal and sticking to it changes everything. -Scott Reed

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -Eleanor Roosevelt

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. -Eleanor Roosevelt

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. -Theodore Roosevelt

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. -Theodore Roosevelt

Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you will be taken at your word. -Joseph Roux

Looking up gives light, although at first it makes you dizzy. -Mevlana Rumi

In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted. -Bertrand Russell

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death. -Rosalind Russell

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