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Nancy E. Wigal, Owner, Search Engine Academy Washington DC

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No longer talk at all about the kind of man a good man ought to be, but be such.”

– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”

– Martin Luther King Jr.

The person who makes a success of living is the one who see his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.”

– Cecil B. DeMille

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.”

– Albert Einstein

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which obstacles vanish.”

– John Quincy Adams

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.”

– Anna Quindlen

We are all of us born with a letter inside us, and that only if we are true to ourselves, may we be allowed to read it before we die.”

– Douglas Coupland

If you were independently wealthy and never had to work a day in your life, would you still choose to spend your time attempting to become a successful entrepreneur?”

– Steven Schussler

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”

– Groucho Marx

Do not say, ‘why were the former days better than these,’ for it is not from wisdom that you ask this.”

– Ecclesiastes, 7:10

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. 
Now put foundations under them.”

– Henry David Thoreau

If you do not tell the truth about yourself
, you cannot tell it about other people.”

– Virginia Woolf

I have spent a good part of my life convincing people that a blank sheet of paper is the greatest opportunity in the world, and not frightening at all.”

– Marty Skler, executive vp, Walt Disney Imagineering

I’ve come to confirm that one’s title, even that of president, says little about how well one’s life has been led. No matter how much you’ve done, or how successful you’ve been, there’s always more to do, to learn, and to achieve.”

– Barack Obama

Let us seize the day and the opportunity and strive for that greatness of spirit that measures life not by its disappointments but by its possibilities.”

– W.E.B. Du Bois

The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.”

– Bruce Lee

Spend the afternoon. You can’t take it with you.”

– Annie Dillard

Women once had the goal of being Superwoman; I think most of us now simply strive to have a super day.”

– Author, Activist Lee Woodruff

When I was younger I thought success was being a star, driving nice cars, having groupies. But today I think the most important thing is to live your life with integrity.

– Ellen DeGeneres

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try going to sleep with a mosquito in your room.”

– A wisdomism

A lot of people have ideas, but few decide to do something about them now. Not next week. But today.”

– Nolan Bushnell, founder, Atari

If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more.
 If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”

– Oprah Winfrey

At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.”

– Lao Tzu

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.”

– Helen Keller

The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.”

– Andrew Carnegie

As your desire is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny.”

– Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”

– Dalai Lama

Many people prefer to play it safe when it comes to business matters. Are you willing to take risks in the pursuit of entrepreneurial success?”

– Steven Schussler

You don’t love someone because of their looks or their clothes or their car. You love them because they sing a song only your heart can understand.”

– L.J. Smith

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”

– Robert Frost

There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.”

– JFK

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes.”

– Marcel Proust

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

– Nelson Mandela

Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.”

– E.B. White

Who cares if my glass is half empty or half full; I still have something to drink.”

– Optimism rules

If you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.”

– Oprah Winfrey

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”

– William Shakespeare

The great use of life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.”

– William James

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.”

– President Calvin Coolidge

Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic selves. We must learn to respect them. We must learn to listen.”

– Sarah Ban Breathnach

Nobody talks about entrepreneurship as survival, but that’s exactly what nurtures creative thinking.”

– Anita Roddick, founder, The Body Shop

Education is an admirable thing to have, but it is well to remember that nothing worth knowing can be taught.”

– Oscar Wilde

Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do.
 Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”

– Ella Fitzgerald

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.”

– Abraham Lincoln

Destiny is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”

– William Jennings Bryan

We are not meant to resolve all contradictions, but to live with them and rise above them.”

– William Blake

Speaking more than one language is no longer just an asset in today’s job market; it is a requirement.”

– Tom Adams, CEO, Rosetta Stone

Death is to lose the earth you know, for greater knowing; to lose the life you have, for greater life; to leave the friends you loved, for greater loving; to find a land more kind than home, more large than earth.”

– Thomas Wolfe

A people who mean to be their Governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

– James Madison

If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.”

– Jesse Jackson