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

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Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”

– Dalai Lama

A person who learns to juggle six balls will be more skilled than the person who never tries to juggle more than three.”

– Marilyn vos Savant

Tolerance and patience should not be read as signs of weakness. They are signs of strength.”

– The Dalai Lama

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

– Oscar Wilde

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

– John Quincy Adams

Do you believe it is important to give back some portion of your wealth to support charitable causes?”

– Steven Schussler

There is little success where there is little laughter.”

– Andrew Carnegie

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

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

– Albert Einstein

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.”

– Joseph Addison

Part of your destiny is to live in the zone of maximum satisfaction.”

– Martha Beck

I’m not afraid of storms,
for I’m learning to sail my ship.”

– Louisa May Alcott

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of another.”

– Charles Dickens

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

– Helen Keller

Success is about finding a livelihood that brings joy, self-sufficiency, and a sense of contributing.”

– Anita Roddick

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”

– Charles Darwin

As each woman realizes her power, she transforms the world.”

– Patrice Wynne, WomanSpirit Sourcebook

I will pay more for the ability to deal with people than any other ability under the sun.”

– John D. Rockefeller

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

– William Shakespeare

The biggest flaw in our existing theory of capitalism lies in its misrepresentation of human nature.”

– Muhammad Yunus

I don’t do very well without fear. There needs to be a part of me saying, ‘That’s going to fail,’ so I can prove myself wrong.”

– Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe

The only dream worth having is to live while you’re alive and die only when you’re dead.”

– Arundhati Roy

Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

My job is my hobby. I come to work to play.”

– Uli Becker, president, Reebok International

Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them!”

– Madam C.J. Walker

When a dog runs at you, whistle for him.”

– Henry David Thoreau

The music is all around us. All you have to do is listen.”

– August Rush

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

– Thomas Edison

That which grows fast withers as rapidly; that which grows slowly endures.”

– J.G. Holland, novelist

Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.”

– Benjamin Disraeli

The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. The greatest failure is to not try.”

– Debbi Fields, Mrs. Fields Cookies

A man without a smiling face
 should not open a shop.”

– Chinese Proverb

When I dare to be powerful—to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”

– Audre Lorde

Never never never never give up.”

– Winston Churchill

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.”

– Leo Jozef Suenens

Are you willing to help other people succeed even when it’s not a requirement of your job to be of assistance?”

– Steven Schussler

Of course there is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.”

– Arthur Rubinstein

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

There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.”

– Leonard Cohen

This is the age when magical technologies make more and more radically fun ideas plausible, even easy. You’re only limited by your creativity.”

– Martha Beck

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

– William Butler Yeats

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

– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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

Traveling is one way of lengthening life, at least in appearance.”

– Benjamin Franklin

Whatever you do may seem insignificant, but it is most important that you do it.”

– Gandi

Things don’t change. You change your way of looking, that’s all.”

– Carlos Castaneda

Nothing is a mistake. There’s no win and no fail. There’s only make.”

– Corita Kent

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 critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something.”

– Nolan Bushnell, founder, Chuck E. Cheese's

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.”

– Thomas Edison