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

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Nancy E. Wigal owns and operates Search Engine Academy Washington DC, an organization that trains and certifies anyone with a website on the search engine optimization (SEO) techniques necessary to have their pages show up higher search results.

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Your own words are the bricks and mortar
of the dreams you want to realize.
 The words you choose and their use establish the life you experience.”

– Sonia Croquette

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

– Charles Darwin

You only live once. But if you do it right, once is enough.”

– Mae West

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

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make Me Feel Important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.”

– Mary Kay Ash

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

– Nelson Mandela

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

– Groucho Marx

Everyone is a mirror image of yourself—your own thinking coming back at you.”

– Byron Katie

It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.”

– J. Kristnhamurti, The First and Last Freedom

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

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

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

– Leonard Cohen

Change is a math formula. Change happens when the cost of the status quo is greater than the risk of change.”

– Alan Webber, author, "Rules of Thumb"

There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be…”

– John Lennon

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

– Patrice Wynne, WomanSpirit Sourcebook

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

– Leo Jozef Suenens

If you want to be busy, keep trying to be perfect. If you want to be happy, focus on making a difference.”

– Lisa Earle McLeod

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.”

– Charles R. Swindoll

The world I believed in, back in my most innocent, uninformed, childish mind—is real.”

– Martha Beck

You must learn to be still in the midst of activity 
and to be vibrantly alive in repose.”

– Indira Ghandi

Remove those ‘I want you to like me’ stickers from your forehead
and, instead, place them where they truly will do the most good—on your mirror.”

– Susan Jeffers

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow know what you truly want to become.”

– Steve Jobs

Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!”

– Andrew Carnegie

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

Never cut what you can untie.”

– Joseph Joubert

I always maintained that the greatest obstacle in life isn’t danger, it’s boredom. The battle against it is responsible for most of the events in the world — good or ill.”

– Dr. Evelyn Vogel, Dexter

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

– Abraham Lincoln

When you are asked if you can do a job, tell ‘em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

Remember that it’s okay to ask for help when you’re stumped, because sometimes you really can’t be expected to handle everything alone.”

– Martha Beck

Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

– Christopher Robin to Pooh

To find what you seek in the road of life, leave no stone unturned.”

– Edward Bulwer Lytton

It is possible to fail in many ways…while to succeed is possible only in one way.”

– Aristotle

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

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”

– Winston Churchill

Don’t follow, lead. Don’t copy, create. Don’t start, finish. Don’t sit still, move. Don’t fit in, stand out. Don’t sit quietly, speak up. (Not all the time, sure, but more often.)”

– Seth Godin

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

The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.”

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

It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.”

– Alfred Adler

The dove descending breaks the air / With flame of inkandescent terror.”

– T.S. Eliott

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

‎Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.”

– Booker T. Washington

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”

– T.S. Eliot

What is the point of having free will if one cannot occasionally spit in the eye of destiny?”

– Jim Butcher, White Night

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

– Louisa May Alcott

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

– Albert Einstein

Look at everything as though you were
seeing it either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.”

– Betty Smith