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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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Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

– Anais Nin

The best hobbies are the ones that take us furthest from our primary occupation.”

– Dr. Evelyn Vogel, Dexter

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”

– Dalai Lama

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

– Chinese Proverb

The best reason to start an organization is to create a product or service to make the world a better place.”

– Guy Kawasaki

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

– Andrew Carnegie

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

Do you have the desire to create something new; the strength of conviction to believe your creation will be successful, and the reservoir of energy necessary to thrust it into the marketplace?”

– Steven Schussler

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

– Patrice Wynne, WomanSpirit Sourcebook

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

– William Butler Yeats

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

– Oscar Wilde

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

– Steven Schussler

You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it.”

– Goldie Hawn

Inspiration and genius — one and the same.”

– Victor Hugo

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

– Albert Einstein

An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he’ll quickly learn how to chew it.“


– Roy Ash, co-founder of Litton Industries

The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.”

– Voltaire

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

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

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

– William Jennings Bryan

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

– Uli Becker, president, Reebok International

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

– A wisdomism

To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.”

– Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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

– Annie Dillard

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”

– Jimi Hendrix

You’ve got to be willing to crash and burn. If you’re afraid of failing, you won’t get very far.”

– Steve Jobs

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

– Booker T. Washington

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

– Marcel Proust

My task is really not to change myself but to become familiar with who I am.”

– Maureen Cook

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

That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.”

– Henry David Thoreau

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

– Muhammad Yunus

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

– Carlos Castaneda

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

– William James

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

– Martha Beck

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 goal of Life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with nature.”

– Joseph Cambell

Running that first shop taught me business is not financial science; it’s about trading.”

– Anita Roddick, founder, The Body Shop

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

– J.G. Holland, novelist

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

– Edward Bulwer Lytton

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.”

– Thomas Dunn

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

– Ecclesiastes, 7:10

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

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

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

– August Rush

We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.”

– General Omar Bradley

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

– Leon Joseph Suenens

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

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

– Leo Jozef Suenens