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

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

– William Shakespeare

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

– Leon Joseph Suenens

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

– Corita Kent

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

– President Calvin Coolidge

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

– Patrice Wynne, WomanSpirit Sourcebook

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 quality of your life is directly related to the amount of uncertainty you can comfortably live with.”

– Tony Robbins

Anything not worth doing well is not worth doing.”

– Warren Buffett

Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together.”

– Woodrow Wilson

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

– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences.”

– J.K. Rowling

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

– Anita Roddick

You don’t go into a field that requires cracking people’s heads open or operating on something as delicate as the spinal cord unless you are comfortable with taking risks.”

– Dr. Ben Carson

I can’t go back to yesterday—because I was a different person then.”

– Lewis Carroll

You may ask me for anything you like except time.”

– Napoleon

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love.”

– Jalaluddin Rumi

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

– Arundhati Roy

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

– T.S. Eliot

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

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

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

– Alfred Adler

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

– Arthur Rubinstein

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.”

– Winston Churchill

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

– Aristotle

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.

– Robert Frost

The journey is the reward.”

– Greg Norman

Find somebody to be successful for. Raise their hopes. Think of their needs.”

– Barack Obama

Some things are destined to be—it just takes us a couple of tries
to get there.”

– J.R. Ward, Lover Mine

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

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

– Albert Einstein

No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.”

– Martha Beck, from "Leaving the Saints"

Most people never pick up the phone and call. Most people never ask, and that’s what separates the people who do things from the people who just dream about them.”

– Steve Jobs

Sometimes the dreams that come true are the dreams you never even knew you had.”

– Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

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

– Martha Beck

I was taught at a very young age that you can do whatever you want to, but you have to make it happen — not just talk about it.”

– Kathleen Jo Ryan

With ordinary talents and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.”

– Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton

Ripeness is all.”

– William Shakespeare

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

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?”

– Magical

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

– Andrew Carnegie

A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.”

– Albert Schweitzer

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

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

Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.”

– Anthony Trollope

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

– William James

Never cut what you can untie.”

– Joseph Joubert

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

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

– August Rush

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

– Ecclesiastes, 7:10

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