"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken."
-- Oscar Wilde
"Without an open-minded mind, you can never be a great success."
-- Martha Stewart
"No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to
change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change."
-- Barbara de Angelis
"Every problem or difficulty you face contains the seed of an equal or greater advantage or benefit."
-- Napoleon Hill
"You have to decide if you're going to wilt like a daisy or if you're just going to go
forward and live the life that you've been granted."
-- Kevin Costner
"Each of us has been put on earth with the ability to do something well.
We cheat ourselves and the world if we don't use that ability as best we can."
-- Gracie Allen
"When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too."
-- Paulo Coelho
"Nobody will think you're somebody if you don't think so yourself."
-- African-American proverb
"I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can
mine to support himself and to succeed in life."
-- Dean Koontz