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Quotes of Wisdom

Accountability is the bridge to obedience. Lisa Fulton

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert Francis Kennedy

A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a questions he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve. Oliver Wendell Holmer

Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often. Mark Twain

“Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.” Baltasar Gracian

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. Zig Ziglar

In order to be respected, authority has got to be respectable. Tom Robbins

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. Ken Blanchard

A good balance of winning and losing is important. If you just win all the time, you won’t get anything out of it; having some tough losses can be really important. Andrew Shue

Inconsistency is the only thing in which men are consistent. -Horatio Smith

“Part of courage is simple consistency.” Peggy Noonan

Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership. James Cash Penney

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. Albert Einstein

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. -Scott Adams

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution. -Robert H. Schuller

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. -Aristotle

There is a canyon of difference between doing your best to glorify God and doing whatever it takes to glorify yourself. The quest for excellence is a mark of maturity. The quest for power is childish. -Max L. Lucado

Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations unless he or she begins with some wild expectations. Ralph Charell

“High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.” Charles F. Kettering

Faith is a higher faculty than reason. -Henry Christopher Bailey

Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven. -Francis Beaumount

A goal properly set is halfway reached. Zig Ziglar

The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. It isn’t a calamity to die with dreams unfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream. It is not disgrace to reach the stars, but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for. Not failure, but low aim, is a sin.Benjamin Mays

A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.Thomas Carlyle

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.Thomas Jefferson

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people. Anonymous

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home. Confucius

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Ralph Emerson

“All good things come to he who waits” Proverb

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. Samuel Johnson

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. -Newt Gingrich

Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak. -Thomas Carlyle

“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” Mahatma Gandhi

“Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.” Mahatma Gandhi

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Washington Irving

You can always find a capable helping hand at the end of your own sleeve. Zig Ziglar

Resourcefulness is not a means of coping with deprivation; it can be a virtue that opens the door to greater accomplishment. – John Baldoni

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. Abraham Lincoln

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” Henry Ford

“A little help at the right time is better than a lot of help at the wrong time.” – unknown

Vision looks inwards and becomes duty. Vision looks outwards and becomes aspiration. Vision looks upwards and becomes faith.

Steven Samuel Wise

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