1. The fool didn't know it was impossible, so he did it.
  2. Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
    Mark Twain
  3. You cannot achieve the impossible without attempting the absurd.
  4. Impossibility is only the figment of an insufficient imagination.
  5. Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
    Oscar Wilde
  6. To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
    Oscar Wilde
  7. What if you slept, and what if in your sleep you dreamed, and what if in your dream you went to heaven and there you picked a strange and beautiful flower, and what if when you awoke you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then?
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  8. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
    Mark Twain
  9. The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
    George Bernard Shaw
  10. The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.
    Roger Bannister
  11. It.s a very funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
    William Somerset Maugham
  12. It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
    Mark Twain
  13. The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
    Mark Twain
  14. The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
    Mark Twain
  15. Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.
    Mark Twain
  16. I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
    Mark Twain
  17. Never measure the height of a mountain, until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
    Dag Hammars
  18. Aim for the top. There is plenty of room there. There are so few at the top it is almost lonely there.
    Samuel Insull
  19. Winning is not everything. It is the only thing.
  20. We are what we do continously, hence, Excellence is not an act but a Habit.
  21. Life is not measured by the breaths we take but by the moments that take your breath away.
  22. There is plenty of room at the top -- but no place to sit down.
  23. A successful person is one who lays a foundation with the stones others throw at him.
  24. There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
  25. Only those who will risk going too far Can possibly find out how far one can go.
  26. The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.
    Andrew Carnegie
  27. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
    Mahatma Gandhi
  28. The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
  29. Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
    E. Joseph Crossman
  30. Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
  31. The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.
    Bruce Lee
  32. The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.
    Bertrand Russell
  33. You are never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true.
    Richard Bach
  34. No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourself.
  35. The real challenge lies in winning the won game.
    Leonard Barden in "The Guardian Chess book"
  36. I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work
    Thomas Edison
  37. The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary
    Vidal Sassoon
  38. Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life
    John F. Kennedy, U.S. President
  39. Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t
  40. Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory
    Mahatma Gandhi
  41. In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable
    Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. President
  42. The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire in the first place
    Jim Rohn
  43. Computational processes are abstract beings that inhabit computers. As they evoles, processes manipulate other abstract things called data. The evolution of a process is directed by a pattern of rules called a program. People create programs to direct processes. In effect, we conjure the spirits of computer with our own spells.
    H. Adelson, "Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs"
  44. UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.
    Dennis Ritchie
  45. Patience et longueur de temps font plus que force ni que rage.
    La Fontaine, "Le lion et le rat"
  46. Keep it simple, but not simpler.
    Albert Einstein
  47. 道可道,非常道
  48. If you love something, set it free; if it comes backs it's yours, if it doesn't, it never was.
    Richard Bach