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Quotes on this page were found on refresher.com words of wisdom site and through Brian Tracey emails
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"Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks."
Source: Phillips Brooks, clergyman
"Courage is rarely reckless or foolish. Courage usually involves a highly realistic estimate of the odds that must be faced."
Source: Margaret Truman, author
"Knowledge has to be improved, challenged and increased constantly, or it vanishes."
Source: Peter Drucker, management expert
"Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged."
Source: Helen Keller, lecturer
"Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises."
Source: Demosthenes, statesman
"One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself."
Source: Lucille Ball, actress
"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Louis Pasteur, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson and Albert Einstein."
Source: Jackson Brown Jr., writer
"Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th."
Source: Julie Andrews, actress
"My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition."
Source: Indira Gandhi, Indian prime minister
"Being smart is an elusive concept. There's a certain sharpness, an ability to absorb new facts, to ask an insightful question or relate to domains that may not seem connected at first."
Source: Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder
"Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."
Source: John Wooden, basketball coach
"I learned that good judgment comes from experience and that experience grows out of mistakes."
Source: Omar Bradley, general