When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
1835 — 1910
Always give your best; never get discouraged, never be petty. Always remember others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win, unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself.
President Richard M. Nixon
1913 — 1994
Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars but remember to keep your feet on the ground.
President Theodore Roosevelt
1858 — 1919
Reach for the moon; even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Do something every day that scares you.
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
Dream as though you’ll live forever; live as though you’ll die today.
1931 — 1955
Neither beg of him who has been a beggar, nor serve him who has been a servant.
If you want to be seen, stand up. If you want to be heard, speak up. If you want to be appreciated, shut up.
Live fast; die young; leave a good-looking corpse behind.
1931 — 1955
A little caution outflanks a large cavalry.
Chancellor Otto von Bismarck
1815 — 1898
Never pass up the opportunity to have sex or be on television.
1925 — 2012
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
Alexander Graham Bell
1847 — 1922
The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today’s work superbly well.
Sir William Osler
1849 — 1919
Conquer yourself and the world lies at your feet.
354 — 430 A.D.
If you can’t dazzle them with dexterity, baffle them with bull.
P. T. Barnum
1810 — 1891
Don’t sweat the petty things, and don’t pet the sweaty things.
Always leave them laughing when you say goodbye.
George M. Cohan
1878 — 1942
Decide who you must be, then do what you must do.
55? — 135?