“Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure. ~ Jack Lemmon
“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves.” ~~ William Shakespeare
“Fear of a name increases fear of a thing itself.” Albus Dumbledore, in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling
“I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.” ~~ Edgar Allan Poe
“They’re certainly entitled to think that, and they’re entitled to full respect for their opinions … but before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” ~~ Atticus Finch in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Chapter 11
“The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten-foot chain.” ~~ Adlai E. Stevenson, Jr.
“Whatever doesn’t kill you really does make you stronger.” ~~ Regina Brett
“Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get them, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.” ~~ Leo Burnett
“We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.” ~~ B. F. Skinner