Favorite Quotes

This above all: to thine own self be true. It must follow that you cannot then be false to any man.
– Shakespeare

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
– John F. Kennedy

Stop focusing on what you can’t be and start celebrating who you are.
– Denise Ryan

I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.

- Jack London

The greatest tragedy in the world is when the fire goes out in someone’s eyes – when they give up, when they settle. Never let that happen to you.
– Denise Ryan

Happiness is not in strength, or wealth, or power, or in all three. It lies in ourselves.
– Epictetus

If you asked me what I came into this world to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.
– Emile Zola

All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.
– James Thurber

It is easy to live for others, everybody does. I call on you to live for yourself.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who lives but to save his life, is already dead.
– Goethe

Don’t let the fire go out of your life. For without it, life is nothing.
– Denise Ryan

Enthusiasm is a vital element toward the individual success of every man or woman.
– Conrad Hilton

The real secret of success is enthusiasm.
– Walter Chrysler

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
– George Bernard Shaw

Every man is enthusiastic at times. One man has enthusiasm for thirty minutes, another man has it for thirty days. But it is the man who has it for thirty years who makes a success in life.
– Edward B. Butler

A salesman minus enthusiasm is just a clerk.
– Harry F. Banks

Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn.
-John Wesley

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Teach a man to make fire and he will be warm for a day. Set a man on fire and he will be warm for the rest of his life.
– Terry Pratchett

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