Control What You Can

“What I’ve learned above all is to keep marching forward… one important factor in success is under our control: the number of at bats, the number of chances taken, the number of opportunities seized.” – Leonard Mlodinow

Keep on keeping on

“If you want to succeed, double your failure rate.” – Thomas Watson, founder of IBM

Life is a Journey…

“I haven’t a clue how my story will end, but that’s all right. When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, that’s when you discover the stars.” -Nancy Willard

Stop & Smell The Roses

“The work will wait while you show the child the rainbow, but the rainbow won’t wait while you finish the work.” – Pat Clifford

Try, Try Again

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

Perception is Reality

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” -Kurt Vonnegut

Becoming An Adult

“We are the people our parents warned us about.” – Jimmy Buffett


In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michaelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock. – Orson Welles


Learn to be fiercely proud of who you are, and non-apologetic for what you’re not. – Norwegian Proverb


Success is living up to your potential. That’s all. Wake up with a smile and go after life… Live it, enjoy it, taste it, smell it, feel it. – Joe Kapp